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Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Brass Day
Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Brass Day
Melba Hall, Parkville VIC, Australia
Monday 23 April 2018, 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
Hosted by Joel Brennan
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This day-long event is for secondary and tertiary brass students, music teachers, professionals, and amateur players alike. Hosted by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, this day will include an introduction to the Conservatorium's new horn Lecturer, Carla Blackwood, and will feature special guest musician Raquel Rodriquez (Tennessee Tech University, USA).
  • Group warmups
  • Masterclasses
  • A clinic by special guest Raquel Rodriquez “Brass Tactics: Building Virtuosity in the Brass Section”
  • A panel discussion and presentation “Women in Brass” led by Carla Blackwood, MCM's new Lecturer in Horn.
  • Raquel Rodriquez lecture-recital: “Cincinnati Virtuosity – The Music of Herman Bellstedt and Frank Simon”
  • Additional artists: Karina Filipi (OV), Joel Brennan and Don Immel (MCM brass staff)
  • Concert
  • Opportunities to try equipment and accessories (booths with local music stores)
  • Professional Development Certificate available
Raquel Rodriquez Recital
Raquel Rodriquez Recital
Melba Hall, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Monday 23 April 2018, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Hosted by Joel Brennan
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A versatile musician, Raquel has performed and/or recorded with a variety of artists and ensembles including: Tony Bennett, Idina Menzel, Adele, Sunflower Music Festival Orchestra, Aspen Festival Orchestra, Kansas City Symphony, Topeka Symphony Orchestra, Fountain City Brass Band, Lexington Brass Band, Fillmore Wind Band, Frank Simon Band, Athena Brass Band, Synergy Brass Quintet, Brass Theater with the Canadian Brass, and the Tony Award winning show, Blast!. In 2013, Raquel recorded “Cincinnati Virtuosity – The Cornet Solos of Frank Simon and Herman Bellstedt” which is available on Amazon and iTunes. Dr. Rodriquez is a clinician for the Conn-Selmer and Denis Wick Companies.
ITG Conference - From the Heart of Texas
ITG Conference - From the Heart of Texas
Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk, Losoya Street, San Antonio, TX, USA
Monday 23 April 2018, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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Our 43rd annual ITG Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Riverwalk San Antonio, 123 Losoya Street, San Antonio, TX. I would like to give you a glimpse of the hardworking crew that has already put great thought and many hours into the 2018 Conference; generous thanks to the ITG Board of Directors, our Conference Director Jean-Christophe Dobrzelewski, our Conference Artist Committee headed by Kevin Gebo, and all the many people who are creating a dynamic program drawing from our trumpet stars worldwide.We continue moving forward in our goal to feature a diverse array of artists, bringing some new faces and sounds for your enjoyment and education. We are expanding our International and diversity reach and providing even more opportunities for all of us to play our horns, be inspired and learn. Our traditionally popular offerings-evening concerts, recitals, clinics, masterclasses, trumpet prelude ensembles, brass bands, historical instruments, trumpet and organ, our four competitions, Youth Day, Festival of Trumpets, warm up sessions, and research room will be on the schedule as usual. New in 2018 will be additional performance time for trumpet prelude ensembles who travel far to attend and perform at the Conference.