Music

HSU Band Camp

Band Camp 2018

2020 Henderson State University Virtual Band Camp

 

Student Activities

Thursday, June 25, 2020 

Prerecorded Instructional Videos

Flute

ATSSB Year E Flute Etudes: Fingerings used in the A-flat Etude https://youtu.be/uHK4_xguEFo

ASBOA Set I Flute Etudes: (Playlist): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-fhRi0l8cctY6JpZGVk1oQb1WmmMJRXU

HSU Flutes Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/hsuflutes/

Clarinet

Clarinet Fundamentals: Changing Registers. Part 1

Learn about the fundamental technical controls that lead to successfully playing register changes on the clarinet. Musical examples from the 2020-2021 Jr. and Sr. High Arkansas All-Region audition music are used.

https://youtu.be/EFhM4gvMdKo

Clarinet Fundamentals: Changing Registers. Part 2, Altissimo

Learn about the fundamental technical controls that lead to successfully playing the register change into the altissimo register of the clarinet. Musical examples from the 2020-2021 Sr. High Arkansas All-Region audition music are used.

https://youtu.be/BhLyIDl9Yi4

Clarinet Fundamentals: Practice Rhythms

Looking for a new way to learn challenging music? Practice Rhythms might do the trick! (and find out how Practice Rhythms are like children's toothpaste for your clarinet...)

https://youtu.be/BhpI79GsVdc

Bass Clarinet Fundamentals: Just the Bass-ics!

Learn about how to manage your airflow on the deceptively large bass clarinet, the variables of finding a comfortable way for your body to play the instrument, how to make friends with the upper register, and the common causes of squeaks!

https://youtu.be/toRNQehnKX4

Saxophone 

Saxophone Fundamentals: Voicing. Part 1, Voicing Introduction

https://youtu.be/hDX67Y6pzwI

Saxophone Fundamentals: Voicing. Part 2, Descending Octave Slurs

https://youtu.be/lhlkkBSl0-g

Saxophone Fundamentals: Voicing. Part 3, Mouthpiece Flexibility

https://youtu.be/3UDag_l5ZcA

Developing voicing skills on the Saxophone is essential to playing with a warmer, more consistent tone quality, fostering the flexibility for adjusting intonation, allowing an easier response of the low register, and laying the groundwork to be able to play the altissimo register of the instrument.

Horn

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnFamVsVXUX0nFuiQH_5eYsjMGk5MiSK0

Private Lessons on a Primary Instrument:

Please contact Dr. Jamie Lipton (liptonj@hsu.edu) to schedule your free lesson

Friday, June 26, 2020

Private Lessons on a Primary Instrument:

Please contact Dr. Jamie Lipton (liptonj@hsu.edu) to schedule your free lesson

5:00 p.m. - Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Please visit:

www.facebook.com/HSUBand

Director Activities

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Prerecorded Instructional Videos

Flute

First Steps for Flute (teaching embouchure and tone production): https://youtu.be/nD23T7WT1wE

Introduction to the Flute Family (designed for elementary students): https://youtu.be/ca-6pJm17XM

Minute Fixes (short, easy fixes for common flute problems, playlist): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-fhRi0l8ccssVXpoHkN2Wvb9i39ca4Yn

Private Lessons on a Primary or Secondary Instrument:

Please contact Dr. Jamie Lipton (liptonj@hsu.edu) to schedule your free lesson

1:00 p.m. - Professional Development Session 1: 

“Orchestration for Small Bands: Rewriting Parts to Suit Your Instrumentation”

Presenter: Shaun Popp

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85344631418?pwd=a3hXb2NndG8zTzd5TU1VTkpjRDE4QT09

Meeting ID: 853 4463 1418

Password: 8NMuvf

3:00 p.m. - Professional Development Session 2: 

“Organizational Tools to Help Your Program Run Smoothly and Efficiently.” 

Presenter: Carrie Teague, Monticello Middle School

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84237761048?pwd=UDRkMDRlUmw3emJnaHRjc3cyQ0Rxdz09

Meeting ID: 842 3776 1048

Password: 4cfs9v

Friday, June 26, 2020

Private Lessons on a Primary or Secondary Instrument:

Please contact Dr. Jamie Lipton (liptonj@hsu.edu) to schedule your free lesson

1:00 p.m. - Professional Development Session 3:

“Strategies for Selecting and Structuring Marching Band Leadership”

Presenters: Shaun Popp & Dontay Douglas

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84918097351?pwd=eXlyNDBSREZJOGhLNnRiUHNnM2JFQT09

Meeting ID: 849 1809 7351

Password: 2yRs7A

3:00 p.m. - Professional Development Session 4:

“Group Discussion: Large Ensemble Instruction in the Midst of COVID-19”

Presenters: Shaun Popp & Dontay Douglas

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85803033755?pwd=elN4TmdoZkhqTEFkR3doVjMrbDJ1QT09

Meeting ID: 858 0303 3755

Password: 1VUSSA

5:00 p.m. - “Virtual Director’s Lounge”

HSU Music Faculty & Area Directors

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82293630920?pwd=ZUpsbFhRbkJGUDRHbGhWR3hENm14dz09

Meeting ID: 822 9363 0920

Password: 3wGxR8


2021 Camp Dates (coming soon)

Audition Information (available April 1, 2021)

Junior Camp I Audition Music

Junior Camp II Audition List (Note: Copyright law prevents the posting of etudes.)
ASBOA Junior High Scales

Senior Camp Audition List - (Note: Copyright law prevents the posting of etudes.)
ASBOA Senior High Scales 

PAS Snare Drum Rudiments (for both Junior Camp II and Senior Camp percussion auditions)

Application Materials (available March 1, 2021)

  • Camp Application (all camps)
  • Medical Form (required for all campers - please submit with application)
  • T-shirt Order Form (optional) 
  • Senior Camp Honor Band Scholarship Application (optional, Senior Camp only)
    • Scholarships are available to students who participated in one of the following honor bands:
      • Arkansas All-State Band
      • Texas TMEA, ATSSB, or TPSMEA All-State Band
      • Four States Bandmasters Association Symphonic, Concert, or Jazz Band
    • Scholarship Application requires band director signature for verification and must be received by June 1, 2021.

Questions? Please contact us at:

Henderson State University Band Camp
1100 Henderson Street, HSU Box 7623 
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001
Email: bandcamp@hsu.edu
Phone: 870-230-5233