Lucy Wotell
Lucy Wotell

2018 Bands of America Dallas/Ft. Worth Regional Championship,
presented by Yamaha

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PenningtonPanoramicDate

October 6, 2018

Location

Pennington Field
1501 Central Drive
Bedford, TX 76022

 

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This list of enrolled bands includes those currently with performance times. The preliminary performance schedule will be published approximately four weeks prior to the event. Enrolled bands have been sent their performance block and enrollment status.

If you are interested in performing, please call Music for All at 800.848.2263 to discuss options and shows with space available.


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Maps

Bedford Site Map
Bedford Area Map

Finalist Schedule

7:45 p.m. - Exhibition: Krum H.S., TX
8:00 p.m. - Wakeland H.S., TX
8:15 p.m. - Prosper H.S., TX
8:30 p.m. - Timber Creek H.S., TX
8:45 p.m. - Union H.S., OK
9:00 p.m. - Waxahachie H.S., TX
9:15 p.m. - Cedar Park H.S., TX
9:30 p.m. - L.D. Bell H.S., TX
9:45 p.m. - Flower Mound H.S., TX
10:00 p.m. - Keller H.S., TX
10:15 p.m. - Hebron H.S., TX
10:30 p.m. - Exhibition: Forney H.S., TX

Daily Schedule

6:45 a.m. - Stadium Gates and Box Office Open

7:15 a.m. - Everman H.S., TX
7:30 a.m. - Poteet H.S., TX
7:45 a.m. - Forney H.S., TX
8:00 a.m. - Liberty H.S., TX
8:15 a.m. - The Colony H.S., TX
8:30 a.m. - Timber Creek H.S., TX
8:45 a.m. - Aledo H.S., TX
9:00 a.m. - Keller Central H.S., TX

9:15 a.m. - BREAK

9:45 a.m.   - L.D. Bell H.S., TX
10:00 a.m. - Rick Reedy H.S., TX
10:15 a.m. - McKinney Boyd H.S., TX
10:30 a.m. - Coppell H.S., TX
10:45 a.m. - Waxahachie H.S., TX
11:00 a.m. - Flower Mound H.S., TX
11:15 a.m. - Lone Star H.S., TX
11:30 a.m. - Duncanville H.S., TX

11:45 a.m. - LUNCH

12:30 p.m. - Krum H.S., TX
12:45 p.m. - Lewisville H.S., TX
1:00 p.m.   - Wylie H.S., TX
1:15 p.m.   - McKinney H.S., TX
1:30 p.m.   - Sherman H.S., TX
1:45 p.m.   - Prosper H.S., TX
2:00 p.m.   - Union H.S., OK
2:15 p.m.   - Byron Nelson H.S., TX

2:30 p.m.   - BREAK

3:00 p.m.   - Wakeland H.S., TX
3:15 p.m.   - Celina H.S., TX
3:30 p.m.   - Keller H.S., TX
3:45 p.m.   - Trinity H.S., TX
4:00 p.m.   - James Martin H.S., TX
4:15 p.m.   - Cedar Park H.S., TX
4:30 p.m.   - Hebron H.S., TX

4:45 p.m. - EXHIBITION: University of Texas - Arlington
5:00 p.m. - Presentation of Awards
5:30 p.m. - Stadium Cleared
                   Dinner Break

7:00 p.m.   - Gates Open
7:30 p.m.   - National Anthem
8:00 p.m.   - First Performing Finalist Band
10:30 p.m. - Finals Competition Ends
10:45 p.m. - Finale - Presentation of Awards

2018 Bands of America Tennessee Regional Championship,
presented by Yamaha

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 Governors Stadium

Date

September 29, 2018

Location

Austin Peay State University
601 College St.
Clarksville, TN 37044

 

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This list of enrolled bands includes those currently with performance times. The preliminary performance schedule will be published approximately four weeks prior to the event. Enrolled bands have been sent their performance block and enrollment status.

If you are interested in performing, please call Music for All at 800.848.2263 to discuss options and shows with space available.

