Clinic Topics
Please contact me at dave@davestamps.com to discuss topics, possible clinic dates, fees, and any other questions you may have.

Jazz Composition/Arranging Masterclass
Topics may include orchestration (both in terms of voicings and timbre), line writing, development, and both large and small form. (Approx. 60 minutes)

Do You Hear That? - Effective Teaching of Music Listening Skills
This clinic addresses the disconnect between performing “art" music and listening to “art" music by offering a case study approach to teaching music listening skills. Research has shown that there are a multitude of proven and effective communication methods that are easily transferrable to the music aural skills realm. (Approx. 60 minutes)

Jazz History Masterclass
Detailed look at jazz music in terms of it's historical and cultural development over the last 100 years. (Approx. 60 minutes)

Trombone Masterclass
Topics may range from breath control to slide technique; intonation to flexibility to mute options and technique; may also address both written and aural repertoire. (Approx. 60 minutes)

Technology in Music Education
Visual clinic highlighting available software, websites, and other technological advancements that may be used to aid with music pedagogy. (Approx. 60 minutes)

What's In It For Me?
A comprehensive look at the music industry and the multitude of careers available. (Approx. 90 minutes)

The Value of a Song in $$$
A look at the importance of intellectual property and how it relates to commerce. (Approx. 90 minutes)

Copyright Basics and Music Licensing
Introduction to the complicated world of music copyright registration, publishing, and licensing issues that all musicians should know about. (Approx. 60 minutes)