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David Holsinger to lead Wind Ensemble in 4th annual Band Festival
4th Annual Invitational Band Fest The Tarleton Wind Ensemble will perform in concert in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center auditorium on Saturday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m. as part of the 4th annual Invitational Band Festival.

Tarleton State University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, March 21, 2014

STEPHENVILLE, Texas—The Tarleton State University band program will host David R. Holsinger as composer- and conductor-in-residence for the 4th annual Invitational Band Festival on Friday and Saturday, March 28-29. A record-breaking 18 bands will participate in the two-day event.

Holsinger, twice the recipient of the prestigious Ostwald Composition Prize of the American Bandmasters Association, was educated at Central Methodist College, Central Missouri State University and the University of Kansas.

The Tarleton Invitational Band Festival offers a first-class performance and music education experience for outstanding middle school, high school and college bands. The Invitational is a select music festival that honors excellence in music performance by offering each invited band the opportunity to perform in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center auditorium with Holsinger in attendance. After each band’s performance, Holsinger will provide a personal clinic on stage along with three invited stage adjudicators.

The Invitational will conclude with guest clinicians J. Eric Wilson (Baylor University), Scott Hanna (University of Texas at Austin) and Stanley Michalski, Jr. (Clarion University), joining Holsinger in leading the Tarleton Wind Ensemble on Saturday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center auditorium.

Tickets for the wind ensemble concert are $5. Faculty, staff and students are free with a Tarleton ID. For more information regarding tickets for the performance contact Dayle Cox at 254-968-9291.

For more information about music programs at Tarleton please visit http://www.tarleton.edu/music.

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Tarleton State University
A member of The Texas A&M University System

Contact: Kurt Mogonye
254-968-9460
mogonye@tarleton.edu

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4th Annual Invitational Band Fest

The Tarleton Wind Ensemble will perform in concert in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center auditorium on Saturday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m. as part of the 4th annual Invitational Band Festival.