Guest Conductor Ignites Passions in AISG Band Students

As a part of our Speaker Series, Dr. Scott Jones, Associate Professor of Music and Associate Director of Bands at Ohio State University's School of Music, worked hands-on with our AISG Band students this week. Through fun and engaging lessons, games, and workshops he helped our Rams to further perfect techniques in both practicing and performing their music. 

A prominent name in music and conducting, Dr. Scott Jones was honored with a 2015 Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching at Ohio State and was the recipient of the 2013-14 Ohio State School of Music Distinguished Teaching Award. He was also named “Music Educator of the Year” by the Minnesota Music Educators Association and was one of three school band conductors from the United States selected to participate in the National Band Association International Conducting Symposium in Rome, Italy. His guest engagements regularly include All-State Bands and Honor Bands, as well as international engagements throughout Asia.

His professional affiliations include The National Association for Music Education, Ohio Music Education Association, Wisconsin Music Educators Association, World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, Iowa Bandmasters Association, College Band Directors National Association, National Band Association, and Phi Beta Mu.

Dr. Scott Jones of Ohio State University working with band students at the American International School of Guangzhou AISG in

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