QU’s Christine Damm presents at Conference

Quincy University Music Department faculty members recently participated in the Illinois Music Educator’s Conference College Fair.

During the expo, faculty members were able to meet with many potential students, parents, band directors, choir directors, QU Alumni and university colleagues from other institutions.

During the conference, Christine Damm, assistant professor of music, presented a lecture called “Clarinet Playing Made Easy: Improve Your Section in 5 Easy Steps.” to over 100 music educators from Illinois.

“It was very exciting to share my passion for the clarinet with band directors from across the state,” Damm said. “It’s wonderful to be part of a conference that brings people together for a few days of learning about and creating music at a high level.”

In addition, Bill Machold, assistant professor of music and director of bands, performed with the Quincy Community Concert Band. The band was the only community band selected from the entire state to perform at the music conference.

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