After 18 years as the band editor at Carl Fischer, Larry Clark recently founded Excelcia Music Publishing. A prolific composer and teacher, he shares his thoughts about the music industry, music education, and composing for band.
Congratulations on making it to the end of another school year! The end of the year episode features Leah Bandman, a young teacher in Northern Virginia who just finished up her first year and agreed to talk about her experiences so far.
Texas band director Ogechi Ukazu is a rising star in the music education community and the new Visiting Assistant Professor of Music at Mary Hardin Baylor College. Listen to this episode and you'll understand why she's heading for great things!
Happy Memorial Day! For this most important and solemn of holidays I am joined by Sara Corry, the staff arranger for the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own."
Music educator John Benham joins the show to discuss his book "Music Advocacy: Moving from Survival to Vision" and his concept of "reverse economics" that has helped save school music in over 400 districts throughout North America.
Episode 60 features composer and educator Travis J. Weller, who is completing his first year as a music education professor at Messiah College after a long career as a high school educator in Western Pennsylvania.
It's job season! In this timely episode, David Hedgecoth, an assistant professor of music education at the Ohio State University joins me for a discussion of his career and offers his tips and advice for those seeking secondary music teaching jobs.
Conductor and composer Chandler Wilson is currently finishing up his doctorate in music education at Florida State University. A successful band director at several Florida High Schools, he speaks about the importance of networking and the pursuit of excellence.
Kevin Day is currently a student at Texas Christian University where he studies tuba, composes, and plays jazz piano. His recent works for band have been generating a great deal of buzz and he joins me to talk about his music and the beginning of what looks to be an exciting career.
Composer Frank Ticheli joins me to talk about his career, offer some advice, and remind all of us that music should be fun and our goal should be joy!
My sincere apologies for the connection problems in the second half of the interview.
A podcast featuring conversations with teachers, composers, and performers of music for winds and percussion.