DR. THOMAS ALLAN HERB

 

351 W. University Boulevard

 

Cedar City, UT 84720

 

Phone: (435) 586-7893

 

Email: thomasherb@suu.edu

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education

2007

 

 

Shenandoah Conservatory of Shenandoah University

 

 

 

Winchester, Virginia

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Music Education in Instrumental Music

1997

 

 

University of Oregon

 

 

 

Eugene, Oregon

 

 

 

 

 

Bachelor of Music Education in Instrumental Music

1993

 

 

University of Oregon

 

 

 

Eugene, Oregon

 

 

 

Graduated Cum Laude

 

 

 

 

 

EXPERIENCE

Southern Utah University - Cedar City, Utah

2009-present

 

Professor of Music Education

 

Director of the Master of Music Education Program

 

 

Courses Taught

 

 

 

 

MUED 6970

Capstone Project

 

 

 

 

MUED 6920

Special Projects In Music Education

 

 

 

MUED 6910

Directed Readings In Music Education

 

 

 

MUED 6620

MUED Tech Projects

 

 

 

 

MUED 6460

Practicum II

 

 

 

 

MUED 6450

Practicum I

 

 

 

 

MUED 6430

Performance Ensemble

 

 

 

 

MUED 6400

Applied Pedagogy

 

 

 

 

MUED 6220

Music Teaching and Learning

 

 

 

MUED 6210

Curriculum Organization in Music Education

 

 

 

MUED 5010/6010

Professional Development In Music Education

 

 

 

MUSC 4970

Instrumental Methods

 

 

 

 

MUSC 4710

Instrumental Ensemble Literature

 

 

 

MUSC 4810

Classroom Management and Assessment for Music Educators

 

 

 

MUSC 3000

Principles of Music Education

 

 

 

MUSC 4980

Student Teacher Seminar and Observations

 

 

 

MUSC 2140

Technology for Music Educators

 

 

 

MUSC 1410-4410

Saxophone Studio and Saxophone Ensemble

 

 

 

MUSC 3330

Jazz Ensemble

 

 

 

 

MUSC 1110

Aural Skills I

 

 

 

 

MUSC 1120

Aural Skills II

 

 

 

 

MUSC 2110

Aural Skills III

 

 

 

 

MUSC 2120

Aural Skills IV

 

 

 

 

MUSC 3220

Woodwind Ensemble

 

 

 

 

MUSC 3700

Brass Methods

 

 

 

Committees Served:

 

 

 

 

Chair of Music Education Committee

 

 

 

Chair of Faculty Publication Award/Student Scholarship Committee - University Level

 

 

 

Chair of Leave Rank and Tenure Committee - CPVA Level

 

 

 

Evaluation Committee - CPVA Level

 

 

 

Curriculum Committee - Music Department Level

 

 

 

Graduate Council

 

 

 

All Academic Leaders Committee

 

 

 

Secondary Education Content Committee

 

 

 

Search Committee - Choral (2011)

 

 

 

Search Committee - Visiting Band (2011)

 

 

 

Search Committee - Band (2012) 

 

 

 

Search Committee - Music Technology (2014)

 

 

 

Search Committee - Visiting Orchestra (2016)

 

 

 

Search Committee – Director of Woodwinds (2021)

 

 

 

USBE Competency Endorsement Committee (2020)

 

 

Other Activities:

 

 

 

 

President/Founder of Jazz Alliance of Cedar City

 

 

 

Led the Music Education Committee in designing and applying for a Master of Music Education degree at SUU

 

 

 

Designed and implemented Classroom Management and Assessment for Music Educators course

 

 

 

Designed and implemented Principles of Music Education course

 

 

 

Designed and implemented the Music Technology for Music Educators course

 

 

 

Selected as Faculty Mentor 3X

 

 

 

 

Founded and produced a Guest Artist Series for Jazz Ensemble, including the following artists:

 

 

 

 

Tom Polett

 

 

 

 

 

Bob Sheppard

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne Bergeron

 

 

 

 

 

Pete Christlieb - and his Tall and Small Ensemble

 

 

 

 

Reggie Thomas

 

 

 

 

 

