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Editor of Bandworld and co-founder of WIBC, he is Professor Emeritus at Southern Oregon University where he continues as Executive Director of The American Band College masters program. He is co-founder of WIBC and is an elected member of The American Bandmasters Association. He served on its Board of Director and is currently on the John Philip Sousa Foundation Board. In 1998 he received the Sousa Foundation’s Medal of Honor; in 2003 was inducted as an honorary in Phi Beta Mu and in 2005 received the Midwest Clinic's Music Industry Award. In July 2006 he received the ASBDA's A.A. Harding Award. Elected as an Associate Member of the American Bandmasters Association in March of 2004, Scott is Managing Director of the American Band College, Organizing Chairman of Western International Band Clinic and co-editor of Bandworld Magazine. He served as a band director in the schools of Oregon from 1995-2002 and later created the Siskiyou Symphonic Band, a 75-piece honor group of students from southern Oregon high schools. He now travels worldwide as an adjudicator and conductor.

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Score & Parts

M. Max McKee, Bandworld Co-Editor
Executive Director, American Band College

Scott McKee, Bandworld Co-Editor
Organizing Director, WIBC Convention

Born in Starkville, Mississippi, he graduated from high school there in 1972. His bachelors is from Mississippi Stae, his masters is from Arkansas State and his PhD from the University of Flordia. He has won the American Society of Composers award on 7 occasions. He has composed numerous works for band as well as useful chorales that he contributed to Bandworld Magazine back in the late 1980s. He teaches at the University of Southwestern Louisiana.

Brian Bowman enjoys a distinguished career as soloist, clinician, recording artist and educator. He has been a featured soloist with the University of Michigan, the U.S. Navy Band, the U.S Air Force Band, the River City Brass and hundreds of other groups since 1971. He teaches at the University of North Texas where he adminstrates the Euphonium Studio.

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Bowman Retrospective

Quincy Hilliard, American Composer
University of Southwestern Louisiana

Brian Bowman, Euphonium Virtuoso
University of North Texas

Well-known in the music education world as a teacher, clinician, author, composer, and clinician, Dr. Tim’s career as a band director includes 9 years of university teaching in Michigan, Missouri and New Mexico. He served three years as Executive Director of Marching Bands of America and is president of Attitude Concepts for Today and Educational Director for The Conn-Selmer Company. He has been on the WIBC Board since 1985 and ABC since it founding in 1989. He is an elected Associate Member of the American Bandmasters Association.

Stuart Turner was a professional tuba and bass trombone player in Las Vegas for many years prior to joining the faculty at Southern Oregon University in 1976. He served as director of the jazz enemble, taught low brass and theory and was department for 12 years. He later served as a graduate faculty member for the American Band College.
Geoffrey Brand, England
British Conductor, Arranger, Performer
Stuart Turner, Professor of Music, SOU (ret.)
ABC Graduate Faculty 1989-2002

Annie Chalmers is from Cashmere, Washington and serves as Director of Bands at Cascade High School. She is a hornist who is a second year candidate in the American Band College program at Southern Oregon University.

Randall Spicer (1914-2002) had renowned high school bands in Colorado from the 1930's to 50's and then served as Director of Bands at Washington State University from 1953 to 1978. He was a founding board member of both WIBC and ABC and contributed many articles and clinic sessions until his death in 2002. He was an elected member of the American Bandmasters Association.

Annie Chalmers
ABC Masters Candidate • Cashmere, Washington

Randall Spicer (1914-2002)
Washington State University• ABC/WIBC Board
One of America’s most enthusiastic band fans, Ira is also a walking encyclopedia of information about band compositions, arrangements and recordings. A concert band consultant and advisor residing in Skokie, Illinois, he has helped many ensembles in the development of band libraries and programming. Since 1996, he has donated thousands of compositions and recordings from his personal library to the American Band College Center for Research.
Robert Foster has taught at Kansas University since 1971 and is an active composer and arranger for band. After the completion of his masters degree at the University of Houston, he became Assistant Director of Bands at the University of Florida and then went KU as Director of Bands. He is a past president of the American Bandmasters Association, is Vice President of the John Philip Sousa Foundation and chairman of it Legion of Honor Committee.

Ira Novoselsky, MusiClips Editor
Collector & Band Literature Expert (Chicago)

Robert E. Foster, Univ. of Kansas
Sousa Foundation Legion Chair • ABA Past Pres.
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