Our

World Class

STAFF

Dr. Kelvin Jones

Clinician

Dr. Kelvin Jones is the Assistant Director of Bands at Louisiana State University.

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Barry Houser

CEO Smith Walbridge Clinics

Barry Houser is the Associate Director of Bands, Director of the Marching Illini, and Director of the Fighting Illini Athletic Bands.

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Darren Hicks

Head Clinician

Darren is currently the Director of Bands at Urbana High School and the Music Coordinator for the Urbana School District.

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Dr. Tim Heath

Clinician

Dr. Tim Heath is the Director of Athletic Bands and Assistant Professor of Music Education at Samford University.

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Ruth Ann Medworth

Head Clinician

Ruth Ann is director of the 10-time state champ Northview High School Color Guard, Winter Guard and Auxiliary Units.

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Dr. Amy M. Knopps

Clinician

Amy M. Knoops is the Associate Director of Bands and the Director of Athletic Bands at the University of Missouri where she directs the Marching Mizzou, Mini Mizzou, Symphonic Band, and teaches courses in the music education curriculum of the School of Music.

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Dr. Richard Suk

Clinician

Dr. Richard Suk is beginning his 23rd year at Ohio University where he serves as Professor of Music Education and Director of the Ohio University Marching 110.

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Beth Shackelford

Head Clinician

Beth is the Coordinator of Student Services and Activities Director for O'Fallon Township High School District #203 in O'Fallon, IL.

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Dr. Caroline Hand

Clinician

Dr. Caroline Hand, Associate Director of Bands and Assistant Professor of Music Performance at Ball State University.

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Gary Smith

Head Clinician

From 1976 to 1998, Gary was the Associate Director of Bands at the University of Illinois, Urbana - Champaign.

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Dr. Debra Traficante

Clinician

Dr. Debra Traficante serves as Kennesaw State University's Associate Director of Bands, Director of Athletic Bands, and Associate Professor of Music.

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Dr. Thomas Keck

Clinician

Dr. Thomas Keck is Director of Bands at Utah Valley University where he conducts the Wind Symphony, teaches courses in conducting and music education, and oversees all aspects of the band program.

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Bob Medworth

Head Clinician

Bob Medworth has been the band director at Northview High School (formerly Brazil HS) for 40 years.

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Dr. Marc Decker

Clinician

Marc Decker is an Assistant Professor of Music and the Associate Director of Bands at Florida Atlantic University.

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Matthew Black

Head Clinician

Matthew is also currently the Percussion Director at Marian Catholic High School.

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