Dennis Mackrel

 

 

 

 

 

Rodney Whitaker

 

 

 

 

 

Delfeayo Marsalis

 

 

 

 

 

Denis DiBlasio

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roger Ingram   

 

Culver Stockton College - Canton, MO           

2004-2009

 

Assistant Professor of Music Education and Director of Instrumental Music     

 

 

Courses Taught:

 

 

 

 

Secondary Music Teaching Methods

 

 

 

 

Woodwind Teaching Techniques and Methods I

 

 

 

Woodwind Teaching Techniques and Methods II

 

 

 

Instrumental Teaching Techniques

 

 

 

 

Advanced Instrumental Conducting

 

 

 

 

Instrumental Arranging

 

 

 

 

Wind Ensemble

 

 

 

 

Symphonic Band

 

 

 

 

Assist with Jazz Band

 

 

 

 

Aural Skills I

 

 

 

 

Aural Skills II

 

 

 

 

Aural Skills III

 

 

 

 

Wind Literature

 

 

 

 

Woodwind Private Studio

 

 

 

 

Fundamentals of Music

 

 

 

 

Choral Arranging

 

 

 

Committees Served:

 

 

 

 

Committee for Teacher Education

 

 

 

 

Technology Committee

 

 

 

 

Admissions and Financial Aid Committee

 

 

 

Other Activities:

 

 

 

 

Coordinate and Supervise all music education field experiences and student teaching

 

 

 

Faculty Advisor for Collegiate MENC

 

 

 

 

Coordinate annual Band Tour

 

 

 

 

Oversee Homecoming Parade Competition

 

 

 

 

Supervise, organize and maintain the music computer lab

 

 

 

First Year Experience Mentor

 

 

 

 

Student Advising

 

 

 

 

Pit Orchestra Director for Fall 2006 Musical

 

 

 

 

Assist with annual Jazz Fest

 

High School Band Director

1994-2004

 

 

Hillsboro OR and Sacramento CA

 

 

Doubled number of students involved                                    

 

 

Expanded courses, adding Honors Band and Beginning Jazz Band

 

 

Groups received consistent Superior ratings

 

 

Qualified for State Championships

 

 

CD`s produced in 2000, 2001 and 2002 school years

 

 

Conduct the pit orchestra for yearly musical

 

 

Trips to Disneyland and Great America

 

 

 

Designed and maintain the Band Website

 

 

 

Awarded the Pantages Grant in 1999

 

 

 

Who`s Who of American Teachers 2002

 

 

 

Department Chairperson 2000-2004

 

JAZZ ALLIANCE OF CEDAR CITY

 

In 2018, I founded the Jazz Alliance of Cedar City, a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to putting on jazz concerts and jazz related events in Cedar City. As the President/Founder of this organization, I have:

 

·         Applied for and received non-profit status

 

 

·         Wrote RAP Tax Grants and been awarded annual funding

 

 

·         Wrote Utah Division of Arts and Musuems Grants and been awarded annual funding

 

 

·         Began a concert series that started out with 2 concerts a year that has grown to monthly jazz concerts

 

 

·         Began a monthly “JazzCast” on Facebook live, currently getting about 3,000 monthly views

 

 

·         Venmo and PayPal links advertised on “JazzCast” bring in additional funding

 

 

·         Named as a semi-finalist for “The American Prize in Remote Performance” 2021-2022

 

 

·         Utilize SUU Arts Administration students and alumni on our Board of Directors

 

PERFORMANCE CREDITS

 

OTC House Band

June 14 2022

 

Rebel Jazz Band – Hangar Dance

May 19 2022

 

OTC House Band

May 10 2022

 

Cedar High Percussion Ensemble – Guest Soloist

April 25 2022

 

St. George All Star Octet

April 21 2022

 

Rebel Jazz Band – St. George Art Fest

April 16 2022

 

OTC House Band

April 12 2022

 

OTC House Band

March 8 2022

 

Shawn Owens Project – Madri Gras @ Policy Kings

February 27 2022

 

Rebel Jazz Band – Valentines Dance

February 14 2022

 

Rebel Jazz Band – St George Jazz Festival w/John Daversa

February 12 2022

 

