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Schedule and Concerts 2017
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17









4:00 - 10:00 p.m. Check-in for students and directors
7:30 p.m. CONCERT: Olympia H.S. Wind Ensemble (Washington)
9:00 p.m. CONCERT: Oregon State University Wind Ensemble (Oregon)
10:00 p.m. Honor band meeting & introduction of guest conductors

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18
8:00 - 8:50 a.m. Director Clinic #1: Brian Balmages - "If You PLAY Something, SAY Something!”
9:00 - 9:50 a.m. Director Clinic #2: Julian Bliss - "Improve Your Clarinet Playing: Tips and tricks to improve technique, musicality and performing"
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Sightreading Session #1
2:30 - 3:20 p.m. Director Clinic #3: Tim Lautzenheiser - "So you want to be a band director…"
7:30 - 8:30 p.m. CONCERT: Spring HS Percussion Ensemble (Texas)
9:00 - 10:00 p.m. CONCERT: Las Vegas Academy of the Arts (Nevada)

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19
9:00 - 9:50 a.m. Director Clinic #4: Jay Gephart (Purdue) - "Empower Your Students Without Losing Control”
10:15 - 11:45 a.m. Sightreading Session #2
12:00 noon Directors Luncheon
2:00 - 2:50 p.m. Director Clinic #5: Dan Davey (Mt. Hood Community College) - "Jazz Piano Basics"
2:45 - 5:00 p.m. College Night - WIBC high school students talk with college band directors
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3:00 - 3:50 p.m. Director Clinic #6: Bob Ponto (U of O) - "Simple Conducting Tips I Wish I’d Known Earlier”
8:00 - 8:45 p.m. CONCERT: WIBC U Intercollegiate Honor Band
9:15 - 10:15 p.m. CONCERT: Central Washington University Jazz (Washington)

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20
8:00 - 8:50 a.m. Director Clinic #7: Mike Bankhead (U.S. Air Force Band, retired)
9:00 - 9:50 a.m. Director Clinic #8: Chris Bruya (CWU) - "Practical Approaches to Teaching Improvisation in Jazz Big Band"
10:30 a.m. CONCERT: Phoenix-Sunbird Honor Band Concert
12:30 p.m. CONCERT: Firebird-Thunderbird Honor Band Concert
2:30 p.m. End of concerts/convention

   
   
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