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Dec 9, 2019

Bobby Lambert is the band director at Wando High School in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. He is also the host of "That Band Life" podcast and will be conducting the Wando Symphonic Band at the 2019 Midwest Clinic.

Topics:

  • Bobby’s background including the story of how he grew up in rural North Carolina and ended up...


Dec 2, 2019

Jonathan Grantham is the band director at Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton, California. The AVHS Wind Ensemble 1 is making its second appearance at the Midwest Clinic this month.

Topics:

  • Jonathan’s background growing up in rural Michigan and the band director who inspired him to a career as an educator.
  • The...


Nov 25, 2019

Keith Hodgson joined the music education faculty at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia in 2016 after a 26 year teaching career. 

Topics:

  • Keith’s background growing up learning the piano and then percussion and the important influences on his decision to pursue music as a career.
  • Finding opportunities outside...


Nov 18, 2019

Jeff Herwig is a composer and the the Director of Bands at Mercer Area Middle-Senior High School in Mercer, Pennsylvania.

Topics:

  • Jeff’s background growing up including the story of his late start as a saxophone player and how he was inspired by the rock band Queen.
  • The program at Mercer Area High School and...


Nov 11, 2019

Keith Ozsvath is the band director at Rotolo Middle School in Batavia, Illinois and is the co-founder and coordinator for the Middle School Concert Band Camp at the Music for All Summer Symposium.

Topics:

  • Keith’s background including the story of how childhood organ lessons helped prepare him for a late start...