OTC House Band

Feb 8 2022

 

OTC House Band

January 11 2021

 

OTC House Band

December 14 2021

 

Private Party – w/ Bohnenstengel

December 11 2021

 

Shawn Owens Project - Cinnamon Hills

December 10 2021

 

Shawn Owens Project - Cinnamon Hills

December 9 2021

 

Studio Recording for Joey Acosta

December 3 2021

 

Glenn Webb All Stars – Springdale Private Party

November 20 2021

 

OTC House Band

November 9 2021

 

Rebel Jazz Band – with Kenny Rampton

November 6 2021

 

Glenn Webb All Stars – Blues Katz

November 5 2021

 

Kind Of Blue @ Intermountain Hospital

October 22 2021

 

OTC House Band

October 12 2021

 

Spirit of Hope Gala

September 25 2021

 

Kind Of Blue – SUMA Final Friday

September 24 2021

 

Glenn Webb All Stars - Entrada

September 18 2021

 

OTC House Band

September 14 2021

 

Wedding Reception

August 8th 2021

 

Glenn Webb All-Stars – Blues Katz

June 11 2021

 

Shawn Owens Project -OTC

June 8 2021

 

Rebel Jazz Band – Hangar Dance

May 15 2021

 

Glenn Webb All Stars – Off The Cuff

May 11 2021

 

Kind of Blue - SUMA

May 8 2021

 

Glenn Webb – Dixie Tech College

May 6 2021

 

Rebel Jazz Band

May 1 2021

 

Glenn Webb All Stars – Blues Katz

April 24 2021

 

Brittany Tilby and Friends – Off The Cuff

April 13 2021

 

Glenn Webb All Stars – Blues Katz

April 10 2021

 

Rebel Jazz Band – Art Fest

April 3 2021

 

A Night at the Beluga

March 14 2021

 

A Night at the Beluga

March 13 2021

 

Southern Utah Jazz Collective – Studio Session

March 13 2021

 

Guest with Cedar High Jazz Band

February 27 2021

 

Billy Joel Choir Concert

February 17 2021

 

Southern Utah Jazz Collective - – Off The Cuff

February 9 2021

 

Shawn Owens Project – Off The Cuff

January 12 2021

 

Mr. CP’s Jazz Band – Off The Cuff

December 8 2020

 

Kind Of Blue -  Off The Cuff

November 22 2020

 

Rebel Big Band

November 9 2020

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

November 1 2020

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

October 18 2020

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

October 4 2020

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – IG Winery

September 25 2020

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

September 20 2020

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

September 6 2020

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

August 30 2020

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

August 16 2020

 

Shawn Owens Project – Washington County Fair

August 6 2020

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

August 2 2020

 

Shawn Owens Project – Policy Kings

July 25 2020

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

July 19 2020

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

July 5 2020

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

June 21 2020

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

June 7 2020

 

Covid 19 Shutdown

March 15 – June 1 2020

 

Shawn Owens Project – Off The Cuff

March 7 2020

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

March 1 2020

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

February 16 2020

 

Rebel Big Band – Valentines Dance

February 14 2020

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

February 2 2020

 

Rebel Big Band – St. George Jazz Festival

February 1 2020

 

Cedar Jazz Dectet – Off The Cuff

January 21 2020

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

January 19 2020

 

Mr. CP’s Jazz Band – Balance of Nature Gala

January 18 2020

 

 Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

January 5 2020

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

December 29 2019

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

December 15 2019

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Off The Cuff

December 14 2019

 

Rebel Big Band – Christmas Concert

December 4 2019

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

December 2 2019

 

Shawn Owens Project – Policy Kings

November 23 2019

 

SUU Sax Ensemble

November 19 2019

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

November 17 2019

 

Shawn Owens Project – Springdale UT

November 6 2019

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

November 3 2019

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

October 20 2019

 

Ed Tracy - Huntsman Senior Games

October 10 2019

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

October 6 2019

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

September 29 2019

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

September 15 2019

 

Baja Colony – Potter Wedding

September 14 2019

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

September 1 2019

 

Mr CP’s Jazz Band – Affogato Love

August 18 2019

 

