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    Department of Music, Theatre and Dance

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Music Faculty, Flute "Morehead State is unique in its variety of musical opportunities available to the students.  The warm and friendly environment across campus encourages the student’s growth and progress as a musician."

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JAZZ CLINIC

Morehead State University hosts one of the oldest Jazz Clinics in the Midwest. In its current format the clinic is noncompetitive and features extended workshops with top name clinicians. This is an opportunity for your band to interact in a more meaningful way with the clinicians. At the end of the day the clinicians are featured with the MSU Jazz Ensembles in a concert setting. Please bring your group no matter what their performance level and learn more about this great American art form.

This event will provide musicians with an opportunity to play for and hear other students in master classes and clinics with professional saxophonists, trumpeters, trombonists, pianists, drummers guitarists and bass players. Clinic topics include improvisation, rhythm section play, as well as large ensemble and small ensemble jazz performance practice.

Jazz Clinic Guest Faculty

  • David Bixler Quintet
  • Scott Wenholdt
  • John Hart guitar
  • Andy Watson drums
  • Ugonna Okegwo bass
  • Improvisation: Jamey Aebersold

Morehead State Jazz Faculty

  • Dr. Gordon Towell (Director of Jazz Studies)
  • Dr. Roosevelt Escalante (Jazz Vocal Ensemble)
  • Prof. Glenn Ginn (Jazz Guitar / Bass
  • Dr. Steven Snyder (Jazz Piano)

The 41st annual clinic is scheduled for April 11, 2014, With Special Assistance through Vandoren, Jamey Aebersold, Miles Ahead Music, Don Wilson Music, and Hurst Music.  Call 606.783.2198 or e-mail for more information.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

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Music Education Major, Louisville, KY “The best thing about MSU is that it provides so many opportunities for its students. I have been able participate in many leadership positions, sing in many ensembles, and be a part of so many projects and events here. This school has enabled me to excel and grow in many ways, and I am so thankful for it. I will be well prepared for my career in music education."

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