Organized by the Taiwan Band Directors Association, the 9th Taiwan Clinic takes place in Hsinchu Country, Taiwan from 29 April to 1 May 2016 at the Performance Hall of Cultural Bureau.

This year, The Band Post will be covering all events of the international band and orchestra conference live!


International Mutual Concert

  • Hsinchu Feng-Cheng Young Concert Band / Taiwan
  • Hsinchu County Chungshin School Wind Symphony / Taiwan
  • Chung Ling Butterworth High School Wind Orchestra / Malaysia
  • Hsinchu Youth Symphonic Band / Taiwan
  • Hsinchu Country Yiming Junior High School Band / Taiwan
  • Miaoli Country Private Chien-Tai Senior High School Band / Taiwan
  • Tequila Wind Orchestra / Taiwan


  • NTOU Wind Orchestra / Taiwan
  • Oregon State University Wind Ensemble / USA
  • Kawasaki Municipal Tachibana Senior High School Wind Orchestra / Japan
  • NICONICO Sounds in Brass / Japan

Wind Band Competition

  • 7 Participating Bands (Junior High Schools)


  • Fundamental Training for Full Band Ensemble / by Toshio Akiyama and Kawasaki Municipal Tachibana Senior High School Wind Orchestra
  • Improvisation Ideas for the Young Musician / by Christopher Chapman
  • Percussive World – Percussion Clinic / by Robert Brudvig
  • Creating a Beautiful Euphonium Sound – Euphonium Clinic / by Matthew Maslanka
  • Interpretation for St. Francis: Two Studies for Wind Ensemble / by David Maslanka and Oregon State University Wind Ensemble

Guest Clinicians

  • Toshio Akiyama
  • David Maslanka
  • Matthew Maslanka
  • Eiji Suzuki
  • Benjamin Yeo
  • Christopher Chapman
  • Robert Brudvig
  • Brando Tan
  • Fangfang Li
  • Park Soo-Hyun
  • Ryo Takada
  • Hidetastu Muranak

For more information, visit the Taiwan Band Clinic FB page here!


Written By Editor

A contributing editor at TBP.