Friday, January 7th | 9:00AM – 10:15AM
Location: Music Building Concert Hall
Band Reading Session
Intentional Programming for Your Concert Band
This concert band reading session, led by Dr. Robert Taylor, will include music of various levels with a focus on intentional programming of diverse and relevant composers. Dr. Taylor Robert Taylor is Associate Professor of Music at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC, where he conducts the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, teaches instrumental conducting, and serves as Chair of the Woodwind Brass and Percussion Division. His research on wind literature, rehearsal techniques, and the use of technology in the training of nascent conductors and performing musicians has been presented in leading wind band publications and featured in presentations at regional and national music conferences. Dr. Taylor received a Doctor of Music and Master of Music in Conducting at the University of Michigan and Bachelor of Arts in Trumpet and Music Education from Humboldt State University.