Music Department

District Music Clinic

 

2016 North Big Horn Basin District Music Clinic
Friday and Saturday, November, 18-19 2016

 

 

The NBHB District Music Clinic, hosted at Northwest College, brings together select musicians from high schools throughout the Big Horn Basin. For two days, students have the opportunity to work with outstanding guest conductors and fellow musicians.  

 


Participation

 

High School students are recommended by participating Choir and Band Directors. Directors: Please use the Online Form to submit your list of recommended students.

 

Band: We ask that you submit the top 15% of your high school concert band (or equivalent). When submitting be sure to include awards or honors these kids have received on their instrument. All schools will be allowed at least 5 students represented in the band regardless of their own high school band enrollment. Directors are asked to use discretion when submitting students for clinic. We want directors to select students who are capable and willing to put in the time and effort to learn the music PRIOR to coming to the event. This should be a great experience for all who come. Note, we will always include All-State and All-Northwest members.

 

Choir: We ask that you submit the top 25% of your high school choir numbers in balanced SATB quartets. When submitting be sure to include awards or honors these kids have received. All schools will be allowed at least 5 students represented in the choir regardless of their own high school choir enrollment. Directors are asked to use discretion when submitting students for clinic. We want directors to select students who are capable and willing to put in the time and effort to learn the music PRIOR to coming to the event. This should be a great experience for all who come. Note, we will always include All-State and All-Northwest members.


Guest Conductors for 2016

 

BAND: Gino Hernandez - Director of Bands, South High School, Cheyenne 

 

CHOIR: Katrina Rooney - Director of Choirs and Music Theory, Kelly Walsh High School, Casper

 

Rooney PicKatrina Rooney is in her eighteenth year as a music educator and has been the Kelly Walsh High School Director of Choirs and Music Theory for eight years. Prior to teaching in Wyoming she taught elementarymusic, choir at Hanford High School (Richland, Washington), Choir and Orchestra at Enterprise Middle School (Richland, Washington), and directed choirs and vocal jazz as a Graduate Teaching Assistant and taught Music Education and Class Voice courses as an Associate Professor at Central Washington University (Ellensburg, Washington).

She holds a Bachelor of Music Education and a Master of Music degree in Conducting and a Cognate in Music History both from Central Washington University. She studied conducting with Gary Weidenaar and Nikolas Kaoile, and Jazz Studies with Dave Cazier, Vijay Singh and Chris Bruya. Katrina studied voice with Dr. Linda Marra and Dr. Diane Thueson-Reich. Katrina is a member of National Association for Music Educators and Wyoming Music Educator’s Association. She is also a member of American Choral Director’s Association and currently serves as the Wyoming ACDA Past-President.


Checklist

 

  • Band and Choir Directors: please submit your list of recommended students, using the Online Form by Monday, October 17, 2015.
  • We only accept submissions from band and choir directors.
  • Lunch is available in the NWC cafeteria each day of the clinic. The cost for lunch is $6/person. If your group plans to eat lunch on campus, please include confirmation and total numbers with your online submission. Payment MUST be made either by school voucher/check, credit card or cash AT the cafeteria each day of the festival. Please do not send us payment in advance for your meals.
  • Watch for more information and a schedule to be sent via e-mail following your registration.

 


Schedule

 

CLICK HERE to view and print the District Clinic Schedule.

 


Concert

 

A concert will be held at the close of District Music Clinic on Saturday, November 19 at 2:30 PM, in the Nelson Performing Arts Auditorium. Family, friends, and community members are invited to attend.

 


Equipment

 

The College will have available a concert bass drum, a set of four timpani (E, F, Bb, and Eb), snare drums, chimes, vibes, xylophone, marimba, and assorted, basic percussion instruments. Bring all other percussion needs with you including mallets and sticks. Please call if you have special requests.

 


If you have any questions, please call or email. 

 

Craig Olson
Festival Director
(307) 754-6427
craig.olson@nwc.edu

Brennan Baglio
(307) 754-6475
brennan.baglio@nwc.edu

Northwest College
231 West 6th Street
Powell, WY 82435
FAX: (307) 754-6340

Contact

Craig Olson
Craig.Olson@nwc.edu
Visiting Instructor of Music; Director of Bands
307-754-6427

OR

Brennan Baglio
Brennan.Baglio@nwc.edu
Instructor of Music; Director of Choirs
307-754-6475