479-575-6491 cms@uark.edu

 Wind and Percussion All-Region &

Jazz All-State Clinics

The University of Arkansas Department of Music is pleased to offer All-Region Preparation Clinics for wind and percussion instrumentalists, and All-State Preparation Clinics for jazz musicians in grades 7 through 12. This is a priority event to improve audition technique for instrumental students auditioning for Arkansas All-Region and All-State bands. Junior and senior high students will be provided the opportunity to work with our faculty and students to gain expert instruction on improving audition etudes and scales.

 

Eligibility:                                                    Junior High Students (grades 7-9), High School Students (grades 10-12)
Date:                                                            Saturday, December 1, 2018
Location:                                                      U of A Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall (Fayetteville)

                                                                           Click here for maps and directions.

Buses: Drop off students in front of Fine Arts Building. Enter Garland Ave from Maple St – exit through south gate – park in Lot 56 on Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Call 479-575-6491 for additional information about buses.

Fee:                                                                  This event is free, but registration is required.
Registration:                                        Individuals: Click HERE to register.   

                                                                     NOTE: If you plan to participate in both the band and jazz workshops, register separately for each.

                                                                     TEACHERS: To register multiple students, complete THIS FORM and email to

                                                                   cms@uark.edu by the deadline.

Registration Deadline:                        Friday November 30, 2018

 

Schedule 

Band Jr High Program        (Grades 6-9)  

7:45 am

Check-in (Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall Lobby)

8:15 am

Welcome and Introductions (Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall)

8:30 am

All-Region Clinics

10:00 am

Dismissal to Fine Arts Courtyard
   
Band High School Program        (Grades 10-12)  

9:30 am

Check-in (Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall Lobby)

10:30 am

Welcome and Introductions (Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall)

10:45 am

All-Region Clinics

12:15 pm

Dismissal to Fine Arts Courtyard
   
Jazz Jr & Sr High School Program               (all grades)  

12:45 pm

Check-in (Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall Lobby)

1:15 pm

Welcome and Introductions (Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall)

1:30 pm

All-State Clinics

3:00 pm

Dismissal to Fine Arts Courtyard
   

What to Bring

  • Your instrument, reeds, mutes, sticks, mallets, etc. as needed (Note to percussionists: Percussion instruments provided, though you may wish to bring your own snare drum)
  • A copy of your audition music with the measures numbered
  • A pencil
  • Notebook or other note-taking gear

 

Note to Teachers & Parents

The Arkansas Union, next door to the clinic site, will be open Saturday. You’ll have time to check out the new lounge area, grab a pastry and coffee at Au Bon Pain (opens at 9am), and/or visit the Razorback Shop (just up Garland Street; opens at 10am), while you wait for your students to complete the clinic.

Students will be dismissed to the Fine Arts Courtyard area, between the Music and Fine Arts buildings. You may pick up your students there. Here’s a map of the area around the event: