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TIA ACC SCHOLARSHIP

CLASS OF 2020 SCHOLARSHIP

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NJA/Tournament will continue with the 2020 NJA/TIA Scholarship program as planned. This is one of the most significant programs within NJA and Tournament, and one which returns great dividends to our units, their members and communities, and our Association.

Reminder: Class of 2020 seniors must contact their unit director for the application link. This link is available from each TIA unit director only. All current TIA unit directors have email from their TIA Region Coordinator with this link again.

As well, we are extending the deadline for applications to April 15 at NOON.

April, 2 2020
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CLARINETS!


Masterclass: Elementary Clarinet
Thursday, April 2, 2:00 PM

PLEASE NOTE:
This class is designed specifically for ELEMENTARY AGED students beginning on the clarinet.


Educators- Please fill out this link so we can get you the login information: https://forms.gle/ihSqus3JZD1oxUE2A

SPC DeAnna Zecchin will be presenting a brief masterclass on beginning clarinet with the focus on proper technique while playing, troubleshooting, and fundamental warm ups. During this class SPC Zecchin will being by going over proper breath support, embouchure and articulation. She will then go over some trouble shooting problems that beginning clarinets face and end the class by putting all of these topics together with some simple warm ups. SPC Zecchin is an Elementary Band Director for the Indian River School District. She holds a music education degree from West Chester University of PA.

April, 1 2020
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SONG WRITING MASTERCLASS

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MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2:00 PM

Masterclass: Song Writing

Educators- Please fill out this link so we can get you the login information: https://forms.gle/ihSqus3JZD1oxUE2A

CW3 Luis Santiago will be presenting a class on songwriting fundamentals. We will look at song structure, styles, and borrowing vs plagiarism. CW3 Santiago has written songs for the Latin market recorded by Grammy Artists such as NG2, Oscarito, and Quique Domenech. He has also produced recordings for the government of Puerto Rico both in-studio and live events and has been an adjudicator for the Bogota Music Market (BOMM). He is a graduate of Berklee College of Music with a degree in Professional Music and earned a Master of Music in Songwriting from Bath Spa University, England.

March, 30 2020
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TROMBONES!

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Friday, March 27 – 2:00 PM

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Educators- Please fill out this link so we can get you the login information: 
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SPC Dougherty is a Trombonist for the 78th Army Band. SPC Dougherty comes from Upper Darby, PA. She has been playing trombone for 16 years, going to Indiana University of Pennsylvania and receiving her bachelors degree in Music Education. She’s played with various groups, from the Upper Darby Sousa Band to Upper Darby Summer Stage’s Mainstage productions. Her masterclass will include some basic breathing techniques and trombone slide technique, as well as talking about how to properly maintain your trombone and touching on articulation.

March, 27 2020
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TRUMPETS!

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 3:00 PM

Trumpet Basics Masterclass

Educators- Please fill out this link so we can get you the login information: https://forms.gle/ihSqus3JZD1oxUE2A

This lesson will focus on the fundamentals of playing the trumpet to include: buzzing, breathing, and tone production. Please have your mouthpiece and instrument with you so we can do this together!

March, 25 2020
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