Ryan Tilby – Sears Art Gallery

August 16 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

August 4 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

July 7 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

June 30 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Shakespeare Opening

June 24 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – DiFiore Center

June 18 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

June 16 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – DiFiore Center

May 21 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

May 19 2019

 

Rebel Jazz Band – Hangar Dance

May 18 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

May 5 2019

 

Rebel Jazz Band – St. George Streetfest 1st Friday

May 3 2019

 

Shawn Owens Project – Off The Cuff

April 30 2019

 

Cedar Jazz Dectet – Off The Cuff

April 30 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

April 21 2019

 

Rebel Jazz Band – St. George Art Fest

April 20 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

April 7 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

March 31 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Kayenta Dance Gala

March 30 2019

 

Rebel Jazz Band – Dixie State

March 29 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

March 17 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – SUU Gala

March 12 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

March 3 2019

 

Cedar Jazz Dectet – Off The Cuff

February 26 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

February 17 2019

 

Rebel Jazz Band – Valentines Dance

February 14 2019

 

Rebel Jazz Band – Jazz Fest with Andy Martin

February 8 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

February 3 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

January 20 2019

 

Shawn Owens Project – Zion Brewery

January 19 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Dave Brubeck Celebration

January 18 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – DiFiore Center Jam

January 15 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

January 6 2019

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Sunriver Country Club Gala

January 5 2019

 

 Mr. CP Jazz Band – DiFiore Center

December 18 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

December 16 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Harley Davidson Gala

December 8 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Z-Arts Gala

December 6 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

December 2 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Off The Cuff

November 28 2018

 

Cedar Jazz Dectet – Off The Cuff

November 28 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – DiFiore Center

November 20 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

November 18 2018

 

Orchestra of Southern Utah

November 8 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

November 4 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

October 21 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Entrada Country Club

October 18 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Di Fiore Center

October 16 2018

 

SUU Faculty Recital

October 8 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

October 7 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

September 30 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Di Fiore Center

September 18 2018

 

Mr CPs Jazz Band – Affogato Love

September 16 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Cedar Music Fest

September 16 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

September 2 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – DiFiore Center

August 21 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Affogato Love

August 4 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Even Stevens

June 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – DiFiore Center

June 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Private Party

June 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Even Stevens

May 2018

 

Rebel Jazz Band – Hangar Dance

May 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – DiFiore Center

May 2018

 

Cedar Jazz Dectet – Silver and Gold Soiree

May 2018

 

Rebel Jazz Band – First Friday St. G

May 2018

 

Cedar Jazz Dectet – Studio Recording

May 2018

 

Shawn Owens Project – at OTC

April 2018

 

Cedar Jazz Dectet – at OTC

April 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Even Stevens

March 2018

 

Rebel Jazz Band – St George Art Fest

March 2018

 

Kind Of Blue Faculty Quartet – Great American Songbook

February 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Even Stevens

February 2018

 

Rebel Jazz Band – Valentines Dance

February 2018

 

Rebel Jazz Band – w/ Wayne Bergeron

February 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band

January 2018

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Wedding Reception

December 2017

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – DiFiore Center

December 2017

 

Cedar Jazz Dectet at OTC

December 2017

 

Kind Of Blue Faculty Quartet

December 2017

 

Mr CP Jazz Band – Even Stevens

November 2017

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band at OTC

October 2017

 

Cedar Jazz Dectet at OTC

October 2017

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Even Stevens

October 2017

 

Shawn Owens Project at St George Gala

October 2017

 

Orchestra of Southern Utah

October 2017

 

SUU Faculty Recital

October 2017

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Even Stevens

September 2017

 

Mr. CP Jazz Band – Springdale

September 2017

 

WCJP – DiFiore Center

August 2017

 

WCJP – Jam Session at DiFiore Center

July 2017

 

w/ Lisa Smith @ Shakespeare Gala

July 2017

 

WCJP – Even Stevens

June 2017

 

WCJP – DiFiore Center

June 2017

 

Rebel Jazz Band – War Museum Dance

May 2017

 

Cedar Jazz Dectet – Silver and Gold Soiree

May 2017

 

