Shelley Jagow (PhD.), Professor of Music at Wright State University (Dayton, OH), is Director of
Bands conducting both the Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony, and teaches conducting at the
undergraduate and graduate level.
She is a Vandoren Artist-Clinician, as well as a music education clinician for Conn-Selmer and Meredith Music/GIA Music.
Shelley has presented clinics and performances at several State Music Educators Conferences as well as the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic, NASA (North American Saxophone Alliance), ISME (International Society for
Music Education, CMS (College Music Symposium), AMIS (Association for Music in International
Schools), and the United States Navy Band International Saxophone Symposium.
Shelley was previously nominated for both the “Robert J. Kegerreis Distinguished Professor of Teaching”
Award and the “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research” Award.
She has published numerous articles in periodicals and is a contributing author to both The Music Director’s Cookbook
(Meredith Music), and Teaching Music Through Performance in Band (GIA) series.
Shelley is the author of Teaching Instrumental Music: Developing the Complete Band Program (2nd edition)
(Meredith Music) – a popular textbook for music education degree study across the United States and
Canada. More recent publications include Tuning for Wind Instruments: A Roadmap to Successful
Intonation (Meredith), Intermediate Studies for Developing Artists on the Flute, Oboe, Clarinet,
Saxophone and Bassoon (Meredith), and The Londeix Lectures—a multi-dvd set archiving the historical
lectures of Jean-Marie Londeix (and translated by William Street).
You can’t play in tune until you play in tone.
Fingering & Tuning Charts App: https://www.shelleyjagow.com/apps
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