2016 Oklahoma Jazz Educators Fall Workshop

All events for the 2016 Oklahoma Jazz Educators Fall Workshop will occur at either the OSU Seretean Center for the Performing Arts (132 Seretean Ctr., Stillwater OK 74078) or the OSU Student Union (S. Hester St., Stillwater OK 74078). Educators staying overnight on the evening of Nov. 7th are encouraged to stay at the Best Western Plus Cimarron Hotel & Suites within walking distance to OSU.  Registration for the workshop is $20 with an OKJE membership. OKJE annual membership is $40. Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted at the workshop. Checks should be made payable to Joe Metzer, OKJE Treasurer. Those wishing to pay ahead of time can mail their check to: Joe Metzer, OKJE Treasurer 324 Hemlock Ave. Broken Arrow, OK 74012 If mailing a check, please include a filled out registration form. Oklahoma Jazz Educators (OKJE) 2016 Fall Workshop Schedule MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7th 2016 11:00am – Registration ($20 for OKJE Members). OKJE membership is $40. Registration fee gets you access to all concerts and clinics. 11:30am – $5 per student (cash and credit cards accepted; all proceeds go to OKJE) OMEA All State Jazz Honor Band Etude Clinics; Instrument-specific sessions in separate rooms Trombone – Matt Niess, Student Union room 408 Saxophone – Tommy Poole, Student Union room 416 Trumpet – Ryan Hatcher, Student Union room 417 Guitar – Bradley Spears, Student Union room 413 Piano – Terry Segress, Seretean Concert Hall Bass – Jack Helsley, Seretean Band Room Drums – Stockton Helbing, Seretean Percussion Studio (basement) 12:30pm – Lunch Break 1:30pm – How to Play Funk, Seretean Concert Hall Clinicians: Stockton Helbing, Jack Helsley, Matt Niess, Tommy Poole 2:45pm – OSU Jazz Bones in concert, Seretean Concert Hall Director: Paul Compton 3:30pm – Verdigris High School Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Euell Hanna, Seretean Concert Hall 4:00pm – Del City High School Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Floyd Haynes, Seretean Concert Hall 4:30pm – Wagoner High School Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Dave Smith, Seretean Concert Hall 5:00pm – Norman North High School Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Trent Davis, Seretean Concert Hall 5:30pm – Dinner Break 7:00pm – OSU Jazz Orchestra featuring Matt Niess, Stockton Helbing, and Jack Helsley, Seretean Concert Hall
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH 2016 9:30am – Teaching Jazz Voicings to Your High School and Middle School Pianist, Seretean Concert Hall clinician: Tommy Poole 10:15am – Rearranging the Music to Fit Your Jazz Band’s Instrumentation, Seretean Concert Hall clinician: Joe Metzer 11:00am – OKJE Roundtable Discussion, location TBA 12:00pm – Workshop concludes