Beth A. Fabrizio holds a Bachelor of Music from the Eastman School of Music in Clarinet Performance and a Masters of Music in Conducting, Education and Performance from Ithaca College. She has studied conducting with Rodney Winther and Dr. Donald Hunsberger and Clarinet with Michael Webster, Richard Waller, Stanley Hasty, William Osseck, Carmine Campione and Richard Stoltzman.
Ms. Fabrizio maintains a private clarinet studio with numerous students pursuing careers in music education, therapy, recording and performance. She herself performs as the principal clarinetist and personnel manager with The Hochstein Music Educators Wind Ensemble, and Eb clarinet with The Perinton Concert Band.
Ms. Fabrizio has conducted various all-county and festival ensembles and given master classes and clinics to numerous High School and Collegiate concert bands, marching bands and drum and bugle corps in the United States and Japan. She has consulted such marching bands as Liverpool, Webster, Baldwinsville, Eastridge, West Seneca West, Hilton and Robinson High School in Fairfax Virginia. Ms. Fabrizio has been the brass caption head with The Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps, brass coordinator with The Pride of Soka from Tokyo, Japan and brass instructor with The Glassmen Drum and Bugle Corps from Toledo, Ohio. She has conducted several European Tours with American Music Abroad Empire Tour.
Ms. Fabrizio adjudicates for DCI, DCA, Bands of America, Youth Education in the Arts, Northwest Band Circuit, Indiana Marching Band Circuit and other independent contractors around the country. She is the past caption head for music for The New York State Federation of Contest Judges. She is active in NYSSMA, MENC, NYSBDA, SAI and her own county association as past All-County Band Coordinator for 9 years. Ms. Fabrizio works as an All-Conference Chaperone and past MENC All-Eastern Head Chaperone. Ms. Fabrizio is a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Education Honorary, and a new member of the Rochester Crusader Drum and Bugle Corps Hall of Fame. Ms. Fabrizio has become a 2005-2006 and a 2006-2007 member of Whose Who in American Teachers.
Beth Fabrizio was Director of Bands at Wheatland-Chili Junior/Senior High School in Scottsville, New York for 11 years, and is in her seventh year as an instrumental music teacher in The Hilton Central School District in Hilton, New York. She presently resides in Fairport, New York with her husband, William Burnaz.
Clinic Title: The Band Directors Toolbox for General Music.
This clinic will be a quick and easy guide to the most effective and efficient practices in the vocal general classroom. Outlines, resources and lesson plans will be shared!
Last revision: April 11, 2011