University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

School of Fine ArtsMusic Department

1st Chair High School Honor Band

February 25, 2017


8:00-8:50 AM Students, Directors arrive, check-in, receive folders
9:00-9:50 Ensemble rehearsals begin
Directors Session #1 begins
(10 minute break)
10:00-10:55 Ensemble rehearsals continue
Directors Session #2 begins
(10 minute break)
11:00-11:55 Instrument-Specific Master Classes w/ UConn Applied Faculty
Directors are invited to attend all Master Classes
12:00-12:30 PM Faculty Recital ft. UConn Applied Instrumental Faculty
12:30-1:25 Lunch- On your own- Storrs Center Dining options located
directly across the street from the music building
[1:30-2:30 Directors: Conducting Clinic w/Dr. Jeffrey Renshaw]
1:30-3:30          Final Ensemble Rehearsal
3:30-4:00 (30 minute break)
4:00-5:00 Concert VDM Recital Hall

  • UConn Symphonic Band
  • UConn Wind Ensemble
  • White Band
  • Blue Band

Important Information

  • First eight applications for conducting clinic will be given a 10-15 minute session with the UConn Wind Ensemble on a selected band classic.
  • Directors are asked to nominate their very best players. The expectation is that the players will be “1st Chair” quality, and at the All-State or All-Region level. Or, we will take your very best student.
  • Make plans to attend now!
  • There will be a $10 Student Registration Fee (collected upon arrival).

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