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Concert and Campus Bands: Boundless

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 7:30pm
$10 all tickets
UW Symphonic Band

The UW Concert and Campus Bands perform music by Naomi Tasaka, Clifton Williams, David Maslanka, Carter Pann, and others. 

The Concert Band
Mark Tse, Shayna Stahl, conductors

Wind of Provence by Naomi Tasaka

Caccia and Chorale by Clifton Williams

Emperata Overture by Claude T. Smith

Beyond the Horizon by Rossano Galante

Tears of St. Lawrence by Aaron Perrine


The Campus Band
Douglas Morin, Sarah Bost, conductors

Rollo Takes a Walk – David Maslanka

Symphony No. 1:  In Memoriam - Dresden 1945 – Daniel Bukvich

Hold This Boy and Listen – Carter Pann

From Every Horizon – Norman Dello Joio


Director Bios

Shayna Stahl, Concert Band

Shayna Stahl is in her first year in the Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in Instrumental Conducting at the University of Washington where she serves as Graduate Assistant Director of the Husky Marching Band and conductor of the University of Washington Concert Band. Prior to moving to Seattle she served for ten years in the athletic band program at Stony Brook University, including three years as Director of Athletic Bands. While at Stony Brook, Mrs. Stahl was concurrently a music educator for eight years in the Middle Country Central School District where she taught the Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, and Jazz Band. Mrs. Stahl earned her Masters of Arts in Liberal Studies from Stony Brook University and a Masters in Music Education and Instrumental Conducting from The Hartt School at the University of Hartford where she studied with Glen Adsit. She holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA where she studied horn with Shelly Showers and Dan Williams, both of the Philadelphia Orchestra. She has attended conducting workshops with numerous clinicians, including Michael Haithcock, Edward Cumming, Michael Colgrass, Jerry Junkins, Carl Sinclair, Mallory Thompson, Craig Kirchoff, and Frank Tichelli. Mrs. Stahl is a member of the National Association of Music Educators, New York State School Music Association, Suffolk County Music Educators Association, College Band Directors National Association, and Sigma Alpha Iota.

Mark Tse, Concert Band

Mark Tse is pursuing his doctoral studies in conducting with Timothy Salzman at the University of Washington in Seattle where he regularly conducts the UW Concert Band and is an assistant conductor to the UW Wind Ensemble. He recently won 2nd place with the American Prize competition in the area of college/university wind band with footage from his masters program.

Tse completed his masters in conducting with Charles Peltz at the New England Conservatory. While there, he has premiered new works and conducted with NEC’s Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Winds. Tse also helped organize the College Band Directors National Association's regional conference “Crossing Over” which NEC hosted.

Tse has been invited to participate as a conducting fellow with scholarship at many symposiums including the Wintergreen Conductors' Summit, the Bard Conductors' Institute, and the Hartt Instrumental Conducting Clinic.

In addition to wind ensembles, Tse also conducts orchestras, musical pit bands and jazz ensembles.

Sarah Bost, Campus Band

Sarah Bost is a second-year student in the Masters program in Music Education at the University of Washington.  This year she is continuing as co-conductor of the UW Campus Band and assistant in the UW School of Music Admissions Office; additionally, she is teaching the Woodwind Techniques class for prospective music educators.  Sarah is excited to pioneer the Panther Pep Band at Seattle Preparatory High School for the 2016-17 school year.

A North Carolina native, Sarah graduated from Appalachian State University with a B.M. in Music Education with a concentration in instrumental conducting.  She has studied under numerous clinicians such as H. Robert Reynolds and Morten Lauridsen.

Previously Sarah was the Director of Bands for the San Juan Island School District in Friday Harbor, WA.  She taught concert bands for 6th-9th grades and high school jazz band and pep band.  She has taught general music and middle school band in the Catholic school system of greater Seattle.  Sarah is a flutist and saxophonist.

Doug Morin, Campus Band

A native of Indiana, Doug Morin spent twelve years as an educator in North Carolina where his concert bands, marching bands, winterguards, and jazz ensembles established a tradition of excellence, earning numerous awards, recognitions, and superior ratings. His ensembles performed in North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and Ohio.  Many of his former students have continued to stay involved with music, some as performers, some as connoisseurs, and some as directors of their own music programs. 

Currently, Mr. Morin is the Graduate Assistant Director for the Husky Bands at the University of Washington, working with numerous ensembles, including the Husky Marching Band, the Basketball and Volleyball bands, the Wind Ensemble, and the Campus band.  He is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts in Wind Conducting.

Mr. Morin graduated from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music with a Bachelor of Music Education and earned a Masters of Music in Wind Conducting at the University of Southern Mississippi, where served as Head Graduate Assistant for the Department of Bands. During his matriculation at Southern Mississippi the faculty from the School of Music selected him to receive the Outstanding Graduate Student Award.  His primary conducting teachers include Dr. Catherine Rand and Prof. Timothy Salzman. 

Mr. Morin has served as guest conductor and judge, taught private lessons, and continues performing on euphonium, trombone, and tuba with collegiate groups, small ensembles, and jazz bands. He holds memberships in the National Association for Music Educators, Phi Kappa Phi honor society, and Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity, and the College Band Director’s National Association.