Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band: Prized: Dreams and Fancies

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 7:30pm
$15 ($10 students/seniors), Notecard

The Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band perform works by prize-winning composers, including Arctic Dreams, by Michael Colgrass; and San Antonio, by John Harbison. Faculty artist Michael Brockman, saxophone is guest soloist.

PROGRAM

 UNIVERSITOWASHINGTOSYMPHONIBAND 

DrSteveMorrisonconductor

 

VARIATIONO“AMERICA” (1891)..............................................................................CHARLEIVE(1874-1954)

 

SON(FOBAND(2001)............................................................................................WILLIABOLCO(b.1938)

 

SUNFLOWESLODRAG(1901)...................................................................................SCOTJOPLIN(1868-1917) UW SymphoniBanChambeEnsemble

SarraFlynnflute

JefAlcock,trumpet

AndreAbeltuba

SaraOliHangclarinet

ArianKupaitrombone

NorGunning, piano

EvaBergpercussion

 

MRATLA(2006)................................................................................................ANDRERINDFLEISC(b.1963) CorMealsconductor

 

NIHAVENLONG(2007)..................................................................................................KAMRAINC(b.1960)

 

UNIVERSITOWASHINGTOWINENSEMBLE
TimothSalzmanconductor 

SAN ANTONI(1994)......................................................................................................JOHHARBISON (b.1932)

I.  ThSummons

II.  LinDance

III.  CoupleDance

MichaeBrockmanaltsaxophone

 

ARCTIDREAM(1991)...........................................................................................MICHAECOLGRAS(b.1932)

I.  InuiLandscape

II.  ThroaSinginwitLaughter

III.  WhisperinVoiceothSpiritWhRidWitthLightithSky

IV.  PolaNight

V.  ISprinLightIcFloatinithSun

VI.  ThHunt

VII.  DruDancer

LewiNorfleet,conductor

 

CONDUCTOR BIOS

Timothy Salzman, Wind Ensemble

Timothy Salzman is Professor of Music at the University of Washington where he serves as Director of Concert Bands and is conductor of the University Wind Ensemble. He also teaches students enrolled in the graduate instrumental conducting program. Former students from the University of Washington occupy positions at numerous universities and public schools throughout the United States.

Prior to his appointment at the UW he served as Director of Bands at Montana State University where he founded the MSU Wind Ensemble. From 1978 to 1983 he was band director in the Herscher, Illinois, public school system where the band program received several regional and national awards in solo/ensemble, concert and marching band competition.

Salzman holds degrees from Wheaton (IL.) College (Bachelor of Music Education), and Northern Illinois University (Master of Music in low brass performance), and studied privately with Arnold Jacobs, former tubist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He has numerous publications for bands with the C. L. Barnhouse, Arranger's Publications, Columbia Pictures and Hal Leonard Publishing companies, and has served on the staff of new music reviews for the Instrumentalist magazine.

Salzman is a national artist/clinician for the Yamaha Corporation of America and has been a conductor, adjudicator or arranger for bands in over thirty-five states, Canada, England, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Russia, China, and Japan, a country he has visited twenty times. He is compiling editor and co-author (with several current and former UW graduate students) of A Composer's Insight: Thoughts, Analysis and Commentary on Contemporary Masterpieces for Wind Band, a new series of books on contemporary wind band composers published by Meredith Music Publications, a subsidiary of the Hal Leonard Corporation.

Lewis Norfleet, Wind Ensemble

Lewis Norfleet is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in instrumental conducting at the University of Washington, studying with Timothy Salzman. Prior to coming to UW, Mr. Norfleet taught at the secondary and collegiate levels for 17 years. Recently, he served as Director of Bands at Union High School (WA), a position he held since the school opened in 2007. During his tenure, Union HS ensembles performed at the 2010 Midwest Clinic, 2012 Music for All/Bands of America National Concert Band Festival, 2013 NAfME Northwest Conference, and the 2010 and 2012 Washington Music Educators Association State Conferences. From 2007 to 2013 he also served as co-conductor of the Southwest Washington Wind Symphony performing numerous concerts each year, including an appearance at the Western International Band Clinic in 2009. Prior to teaching at Union, his high school programs in Oregon and Washington were recognized as Oregon State Concert Band Champions (2005), three-time Northwest Marching Band Circuit Champions (2003, 2005, 2006), and were twice named a Grammy Signature School (2004, 2005). Before teaching in the public schools, Mr. Norfleet was the Director of Athletic Bands and Assistant Director of Bands at Oregon State University (1996-2002). While at OSU the bands performed at the Fiesta Bowl, Oahu Bowl, and the National Concert Hall in Taiwan. He is an alumnus of the University of Oregon where he graduated with honors was was named the Outstanding Graduate Student in Music Education in 1997.

