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Conductor Eugene Migliaro Corporon In Residency at DePauw, April 6-8

Conductor Eugene Migliaro Corporon In Residency at DePauw, April 6-8

March 30, 2006

Eugene Migliaro Corporon.jpgMarch 30, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw University School of Music will host esteemed conductor Eugene Migliaro Corporon for a special three-day residency focusing on conducting and wind literature. Free and open to the public, participants are encouraged to register for these events using the residency’s Web site, accessible by clicking here.

On Thursday, April 6, the residency opens with a 1 p.m. convocation in Thompson Recital Hall entitled “Living Expressively Among the Symbols.” Over the course of the subsequent days, Corporon will participate with DePauw students and professors in various classes, coachings and rehearsals.

The residency concludes Saturday, April 8 with a pair of master classes and workshops in the DePauw Performing Arts Center that begin at 9 a.m. The afternoon’s conducting workshop with Corporon and the DePauw University Band (pictured below right), which begins at 1 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium, will also feature four local band directors as participants: Sandy Graef (band director, Zionsville Middle School), Rick Granlund (director of bands, North Central High School), Tim Cox (director of bands, Decatur Central High School), and Janis Stockhouse (director of bands, Bloomington North High School). DePauw Band Fall 2005.jpg

Conductor of the Wind Symphony and Regents Professor of Music at the University of North Texas, Eugene Migliaro Corporon has presided over 400 ensemble recordings during his distinguished career. In great demand as a guest conductor and clinician, his skill and love of music has allowed him to travel the globe. Corporon is also a past president of the College Band Directors National Association and has been honored by the American Bandmasters Association and by Phi Beta Mu with invitations to membership.

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