Past Events

Clarinetists Shannon McDonald and Crysten Ivy performed Ingolf Dahl's "Five Pieces for Clarinets" at the International Clarinet Association Clarinetfest in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Five for Two: The Denton Duo performs Dahl's Five Pieces for Clarinets

July 28, 2019

Knoxville, TN

The Frost Wind Ensemble performs works by Stravinsky and Welcher.

Frost Wind Ensemble "Places in the East"

April 25, 2019

Coral Gables, Florida

Shannon McDonald performed the works of Brahms, Kovacs, Bernstein, and Cahuzac.   Pianist, Da Jin Kim.

The First DMA Recital of Shannon McDonald

April 10, 2019

Coral Gables, Florida

The Frost Wind Ensemble performs the works of Frank Ticheli, featuring flutist Trudy Cane.

Frost Wind Ensemble "Silver Linings"

March 24, 2019

Coral Gables, Florida

The Frost Wind Ensemble performs works by Revueltas, Caro, Rodrigo, and Copland.

Frost Wind Ensemble "Shades of Latin America"

February 2, 2019

Coral Gables, Florida

Shannon McDonald, Danielle Woolery, and Natalie Wright presented their research at the Florida Music Educators Association Conference.

Research Poster Presentation: "An Examination of the Pedagogical Content of the Class 5-7 Clarinet Solos on the Florida Bandmasters Association Solo and Ensemble List"

January 11, 2019

Tampa, Florida

The Frost Wind Ensemble performed at the Florida Music Educators Conference.  Works by Simon, Waarner, Jolley, and Hindemith.

Frost Wind Ensemble "Amen!"

January 11, 2019

Tampa, Florida

The Frost Wind Ensemble performed works by Joel Love, Matt Browne, and Carlos Simon.  Special guests the PRISM Quartet and Dale Underwood.

Frost Wind Ensemble - "Saxaphonapalooza"

October 28, 2018

Coral Gables, FL

Machine...........................................................................................................Jennifer Higdon

The Eyes of the World are Upon You..................................................Jennifer Jolley

Concerto for Alto Saxophone.......................................................................Paul Creston

Samuel Valancy, alto saxophone

New Alliances....................................................................................................Brad Warnaar

Richard Todd, horn

Symphony in B-flat.....................................................................................Paul Hindemith

Frost Wind Ensemble - "Winners"

October 28, 2018

Coral Gables, FL

 

 

The Plano Community Band performed works by Holst, Grainger, Elliott, and Webber.

Plano Community Band - "The British are Coming"

April 29, 2018

Richardson, TX

Performance at the College Music Society/National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors Conference.

Trio in A Major..........................................................................................Ferdinand Rebay

    I. Allegro moderato

Reverie......................................................................Claude Debussy (arr. Eros Roselli)

Trio, Op. 16....................................................................................................Joseph Kreutzer

    I.  Allegro risoluto

Trio Minerva

October 13, 2018

Vancouver, BC, Canada

 

Children's March..........................................................................................Percy Grainger

A Child's Garden of Dreams..................................................................David Maslanka

Their Eyes are Fireflies..................................................................David Biedenbender

Tim Connor, trombone

Children's Overture........................................................................................Eugene Bozza

Frost Wind Ensemble - "Children's Dreams and Inspirations"

September 23, 2018

Coral Gables, FL

 

Shannon McDonald, Danielle Woolery, and Natalie Wright presented their research at the International Clarinet Association Clarinetfest.  They were awarded first prize in the research competition.

Research Presentation: "An Examination of the Pedagogical Content of the Clarinet Solos on the Texas University Interscholastic League Prescribed Music List

July, 2018

Ostend, Belgium

 

Shannon led a two day workshop for Dallas Montessori Teacher Training Progams on the incorporation of music into the general Montessori elementary classroom.  Topics included transition songs, hand-clapping games, musical literacy, Orff instruments, dancing, and curriculum-specific songs.  Participants sang, danced, and performed a variety of music together.

Workshop:  Music in the Montessori Classroom

June 7 & 8, 2018

Plano, TX

 

 

The Texas Woman's University performed their Spring Concert, under the Direction of Dr. Danielle Woolery & assistant director Shannon McDonald.

Texas Woman's University Clarinet Choir Concert

April 10, 2018

Denton, TX

 

The Neo Trio is a clarinet trio consisting of Danielle Woolery, Shannon McDonald, and Natalie Wright.  They performed works by Beach, Gerber, and Harbison at the Texas Music Educators Association Conference. 

Neo Trio

February 17, 2018

San Antonio, TX

 

 

The Texas Woman's University Clarinet Quartet, consisting of Shannon McDonald, Natalie Wright, Sara May, and Crysten Ivy, performed at the Texas Music Educators Association Conference.

Texas Woman's University Clarinet Quartet

February 16, 2018

San Antonio, TX

 

Shannon McDonald, Danielle Woolery, and Natalie Wright presented their research at the Texas Music Educators Association Conference.

Research Poster Presentation: "An Examination of the Pedagogical Content of the Clarinet Solos on the Texas University Interscholastic League Prescribed Music List

February, 2018

San Antonio, TX

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