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Beth Harville - Flute

Beth (Harville) Patton has been teaching private flute lessons since 1986. She received her Bachelor of Music Education Degree from Texas Christian University, where she attended college on both a flute scholarship and received financial aide. As a native of Fort Worth, Beth decided to stay home for her Masters degree and remained at TCU, where she earned a Masters of Music in flute performance. Her students have won numerous first division medals at the regional and state level over the years. She is proud to say that many of her students have earned college scholarships with their band instruments.

Beth is a member of the Texas Music Educator's Association and the Texas Flute Society. She lives in Azle with her daughter Kat, who will be a Senior this fall at Azle High School.

Phone: 817-475-3821

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Natasha Costello - Flute

Natasha Costello is a flute player and teacher in the DFW metroplex. She recently graduated with her Master's in Flute Performance from the University of Maryland where she studied with Aaron Goldman and Dr. Sarah Frisof. She completed her Bachelor of Music degree at Texas Christian University studying with Dr. Shauna Thompson. As a performer, Natasha has been a finalist for the TCU Concerto Competition, and was selected to perform at the 2016 National Flute Convention as a member of the Collegiate Flute Choir. She was also a co-principal player of both TCU and UMD's orchestra and wind band, and has collaborated with members of UMD’s faculty.  Natasha discovered a love for teaching early in her undergrad and taught private lessons at schools in the DFW area. In Maryland, she maintained a studio of about 20 students through local Music & Arts stores. Now back in the DFW area, she is excited to share her love of music with the students of the fantastic Texas band programs.

Email to:  ncostello1994@gmail.com

 

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Michael Dean - Clarinet

American Clarinetist and BG France Performing Artist Michael Dean performs and teaches internationally and across the USA to consistent praise such as, "world-class clarinetist and pedagogue," "consummate performer," "inspirational," "outstanding teacher," "super," "brilliant performer," and “one of the best clinicians I have ever seen." His career is headlined by appearances at Carnegie Hall, ClarinetFest, NACWPI, Royal Northern College of Music, and Eastman School of Music, with recent recitals and master classes in Italy, Spain, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Louisiana, and Texas. In July, he returned as Clarinet Artist Faculty in Residence at the Orfeo Music Festival in Vipiteno, Italy. He is featured on five commercial CD's and on New Media, such as YouTube. He is currently preparing another new CD, Postcards from Silver Lake. As "ClarinetMike," he writes for his widely-read ClarinetMike Blog - viewed in 150 countries on 6 continents, clarinetmike.wordpress.com. His articles also appear in journals such as Southwestern Musician, WINDPLAYER, NACWPI Journal, and Bandmasters' Review. Dr. Michael Dean is an active clarinet performer, clinician, private teacher, blogger, and consultant based in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. His professional website is clarinetmike.com.

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David Rollins - Saxophone

David Rollins is presently teaching in the Azle ISD School District in Azle, Texas. He was the Director of Bands at Henderson State University in Arkansas for nineteen years. Much of his career was spent teaching in Louisiana as the Assistant Director of Bands at Northeast Louisiana University, Carencro High School in Lafayette, and Bolton High School in Alexandria. During his years at South Natchez High School, he was selected the Oswald Outstanding Young Band Director for the state of Mississippi. Rollins is an active concert clinician and adjudicator throughout the United States. His university bands have performed throughout Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, and at music educator conventions. Rollins has published a number of articles for the The Instrumentalist and the National Bandmaster Association. He was a contributing consultant for Dan Ryder's Techniques of Marching Band Show Designing.

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Earl Haberkamp - Saxophone

Earl Haberkamp has a B.S. and Master of Music Education degrees and has taught band, orchestra and private saxophone and clarinet for over 50 years. One of Mr. Haberkamp's great pleasures is seeing and hearing students improving with some achieving All-State level. Mr. Haberkamp performs with the Granbury Saxophone Quartet and the Langdon Center Granbury Big Band. Contact information is by phone: 817-219-0642 and e-mail at: ehaber2@sbcglobal.net

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