Music Department - St. Cloud State University

Music Department - St. Cloud State University

Advanced Band Methods & Materials

Concepts that will REALLY Make a Difference in your Ensemble Rehearsals!

When         Wednesday, July 24 @ 9:00 a.m. - 12:00p.m. & 1:00p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where        Performing Arts Center Room 113
Contact Hours         6

Richard Saucedo is currently Director of Bands and Performing Arts Department Richard SaucedoChairman at Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana. Under his direction, Carmel bands have received numerous state and national honors in the areas of concert, jazz and marching. The Carmel High School Wind Symphony was invited to the Bands of America National Concert Band Festival in 1992 and 1999, and was named the Indiana State Champion concert band in 1999. The Carmel High School Marching Greyhounds, having been a consistent National finalists since 1995, were crowned the 2005 Bands of America Grand National Champion. Also in 2005 the Wind Symphony 1 was invited to perform at the prestigious Midwest Clinic in Chicago.

The Indiana Bandmasters Association named Mr. Saucedo Indiana's "Bandmaster of the Year" for 1998-99. The band program at Carmel currently serves 350 instrumentalists in four concert bands, four jazz ensembles, a 200-member marching band, a 140-member pep band, a competitive and non-competitive winter color guard, a competitive winter drumline, three music theory classes, a jazz improvisation class, a music technology class and two percussion classes.

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