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All-Region Clinics

Tarleton Jazz Bands would like to invite you to the:
All-Region Audition Clinic Day (JAZZ)

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

This clinic will provide audition preparation and performance assistance for high school students auditioning.

For high school ATSSB and TMEA, all-region and all-state jazz bands.

Clinics will be provided for all instruments - in addition a separate clinic for improvisation will be provided.

Tarleton's Jazz I Rhythm Section will be assisting with soloists in this clinic.


Etude Clinic (separated by instrument) - 1pm

Improvisation Clinic (for all instruments) - 2:30pm

Short Performance with the Tarleton State Jazz 1 Ensemble following the Improv Clinic


Tarleton Bands would like to invite you to the:

All-Region Audition Clinic Day (CONCERT BAND)

Sunday, November 16th 2014

This clinic will be followed by a performance of the Tarleton Wind Ensemble

with guest composer John Mackey


The Tarleton Wind Ensemble will feature music by guest Composer John Mackey and will feature Greg Ball, Tarleton’s Jazz Band Director and saxophone professor, in Mackey’s Concerto for Soprano Saxophone & Wind Ensemble.  Student participants will be admitted to the concert free of charge.  Registered participants will also receive a free concert poster and t-shirt.


ATSSB Clinics (separated by instrument) - 1PM

TMEA Clinics (separated by instrument) - 2PM

BREAK (meet the ensemble and guest composer) - 3PM

Wind Ensemble Performance with Guest Composer JOHN MACKEY - 4PM

  Clinics will address audition preparation and performance. 

Clinics will be provided for all instruments.

Cost to attend is free of charge – but we ask that you register for these clinics below.

Questions? - Please email Dr. Brian Walker at


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Clinics will be presented by:

Melinda Wade-English, flute

Dmitry Perevertailenko, clarinet

TBD, oboe

TBD, bassoon

Greg Ball, saxophone

Brian Walker, trumpet

Kim Rooney Hagelstein, horn

Jonathan Gill, low brass

Gary Westbrook, percussion