WCJP @ St George Wine Club

April 2017

 

Sean Owens Project

April 2017

 

Rebel Jazz Band – Valentines Dance

February 2017

 

Rebel Jazz Band at St George Jazz Festival with Eric Marienthal

February 2017

 

WCJP at DiFiore Center

January 2017

 

WCJP at Cinnamon Hills Dinner Reception

December 2016

 

WCJP at St George Wine Club

November 2016

 

WCJP at Georges

November 2016

 

Rebel Jazz Band at First Friday

November 2016

 

Cedar Jazz Dectet at Off The Cuff

October 2016

 

American Songbook Series

October 2016

 

WCJP at Harley Davidson

October 2016

 

Orchestra of Southern Utah

October 2016

 

Cedar Jazz Dectet at OSU Recital

September 2016

 

Kind Of Blue at OSU Recital

September 2016

 

WCJP at Iron County Fair

September 2016

 

WCJP at Georges

August 2016

 

WCJP Jam Session

August 2016

 

Lisa Smith with WCJP - Shakespeare Gala

July 2016

 

WCJP - SUMA Opening Luncheon

July 2016

 

Cedar Jazz Dectet - Cretsinger Memorial in The Park

June 2016

 

WCJP Jam Session

June 2016

 

Cedar Jazz Dectet - CCAC Social

June 2016

 

WCJP at Jazz Garden

June 2016

 

Cedar Jazz Dectet - Silver and Gold Soiree

May 2016

 

Cedar Jazz Dectet - at Off The Cuff

May 2016

 

Cedar High Jazz Band - Guest Soloist

April 2016

 

WCJP - Reception in St. George

April 2016

 

Bon Appetit

April 2016

 

St George Rebel Big Band First Friday Streetfest

April 2016

 

West Coast Jazz Players Jam Session

March 2016

 

SUU Saxophone Ensemble Recital

March 2016

 

West Coast Jazz Players Jam Session

February 2016

 

Clinic with Jerry Floor at SUU Jazz Festival

February 2016

 

West Coast Jazz Players at Georges

January 2016

 

West Coast Jazz Players at Jazzy Java

January 2016

 

SUU Saxophone Ensemble at HS Honor Band

January 2016

 

West Coast Jazz Players for Cinnamon Hills

December 2015 X2

 

SUU Saxophone Ensemble Lobby Music

December 2015 X2

 

SUU Saxophone Ensemble Recital

November 2015

 

St George Rebel Big Band Hangar Dance

November 2015

 

West Coast Jazz Players @ Georges Jazz Garden

November 2015

 

West Coast Jazz Players @ Georges Jazz Garden

October 2015

 

Kind of Blue Faculty Jazz Combo at the Faculty Recital

October 2015

 

West Coast Jazz Players @ Kayenta Art Center

September 2015

 

West Coast Jazz Players @ Iron County Fair

September 2015

 

Bob Gordon Dectet - Groovefest

June 2015

 

St George Rebel Big Band @ Hangar Dance

May 2015

 

West Coast Jazz Players @ Reception    

May 2015

 

West Coast Jazz Players @ George`s

May 2015

 

West Coast Jazz Players @ George`s

April 2015

 

West Coast Jazz Players @ Arts Fest

April 2015

 

St George Rebel Big Band @ Arts Fest

April 2015

 

SUU Saxophone Ensemble

March 2015

 

Kind Of Blue - Faculty Jazz Combo @ Jazz Festival

February 2015

 

w/Bohnenstengel @ Tuacahn HS             

February 2015

 

West Coast Jazz Players

January 2015

 

St George Rebel Alliance Big Band

December 2014

 

West Coast Jazz Players

December 2014

 

West Coast Jazz Players

December 2014

 

St George Rebel Alliance Big Band

November 2014

 

SUU Saxophone Ensemble

November 2014

 

Pance Zaev Recital

October 2014

 

Faculty Recital with Christian Bohnenstengel

October 2014

 

Jazz Combo at St George Reception

June 2014

 

SUU Jazz Combo at SUU Graduation

May 2014

  

St. George Rebel Alliance Jazz Festival

April 2014

 