Maps

Clarksville Site Map
Clarksville Area Map

Daily Schedule

8:00 a.m. - Box Office Opens
8:15 a.m. - Stadium Gates Open

8:45 a.m.   - Goodpasture Christian School, TN
9:00 a.m.   - Murray H.S., KY
9:15 a.m.   - F.J. Reitz H.S., IN
9:30 a.m.   - Lindbergh H.S., MO
9:45 a.m.   - Parkway South H.S., MO
10:00 a.m. - Ravenwood H.S., TN
10:15 a.m. - Russell County H.S., KY
10:30 a.m. - John Overton H.S., TN
10:45 a.m. - Rock Bridge H.S., MO
11:00 a.m. - Camdenton H.S., MO
11:15 a.m. - Belleville East H.S., IL

11:30 a.m. - LUNCH

12:15 p.m. - DeSoto Central H.S., MS
12:30 p.m. - Siegel H.S., TN
12:45 p.m. - North Hardin H.S., KY
1:00 p.m.   - Farragut H.S., TN
1:15 p.m.   - Central Hardin H.S., KY
1:30 p.m.   - Union City H.S., TN
1:45 p.m.   - Hopkinsville H.S., KY
2:00 p.m.   - Campbellsville Independent H.S., KY
2:15 p.m.   - Paragould H.S., AR

2:30 p.m. - BREAK

3:00 p.m. - Fred J. Page H.S., TN
3:15 p.m. - Meade County H.S., KY
3:30 p.m. - Castle H.S., IN
3:45 p.m. - O'Fallon Township H.S., IL
4:00 p.m. - Clinton H.S., MS
4:15 p.m. - Mill Creek H.S., GA
4:30 p.m. - Franklin H.S., TN

4:45 p.m. - EXHIBITION: Austin Peay State University
5:00 p.m. - Presentation of Awards
5:30 p.m. - Stadium Cleared
                   Dinner Break

6:45 p.m.   - Gates Open
7:15 p.m.   - National Anthem
7:45 p.m.   - First Performing Finalist Band
10:15 p.m. - Finals Competition Ends
10:30 p.m. - Finale - Presentation of Awards

2018 Bands of America Northwest Ohio Regional Championship, presented by Yamaha

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Bowling GreenDate

September 29, 2018

Location

Bowling Green State University
1610 Stadium Dr
Bowling Green, OH 43403 
 

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Maps

Bowling Green Site Map
Bowling Green Area Map

Finals Schedule

7:30 p.m. - Exhibition: Beechwood H.S., KY
7:45 p.m. - Carroll H.S., IN
8:00 p.m. - Jenison H.S., MI
8:15 p.m. - Plymouth-Canton Educational Park, MI
8:30 p.m. - Penn H.S., IN
8:45 p.m. - Goshen H.S., IN
9:00 p.m. - Lakota East H.S., OH
9:15 p.m. - Brownsburg H.S., IN
9:30 p.m. - Rockford H.S., MI
9:45 p.m. - Walled Lake Central H.S., MI
10:00 p.m. - William Mason H.S., OH

Daily Schedule

8:15 a.m. - Box Office Opens
8:45 a.m. - Stadium Gates Open

9:15 a.m.   - Webster H.S., NY
9:30 a.m.   - Godwin Heights H.S., MI
9:45 a.m.   - Beechwood H.S., KY
10:00 a.m. - Licking Heights H.S., OH
10:15 a.m. - Hamilton H.S., OH
10:30 a.m. - Brownsburg H.S., IN
10:45 a.m. - Walled Lake Central H.S., MI
11:00 a.m. - Penn H.S., IN
11:15 a.m. - Reeths-Puffer H.S., MI
11:30 a.m. - Jenison H.S., MI

11:45 a.m. - LUNCH

12:30 p.m. - Worthington Kilbourne H.S., OH
12:45 p.m. - Rockford H.S., MI
1:00 p.m.   - Goshen H.S., IN
1:15 p.m.   - Dublin Coffman H.S., OH
1:30 p.m.   - Larry A. Ryle H.S., KY
1:45 p.m.   - Lakota East H.S., OH
2:00 p.m.   - William Mason H.S., OH
2:15 p.m.   - Plymouth-Canton Ed. Park, MI

2:30 p.m. - BREAK

3:00 p.m. - Kent City H.S., MI
3:15 p.m. - Archbishop Alter H.S., OH
3:30 p.m. - Central Crossing H.S., OH
3:45 p.m. - Lake Orion H.S., MI
4:00 p.m. - Carroll H.S., IN
4:15 p.m. - Norton H.S., OH
4:30 p.m. - Fairborn H.S., OH

4:45 p.m. - EXHIBITION: Bowling Green State University
5:00 p.m. - Presentation of Awards
5:30 p.m. - Stadium Cleared
                   Dinner Break

6:45 p.m. - Gates Open
7:15 p.m. - National Anthem
7:45 p.m. - First Performing Finalist Band
10:15 pm. - Finals Competition Ends
Exhibition: Bowling Green State University
10:30 p.m. - Finale - Presentation of Awards

