All-Star Band Clinic
39th Annual All-Star Band Clinic
When: November 19-21, 2015
Where: Asbury University (Wilmore, Ky.)
Who: Outstanding high school band members from Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, etc.
Guest Conductor: Carol Dunevant
Cost: Only $65.00 (Includes meals, housing, registration fee and band clinic T-shirt)
Application Deadline: October 12, 2015
The Asbury University Music Department invites high school band musicians to apply to participate in the 39th Annual All-Star Band Clinic. Participating students will stay in campus housing, participate in rehearsals and clinics, attend concerts by university ensembles and perform in the culminating concert in Asbury's Hughes Auditorium.
Carol Dary Dunevant
Ms. Dunevant began her teaching and conducting career in 1982 in Kansas where her ensembles quickly grew in size and reputation, earning top honors at festivals. She studied orchestral conducting with Elizabeth Green and Jorge Perez-Gomez and has been coached by many top conductors including Paul Vermel, Peter Jaffe and Carl Topilow. She holds a Bachelor and Masters degree from the University of Kansas and did her doctoral work at the College-Conservatory of Cincinnati where she studied with Eugene Corporon. Wind conducting coaches have included Gary Hill, H. Robert Reynolds, and Frank Battisti.
She has been invited to conduct throughout the United States as well as internationally, including two tours of Japan and appearing as guest conductor of the Luhansk (Ukraine) Philharmonic Orchestra and Festival Conductor for the Luhansk International Music Festival.
In addition to her guest conducting Ms. Dunevant is Music Director and Conductor for The Frank Simon Band. This professional concert band, located in Cincinnati, Ohio is comprised of musicians from the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Dayton Philharmonic, the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, and the area’s finest professional musicians. She also conducts several professional and semi-professional chamber ensembles including the Tri-State Chamber Players, the Concinnity Winds, and the Simon Brass.
Ms. Dunevant holds professional and honorary memberships in many organizations. Ms. Dunevant is a frequent presenter and speaker about Frank Simon, Meredith Wilson, and other historical band figures. She has been keynote speaker in the Tau Beta Sigma “Women in Music” Series and has presented to the Society of American Music Band Interest Group at their National Conference. Her passion is teaching and working with audiences of all ages.