Just last year, Austin Symphonic Band was honored to perform as well as host several clinics at the Annual 2018 Texas Bandmasters Association Convention. Look back with us on the list of events, program info, as well as our gallery of photos from TBA!
Events and Where We Performed
Friday, July 27, 2018 - Concert at Lila Cockrell Theatre
Friday, July 27, 2018 - Clinic with our Director, Richard Floyd; where Floyd discussed phrasing, style, and adding character to music beyond the score
Saturday, July 28, 2018 - Clinic with Frank Ticheli "Let the Good Times Roll"; A clinic demonstrating the Cajun themes in Ticheli’s music, including works that were originally commissioned by Cheryl Floyd (ASB member and wife of our music director, Richard Floyd)
Lila Cockrell Theatre
Dreaming of the Masters III
Cajun Folk Songs
O Magnum Mysterium
Three Ayres From Gloucester
The Blue and The Gray
Cajun Folk Songs
Cajun Folk Songs II
Tito Carrillo was a returning guest artist at TBA, and he performed on Dreaming of the Masters III by Allan Gilliland. Check out his bio and see his performance in the YouTube below!
Tito Carrillo joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty in the Spring of 2006. He is a trumpeter, educator, band leader, composer, and arranger. Since 1996 he has been a fixture in the Chicago jazz and Latin music scenes. The list of artists he has performed, recorded, and toured with is as varied as his skill set: Chicago heavyweights Willie Pickens, Bobby Broom, Patricia Barber, and Kurt Elling; big bands such as the Woody Herman Orchestra, Chicago Jazz Ensemble, Chicago Jazz Orchestra, and Smithsonian Masterworks Orchestra (directed by David Baker); jazz greats such as Toshiko Akiyoshi, Louis Hayes, Jon Faddis, and Vincent Herring; Salsa legends such as Andy Montaoez, Tony Vega, and Cheo Feliciano; Latin jazz giants Tito Puente and Paquito D’Rivera; and pop icons Quincy Jones and Phil Collins.