2018 Bands of America Austin Regional Championship,
presented by Yamaha

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KellyReevesAthleticDate

September 29, 2018

Location

Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex
10211 West Parmer Lane
Round Rock, TX 78717
 

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Maps

Austin Site Map
Austin Area Map

Finals Schedule

8:30 p.m. – Robert E. Hendrickson H.S., TX
8:42 p.m. – Cedar Park H.S., TX
8:54 p.m. – Round Rock H.S., TX
9:06 p.m. – Cedar Ridge H.S., TX
9:18 p.m. – Winston Churchill H.S., TX
9:30 p.m. – Vandegrift H.S., TX
9:42 p.m. – Vista Ridge H.S., TX
9:54 p.m. – Claudia Taylor Johnson H.S., TX
10:06 p.m. – James Bowie H.S., TX
10:18 p.m. – Leander H.S., TX
10:30 p.m. – Exhibition: The Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders, TX
10:42 p.m. – Exhibition: Rouse H.S., TX

UPDATED: Daily Schedule

2:15 p.m. - GATES OPEN
3:00 p.m. - Carroll Senior H.S., TX
3:12 p.m. - James Bowie H.S., TX
3:24 p.m. - Rouse H.S., TX
3:36 p.m. - Leander H.S., TX
3:48 p.m. - Veterans Memorial H.S., TX
4:00 p.m. - Robert E. Hendrickson H.S., TX
4:12 p.m. - Vandegrift H.S., TX
4:24 p.m. - Belton H.S., TX
4:36 p.m. - Winston Churchill H.S., TX
4:48 p.m. - Round Rock H.S., TX
5:00 p.m. - Cuero H.S., TX
5:12 p.m. - Lake Travis H.S., TX
5:24 p.m. - Westwood H.S., TX
5:36 p.m. - Pflugerville H.S., TX
5:48 p.m. - Weiss H.S., TX
6:00 p.m. - Claudia Taylor Johnson H.S., TX

6:12 p.m. - EXHIBITION: Texas State University
6:35 p.m. - Presentation of Awards
7:00 p.m. - Stadium Cleared
                   Dinner Break

7:30 p.m. - GATES OPEN
8:00 p.m. - National Anthem
8:30 p.m. - First Performing Finalist Band
10:30 p.m. - Finals Competition Ends
10:45 p.m. - Finale - Presentation of Awards

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MidlandDate

September 22, 2018

Location

Grande Communications Stadium
801 North Loop 250 West 
Midland, TX 79703

 

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Maps

Midland Site Map
Midland Area Map

 

Finals Schedule

6:45 p.m.   - Gates Open
7:15 p.m.   - National Anthem

7:45 p.m. - Permian H.S., TX
8:00 p.m. - Del Rio H.S., TX 
8:15 p.m. - Birdville H.S., TX
8:30 p.m. - Bel Air H.S., TX
8:45 p.m. - Lubbock Cooper H.S., TX
9:00 p.m. - Wylie East H.S., TX
9:15 p.m. - Granbury H.S., TX
9:30 p.m. - Copell H.S., TX
9:45 p.m. - Midland Lee H.S., TX
10:00 p.m. - Timber Creek H.S., TX
10:15 p.m. - Pecos H.S., TX (Exhibition)

10:15 p.m. - Finals Competition Ends
10:30 p.m. - Finale - Presentation of Awards

 

Daily Schedule

9:15 a.m.   - Box Office Opens
9:45 a.m.   - Stadium Gates Open

 

10:15 a.m. - Bel Air H.S., TX
10:30 a.m. - Odessa H.S., TX
10:45 a.m. - Big Spring H.S., TX
11:00 a.m. - Pecos H.S., TX
11:15 a.m. - Estacado Early College H.S., TX

11:30 a.m. - LUNCH

12:30 a.m. - Coronado H.S., TX
12:45 p.m. - Timber Creek H.S., TX
1:00 p.m.   - Midland Lee H.S., TX
1:15 p.m.   - Wylie East H.S., TX
1:30 p.m.   - Del Rio H.S., TX
1:45 p.m.   - Granbury H.S., TX
2:00 p.m.   - Lubbock-Cooper H.S., TX
2:15 p.m.   - Frenship H.S., TX
2:30 p.m. - Birdville H.S., TX

