NACWPI 2012 Session Schedule

As mentioned in a recent post, the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors [NACWPI] will hold their national conference, NACWPI 2012, in San Diego, California.

Below is the schedule. (Click HERE for the complete schedule for CMS/ATMI/NACWPI Conferences.)

NACWPI 2012 Session Schedule

Saturday, November 17, 2012
Manchester Grand Hyatt
San Diego, California
(All NACWPI Sessions in Elizabeth C)

7:30 AM–3:00 PM: Registration for CMS/ATMI/NACWPI Conferences
Elizabeth Foyer 

8:00 AM–4:00 PM: Exhibitor Tables Open 
Elizabeth D (Exhibit Hall)

9:00–9:55 AM: Recital
Solo Flute Through the Ages
Tabitha Easley (Virginia Commonwealth University)

Quattro pezzi ,  Giacinto Scelsi (1905-1988)
Ryan Gardner (Oklahoma State University)

Talking Pictures for clarinet and soprano saxophone, Amy Quate
Dual Monologue for djembe and clarinet, Daniel Bimbi
The Miraculous Tale for alto saxophone and derabucca,  Halim El-Dahb
Nathan Jorgenson (South Dakota State University)
Michael Walsh (South Dakota State University)
Aaron Ragsdale (South Dakota State University)

10:00-10:55 AM Lectures
Establishing Context in Orchestral Excerpt Instruction
Shannon Scott (Washington State University)

Faster, Higher, Louder!
Ryan Gardner (Oklahoma State University)

11:00–11:55 AM: Recital
Works for Brass Trio by Living American Composers
Black Bayou Brass (University of Louisiana at Monroe)
Alex Noppe, trumpet
James Boldin, horn
James Layfield, trombone

Woodwind Chamber Music of a Different Color
Kokopelli Ensemble (Northern Arizona University)
Emily McKay, flute
Rebecca Scarnati, oboe
Jonathan Bergeron, saxophone
Kent Moore, bassoon
Nancy Sullivan, horn
Janice ChenJu Chiang, piano

1:30-2:25 PM Lectures
Heard But Not Seen: The Innovative Internet Rehearsal Techniques of the Virtualosity Trio
Christa Garvey (University of Wisconsin Eau Claire)
Karen Atria (University of Wisconsin Eau Claire)
Nicholas Phillips (University of Wisconsin Eau Claire)

Single-Reed Success: Teaching a Combined Clarinet and Saxophone Studio
Panel Discussion
Christy Banks (Millersville University of Pennsylvania)
Christopher Barrick (West Liberty University)
Timothy Bonenfant (Angelo State University)
Jessica Lindsey (Parlando School of the Arts)
Michelle Kiec (Kutztown University)

2:30–2:55 PM: Recital
Trio for oboe, clarinet, and bassoon, Heitor Villa-Lobos
Pen Trio
Nora Lewis (Kansas State University)
Phillip O. Paglialonga (Bethune-Cookman University)
Eric Van der Veer Varner (Heidelberg University)

3:00 PM – Break

3:30-4:25 PM Lectures
Teaching Entrepreneurship through the Creative and Performing Arts
Joseph Skillen (Louisiana State University)

The Copyright Law and Online Teaching
Michael Beard (University of Nebraska at Kearney)

4:30-5:00 PM: Recital
A Western Fanfare, Eric Ewazen (b. 1954)
Divertimento, Karel Husa (b. 1921)
Scrappy Bumptoe’s Picture Cards and Ragtag Diary, David Holsinger (b. 1945)
Eldon Brass Quintet (Northern Arizona University)
Stephen Dunn, trumpet
Cindy Gould, trumpet
Alexander Lapins, tuba
Nancy Sullivan, horn
David Vining, trombone

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American clarinetist MICHAEL DEAN performs and teaches internationally and across the USA to consistent praise such as "world-class clarinetist and pedagogue," "consummate performer," "inspirational," "outstanding teacher," "super," "brilliant performer," and "one of the best clinicians I have ever seen." His career is headlined by appearances at Carnegie Hall, ClarinetFest, NACWPI, Eastman School of Music, and Royal Northern College of Music with recent recitals and master classes in Canada, Italy, Spain, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Louisiana, and Texas. In July, he will again return to Vipiteno, Italy as Clarinet Artist Faculty in Residence at the international Orfeo Music Festival 2019. He is featured on 5 commercial CD's and on New Media, such as YouTube. He is currently preparing another new clarinet CD, Postcards from Silver Lake. Dr. Dean has given more than 500 clinics, master classes and performances at high schools, universities, conferences and other venues. For 11 years he was a clarinetist with the Paducah Symphony and he's also performed with the Southwest Symphony, Nevada Symphony, Abilene Philharmonic, Southeast Chamber Players, Red Mesa Trio, and Duo 35. His articles appear in journals such as Southwestern Musician, WINDPLAYER, NACWPI Journal and The Bandmasters' Review. As "ClarinetMike," he writes for his widely-viewed ClarinetMike Blog, the Internet’s #1 clarinet blog read in 150 countries on 6 continents: After a successful 25 years of teaching clarinet at the university level, he relocated to his native Texas due to family concerns. He is a past president and former National Board officer of the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors (NACWPI). Dr. Michael Dean studied clarinet performance at Texas Tech University, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at Arlington. His teachers include Robert Walzel, Phil Aaholm, Carol Jessup, Jess Youngblood, and Bob Ackerman. His web page,, features video of his teaching and performing as well as information on his CD's and other publications. He is a BG France Performing Artist.
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