Issue: July - September 2008
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Around the 20th Annual American Band College • Ashland, Oregon
Al and Gladys Wright arrive at ABC with a big cheer from the ABC Masters Candidates. June 23, 2008.
Al Wright is greeted by ABC Executive Director, Max McKee, on the campus of Southern Oregon University.
Al and Gladys Wright celebrate Al's 92nd birthday as they listen to the ABC students play/sing "Happy Birthday"
Gladys Wright conducting one of the 100-member ABC Directors' Band at the Craterian Theater in Medford, Oregon.
Al Wright conducting one of mentor Henry Fillmore's famous marches, "Rolling Thunder."
Al Wright sharing stories with some of the ABC Masters Candidates after the June 26th ABC concert.
Gladys Wright, President of Woman Band Directors International, shares a moment with some of the ABC Masters Candidates.
Al and Gladys Wright with ABC Managing Director, Scott McKee
Guest conductor, Bruce Dinkins (James Bowie H.S., Texas), with Al Wright
Guest composer, Ralph Hultgren, conducts the U.S. Premiere of his new piece "Joshua."
Guest Conductors, Bruce Dinkins and Ralph Hultgren, visit with each other during rehearsal.
Guest conductor, Bruce Dinkins, in concert with one of the ABC Directors' Band in Medford, Oregon (June 26, 2008).
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Guest trumpet soloist, Allen Vizzutti, performs "American Jazz Suite" with guest conductor, Mike Bankhead and the ABC Directors' Band.
(l to r) Laura Vizzutti, Lyn and Mike Bankhead after the Craterian Concert.
Video of Al & Gladys Wright conducting the two 110-member ABC Bands on the June 26, 2008 concert at the Ginger Rogers Craterian Theater
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