2:30 p.m. - BREAK

3:00 p.m. - Lubbock H.S., TX
3:15 p.m. - Coppell H.S., TX
3:30 p.m. - Permian H.S., TX
3:45 p.m. - Hobbs H.S., NM
4:00 p.m. - Monterey H.S., TX
4:15 p.m. - Midland H.S., TX

4:45 p.m. - Presentation of Awards
5:15 p.m. - Stadium Cleared
                   Dinner Break

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UD StadiumDate

September 22, 2018

Location

DQ Fan Field at McAllen Veterans Memorial Stadium
3001 N. 23rd Street
McAllen, TX 78501

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This list of enrolled bands includes those currently with performance times. The preliminary performance schedule will be published approximately four weeks prior to the event. Enrolled bands have been sent their performance block and enrollment status.

If you are interested in performing, please call Music for All at 800.848.2263 to discuss options and shows with space available.

Maps

McAllen Site Map
McAllen Area Map 

Finals Schedule

6:45 p.m.   - Gates Open
7:15 p.m.   - National Anthem

7:45 p.m. - Pioneer H.S., TX
8:00 p.m. - Hidalgo Early College H.S., TX
8:15 p.m. - Edinburg H.S., TX
8:30 p.m. - Roma H.S., TX
8:45 p.m. - United H.S., TX
9:00 p.m. - Brazoswood H.S., TX
9:15 p.m. - John B. Alexander H.S., TX
9:30 p.m. - Seven Lakes H.S., TX
9:45 p.m. - San Benito H.S., TX
10:00 p.m. - Claudia Taylor Johnson H.S., TX

10:15 p.m. - Finals Competition Ends
10:30 p.m. - Finale - Presentation of Awards

Daily Schedule

7:00 a.m. - Box Office and Stadium Gates Open

7:45 a.m. - Gladys Porter H.S., TX
8:00 a.m. - Rio Grande City H.S., TX
8:15 a.m. - James Pace Early College H.S., TX
8:30 a.m. - United H.S., TX
8:45 a.m. - Sharyland H.S., TX
9:00 a.m. - Roma H.S., TX

9:15 a.m. - BREAK

9:45 a.m.   - Edinburg North H.S., TX
10:00 a.m. - Lopez Early College H.S., TX
10:15 a.m. - Juarez-Lincoln H.S., TX
10:30 a.m. - McAllen H.S., TX
10:45 a.m. - Robert Vela H.S., TX
11:00 a.m. - Claudia Taylor Johnson H.S., TX
11:15 a.m. - Edinburg H.S., TX
11:30 a.m. - Nikki Rowe H.S., TX

11:45 a.m. - LUNCH

12:45 p.m. - Brazoswood H.S., TX
1:00 p.m.   - San Benito H.S., TX
1:15 p.m.   - McAllen Memorial H.S., TX
1:30 p.m.   - Willis H.S., TX
1:45 p.m.   - Economedes H.S., TX
2:00 p.m.   - John B. Alexander H.S., TX
2:15 p.m.   - Westfield H.S., TX
2:30 p.m.   - BREAK
3:00 p.m.   - Palmview H.S., TX
3:15 p.m.   - Hidalgo Early College H.S., TX
3:30 p.m.   - Pioneer H.S., TX
3:45 p.m.   - Valley View H.S., TX
4:00 p.m.   - Seven Lakes H.S., TX
4:15 p.m.   - Lehman H.S., TX
4:30 p.m.   - Mission H.S., TX

4:45 p.m. - EXHIBITION: McNeese State University
5:00 p.m. - Presentation of Awards
5:15 p.m. - Stadium Cleared
                   Dinner Break

6:45 p.m.   - Gates Open
7:15 p.m.   - National Anthem
7:45 p.m.   - First Performing Finalist Band
10:15 p.m. - Finals Competition Ends
10:30 p.m. - Finale - Presentation of Awards

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miamiuniversityDate

September 22, 2018

Location

Miami University
700 Weeb Ewbank Way
Oxford, OH 45056
 

 

 

This list of enrolled bands includes those currently with performance times, and those on a waitlist awaiting performance spots. The preliminary performance schedule will be published approximately four weeks prior to the event. Enrolled bands have been sent their performance block and enrollment status.

This show currently has a waitlist for performance times. If you are interested in performing, please call Music for All at 800.848.2263 to discuss options and shows with space available.