Mr. Norfleet is also active as a composer and arranger having produced over 250 works for concert band, marching band, jazz band, symphony orchestra, percussion ensemble and various chamber ensembles. While most of his works have been privately commissioned, some have been published by Tapspace Publications, Matrix Publishing, Jalen Publishing, Marching Monk, Center X Productions, and Marching Show Concepts. He currently serves as a composer and/or arranger for ensembles across the United States and is in demand as an adjudicator and clinician for concert and marching festivals throughout the country.

Lewis, his wife, Noreen, and their children reside in Bellevue, WA.

Steven Morrison, Symphonic Band

Dr. Steven Morrison is Professor and Chair of Music Education at the University of Washington. An instrumental music specialist, Professor Morrison teaches courses in music education, music psychology, and research methodology and conducts the UW Symphonic Band. He has taught at the elementary, junior high, and senior high levels in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Louisiana and has conducted and arranged for bands, orchestras, and chamber groups throughout the United States.

Dr. Morrison is co-director of the Laboratory for Music Cognition, Culture and Learning, investigating neurological responses to music listening, perceptual and performance aspects of pitch-matching and intonation, and use of expressive gesture and modeling in ensemble teaching. His research also includes music preference and the variability of musical responses across diverse cultural contexts.

Prior to joining the UW faculty, Morrison served as Lecturer of Fine Arts at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. He has spoken and presented research throughout the United States, as well as in Australia, China, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Italy, the Netherlands, Thailand, and the United Kingdom. During 2009 he served as a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities and as a Visiting Scholar in the Center for Music and Science at the University of Cambridge.

Morrison’s articles have appeared in numerous academic journals including Music Educators Journal, Journal of Research in Music Education, Bulletin for the Council of Research in Music Education, Music Perception, Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, Missouri Journal of Research in Music Education, Southwestern Musician, Recorder: Ontario Music Educators Association Journal, College Music Society Newsletter, and Southern Folklore.

He is also a contributing author to The Science and Psychology of Music Performance, published by Oxford University Press, the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Music Education, and the text Musician and Teacher: An Orientation to Music Education, authored by UW colleague Patricia Shehan Campbell and published by W.W. Norton.

Morrison is the Associate Editor and Editor Elect of the Journal of Research in Music Education for which he also served on the editorial board. He is also on the editorial boards of Reviews of Research in Human Learning and Music and the Asia-Pacific Journal for Arts Education. Morrison has served on the executive board of the Society for Research in Music Education and is currently a member of the advisory board for the Asia-Pacific Symposium on Music Education Research. He is past University Curriculum Chair for the Washington Music Educators Association and an honorary member of the Gamma chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi.

He holds a B.M. from Northwestern University, an M.M. from the University of Wisconsin, and a Ph.D. from Louisiana State University.

Cory Meals, Symphonic Band

Cory Meals is currently working toward his PhD in Music Education at the University of Washington and serves as a Graduate Assistant Director for the Husky Marching Band and the UW Symphonic Band.

Previously, he served as Director of Bands for Waller High School (2006-2010), northwest of Houston, TX. During his tenure there ensembles received numerous ‘Superior’ ratings and UIL "Sweepstakes" awards, and advanced each year eligible to the prestigious UIL 4A Texas State Marching Contest (2007, 2009).

He has also held instructional positions in Klein ISD (TX), and Keller ISD (TX), and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Instrumental Music Education from VanderCook College of Music (IL) where he studied under Dr. Charles Menghini. Most recently he was Graduate Teaching Assistant for the University of Houston Band program, earning a Master of Music degree in Instrumental Wind Conducting with Prof. David Bertman and Mr. Eddie Green. He is an active member of CBDNA, TMEA, TBA, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Kappa Kappa Psi, and maintains an active schedule as a visual designer, program consultant, and ensemble clinician.