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ALL-STATE CONCERT: All-State Intercollegiate Band

Thursday, January 9, 2020
9:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Tampa Convention Center
Ballroom A
Grade Levels
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Literature will be selected from:

Hosannas, David Maslanka (Maslanka Press) Mvt. V Chorale

Pictures at an Exhibition, Moussorgsky/Ravel/trans. Lavender (Boosey & Hawkes, Inc) Promenade
The Gnome
The Old Castle
Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks
Samuel Goldberg and Schmuyle
Limoges-The Market Place
With the Dead in a Dead Language
The Hut on Hen's Legs (Baba-Yaga)
The Great Gate of Kiev

Gary Green 

Gary Green is Director of Bands Emeritus in the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. In addition to supervising all band activities during his 22-year tenure at UM, Mr. Green served as Professor and Chair of the Department of Instrumental Performance and served as the conductor of the Frost Wind Ensemble. Mr. Green holds a B.M. degree from Boise State University and an M.M. degree from the University of Idaho.

Prior to joining the faculty at UM, Mr. Green served for ten years as Director of Bands at the University of Connecticut and was influential in commissioning and recording new works for winds and percussion including Symphony No. 3 by David Maslanka and A Cornfield in July and the River by William Penn. Soon after Mr. Green’s arrival at UM, Michael Colgrass’ Urban Requiem was commissioned by the Abraham Frost Commission Fund and has become a standard in the repertoire for wind ensemble. Throughout his career at the University of Miami Mr. Green commissioned and premiered numerous important compositions for winds and percussion, including the Frost Wind Ensemble’s Carnegie Hall premiere of Christopher Rouse's Wolf Rounds.

Highly in demand as a guest conductor and clinician, Mr. Green has appeared with International, National and Regional Bands and Intercollegiate Bands across the United States and throughout the world. He is regularly invited to conduct All-State Bands around the country and has frequently conducted the Texas All-State Band and premiered Lux Aurumque by Eric Whitacre with that ensemble.

Mr. Green is a member of the American Bandmasters Association, the College Band Directors Association, the National Association for Music Education, the Florida Bandmasters Association, and the Florida Music Education Association. Throughout his career Mr. Green has received numerous honors and awards. In 2002, he was awarded the Phillip Frost Award for Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship in the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. In November 2019, Mr. Green will be inducted into the Florida Bandmasters Association Hall of Fame, Roll of Distinction.

Session Coordinator:
Douglas Phillips

The FMEA Professional Development Conference and All-State Ensembles receive support in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.
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