IUP will host the third annual Junior High Band Invitational on November 5, 2016!
This will be a one-day, sight-reading ensemble featuring:
All students in grades 7–9 who apply for this
ensemble with a recommendation from their home director will be accepted
to participate .
No audition is required!
Download the invitation and registration forms for the 2016 Junior High Band Invitational
Participant Registration Form
Director Registration Form
Dr. Jason WorzbytProfessor of BassoonAssociate Director of Bands724firstname.lastname@example.org
Travis J. Weller,
has been the Director of Bands at Mercer-Senior High School since August of
1995. Travis holds a Ph.D. in Music Education from Kent State University, a
Master’s Degree in Music Education from Duquense University, and completed his
undergraduate degree at Grove City College. In addition to this duties at
Mercer, he has taught at Kent State University as an adjunct instructor in
music technology for music educators. Travis has served as President for the
District 5 Chapter of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. Travis is also a member of Phi Beta Mu,
ASCAP, and the National Band Association.
He is a past president of the Nu Chapter of Phi Beta Mu, and has been
serving on the Earl D. Irons Program of Distinction Committee. He has been a
guest clinician in music education for professional development sessions with
PMEA and secondary music methods classes at area colleges and universities. He
has presented numerous times at the PMEA and OMEA State Conferences and has
authored several articles in journals and magazines including Teaching Music, The PMEA Journal, Phi Beta
Mu International Newsletter, National
Band Association Journal, and Learning
and Leading with Technology. He published works for band with The FJH Music
Company, Wingert-Jones, C.L. Barnhouse, Grand Mesa, Manhattan Beach, and
Bandworks Publications. He is in frequent demand as a guest conductor for honor
bands and composer in residence sessions with school bands across Pennsylvania,
New York and Ohio. Travis resides in Mercer with his wife Beth, their three
daughters and a son.
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