SUU Saxophone Ensemble

April 2014

Performance with Delfeayo Marsalis as Guest Artist

February 2014

 

St. George Rebel Alliance Band Valentines Day Dance

February 2014

 

SUU Faculty Brass Ensemble

December 2013

 

SUU Saxophone Ensemble

December 2013

 

SUU Saxophone Ensemble

November 2013

 

Satellite Salon with Lynn Vartan

November 2013

 

Faculty Recital with Faculty Jazz Combo

October 2013

 

Bob Gordon Jazz Ensemble

September 2013

 

St. George Rebel Alliance Band - Dance Party

May 2013

 

Jazz Combo at SUU Graduation

May 2013

 

Performance with Reggie Thomas Trio as Guest Artist

April 2013

 

Faculty Jazz Combo at SUU Honor Band

February 2013

 

Chicago - The Musical Pit Orchestra

February 2013 X6

 

Faculty Jazz Combo at Mardi Gras

February 2013

 

Lambert/Margetts Recital

January 2013

 

Faculty Recital

September 2012

 

Performance at Bon Appetit

September 2012

 

Jazz Combo at SUU Graduation

May 2012

 

Faculty Jazz at Colorado City

April 2012

 

Performance with Wayne Bergeron as Guest Artist

March 2012

 

Faculty Jazz at Mardi Gras

February 2012

 

Saxophone Solo for Orchestra of Southern Utah

     Pictures at an Exhibition

February 2012 (X2)

 

Recorder Solo for Orchestra of Southern Utah

November 17th 2011

 

SUU Saxophone Ensemble Performance

November 17th 2011

 

SUU Saxophone Ensemble Performance

November 14th 2011

 

Performance with Orchestra of Southern Utah

October 2011

 

SUU Faculty Recital

October 2011

 

CPVA Bon Appetit w/ Faculty Jazz

October 2011

 

SUU Saxophone Ensemble Children`s Concert

April 2011

 

Narrator for Brass Ensemble Concert

April 2011

 

Performance with Bob Sheppard as Guest Artist

March 2011

 

Directors Jam Session at UMEA Conference

February 2011

 

SUU Saxophone Ensemble

November 2010

 

Central Queensland University Jam Session

November 2010

 

SUU Faculty Recital

October 2010

 

Faculty Smithsonian Roots Recital

September 2010

 

Performance with Jazz Guest Artist Tom Polett

April 2010

 

SUU Saxophone Quartet

March 2010

 

SUU Faculty Recital

October 2009

 

Robert Gordon Jazz Ensemble       

October 2009

 

Orchestra of Southern Utah Performance      

September 2009

 

Quincy Swing Machine

Quincy, IL

Lead Alto Saxophone

2004-2009

 

Bullis Rutter Big Band

Keokuk, IA

Lead Alto Saxophone

2006-2009

 

Ben Bumbry and the Messengers

Hannibal, IL

Alto Saxophone - On Call Substitution

2006-2009

 

Mississippi Valley Saxophone Quartet

Quincy, IL

Alto Saxophone

2005-2009

 

Quincy Symphony Orchestra

Quincy, IL

Alto Saxophone - On Call

2005-2009

 

Quincy Park Band (AFM Local 265)

Quincy, IL

Alto Saxophone and Guest Conductor

2004-2009

 

Hamilton Community Band

Hamilton, IL

Clarinet

2008-2009

 

Various Sunday Music Series Concerts

Quincy, IL

Saxophone Ensembles

Clarinet Ensembles

2004-2009

 

California Wind Orchestra (AFM Local 12)

Sacramento, CA

Frequent Substitute Member       

2000-2004

 

Consumnes River Jazz Band

Elk Grove, CA

Saxophone Section Leader

2001-2004

 

Auburn Community Theater

Auburn, CA

Performed on Original Soundtrack Recording for Gerald Rheault

Sept. 2001

 

Sacramento City College Community Band

Sacramento, CA

Played Euphonium

(Low Brass Section Leader)

1998-2001

WRITTEN WORKS, PUBLIC PERFORMANCE OF WRITTEN WORKS

 

