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Wednesday , September , 20 2017
About the Woodlands Concert Band
The Woodlands Concert Band is in its eleventh full season and performs frequently throughout the Montgomery County and Northwest Houston areas. It is the only community band in the county and with 75 members at last count, membership has more than tripled since the ensemble's first rehearsal in January 2000. Donations this year from The Woodlands-area merchants make it possible for the band to continue to bring quality music to the public.


MUSIC DIRECTOR


Paul Worosello
Music Director
Paul Worosello is in his third season as Music Director of The Woodlands Concert Band. Paul Worosello is also in his 32nd year as Director of Bands at Klein Forest High School. He received his Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Music in Clarinet degrees from West Texas State University where he was a graduate assistant and student of Dr. Gary Garner and Rowie Durden. After a year spent in Galveston, Texas, Paul became Assistant Director at Klein High School in 1977, moved to Klein Forest as Associate Director when the school opened in 1979, and became Director of Bands in 1980, a position he has held since that time. His teaching duties include conducting the Honors Band, teaching AP Music Theory, coordinating the marching band program, and Assistant Conductor of the Full Orchestra.

Mr. Worosello also maintains an active schedule as an adjudicator and clinician of bands, and honor groups and band camps in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.

Mr. Worosello is a member of the National Band Association, Texas Music Educators Association (where he has been a State Board member for the past eighteen years as President of Region IX), Texas Music Adjudicators Association, Texas Band Masters Association and just completed a two year term as President of Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Mu. He is a member of numerous state committees, the most significant being chairman of the Committee to Revise the UIL Prescribed Music List (1989 - 1993). Selected to "Outstanding Young Men In America", he has received the Medal of Honor from the Mid - West International Band and Orchestra Clinic, and twice received the National Band Association Citation of Excellence. Under his direction, the Honors Band has performed at the National Concert Festival at Northwestern University (1993) and Indianapolis (1997) as well as performances in Carnegie Hall in 1999 and 2003. In 1997 Paul was awarded the Diploma of the Sudler Order of Merit from the John Philip Sousa Foundation as a Legion of Honor Laureate, one of ten awarded nationally each year.

Mr. Worosello takes great pride in seven consecutive GRAMMY Signature School awards, including the 2003 recognition as the top music program in the country.


ASSOCIATE CONDUCTORS

The Woodlands Band is pleased to have many gifted musicians contribute to the success of the band including those providing assistance with conducting. We currently have one individual participating in this role:

Tony Yarbrough, Associate Conductor, Trumpet