Spirit of the Southland. Basketball Pep Band. Victor Drescher, Assistant Director of Bands. Admission is free. The event, which marks the first time the Symphonic Band and the Black Voices of Inspiration have collaborated on a project. This information comes from notes taken during a wind-shield survey of the area.
There is no reference image to go with this image. A portion of the area overlaps with the North-South flight line. This image does includes Site 3. All three groups are auditioned ensembles; Tiger Band auditions are by video during the summer, and Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble auditions occur during the first week of classes in the fall semester. Incoming freshmen who have participated in the Senior All-State or Region Bands are encouraged to submit a video audition to be considered for more than the standard award.
Yozviak has accepted commissions to compose and arrange music in a variety of genres. He has composed commissioned works for winds, chorus, jazz ensemble, and a variety of chamber ensembles. Additionally, his articles and reviews have appeared in some of the leading music journals. With one exception, he was the youngest student to have studied timpani and orchestral repertoire with Fred D. He has taught conducting at the Catholic University of America during his doctoral residency as well as at Kutztown University.
Currently serving as conductor of the Reading Pennsylvania Pops Orchestra, Will Rapp continues to be in demand as a guest conductor of honor bands and orchestras. In , he was selected as a recipient of a Kutztown University Faculty Research Award in recognition of his leadership in the field of percussion teaching, publications, and continued activity in the field. In Fall , he was honored with the Arthur and Isabel Wiesenberger Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, making him the first faculty member in the history of the university to be honored with both awards.
Ed Otto will be returning to Vivace for his unique role as expert Pyware consultant offering sessions on the program and one on one meetings to sit with directors to review and optimize their drill. He was the Band Director at Millersville University from As well as being a guest conductor for Regional and Local band festivals and has been a Clinician for Symphonic and Marching bands both here and abroad since — most recently in England and Ireland.
As of , Ed has Written marching band shows, indoor guard and percussion shows and has been involved in 6 middle states evaluations as well as being a part of the evaluation team for the design of the current praxis test for music certification. With an extensive history as a performer, instructor and designer, Marcos Martinez has dedicated his life to student performers. Marcos spends much of his fall working as a consultant and adjudicator with the Florida Marching Band Championships and other regional circuits.
His contributions were acknowledged when he received the Distinguished Service to the University Award. Thom is also a charter member of the design team for the Tony Award-winning show Blast! In the summer of , Mr. He is an active member of the Percussive Arts Society where he has served on the Marching Percussion Committee for 12 years.
Through the Hal Leonard Corporation, Mr. Hannum has published a Textbook and corresponding Student Workbook, Championship Concepts For Marching Percussion, which provide many band programs with a comprehensive foundation for percussion education. He exemplifies an expertise and standard of excellence that is well known and respected throughout the music industry. Sought after field shows have thrust his company, Marching Show Concepts MSC into the forefront of the marching band arena.
In addition to his business acumen, Gilmore has served as assistant marching band director at West Chester University, as well as ten years as a nationally recognized high school band director, taking his groups to state championships over and over again.
He obtained a masters degree in Conducting and Music Education from Michigan State University and has acquired years of experience in the trenches of the music industry. Gilmore has built up a wealth of wisdom and effective resources, which he continues to regularly present in magazine articles and band clinics across the nation.
April has also worked as a caption head for DCI groups including 20 years with the Cadets during the 90s and s and also works as an adjudicator for USBands and local events. Bob has served as an adjudicator, drill designer, guest conductor, and clinician throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. Reid Distinguished Service Award for faculty.
After leaving Sylva-Webster, Bob founded a band design and consulting firm, United Music Enterprises which to creates championship marching shows for bands throughout the United States. In July of , he was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure and in was promoted to Full Professor. Wright Chair of Purdue Bands and Orchestras. He is also coordinator of the concert band program. Professor Gephart has served as a guest conductor, clinician, lecturer and adjudicator both nationally and internationally having conducted All-State Bands in Indiana, Virginia, Colorado, Arkansas and Kentucky.
He has served as a clinician at the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago and at numerous conferences and in-service workshops. In , he was selected to conduct the music camp honor band for the Department of Education in the Northern Region of Queensland, Australia.
In , he was elected to a position on the board of the National Band Association, serving as the Collegiate Representative. He and his wife Jana have four children and two grandchildren. They reside in Lafayette, Indiana. Marion T. Pamela J. At OSU, she won the graduate concerto competition as a marimba soloist, adding it to a list of undergraduate honors at Ball State that includes being a two-time recipient of the James L.With these national titles, Purdue Twirling continues to be one of the most storied twirling programs in the country. Fans can watch the National Champion Purdue Twirlers with the Purdue “All-American” Marching Band at their End-of-Camp performance at pm on August 17 at Hull Field.