Maps

Oxford Site Map
Oxford Area Map

Finals Schedule

7:45 p.m. - Exhibition: Bourbon County H.S., KY
8:00 p.m. - Eastern H.S., KY
8:15 p.m. - Miamisburg H.S., OH
8:30 p.m. - Franklin Central H.S., IN
8:45 p.m. - Lakota West H.S., OH
9:00 p.m. - Beavercreek H.S., OH
9:15 p.m. - Lake Central H.S., IN
9:30 p.m. - Centerville H.S., OH
9:45 p.m. - Russell County H.S., KY
10:00 p.m. - Decatur Central H.S., IN
10:15 p.m. - Carmel H.S., IN

Daily Schedule

7:00 a.m. - Box Office and Stadium Gates Open
7:30 a.m. - Bourbon County H.S., KY
7:45 a.m. - Loveland H.S., OH
8:00 a.m. - Lakota West H.S., OH
8:15 a.m. - The Olentangy H.S., OH
8:30 a.m. - Troy H.S., OH
8:45 a.m. - John Hardin H.S., KY
9:00 a.m. - Bishop Fenwick H.S., OH

9:15 a.m. - BREAK

9:45 a.m.   - Hamilton Southeastern H.S., IN
10:00 a.m. - Christian Academy of Louisville, KY
10:15 a.m. - Centerville H.S., OH
10:30 a.m. - Greenfield Central H.S., IN
10:45 a.m. - South Oldham H.S., KY
11:00 a.m. - Northmont H.S., OH
11:15 a.m. - Miamisburg H.S., OH
11:30 a.m. - Lebanon H.S., OH

11:45 a.m. - LUNCH


12:30 p.m. - Bellbrook H.S., OH
12:45 p.m. - Eastern H.S., KY
1:00 p.m.   - Concordia Lutheran H.S., IN
1:15 p.m.   - Decatur Central H.S., IN
1:30 p.m.   - Russell County H.S., KY
1:45 p.m.   - Carroll H.S., OH
2:00 p.m.   - Franklin Central H.S., IN
2:15 p.m.   - Beavercreek H.S., OH

2:30 p.m.   - BREAK


3:00 p.m.   - Lemont H.S., IL
3:15 p.m.   - Walter E. Stebbins H.S., OH
3:30 p.m.   - Hilliard Bradley H.S., OH
3:45 p.m.   - East Clinton H.S., OH
4:00 p.m.   - Lake Central H.S., IN
4:15 p.m.   - LaRue County H.S., KY
4:30 p.m.   - Williamstown H.S., KY
4:45 p.m.   - Carmel H.S., IN

5:00 p.m. - EXHIBITION: Miami University
5:15 p.m. - Presentation of Awards
5:45 p.m. - Stadium Cleared
                   Dinner Break

7:00 p.m.   - Gates Open
7:30 p.m.   - National Anthem
8:00 p.m.   - First Performing Finalist Band
10:30 p.m. - Finals Competition Ends
10:45 p.m. - Finale - Presentation of Awards

Music for All has elected two new members to its Board of Directors: John Pollard, Hurst, Texas and Kathy Pitts, Greenwood, Indiana.

John Pollard has been involved with Music for All programming for more than two decades, serving as an announcer for Bands of America Championships and for the Music for All National Festival. He also served as a drum line coordinator at the Music for All Summer Symposium, and as a percussion coordinator for the Honor Band of America at the Music for All National Festival and the inaugural Bands of America Honor Band in the 2005 Rose Parade®. From 1997-2005, John was an Associate Director of Bands at L.D. Bell High School, alongside Music for All’s current Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Jeremy Earnhart.

“For over 30 years I have witnessed the profound and positively life-changing experiences created and provided by Music for All” says John Pollard. “I am humbled and honored by my election to the Board of Directors, and working to expand the reach of this amazing organization.”

Outside of his devotion to Music for All, John is the United States Director for Crafted By Infinity Diamonds of Antwerp, Belgium, a specialized producer of the world’s most high-performance diamonds. He oversees all United States operations and finances. He is also an announcer for Colorado’s State Marching Championships and various other pageantry events; and has written for Percussive Notes and Drum Corps World, and has a collection of percussion solos published through Row-Loff Productions.
Kathy Pitts is a certified public accountant, and previous employee for major corporations such as Shell Oil, General Motors, and Anthem. During her tenure with these companies, Kathy managed accounting and project teams, process
improvement plans, and acquisition consolidation plans. She worked in accounting firms, applying the strengths built in her previous work at these large corporations to provide management support and process improvement plans for her clients. Eventually, Kathy found her passion for non-profit management and joined her client GEO Foundation (located in Indianapolis) on a full-time basis, where she currently serves as the Chief Accounting Officer.

