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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 master's 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 A.A. Harding Award & Honorary membership to the Women Band Directors in 2007. 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 recently created the Willamette Valley Symphonic Band, a 60-piece honor group of students from Eugene-Springfield area high schools. He now travels worldwide as an adjudicator and conductor, most recently to France.

Warmups That Work
Score & Parts (Ab)

Warmups That Work
Score & Parts (Eb)

Warmups That Work
Score & Parts (Bb

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

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

Elements of Intonation

Chris Fogderud was born and raised in Bismarck, North Dakota. He started playing violin at the age of 5 and continued with the trumpet in 4th grade. After graduating from Century High School, he went on to major in music education at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN. Graduating in 2007, he has taught in the Wayzata and Brainerd, MN school districts. In the fall, he will be entering his third year as director of bands at Brainerd High School in Brainerd, MN.

Donald Huff is the director of the Kettering Praise Orchestra and KJAZZ jazz ensemble at the
Kettering Adventist Church in Kettering, Ohio. Donald is the school music representative for
McCutcheon Music in Centerville, Ohio. A performing trombonist, Donald teaches private lessons in
the Miami Valley Region of Ohio.


Chris Fogderud, Brainerd, Minnesota
ABC Candidate 2012

Donald Huff
McCutcheon Music

Stanley F. Michalski, Jr., Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Music and Conductor of Bands at Clarion University of Pennsylvania forged a distinguished career spanning forty-nine years as a conductor, educator, performer and clinician-adjudicator throughout North America and Europe. Currently, Dr. Michalski is serving as Coordinator of Instrumental Music for the Diocese of Charlotte, North Carolina, Adjunct Professor of Music at Winthrop University where he serves as Associate Conductor of the Winthrop/Carolina Wind Orchestra and Adjunct Professor and Conductor of the Catawba College Concert Band.

Michalski received his B.S. Degree, cum laude, in Music Education from the Pennsylvania State University in 1956. In 1958, he was awarded a Master of Education Degree and earned the Doctor of Education Degree from the Pennsylvania State University.

Dr. Moore is professor of music and heads the percussion program at the University of Iowa. A native Texan, he was honored in 2005 as a Distinguished Alumnus of Texas A&M University-Commerce, where he studied with Robert Houston. He earned the master’s of music education from Wichita State University, where he studied with J.C. Combs; and the doctor of musical arts degree from The University of Kentucky, where he studied with James B. Campbell and Ellington scholar Richard Domek.
Dan Moore is an internationally known musician, composer, and educator. He travels the globe performing his own distinctive brand of music exploring the expressive capabilities of percussion — particularly marimba and vibraphone. His very personal approach to music-making has been described by reviewers as “sensitive and respectful renditions of familiar works” — “affectionate and finely limned traditional themes," and "absolutely lovely, performed with what Lorca called duende."

Stan Michalski
Coordinator of Instrumental Music - Charlotte, NC

Dan Moore
University of Iowa

Mr. Marc Whitlock serves as the Director of Bands for the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park in Canton, Michigan. Mr. Whitlock's duties include teaching the four concert bands at the high school, directing the marching band, assists at the middle schools, and serves in all areas of the program. Under his direction, the band program has participated in the Bands of American National Concert Band Festival, is the current Michigan state champion for marching band, is a national finalist at the BOA Grand Nationals competition in Indianapolis, and has earned superior ratings for concert band at the district, state, and national levels. Mr. Whitlock was also the recipient of the Plymouth High School “Marathon Award” for his strong work ethic and extra time spent outside of school helping students.

Tim Lautzenheiser is a well-known name in the music education world as a teacher, clinician, author, composer, conductor, consultant, and, above all, a trusted friend to anyone interested in working with young people in developing a desire for excellence. His career involves ten years of successful college band directing at Northern Michigan University, the University of Missouri, and New Mexico State University. During this time Tim developed highly acclaimed groups in all areas of the instrumental and vocal field.

Following three years in the music industry, he created Attitude Concepts, Inc., an organization designed to manage the many requests for workshops, seminars, and convention speaking engagements focusing on the area of positive attitude and effective leadership training. He presently holds the Earl Dunn Distinguished Lecturer position at Ball State University. Tim also is the Executive Director of Education for Conn-Selmer, Inc.

Marc Whitlock, Livonia, Michigan
ABC Graduate 2010

Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser
Attitude Concepts For Today

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.
After a ten year hiatus to raise her children, Janice Cunniingham is now in her third year as director of bands at the Waukee Community Schools in Waukee, Iowa. For the past two years she has also served as director of “The Waukee Jazz Project,” a third high school jazz band. The WJP received 1st Place in the Second Band Class at three local area festivals this year.Janice was selected to serve as guest conductor of the South Central Iowa Bandmasters Association 8th Grade Honor Band in November of 1991 and the South West Iowa Bandmasters Association 7th Grade Honor Band in November of 1994.
Mrs. Cunningham currently resides in Clive, Iowa with her husband Dave and their three children, Brendan (17), Alyssa (15) and Patrick (13).

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Ira Novoselsky, MusiClips Editor
Collector & Band Literature Expert (Chicago)
Janice Cunningham • Clive, Iowa
ABC Candidate 2011
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