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Document Name
Size
Description
ABC Registration (Link)
LINK
Course titles, required classes, lodging fees, down payment (Click here for ABC Registration)
SHSU Admission Link (Apply Texas)
Link
Web site link to Apply Texas website. Online internet forms to apply for admission to Sam Houston State University.
ABC Daily Schedule
LINK
Link to download daily schedule and add preset calendar to iCal, iPhone, iPod, and other calendar programs.
ABC Important Information 1.7 MB 4-pg layout of important info (motels, meeting times, entrance exam info, maps, etc.)
ABC Rehearsal Schedule 2017 220 K Rehearsals from June 20 - July 4 (minute-by-minute).
ABC Rehearsal Schedule 2017 (11 X 17) 335 K Rehearsals from June 20 - July 4 (minute-by-minute) and clinic schedule.
ABC Catalog-Handbook
LINK
ABC Catalog-Handbook with information about Practical Applications and Research Projects.
ABC 3-Year Checklist (online) LINK 3-Year Checklist for ABC Candidates working on their master's degree. Links to FAQs on checklist.
My Personal ABC Checklist (online) LINK View your personal ABC Checklist with up-to-date checklist data.
ABC/SHSU Course of Study Deadlines 260 K ABC/SHSU Curriculum & Project Deadlines (PDF).
SHSU Online Login Help 172 K Instructions on how to login to SHSU Online courses.
ABC Brochure - Bandworld Magazine LINK ABC Brochure-Magazine with articles and info about ABC Clinicians, elective courses, WIBC, and Bandworld Magazine.
ABC Flipbooks
LINK
Helpful on screen versions of the ABC Catalog-Handbook, Concert Program, Brochure and SHSU Graduate Studies Magazine.
ABC Exit Exam Retake Procedures
16 K
Procedures for ABC exit exam retake
DETGEN - RE#2 Suggestions 36 K Dixie Detgen's Research #2 project suggestions (June 21 meeting)
ABC Project Form (for envelope)
20 K
Download form and attach to 11 1/2" X 14 1/2" white envelope
Audacity Sound Editor (PC/Mac) LINK Click link to download the FREE Audacity sound editor for Mac or PC.
ABC Literature List (2009 ver.) 150 K List of titles on the newest ABC Sample Literature DVD.
ABC Literature List (2016 ver. ) 150 K List of titles and YouTube links to the new ABC Sample Literature.
ABC Concert Programs LINK Various years PDFs from Concerts
ABC Center Library Database
Mac Version
PC Version
iPad Version
Large Downloads
71 MB
33 MB
41 MB
Mac & PC: Download zip and extract files to a convenient location on your harddrive (e.g, desktop).
iPad: Download and open in FMP Go (free on the app store)
ABC Community Program (link) LINK Link to ABC Community Program (create groups, invite new recruits, etc.)
ABC Brick Campaign - new building (link) LINK Link to ABC Brick Campaign for the new American Band College building.

ABC 2017 Class Downloads/Link
Document Name
Size
Description
MUSI 6031 Percussion Warm-up Projects (Zip) 161MB PDFs of all percussion warm-up projects from MUSI 6031 course. (25 complete band warm-ups)
Keown: Drumline Warm-ups (PDF) 202 KB PDF of Alan Keown's Drumline Warm-ups
Savage & Keown: ABC Tude Full Score (PDF) 41 KB PDF of the ABC Tude from Matt Savage and Alan Keown
Bankhead: Conductor as Producer (PDF) 128 KB Link to Col. Bankhead's Conductor as Producer PDF
BandMusic PDF Library LINK Link to download over 3500 full band sets
In-Between Groups (PDF) - Alphabetic 265 KB Percussion Class Groups - alpha by last name
In-Between Groups (PDF) - Numeric 265 KB Percussion Class Groups - by group number
Proud to Serve (PDF) 91 KB PDF of vocal part to Proud to Serve
Proud to Serve (MP3) 5.5 MB MP3 of Proud to Serve
William Tell (video from ABC 2008) LINK Link to William Tell video.
Candidate Meeting Notes 2017 8.3 MB PDF of June 20th candidate meeting notes.
Flute Embou-Sure Correction on pg. 7 and pg. 39.

