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2015 Performing Evaluation Clinicians

The 2015 Performing Evaluation Clinicians are in alphabetical order by last name.

  • A through F
    Alan Durst Alan Durst - Professional Musician; Saxophone and Jazz studies Professor at California State University, Fresno and Fresno Pacific University
     Milton Fletcher  Milton Fletcher - Professional Musician
    Time Fischer
    Tim Fischer - Professional Musician; Professor at Jefferson College; Contributor to Just Jazz Guitar

  • G through K
    Kathleen Gemberling
    Kathleen Gemberling - Professional Vocalist
    Gary Gemberling
    Gary Gemberling - Professional Musician; Professor of Music at Whitman College

    Dave Hagelganz
    Dave Hagelganz - Saxophone and Jazz studies professor at Washington State University
    Cheryl Hodge
    Cheryl Hodge - 2013 Best Jazz Song winner (Hollywood Music In Media Awards); nominated for Best Blues Song 2011 and Best Jazz Song 2010 at the HMMAs; holder of the GRINDIE Award
    Bill King
    Bill King -  Music director of the King William Jazz Collective and the Bill King Quartet; Jazz saxophonist and woodwind artist
    Robert Klevan
    Dr. Rob Klevan - Director of Bands UC Santa Cruz; Director of Jazz Studies, York School; Jazz Director Emeritus at Monterey Jazz Festival
  • L through P
    Nathan Lansing
    Nathan Lansing - Music Instructor and Director of Choirs at Spokane Falls Community College; will improvise for house payments

    Ed Littlerfield
    Ed Littlefield - Professional percussionist performing and teaching in the Northwest
    Kelby MacNayr
    Kelby MacNayr - Drummer, composer, educator
    Robert McCurdy
    Robert McCurdy - Teaches Jazz Studies/Combos at South Dakota State University; Professional Musician; Traveling Clinician.
    Eddie Mendenhall
    Eddie Mendenhall - Pianist; Composer; Clinician with Monterey Jazz Festival Education Program

    Gregg Miller
    Gregg Miller - Program Manager for Jazz and Classical Music at Centrum, Port Townsend, WA
    Tom Molter
    Tom Molter - Band Director, Evergreen Middle School; Music Director, Spokane Jazz Orchestra; Jazz Curriculum Officer, Washington Music Educators Association (WMEA)

    Storm Nilson
    Storm Nilson - Professional Musician; Educator
    Shon Parker
    Shon Parker - Assistant Department Head of Voice at McNally Smith College of Music; Professional Musician
    Georgina Philippson
    Georgina Philippson - Artistic Director & Founder Consonare Chorale Portland; Voice Teacher, Retreat Specialist, Festival Adjudicator and  professional musician

    Brian Ploeger Brian Ploeger - Trumpeter; a graduate teaching assistant in the WSU School of Music; a featured soloist with Maynard Ferguson’s Big Bop Nouveau Band and the Glenn Miller Orchestra
    Jonathan Pugh Jonathan Pugh- Conn-Selmer Recording Artist / Clinician

  • R through Y
    Doug Reid
    Doug Reid - Professor of Music, Director of Instrumental Music at Shoreline Community College
    Tony Saccomanno
    Tony Saccomanno - Professional Musician
    Adam Schroeder Adam Schroeder - Yamaha Artist & a Rico Reeds endorser; Adjunct faculty member at Golden West College & Cerritos College, CA 

    Lee Shook
    Lee Shook - Teacher of Music Education, Whitworth University and Gonzaga University; Member of the WMEA Hall of Fame
    Tom Shook  Tom Shook — Professional musician; Professor at Whitworth University jazz piano 
    Josh Skinner Josh Skinner - Visiting Lecturer, Jazz Studies & Bass, Utah State University
    Kate Skinner
    Kate Skinner - Professional Musician, Adjunct Faculty at Utah State University

    David Snider Dave Snider — Professor at Washington State University, professional bass player
    Ashley Summers
    Ashley Summers-Baker - Instructor of Jazz Studies, Morehead State University; Professional Musician; Clinician

    David Turnbull
    David Turnbull - Associate Professor of Music in the School of Music at Washington State University
    Brain Ward
    Brian Ward - Instructor of Music, Jazz Piano and History of Jazz, Washington State University
    Christopher White
    Christopher White - Director of Jazz Studies and Saxophone at Radford University; Recording Artist for the Artists Recording Collective (ARC) label
    Gregory Yasinitsky
    Gregory W. Yasinitsky - Regents Professor of Music and Director of the School of Music at Washington State University; has an international reputation as a composer, arranger and saxophonist