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Pre-Register for Fall 2018 Inservice!

posted Aug 27, 2018, 4:14 PM by Nicole Laborte   [ updated Oct 5, 2018, 8:55 AM ]
We are excited for our Fall Inservice Day on October 12th at Kentwood High School.
This year we are thrilled to announce that we will be partnering with Music & Arts to help pay for our wonderful clinicians and our reading sessions.
Please preregister with the following Google Form so we have an accurate head count for our reading sessions, and for lunch generously provided by our sponsor!

October Workshop 18 9-14

About our keynote speaker:
Dr. Natalie Douglass is Assistant Professor of Horn at Utah Valley University.  She has taught, performed, and researched internationally, including a U.S. Fulbright grant to the Kodály Institute of the Liszt Ferenc Conservatory in Hungary.  Her primary area of research is the development of pedagogical approaches to connect aural skills training to brass instruction, and she has published and given masterclasses on this topic at universities and workshops around the United States as well as the 2014 International Horn Society International Symposium in London, UK.  In addition to freelance orchestral and chamber work in the Midwest, she has toured under the batons of Lorin Maazel and Krzysztof Penderecki and performed in venues across Germany, Poland, France, the Netherlands, Hungary, and Oman.  She has given masterclasses and featured artist performances at the Florida Horn Festival, the Utah Horn Symposium, the American Embassy in Vienna, and the IHS Southwest Horn Workshop.  Dr. Douglass also researches the relationship between speech patterns and brass articulation, including real-time MRI imaging projects with Peter Iltis at the Max Planck Institute in Gottingen, Germany.  She has presented on this research at numerous speech therapy conferences as well as the 2015 International Horn Society International Symposium in Los Angeles.  Dr. Douglass teaches at the Kendall Betts Horn Camp and has taught horn, brass methods, and musicianship in Cincinnati, Chicago, Champaign-Urbana, and at the Illinois Summer Youth Music program at the University of Illinois.