Schedule

Schedule of Events

Please note that this schedule is subject to change.

Friday, March 15

7:35 a.m.

Registration open
A.K. Hinds University Center, 3rd floor

8:00 a.m.

College Solo competition, preliminary round
Coulter Building Rooms 357 & 173
High horn mock auditions
Coulter Building Room 102
Low horn mock auditions
Coulter Building Room 203

9:00 a.m.

Exhibits open
A.K. Hinds University Center, 3rd floor

11:00 a.m.

“Bach Suites Explained” with Daniel Katzen, Former Second Horn, Boston Symphony Orchestra
Coulter Building Room 375

12:00 noon

Welcoming Remarks, Regional Artists Recital #1
Coulter Building Recital Hall

1:00 p.m.

Regional Artists Recital #2
Coulter Building Recital Hall
Mock auditions final round (if needed)
“Practicing and Preparing for Success” with Skip Snead, School of Music Director and Professor of Horn, University of Alabama
Coulter Building Room 358
“Women Composers: Strategies for Diverse Programming” with Kaylene Beal, Second Horn, Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra
Coulter Building Room 375

2:00 p.m.

Exhibits open
A.K. Hinds University Center, 3rd floor

2:30 p.m.

Horn Ensembles Recital #1 featuring Western Carolina University, University of Georgia, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Florida State University, and Appalachian State University
Coulter Building Recital Hall

4:00 p.m.

Recital featuring Steven Cohen and the Capstone Horn Quartet
Coulter Building Recital Hall

7:30 p.m.

Recital featuring Susan Welty, Associate Principal Horn, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Coulter Building Recital Hall

Saturday, March 16

8:00 a.m.

“Building a Warm-up: Developing a Well-Rounded Routine to Start the Day” (bring your horn!) with Jonas Thoms, Assistant Professor of Horn, West Virginia University
Coulter Building Room 375

8:30 a.m.

High School Solo Competition
Coulter Building Room 357
College Solo Competition, final round
Coulter Building Recital Hall

9:00 a.m.

Exhibits open
A.K. Hinds University Center, 3rd floor
Quartet Competition
Coulter Building Room 173 (Band Room)
“Just Breathe! Understanding and Overcoming Performance Anxiety” with Robert Palmer, Director of Bands, Alderson Broaddus University
Coulter Building Room 351
“Transformation in Richard Strauss’ Concerto No. 1” with Peter Riggs, Adjunct Instructor of Music, Young Harris College
Coulter Building Room 358
“Kopprasch Impossible: Improving Etude Practice In Distance Learning Through Microlearning” with Catherine Roche-Wallace, Associate Professor of Horn and Theory, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Coulter Building Room 375

10:00 a.m.

Regional Artists Recital #3
Coulter Building Recital Hall
“Exploring the Design of Performance Structure Rituals: The Why and How” with Sam Gowen, doctoral candidate, Florida State University
Coulter Building Room 375

11:00 a.m.

Horn Ensembles Recital #2 featuring Young Harris College, University of Louisiana, LaFayette, University of Florida Gator Horn Choir, University of Alabama, Valdosta State University and Horn Society of the Carolinas
Coulter Building Recital Hall

2:00 p.m.

Exhibits open
A.K. Hinds University Center, 3rd floor
Masterclass and Q&A with Susan Welty
Coulter Building Recital Hall

4:00 p.m.

“Unaccompanied Repertoire for the Horn—A User’s Guide” with Timothy Thompson, Professor of Horn, University of Arkansas
Coulter Building Room 357
“Habits for the Balanced Musician” with Rusty Holmes, freelance musician from Austin, Texas
Coulter Building Room 358
“The Few, the Proud, the Hornists” with Sergeant Josh Wagner, Horn Instructor at the Naval School of Music, and Gunnery Sergeant Matthew Phagan, Musician Placement Director, U.S. Marine Corps
Coulter Building Room 351

5:00 p.m.

Visit the exhibits!

7:30 p.m.

Recital featuring Chris Castellanos of the Boston Brass
Coulter Building Recital Hall

Sunday, March 17

8:00 a.m.

Professors’ breakfast meeting
A.K. Hinds University Center Dogwood Room (2nd floor)

9:00 a.m.

Exhibits open
A.K. Hinds University Center, 3rd floor
Mass Horn Choir reading session (All are welcome!) with James Naigus, Lecturer of Horn, University of Georgia
Coulter Building Recital Hall
“Long Tones: Answering the What, Why, How, When, Where, Who” with Christopher Griffin, Instructor of Horn, University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Wingate University
Coulter Building Room 375
“The Well-Rounded Musician: A New Degree for Horn in Jazz” with Lauren McKinney Braud, freelance musician from Louisiana
Coulter Building Room 357

10:00 a.m.

Regional Artists Recital #4
Coulter Building Recital Hall
“A Pedagogical Approach to Expanding the Horn’s Repertoire Through Creative Arrangement” with Andrew Sehmann, Teaching Assistant, University of Georgia
Coulter Building Room 375
“Applications of Mindfulness in Music Performance, Practice and Pedagogy” with Anne-Marie Cherry, Lecturer in Horn, University of Texas at Austin
Coulter Building Room 358

11:00 a.m.

Masterclass with Chris Castellanos
Coulter Building Recital Hall

12:30 p.m.

Final Concert featuring more Regional Artists, competition winners and awards presentations
Coulter Building Recital Hall