(Page 7) 5a-High Pitched Whistle corrected to "Head joint rolled out too far, roll headjoint inward."
(Page 39) 5a-High Pitched Whistle - Cause of Problem corrected to "Head joint rolled out too far" & Remedy "turn headjoint in".


Click images to right to view full-sized pages.

(Embou-Sure books printed after June 2012 have been corrected).
 

Flute pg 7

Flute pg 39

Bb Horn Correction on G# and A

(G# = T23 instead of T2)
(A = T12 instead of T open)

 

 


T-23

 


T-12


ABC Graphics & Logos
Document Name
Size
Description
ABC Logos & Clinician Photos (2003)
1.7 MB
A set of logos, graphics, and clinician photos from 2003 ABC
ABC Logos & Clinician Photos (2004)
3.6 MB
A set of logos, graphics, and clinician photos from 2004 ABC
ABC Logos & Clinician Photos (2005) 2.5 MB A set of logos, graphics, and clinician photos from 2005 ABC
ABC Logos & Clinician Photos (2006) 6.3 MB A set of logos, graphics, and clinician photos from 2006 ABC
ABC Logos & Clinician Photos (2007) 15.8 MB A set of logos, graphics, and clinician photos from 2007 ABC
ABC Logos & Clinician Photos (2008) 24 MB A set of logos, graphics, and clinician photos from 2008 ABC
ABC Clinician Photos (2009) 47.9 MB A set of clinician photos from 2009 ABC
ABC Clinician Photos (2010) 35 MB A set of clinician photos from 2010 ABC
ABC Clinician Photos (2011) 25.1 MB A set of clinician photos from 2011 ABC
ABC Clinician Photos (2012) 45.8 MB A set of clinician photos from 2012 ABC
ABC Clinician Photos (2013) 52.7 MB A set of clinician photos from 2013 ABC
ABC Clinician Photos (2014) 91.1 MB A set of clinician photos from 2014 ABC
ABC Clinician Photos (2015) 92.2 MB A set of clinician photos from 2015 ABC
ABC Clinician Photos (2016) 138 MB A set of clinician photos from 2016 ABC
ABC Clinician Photos (2017) 130 MB A set of clinician photos from 2017 ABC
ABC Logos 50.3 MB A set of logos/pics for use in your ABC projects.

