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Director Activities

Dr. Frank Tracz, Director of Bands 

Activity Map

2018 Activities

State/Regional
ClinicianEll Saline High SchoolBrookville, KSFebruary 27
ClinicianRossville High SchoolRossville, KSFebruary 28
ClinicianRock Creek High SchoolSt. George, KSMarch 12
ClinicianFort Osage High SchoolSpringfield, MOMarch 17
ClinicianLiberty North High SchoolLiberty, MOMarch 21-22
ClinicianLansing High SchoolLeavenworth, KSMarch 28
ConductorWichita Band FestivalWichita, KSMarch 30
SpeakerBlue Key Quest StudentsManhattan, KSApril 2
ClinicianWichita Collegiate High SchoolWichita, KSApril 3
ClinicianWashburn Rural High SchoolTopeka, KSApril 4
ClinicianGoddard High SchoolGoddard, KSApril 5
ClinicianOlathe North High SchoolOlathe, KSApril 6
ClinicianSeaman High SchoolTopeka, KSApril 6
SpeakerSophomores OnlyManhattan, KSApril 7
ClinicianDoane CollegeCrete, NEApril 7
ClinicianManhattan High SchoolManhattan, KSMay 9
Speaker4H Discovery DaysManhattan, KSMay 30-31
SpeakerWildcat Warm UpManhattan, KSJune
SpeakerAlumni Association Recruiting EventOttawa, KSAugust 8
ClinicianBonner Springs Band FestivalBonner Springs, KSSeptember 19
ClinicianMissouri Western University Marching Band ContestSt. Joseph, MOOctober 9
ClinicianUniversity of Central Missouri Marching Band FestivalWarrensburg, MOOctober 20

 

National
ConductorOklahoma Honor BandTulsa, OKFebruary 5-6
Ext. Tenure ReviewerUniversity of Texas - Dr. John ZarcoSan Antonio, TXApril 2018
ConductorFox Valley Music FestivalBartlett, ILApril 29-30
ClinicianEast Aurora High SchoolAurora, ILMay 1
ConductorSouthern Ohio Honor Band May 4-6
Ext. Tenure ReviewerVanderbilt University - Jose SibajaNashville, TNJune 2018
ClinicianConn-Selmer InstituteMishawaka, INJune 10-13
ClinicianWestern Michigan University Leadership ConferenceKalamazoo, MIJune 25
ClinicianColorado Bandmasters AssociationDenver, COJuly 19-20
Visiting ProfessorVillanova UniversityVillanova, PAJuly 23-28
SpeakerStonestreet FundraiserHollywood, CAAugust 4
AdjudicatorBoise StateBoise, IDOctober 27
 Recording the KSUMB (collegemarching.com) November 11
ChairmanSudler Trophy Committee  

 

International
 Recordings for C. Alan Publications  February
ClinicianConn-Selmer InstituteMishawaka, INJune 10-13
ClinicianAmerican Band CollegeAshland, ORJune

 

Coordinator, Camps/Clinics
 Concert Band ClinicManhattan, KSJanuary 19-21
 Auxiliary CampManhattan, KSJuly 8-11
 Central States Marching FestivalManhattan, KSOctober 6

 

University Committees
 School Committee on PlanningManhattan, KS 
 Flute Position SearchManhattan, KS 

 

Community
DirectorManhattan Municipal BandManhattan, KS 

 

Fundraising
 8th Annual Marching Pride Scholars Golf TournamentManhattan, KSMay 19
 Marching Pride Scholars Senior Scholarship DriveManhattan, KS 
 Section Leader Endowment DriveManhattan, KS 
 Stonestreet TruckManhattan, KS 

 

Honors & Awards
 Wind Ensemble Performance at the International Music FestivalWashington, D.C.April 17
 Featured Marching Band on Collegemarching.comManhattan, KSNovember 11

 

Publications
 "Choosing and Developing Student Leaders"C.S.I. Newsletter May