2024 Nebraska All-State Band

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The following information will be posted at a later time:
Audition Registration Dates & Audition Manuals

 

2024 ALL-STATE BAND CONDUCTOR BIO

Dr. T. André Feagin serves as Director of Bands in the Department of Music at Central Washington University where he guides the educational and artist vision of a comprehensive band program. He heads the graduate wind conducting program and serves as the conductor of the Wind Ensemble, the preeminent wind band at CWU. Under his leadership, the Wind Ensemble was a featured performer at the 2022 College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) Western/Northwestern Division Conference and at the 2024 World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensemble (WASBE) International convention in Gwangju, South Korea.

Dr. Feagin has appeared as a guest conductor with numerous All-state, honor bands, and professional bands and orchestras throughout the United States, Canada, Central and Southwest Europe, and Southeast Asia. As a clinician/presenter, he has been invited to speak on conducting, diversity and inclusivity in music education, and leadership at numerous music educators’ conferences across the United States and around the globe. In 2022 he presented at the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles (WASBE) international convention in Prague, Czech Republic.

Dr. Feagin holds professional memberships in the National Association for Music Education, College Band Directors National Association, World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, Washington Music Educators Association, Patron of Mu Phi Epsilon, and honorary memberships in both Tau Beta Sigma and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. He currently serves on the diversity, and research committees of the College Band Directors National Association and serves on the advisory board of Emergence: Research & Performance Topics in Black Music, the scholarly publication of the National Associations of Negro Musicians, Inc.

Dr. Feagin holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in wind conducting from the University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music where he was a student of the late Gregg I. Hanson.

2024 ALL-STATE BAND REPERTOIRE

TITE COMPOSER
In Living Color Katahj Copley
Albanian Dance Shelly Hanson
Stillwater Kelijah Dunton
El Camino Real Alfred Reed

 

2024 AUDITION MATERIALS

The 2024 All-State Band auditions will include:

  • Set 2 Scales
  • Set 2 Etudes
  • Sight-reading
  • An excerpt from the All-State Band music (which will be made available on the NMEA website in August)

All available audition materials are listed below.

1. All-State Scale Sheets (click the name of each instrument to download)

2. All-State Etude Documents

3. Sight Reading Documents

Sight Reading Component Guidelines

Sight Reading Sample Exercises (click the name of each instrument to download)

4. All-State Band Music Excerpts (coming in August)