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Two Faculty Members to Present Clinics at State Music Educators Conference

January 7, 2002

January 7, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - Two DePauw University School of Music faculty members, Caroline Jetton and Craig T. Paré (seen in the photo at left), will preside over two separate clinics, to be presented for public school music educators and collegiate music education majors, at the 2002 Indiana Music Educators Association Convention, January 17-19, 2002 at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis.

Dr. Jetton, assistant professor of music education at DePauw, will preside over a session at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 19 entitled "Starting from Scratch: Making the Most of a Small Music Program," which will feature discussions on finding resources on a limited budget, recruiting, sharing students within programs, and working with unusual instrumentation or voicing within an ensemble.

At 2:30 that same afternoon, Dr. Paré will chair a panel discussion on "Literature for Beginning Ensembles", which will focus on choosing core repertoire, material and pedagogies for beginning band, choral, jazz and string groups. Paré is director of University Bands, and associate professor of music at DePauw.

Musical notesThe University will be well represented at the conference. Nine members of the DePauw University Band have been accepted to participate in the Indiana Intercollegiate Band, a select ensemble comprised of students from fourteen other Indiana colleges and universities, that will rehearse and perform during the three day event. The students are: David Barbick, alto saxophone; Jo Burian, horn; Kelsie Gray, trumpet; Erin Johnson, bassoon; Gary Carroll, clarinet; Jim Sudano, trombone; Matt Loftspring, bass clarinet; Aleks Gylys, percussion; and Aaron Gamble, tuba.

You can read a previous story about the students' selection by clicking here.

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