Richard Saucedo happens to be Director of Bands, Emeritus after retiring from William H. Duke Center for Performing Arts at Carmel high-school in Carmel, Indiana. During their 31-year tenure, Carmel rings obtained numerous condition and nationwide awards in regions of concert band, jazz and marching musical organization. The CHS Wind Symphony performed within Bands of The united states National Concert Band Festival 3 x (1992, 1999 and 2004) and had been known as the Indiana State Champion Concert Band in 2013. The team additionally performed at the 2005 Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago. The Carmel senior high school Marching Greyhounds have actually completed into the top on Bands of America Grand nationwide Championship for past 15 years and were known as National Champions in 2005 and 2012. The Indiana Bandmasters Association named Mr. Saucedo Indiana's "Bandmaster of the season" for 1998-99, plus the Indiana musical Educators Association known as him the Outstanding Music Educator in condition of Indiana for 2010. HALFTIME, CLASS BAND AND ORCHESTRA, and BRASSWIND/WOODWIND magazines have actually highlighted his accomplishments in current articles. Mr. Saucedo ended up being inducted into Music for All's Hall of Fame in March 2015.
Mr. Saucedo is an independent arranger and composer, having circulated many marching band plans, show musical organization and orchestral works, plus numerous choral compositions. He could be currently regarding composing staff of Hal Leonard Corporation. Their concert musical organization works have now been done all over the world by center school and highschool bands, plus by university and college groups. Their newest benefit orchestra, "Essay no. 1 for Orchestra, " had been premiered at the 2014 Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic. Mr. Saucedo has received commissions from all parts of the usa and Japan, plus in the longer term should be releasing numerous works well with college, senior school and center school bands and orchestras. He's the writer of two DVDs entitiled "powerful Music, " on the subject of rehearsing the marching band wind section. He's in addition featured in two DVDs on show band rehearsal techniques, available from vibrant Music/Marching.
Mr. Saucedo journeys throughout the country as an adjudicator, clinician and guest conductor for show band, jazz musical organization, marching musical organization and orchestra. He will be a guest conductor, clinician or commission composer in over 15 various says during 2014-15 college 12 months. He was an adjudicator/clinician the Singapore Overseas Band Festival in July 2014. He has already been a featured clinician in the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago, the annual convention regarding the Tx musical Educators Association, and various various other state MEA conventions. He has got offered as musical Caption Head for the Drum Corps Midwest Judges Guild and also as a music judge for Drum Corps Global (DCI) for quite some time. Mr. Saucedo in addition served whilst the metal composer/arranger for the Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps in Rosemont, Illinois from 2000-2008; the Cavaliers won the DCI World Championship 5 times during his tenure. He is currently music coordinator along with brass composer/arranger for Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He is an educational expert for songs for All, as well as for Bands of The united states. He's an associate for the Conn-Selmer Division of knowledge, and at this time functions as assistant chief judge for Bands of America Marching Band Competitions.
Mr. Saucedo performed his undergraduate just work at Indiana University in Bloomington, and finished his master's degree at Butler University in Indianapolis. He's an aviation lover and a certified exclusive pilot. Mr. Saucedo is married to his wife Sarah and is many proud of his child Carmen, who's about to begin the lady training job after studying elementary ed at Ball State University. His boy Ethan is in 2nd class and loves songs and baseball.