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The NBHB District Music Clinic, hosted at Northwest College, brings together select musicians from high schools throughout the Big Horn Basin. For two days, students have the opportunity to work with outstanding guest conductors and fellow musicians.
High School students are recommended by participating Choir and Band Directors. Recommendations are submitted using the Online Form.
Band: We ask that you submit the top 15% of your high school concert band (or equivalent). When submitting be sure to include awards or honors these kids have received on their instrument. All schools will be allowed at least 5 students represented in the band regardless of their own high school band enrollment. Directors are asked to use discretion when submitting students for
Choir: We ask that you submit the top 25% of your high school choir numbers in balanced SATB quartets. When submitting be sure to include awards or honors these kids have received. All schools will be allowed at least 5 students represented in the choir regardless of their own high school choir enrollment. Directors are asked to use discretion when submitting students for
A native of Lee's Summit, Missouri, Dr. Belser began his musical training on trumpet
Dr. Belser was honored as a recipient of the prestigious John P. "Jack" Ellbogen Award for Meritorious Classroom teaching in
Dr. Belser is quite active as a clinician and conductor throughout the country, and as an adjudicator for bands in the West and the Midwest. Under his baton, the UW Wind Ensemble performed for the Western/Northwestern Division conference of College Band Directors National Association receiving acclaim for their sensitivity and musicality in performance. He is a proponent of new music and the process of
In addition to conducting, Dr. Belser also teaches music education and graduate conducting and literature courses. His research interests include the process of creativity, historic and new wind repertory, and the arts in the process of learning.
Dr. Holly Dalrymple is Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education at the University of Wyoming. She conducts Bel Canto Women’s Chorus, Laramie Civic Chorus, and teaches vocal and choral methods and pedagogy. Bel Canto has performed for the Wyoming Music Educators Association and the American Choral Directors Association Northwest conference in Portland, OR.
Dr. Dalrymple has directed middle school and high school choral programs in Richardson, Plano, and Pflugerville, Texas. Prior to joining the UW music faculty, she served as the Artistic Director of Tapestry Singers, the women’s chorus of Austin, and as Associate Conductor for the Denton Bach Society and the Dallas Arts District Chorale.
As a frequent festival clinician, Dr. Dalrymple focuses on sound production, teaching the young female voice, and leading women’s choirs. She earned a Doctoral degree in choral conducting with a related field in voice performance from the University of North Texas, a Master’s degree in choral conducting from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Bachelor of music education from Texas State University
COMING SOON: District Clinic Schedule.
A free concert will be held at the close of District Music Clinic on Saturday, November 17 at 2:30 PM, in the Nelson Performing Arts Auditorium. Family, friends, and community members are invited to attend.
The College will have available a concert bass drum, a set of four timpani (E, F, Bb, and Eb), snare drums, chimes, vibes, xylophone, marimba, and assorted, basic percussion instruments. Bring all other percussion needs with you including mallets and sticks. Please call if you have special requests.
If you have any questions, please call or email.
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