Current Research in Jazz

Maynard Ferguson’s Birdland Dream Band: A Performance Chronology of the Years 1960-1961

Current Research In Jazz Volume 13 (2021)

Peer Reviewed Article

Link To Article

 

 

Current Research in Jazz

Maynard Ferguson’s Birdland Dream Band: A Performance Chronology of the Years 1956-1959

Current Research In Jazz Volume 12 (2020)

Peer Reviewed Article

Link To Article

 

Musicianship: Improvisation in Band and Orchestra

Improvisation based on “Scenes from the Louvre “

GIA Publications GIA - G-9694 (2018)

By Invitation

Link To Book

 

Teaching Music through Performance in Band: Volume 11

An Analysis of Choreography by Robert Sheldon

GIA Publications GIA - G-9546 (2017)

By Invitation

Link To Book

 

Teaching Music through Performance in Band: Middle School

An Analysis of Lost Lady Found by Percy Grainger

GIA Publications GIA - G-8871 (2014)

By Invitation

Link To Book

 

Teaching Music through Performance in Band: Middle School

An Analysis of Captain Dane by William Owens

GIA Publications GIA - G-8871 (2014)

By Invitation

Link To Book

 

Teaching Music through Performance in Band: Volume 9

An Analysis of Cafe 512 by Ryan George

GIA Publications GIA - G-8433 (2012)

By Invitation

Link To Book

 

Presentation at the Utah Music Educators Convention

Teaching Improvisation ... in Concert Band?!?

How to use these materials in the band classroom

February 2012  

 

Teaching Improvisation ... in Concert Band?                                               

Book published by MVP Publications in 2011

Link To Book

ASIN - B017X92HOC    

 

Teaching Music through Performance in Band: Solo with Wind Band Accompaniment

10 Biographies/Program Notes Contributed

GIA Publications GIA - G-8188 (2012)

By Invitation

Link To Book

 

Sweet Child of Mine arranged for Saxophone Ensemble

Performed by SUU Saxophone Ensemble April 2014

 

Raven`s Dance arranged by Lynn Vartan and Thomas Herb

Arranged the flute part to fit soprano saxophone

Vartan arranged guitar part to marimba

Performed by Lynn Vartan and Thomas Herb November 2013

 

Lullaby for Saxophones

Arrangement of William Hofeldts String Orchestra work

Performed by the SUU Saxophone Ensemble November 2012

 

Swing and Circumstance

Jazz arrangement of Pomp and Circumstance by Thomas Herb

Performed by the SUU Jazz Band for CPVA Graduation 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016

 

Sextet for Winds Op. 71.1

Beethoven Wind Sextet arranged for Saxophone Ensemble by Thomas Herb

Performed for Children`s Concert April 2011

Performed for Saxophone Ensemble Recital March 2016

 

String Quartet K. 161 4th Movement

Mozart String Quartet arranged for Saxophone Quartet by Thomas Herb

Performed by the Mississippi Valley Saxophone Quartet in April 2008

ADJUDICATIONS, GUEST CONDUCTING, and AWARDS

 

Jordan School District Band Performance Assessment

March 2021

 

SUU HS Jazz Festival Adjudicator

February 2018

 

St. George Jazz Festival Adjudicator

February 2018

 

MTNA – Southwest Division Woodwind Adjudicator

January 2018

 

St. George Jazz Festival Adjudicator

February 2017

 

Utah All State Jazz Band Saxophone Adjudicator

November 2016

 

Utah State Jazz Band Festival Adjudicator

March 2016

 

Southern Utah Performing Arts Festival Jazz Band Adjudicator

February 2016

 

Utah All State Jazz Band Saxophone Adjudicator

November 2015

 

Utah State Solo and Ensemble Festival Adjudicator

April 2015

 

SUU Middle School Band and Orchestra Festival Adjudicator

April 2015

 

Region 9 HS Solo Ensemble Adjudicator

March 2015

 

Region 9 HS Jazz Band Adjudicator

February 2015

 

Cedar HS School Solo Ensemble Adjudicator

February 2015

 

Utah All State Band Saxophone Adjudicator

November 2014

 