Need help studying for ABC Entrance Exam or July 5th Exam?
Document Name
Size
Description
(FLUTE) Woodwind Fingering Chart
LINK
Click this link to visit the WOODWIND FINGERING GUIDE at www.wfg.woodwind.org
(FLUTE) Bandworld Online Flute Article
LINK
Click here for Andrew Magana's (ABC Grad) FLUTE Article and Fingering Chart.
(FLUTE) Flute Fingering Chart
LINK
Click this link to visit the FLUTELAND.COM website with interactive fingering chart
(FLUTE) Bandworld Online Flute Article
LINK
Click here for Phebe Kimball's Flute Embouchure Article with sound examples.
(FLUTE) Just Swipe Flute Fingering App
LINK
Click here for Just Swipe flute fingering app for iOS and Android devices.
(OBOE) Oboe Fingering Trainer Program
LINK
Click here for Paul Hatton's OBOE FINGERING trainer program (ABC Graduate).
(OBOE) Oboe Fingerings Software (PC)
LINK
Click here for Oboe Fingering software (PC only)
(OBOE) Oboe Fingering Guide
LINK
Click this link to visit the WOODWIND FINGERING GUIDE at www.wfg.woodwind.org
(OBOE) Fox Oboe Fingering Chart
PDF
Click this link to download the Fox OBOE FINGERING CHART (PDF)
(BASSOON) Bassoon Fingering Trainer Program
LINK
Click here for Paul Hatton's BASSOON FINGERING trainer program (ABC Candidate).
(BASSOON) Fox Bassoon Fingering Chart
PDF
Click this link to download the Fox BASSOON FINGERING CHART (PDF)
(CLARINET) Clarinet Fingering Widget (MAC)
LINK
Click this link to download a clarinet fingering widget for your mac laptop.
(CLARINET) Woodwind Fingering Chart
LINK
Click this link to visit the WOODWIND FINGERING GUIDE at www.wfg.woodwind.org
(CLARINET) Bandworld Online Clarinet Article
LINK
Click here for Max McKee's (ABC Director) CLARINET Embouchure Article with sound examples.
(SAXOPHONE) Woodwind Fingering Chart
LINK
Click this link to visit the WOODWIND FINGERING GUIDE at www.wfg.woodwind.org
(TRUMPET) Bandworld Online Trumpet Article
LINK
Click here for Larry Hudson's Trumpet Embouchure Article with sound examples.
(TRUMPET) Bandworld Brass Fingering Chart
PDF
Click here to see the Bandworld Brass Fingering Chart
(HORN) Bandworld Online Horn Article
LINK
Click here for Val Phillips' Horn Embouchure Article with sound examples.
(HORN Bb) Compared to trumpet fingerings
PDF
Click here for Bb Horn fingerings related to trumpet fingerings.
(HORN F) Compared to trumpet fingerings
PDF
Click here for F Horn fingerings related to trumpet fingerings.
(HORN) Link to Bandworld Brass Fingering Chart
PDF
Click here to see the Bandworld Brass Fingering Chart
(TROMBONE) Link to Bandworld Brass Fingering Chart
PDF
Click here to see the Bandworld Brass Fingering Chart
(EUPHONIUM) Link to Bandworld Brass Fingering Chart
PDF
Click here to see the Bandworld Brass Fingering Chart
(B.C. Baritone) Compared to trumpet fingerings
PDF
Click here for B.C. Baritone fingerings related to trumpet fingerings.
(TUBA) Bandworld Online Tuba Article
LINK
Click here for Stuart Turner's Tuba Embouchure Article with sound examples.
(TUBA) Compared to trumpet fingerings
PDF
Click here for Tuba fingerings related to trumpet fingerings.
(TUBA) Link to Bandworld Brass Fingering Chart
PDF
Click here to see the Bandworld Brass Fingering Chart
(KEYBOARD PERCUSSION) Links to Vic Firth website
LINK
Click this link for help with Mallet instruments.
(PERCUSSION) Links to Vic Firth website
LINK
Click link to see different educational articles on all kinds of percussion instruments.
(SNARE DRUM) Link to Vic Firth website
LINK
Click this link for help with Snare Drum rudiments.
(TRANSPOSITION) Link
LINK
Click this link for help with transposition of different instruments.
(OVERTONE SERIES) ABC of the Overtones Brass Lecture 2.5 MB Paul Kassulke and Scott McKee's overtone series lecture at ABC 2016.
(OVERTONE SERIES) Lecture from 2011 (Midwest and TMEA Clinics)
PDF
Click here to see the complete Overtone Series lecture from 2010/11. "Partial to the Winds" lecture now includes information on woodwind instruments and real world music examples.
(OVERTONE SERIES) Partial Worker LINK Click this link for help with the overtone series and test yourself with the use of this online program.
(OVERTONE SERIES) Overtone Series Video Book LINK Click this link for help with the overtone series and watch videos separated into chapters with worksheets and additional links.
(NOMENCLATURE) Link to instrument terms
LINK
Click this link for help with foreign instrument terms
(LITERATURE) Link to LitUp literature game
LINK
Visit this link to download ABC's LitUp literature game. See how many you can get correct. Challenge your friends!
(LITERATURE) Link to updated literature list
LINK
List of titles and YouTube links to the new ABC Sample Literature.
(LITERATURE) Link to "Teaching Music Through Performance" website
LINK
Link to "Teaching Music Through Performance" website with sound clips, titles, composers, etc.
(MUSIC THEORY) Link to "Teoria" website
LINK
Link to "Teoria.com" website with lessons, trainers, and utilities. (Optional)
(MUSIC THEORY) Link to "Music Theory.net" website
LINK
Link to "Music Theory.net" website with lessons, trainers, and utilities. (Optional) CLICK HERE to download a copy of the entire website for offline viewing (no internet needed)

updated: 7/31//17

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