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2018 Festival Clinicians

Timothy Coffman
Trombone

Jazz Studies Faculty at DePaul University/Trombone & Jazz Studies

Erik Applegate
Bass

Professor of Jazz Bass at the University of Northern Colorado

Dr Vern Sielert
Trumpet

Director of Trumpet & Jazz Studies at the University of Idaho

Dr Matthew Patnode
Saxophone

Professor of Saxophone & Jazz Studies at North Dakota State University

Dr Robert Miller
Alto Saxophone

 

 

Professor Emeritus of Saxophone & Music Ed at the University of Idaho

Previous Festival Clinicians

  • 2017 Festival
  • 2016 Festival
    • Milas Yoes - Trombone - Coordinate of Instrumental Music, Jazz Studies, and Humanities at Phoenix College
    • Matt Olson – Saxophone – Director of Jazz Studies at Furman University
    • Aric Schneller – Trombone – Director of Jazz Studies at Sam Houston State University
    • Tom Wakeling - Bass - Retired Chair of Music, Clackamas Community College
    • Jamey Simmons – Trumpet – Director of Jazz Studies at Middle Tennessee State University
  • 2015 Festival
    • Don Owens - Composer - Retired Director of Jazz Studies, Northwestern University
    • Andy Baker - Trombone - Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago
    • Glenn Kostur - Saxophone - Director of Jazz Studies, University of New Mexico
    • Tom Wakeling - Bass - Retired Chair of Music, Clackamas Community College
    • Alex Parker - Trumpet - Senior Lecturer and Director of Jazz Studies, Baylor University
  • 2014 Festival
    • Allen Carter - Associate Professor of Music at Minnesota State University Moorhead
    • Denis DiBlasio - Executive Director of The Maynard Ferguson Institute of Jazz at Rowan
    • Jon Hamar - Professor of Bass Studies at Central Washington University & Northwest University
    • Don Owens - Retired Northwestern University Director of Jazz Studies
    • Alex Parker - Director of Jazz Studies, Baylor University
  • 2013 Festival
    • Doug Beach - Director of Jazz Studies at Elmhurst College
    • Jon Hamar - Professor of Bass Studies at Central Washington University & Northwest University
    • Matt Olson - Associate Professor of Saxophone and Director of Jazz Studies at Furman University
    • James Riggs - Regents Professor of Jazz Studies and Performance Divisions at the University of North Texas
    • Robert Tapper - Assistant Professor of Trombone & Director of Jazz Activities at the University of Montana
  • 2012 Festival
    • Erik Applegate - Assistant Professor of Music and Jazz Bass at University of Northern Colorado
    • Tito Carrillo - Assistant Professor of Jazz Trumpet at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • Robert Morgan - Director of Jazz Studies Emeritus Houston High School for Performing and Visual Arts
    • Matt Olson - Associate Professor of Saxophone and Director of Jazz Studies at Furman University
    • Aric Schneller - Director of Jazz Studies, Trombone & Voice at Sam Houston State University
  • 2011 Festival
    • Clipper Anderson - Professor of Jazz Bass Studies at Pacific Lutheran University
    • Lance Boyd - Low Brass Professor and Director of Jazz Studies at Univeristy of Montana
    • Ken Edwards - Assistant Director of Jazz Studies and Trumpet at UT Arlington
    • Don Owens - Retired Northwestern University Director of Jazz Studies
    • Tim Ishii - Director of Jazz Studies and Saxophone at UT Arlington
  • 2010 Festival
    • Clipper Anderson - Professor of Jazz Bass Studies at Pacific Lutheran University
    • Lance Boyd - Low Brass Professor and Director of Jazz Studies at Univeristy of Montana
    • Peter Sommer - Saxophonist and Colorado State University Jazz Studies Coordinator
    • Don Owens - Retired Northwestern University Director of Jazz Studies
    • Vern Sielert - Trumpet Performer and University of Idaho Assistant Director of Jazz Studies