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Managing Director

Choice Music Events
10701 Upland Avenue
Lubbock, Texas 79424
United States

Company Description: The Choice Performance Invitational was designed to allow the top bands, choirs, and orchestras from across the United States an opportunity to perform in...   more
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Choice Music Events : Staff
www.choicemusicevents.org, 4 Dec 2007 [cached]
Rick YanceyEvent Coordinator
Rick Yancey is Orchestra director and Director of Instrumental Music at Lamar High School in Houston.He grew up in Texas City Texas, where he played in the Texas City bands under Mr. Robert Renfro, and won All State honors twice.While at the University of Houston, he was principal clarinet of the University Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble under A. Clyde Roller and James Mathews.Mr. Yancey attended the Aspen Music Festival in Colorado and was principal clarinet of the Chamber Symphony.As a clarinetist, he has performed with the Rapides and Lake Charles Orchestras in Louisiana, and in Houston with Theater Under the Stars (TUTS), the Houston Ballet and Houston Pops Orchestra.Now in his 31st year of teaching, Mr. Yancey has taken his high school bands and orchestras to New York, Washington DC, Durango Colorado, Chicago, London England and Nassau.Mr. Yancey was region 17 band chairman of the Texas Music Educators Association for ten years and Area F chairman.He is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, Texas Music Adjudicators Association, and Phi Beta Mu.As head band director at Elkins High School in Fort Bend ISD, the Elkins Band won 14 consecutive UIL sweepstakes awards.8 CD recordings of Elkins Band performances are available through Mark Custom Recordings.Previous teaching positions include Clements High School, Stratford High School, Westchester High School, Westchester Jr. High, and Northbrook Middle School.Mr. Yancey is married to Jill Yancey, who is head band director at Sugar Land Middle School.
Choice Music Events : Executive Steering Committee
www.choicemusicevents.org, 23 June 2010 [cached]
Rick Yancey
Rick Yancey is head band director and orchestra director of Elkins High School in the Fort Bend Independent School District. A native of Texas City, Texas, he played in the Texas City Bands under Mr. Robert Renfroe. While at the University of Houston he was principal clarinetist of the University Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble under A. Clyde Roller and James Mathews. Mr. Yancey attended the Aspen Music Festival in Colorado and was principal clarinetist of the Aspen Chamber Symphony. As a clarinetist, he has performed with the Rapides and Lake Charles Orchestras in Louisiana; Houston with Theater Under the Stars,(TUTS), the Houston Ballet, and the Houston Pops Orchestra. Now in his 29th year as a band director, Mr. Yancey has won Band Festival awards in New York; Washington, D.C.; Durango, Colorado; London, England; and Nassau, as well as numerous Texas contests. Mr. Yancey is the Region 17 Band Chairman and has served as Area F Band Chairman of the Texas Music Educators Association. He also belongs to the Texas Bandmasters Association, Texas Music Adjudicators Association, and Phi Beta Mu. Since opening Elkins High School in 1992, the Elkins Band has won 13 consecutive UIL sweepstakes awards. CD recordings of the Elkins Band performances are available through Mark Custom Recordings. Mr. Yancey is married to Jill Yancey, who is head band director at Sugar Land Middle School.
Booster Meeting - January 10, 2006
www.bucband.org, 10 Jan 2006 [cached]
Rich Yancey, the director at Elkins High School, has informed Mr. Koch that it is one of their favorite trips.
The Foundation For Music Education | Sponsored Clinics
www.foundationformusiceducation.org, 22 July 2013 [cached]
Clinician: Rick Yancey
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Clinicians: Rick Yancey, Managing Director of TFME's Mark of Excellence and Music Across Texas
The Foundation For Music Education : Involvement : Staff
www.foundationformusiceducation.org, 23 June 2010 [cached]
Rick Yancey, Mark of Excellence Managing Director
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Rick Yancey, Music Across Texas Managing Director
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