SUU Middle School Band and Orchestra Festival Adjudicator

April 2014

 

SUU HS Honor Band Conductor

January 2014

 

SUU Merit of Appreciation Award

November 2013

 

SUU Alumni Band Concert - Guest Conductor

October 2013

 

SUU Middle School Band and Orchestra Festival Adjudicator

April 2013

 

Region 9 HS Jazz Band Adjudicator

February 2013

 

SUU HS Honor Band Conductor

February 2013

 

Southern Utah Performing Arts Festival Jazz Band Adjudicator

February 2013

 

SUU Merit of Appreciation Award

November 2012

 

Region 13 HS Large Ensemble Band and Orchestra Adjudicator

April 2012

 

SUU Middle School Band and Orchestra Festival Adjudicator

April 2012

 

Region 13 HS Solo and Ensemble Saxophone Adjudicator

March 2012

 

Solo and Ensemble in Price Utah Woodwind Adjudicator

March 2012

 

Southern Utah Performing Arts Festival Woodwind Adjudicator

February 2012

 

SUU HS Honor Band Conductor

February 2012

 

SUU Middle School Band and Orchestra Festival Adjudicator

April 2011

 

Sterling Scholar Central Adjudicato 

April 2011

 

SUU HS Honor Band Conductor

February 2011

 

Halversen Young Artist Concerto Competition Judge

October 2010

 

SUU Middle School Band and Orchestra Festival Adjudicator

May 2010

 

Orchestra of Southern Utah Guest Rehearsal Conductor

April 2010

 

Region 13 Jazz Ensemble Festival Adjudicator

March 2010

 

Region 13 Solo and Ensemble Adjudicator

March 2010

 

Region 9 Solo and Ensemble Adjudicator

March 2010

 

SUU HS Honor Band Conductor

February 2010

 

SUU Wind Symphony Guest Conductor

December 2009

 

Orchestra of Southern Utah Guest Rehearsal Conductor

October 2009

 

St. Louis Suburban MS Solo and Ensemble in St. Louis, MO

April 2009

 

Kahoka Marching Band Competition Adjudicator

October 2008

 

Southwest Missouri HS Honor Jazz Band Conductor

December 2007

 

Kahoka Marching Band Competition Adjudicator

October 2007

 

Quincy Symphony Youth Artist Competition Adjudicator

September 2007

 

St. Louis Wind Symphony Guest Conductor

March 2007

 

Northeast Missouri JH Honor Band Conductor

February 2007

 

St. Louis Suburban MS Solo and Ensemble Adjudicator

April 2006

 

Northeast District HS Solo and Ensemble in Salisbury, MO Adjudicator

March 2006

 

Northeast District HS Band Contest in Kirksville, MO Adjudicator

March 2006

 

Illinois State Music Contest in Carthage Adjudicator

March 2006

 

Quincy Summer Music Institute Jazz Band Director

June 2005

 

Illinois State Music Contest in Quincy Adjudicator

March 2005

 

Quincy Symphony Youth Artist Competition Adjudicator

October 2004

 

Who`s Who Among America`s Teachers

May 2002

 

Students Score Consistent Superior Ratings at Festivals

1996-2004

 

Grand Floral Parade, Portland Oregon Adjudicator 

June 1996

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

National Association for Music Education

(NAfME)

 

 

 

Utah Music Educators Association

(UMEA)

 

Jazz Educators Networ

(JEN)

 

Society for Music Teacher Education

(SMTE)

 

College Band Directors National Association

(CBDNA)

 

American Federation of Musicians Local 265

(AFM)

 

North American Saxophone Alliance 

(NASA)

ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS

 

DePaul Music Recruiting Workshop

DePaul University

Chicago, IL

2007

 

Wind Conducting Workshop

California State University, Sacramento

Sacramento, CA

      Weeklong Clinics with:

Allan McMurray

Micheal Haithcock

1999 & 2001

 

Wind Conducting Institute

University of Calgary

Calgary, Alberta  Canada

      Three Weeks of Clinics with:

Frederick Fennell

Alfred Reed

Felix Hauswirth

1998

 

Teaching License

K-12 Basic Music Endorsement

State of Oregon

1994