Tarleton Wind Ensemble earns invite to play at TMEA convention


Wednesday, May 27, 2020

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State University’s Wind Ensemble has been invited to perform at the February 2021 convention of the Texas Music Educators Association in San Antonio, a first for the university’s band program.

“I’m so proud of the work that these young men and women have done this year,” said Dr. David Robinson, Tarleton’s director of bands and director of the Wind Ensemble, Tarleton’s top concert band. “We look forward to working through all of the challenges presented by the covid-19 pandemic and to following directives from our university and TMEA in these challenging times.”

The TMEA convention, scheduled for Feb. 10-13 at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center, annually draws more than 31,000 attendees from across the globe.

Throughout the convention Texas’ top musicians will rehearse with nationally known conductors and on Saturday perform in 18 all-state ensembles.

Tarleton, founding member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven education marked by academic innovation and a dedication to transform today’s scholars into tomorrow’s leaders. It offers degree programs to more than 13,000 students at Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, RELLIS Academic Alliance in Bryan, and online, emphasizing real-world learning experiences that address societal needs while maintaining its core values of tradition, integrity, civility, excellence, leadership and service.

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A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy and engagement — while transforming the lives of more than 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, A&M RELLIS at Bryan and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity, and respect, academic programs emphasize real world learning and address regional, state and national needs.