Category Archives: Performing

The Second “DU Trumpet Hang” (2013)

At the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music 2344 East Iliff Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80208 Saturday, April 27th, from 10 AM-5:00 PM Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Orchestra Room 130 featuring:  Al Hood, Brad Goode, Bob Montgomery, Justin … Continue reading

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2012-2013 Colorado All State Jazz Band Auditions

**There is a new post for the 2013-2014 Colorado All-State Band and Jazz Band Auditions here. This link will take you to the official Colorado Bandmasters Association site, where you will find all of the information you need about the audition: … Continue reading

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2012-2013 Colorado All State Band Auditions

**There is a new post for the 2013-2014 Colorado All-State Band and Jazz Band Auditions here. Here is the information for the 2012-13 All State Band auditions, along with some supporting materials to help you out.  If you are not … Continue reading

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Audition Strategies: Part One

Oftentimes an audition can be a stressful experience. Knowing we will be judged, and the fact that a grade, an honor or a job could be resting on the outcome are big distractions from the joy of music making.  But … Continue reading

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Audition Strategies: Part Two

Think for a moment from the perspective of the audience…the people listening to your audition.  They will have heard many musicians play the same music, over and over again.  How can you distinguish yourself from a crowd of players that … Continue reading

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2011-2012 Colorado All State Band and Jazz Band Audition

All of the information, including the required audition music for Colorado All State Bands and Jazz Band is now available. You can use the links below to access the appropriate websites.  My students will receive a copy of the All … Continue reading

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