“I am honored and flattered to have the opportunity to serve Music for All and its incredibly valuable mission,” says Kathy Pitts. “It will be a pleasure to work with the impressive directors and staff. Having been the beneficiary of a strong music education environment in my youth, I recognize the important life lessons and bonds that are created by the music programs supported through Music for All.”

Kathy is a lifelong lover of music and had the privilege of playing the clarinet at Greenwood Community High School, under the direction of Herman Knoll. Kathy resides on the north side of Indianapolis with her husband, attorney Rick Pitts, and is a graduate of Butler University.

“I am pleased to welcome John Pollard and Kathy Pitts as the newest members of the Board of Directors for Music for All,” says Gayl Doster, Chairman of the Music for All Board of Directors. “Both bring a wealth of knowledge and experiences to Music for All that will be helpful to the future of the organization.”

Rodney Dorsey’s method of teaching includes building connections and meaningful relationships with his students, and being able to recognize music and people individually to see how they are bridged together.

Born and raised in Gainesville, FL, Rodney knew from a young age that he wanted to go into the education field. He realized the importance of teaching after witnessing the impact his mother, a Family and Consumer Science teacher, had on her students. Rodney then found his talent in music and began to play the clarinet.

“I think there was a subconscious message that teaching was important. I thought I wanted to play clarinet and I made a shift to teaching. I thought I wanted to be a band director and majored in Music Ed.”

He received his Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Florida State University. Following his graduation, Rodney began his first teaching job in Tallahassee at Rickards High School. Being so close to Florida State, he was able to expose his students to quality music-making, while still having a close, personal connection to his alma mater.

After teaching at Rickards for three years, Rodney received his Master’s degree in Conducting at Northwestern University. After graduation, he continued his teaching career in Georgia and in Florida.

Rodney eventually went back to Northwestern for his Doctorate in Conducting, and then taught at DePaul University in Chicago for five years. After another teaching opportunity in Michigan, he eventually ended up as the Director of Bands at the University of Oregon where he currently teaches.

He is passionate about the bridge between people and music, and when music transcends the group or instrument. Rodney is also very adamant about building connections with his students.

“I just don't think it works well if they are just a nameless face. There's a limit, but I think students in our classes need to know we care about them and care about what they do beyond band or orchestra.” He urges his students to listen to a variety of music, and pays great attention to the verbal and non-verbal cues of his students: “not just what they play, but what they’re saying to you.”

Rodney’s hope is for people to see past the music. “I think competition does this to us because we worry about the things that are objective, the things that are clearly definable, observable, quantifiable. Are the fronts of notes together? Are the backs of notes together? I think we forget to ask what does the music say or what does the music have the potential to say? It's that thing of a great musician, they're a great musician and they just happen to play trombone.”

Rodney attributes his successes to the support of his parents and uses that by being a role model that influences and supports his students.

Music for All is pleased to welcome Norman Lasiter as the newest addition to its staff. Lasiter joins the Music for All team as Office Manager and Executive Assistant, serving the organization’s executive leadership.

Lasiter has an extensive performing and arts administration background. He is a professional singer and entertainer with numerous credits in professional and community musical theater. He has also recorded and produced solo albums as a cabaret artist with Music Director, Christopher Marlowe, and recorded an original holiday song with Grammy-winning recording producer, Mike Berniker, recorded and distributed by Sony Music. Mr. Lasiter worked for more than a decade in various roles at Sony Music Entertainment Inc. as a paralegal in litigation/law, telecommunications, and human resources departments. For over 15 years, he also owned a custom art framing shop/gallery.

“We’re delighted to have Norman Lasiter join the Music for All team," said Eric Martin, President and CEO of Music for All. "Relying on broad background and passion for music and music making, Norman will contribute meaningfully to our organization and delivery of its mission.”

As Office Manager and Executive Assistant, Lasiter will assist and support Music for All’s Executive Leadership team and overall office administrative functions.

“I’m excited to have another “product” of band and scholastic music education join the team and bring his many years of performance, administration and entrepreneurial experience and drive to the cause of Music for All.”

In addition to his performance experience and credits, Lasiter earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music) from Butler University and did graduate study at The University of Tennessee. A native of Greenwood, IN, he was a proud member and President of the Greenwood Marching Woodmen under then director of Bands, Herman Knoll. Currently, a retired Senior Vice President – Hal Leonard Corporation, Knoll is a member of the Music for All Board of Directors.

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