Music Department

Select Band Clinic

February 2-3, 2018
Randall Standridge - Guest Conductor/Clinician

Randall Standridge

Randall Standridge (b.1976) received his Bachelor's of Music Education from Arkansas State University. During this time, he studied composition with Dr. Tom O'Connor, before returning to Arkansas State University to earn his Master's in Music Composition, studying with Dr. Tom O'Connor and Dr. Tim Crist. In 2001, he began his tenure as Director of Bands at Harrisburg High School in Harrisburg, Arkansas.  He left this post in 2013 to pursue a career as a full-time composer and marching band editor for Grand Mesa Music Publishers. 

Mr. Standridge is currently published by Grand Mesa Music, Alfred Music, FJH Music, Wingert-Jones Music, Band Works Publications, Twin Towers Music, and Northeastern Music Publications.  Mr. Standridge's music is performed internationally.  He has had thirty-four works selected to the J.W. Pepper's editor's choice. His composition Snake Charmer,published by Grand Mesa Music, was included in Teaching Music through Performance in Band Vol. 8, and his work Gently Blows the Summer Wind is included in Teaching Music Through Performance in Middle School Band.  His works Steel, Gadget, Snake Charmer, The Rowan Tree, Still Still Still, That Old Hound Dog Rag, Danse Bohémien, Aggressivo, When the Spring Rain Begins to Fall, Danse Carnivale, Ruckus, Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing, Angelic Celebrations, and In the Court of the King have been performed at the Midwest Clinic in Chicago, Illinois.  His work Art(isms) was premiered by the Arkansas State University Wind Ensemble at the 2010 CBDNA conference in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  Mr. Standridge is also a contributing composer for Alfred Music's Sound Innovations: Ensemble Development series.

In addition to his career as a composer, Mr. Standridge is active as a clinician.  He is also in demand as a drill designer, music arranger, and colorguard designer for the marching arts, as well as a freelance artist/photographer and writer.  He lives in Jonesboro, Arkansas with his family.



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Clinic Information

Two ways to participate - Audition for top band OR Director recommendation for other bands.

Audition for the top band -  Due November 18th

Complete the Auditioned Student Registration Form filling out all information for your auditioning students.

Send in your student's audio audition by email to by November 20.

Use your state's All State Audition materials for consideration in the top band.  Those who audition for the top band but do not make it will automatically be considered for the other bands. If you are unable to send mp3/wav files by email please mail cd's to:

FLC Music
Attn: Shauna Blaylock
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO  81301

Director Recommendation

Due November 18th

Complete the Non Auditioned Student Registration Form filling out all information for your students.  We will choose up to 15 students (NOT including those who audition for and make the top band) from each school.  This is new as in the past the limit was 15 students across all bands.  You could have 15 in the top band and 15 in the other bands.

Middle School Band by director recommendation only.

Due date is November 7th.

Directors send in your registration today! Use the Middle School Registration Form.

Please list your students in the order for which you'd like them to be considered for participation.

Fee for the clinic is $20 per student

Please email Shauna Blaylock if you require an invoice.