1. K-State home
  2. »K-State Bands
  3. »About
  4. »Director Activities

Kansas State Bands

Director Activities

Dr. Frank Tracz, Director of Bands 

2015 Activities

State/Regional
Clinician, Seaman H.S. Topeka, March 27, 2015.
Clinician, Wildcat Warm Up, KSU, June 13,20,27,2015.
Clinician, Rock Creek H.S. March 3, 2015.
Wichita Force Pep band, Feb. 28, 2015
Speaker, Phi Kappa Theta, Feb. 25, 2015.
Speaker, “L.E.A.D.S.” March 23 and 26, 2015.
Speaker, Commencement Salina Central H.S. May  17, 2015.
Conductor, NEKL Honor band, April 29,2015.
Clinician, Osage City H.S. March 26, 2015.
Clinician, Doane College, Crete, Neb. Jan.  10, 2015
Clinician,  Goddard H.S. March 10, 2015.
Guest Speaker, Blue Key “Discover U” session, January 30.
Sophomores Only, Clinic, KSU, Apr. 11.
KSHSAA Adjudicator, Beloit, Ks. Apr. 15.
KSHSAA Adjudicator, Colby, Ks.  Apr. 16.

National
Clinician, St. Thomas Academy H.S. Minn.  Feb. 11, 2015.
Clinician, Total Band Director Workshop, Capital Univ. Col. Oh. June 11,2015.
Participant Apple Marching band clinic, LA, Cal. Jan 13. 2015.
Clinician/Speaker, ASBDA Conference, Illinois, June 2015.
Ohio All-State Band, Conductor, Feb. 4-7.
Minnesota Music Ed. Conference, Clinician,  Feb. 12-14.
Akron University Clinician/Conductor, Feb. 16-19, 2015.
Fresno State University, Clinician, March 19-21.
IowaBandmasters Conference, Clinician, May 14-16.
Conn-Selmer Institute, Clinician, June 7-10.  Indiana.

International
International Music Festival Wind Ensemble Performance, April 7.
Clinician, New York International Music Festival, April, 2015.

Coordinator - Camps/Clinics
Concert band Clinic, January

University Committees
IMAN Research Committee Member

Community
Director, Manhattan Municipal Band

 

2014 Activities

State/Regional
PLS, Republic Cty HS, April 22, 2014
Clinician, Drake University Band Festival, April 25,26,2014
Clinician, Belleville HS Band, April 23, 2014
Clinician, Washburn Rural HS, April 21, 2014
Wildcat Warm-up Sessions (3), June  14,21,28, 2014
Clinician, Shawnee Mission West HS, March 26, 2014
PLS Lecture, Wichita Cty. HS/JH, Feb. 19, 2014
Delta Sigma Phi, Guest Speaker, Feb. 19, 2014
Clinician, Campus HS,  March 11, 2014
Clinician, Basehor Linwood HS, March 12, 2014
Clinician, Seaman HS, March 12, 2014
PLS, Lawrence HS, Feb. 7,2014
Clinician, Wichita NW, Feb. 28, 2014
PLS Lecture, MHS, April 22, 2014
Clinician, Wamego HS, Feb. 18, 2014
Adjudicator, KSHAA Wichita Band Festival, Apr. 16, 2014
Adjudicator, Nebraska band Festival, April 14, 2014
Clinician, BVSW HS, Mar. 31, 2014
Adjudicator, KSHAA Wichita Band Festival, Mar. 27, 2014
Clinician, Godard HS, Mar. 26, 2014
Clinician, Rockbridge HS, Mo.  Mar. 13, 2014
Clinician, Buhler HS, Feb. 25, 2014
Clinician, Marysville HS Band, Feb. 24, 2014
PLS Lecture, Marysville Rotary Club, Marysville, Ks. Feb. 24, 2014
Clinician, Lawrence Freestate HS, Feb. 18,2014
Clinician, El Saline HS, Feb. 17, 2014
PLS Lecture, Stockton Teacher In-Service, Feb. 17, 2014
PLS Lecture, Republic Cty. H.S. Feb. 6, 2014
Clinician,  Lyons HS, Lyons, Ks. Feb. 3, 2014
Clinician, DeSoto HS, Jan. 30, 2014
PLS Lecture, J.C.C.C., KC, Ks. Jan. 30,2014
Lecture,  KSU RA Training, Jan. 14, 2014
Clinician, BVNW HS, Jan. 10, 2014
Conductor,  SW Missouri Honor band, Jan. 10-12, 2014
PLS Lecture, St. Thomas More Prep School parents,  Jan. 9, 2014
Clinician, Wichita Schools In-Service, Jan. 2, 2014
Clinician, Washburn Rural Music Teachers In-Service, January 3, 2014

National
Conductor in Residence, Villanova School of Music, PA.  July 6-11,2014
Clinician, American band College, Oregon. Jun. 26-28, 2014
Clinician, Conn-Selmer Institute, Elkhart, IN. Jun. 8-11, 2014
Conductor in Residence, Doane College, Nebraska, Apr. 9 – 11, 2014
Conductor in Residence, Tarleton State University, Texas, Apr. 5-8, 2014
Conductor,  Packard Concert band, Youngstown, Oh. Mar. 14-16, 2014
Conductor in Residence, Oregon State University, March 2-5,2014
Conductor, California All-State Band, Feb. 20 – 23, 2014
Conductor, Dist. 2 Ohio, Feb. 14-16,2014
Conductor, Reno, NV. Honor Band, Feb. 9-12, 2014
Conductor, Wyoming All-State Band, Jan. 19-21, 2014
Conductor, Clark Cty. Honor Band, Las Vegas, NV.  Jan. 16-18,2014

International
Guest Speaker/Clinician, Singapore Band Directors Assoc. Conference, Singapore, Sept 1-3, 2014
Guest Speaker, NASM Conference, Orlando, Fla.  Apr. 2, 2014
Clinician, Regina, Sask. Canada, Band Festival, Mar. 18-22,2014

Coordinator Camps/Clinics
KSU Auxiliary Camp, July 13-16, 2014
KSU Music Camp,  Jun.8-12, 2014
Kansas Lions band, Director, Manhattan, KSU campus, June 3-7,2014
Concert Band Clinic XXI, January 24-26, 2014

University Committees
Iman Award Com. 2014
Academy of University Fellows

Community
Conductor, Manhattan Municipal Band, May – July, 2014
Chair, Arts and Humanity Advisory Com. City of Manhattan.

Fund Raising
“MPS” Scholarship Golf Tournament