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Creating a Killer Stage Band Sound!

29 February 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

$25.00 – $130.00


The GIJ checklist with Ross Irwin

Having been involved with the Generations in Jazz Festival for long enough to have a Pavilion named after him, Ross will share his insights and strategies in a clinic that will help your Big Band thrive at GIJ and beyond!!



About the session

Aimed at Stage Band directors, new and old, Ross will share his insights from years of adjudicating and composing for GIJ. Demonstrating musical concepts, rehearsal strategies and performance tips and tricks, Ross draws on a plethora of professional and educational experience in a clinic not to be missed.


Benefits for Participants: 

  • Develop Stage Band-specific performance and rehearsal strategies and hear them applied in a live rehearsal with student musicians. 
  • Ask questions and discuss approaches to overcoming challenges in your ensembles. 
  • Receive clinic notes including a “GIJ Checklist”.
  • Accredited Professional Development Certificate and Annual membership to ABODA.
  • Wonderful networking opportunity (be sure to allow time for the official debrief after the clinic….)


29 February 2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$25.00 – $130.00




Northcote High School
19 St Georges Road
Northcote, VIC 3070 Australia
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