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Brandon Hawkins

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 17:57 -- cu0008

BM, Music Education and Euphonium Performance

Birthday: December 29, 1995

Hometown: Harlingen, Texas

High School: Harlingen High School South

Awards and Honors:

     -3rd, place Leonard Falcone International Euphonium Students Competition, 2015

     -1st place, GPRTEC Young Artist Euphonium Solo Competition, 2015

     -Recipient, John Phillip Sousa National Band Award, 2012, 2014

     -Division 1/Outstanding Performer, Texas 5A Solo and Ensemble Competition, 2014

     -Division 1, Regional Solo and Ensemble Competition, 2014

     -Member, TMEA Texas All-State 5A Symphonic Band, 2013

     -Member, TMEA Texas All-State 5A Concert Band, 2012, 2014  

     -Member/Principal, High School All-Regional Honors Band, 2010-2014                                            

Goals: To improve and become the best musician and person I can possibly be! 

Hobbies and Interests: Listening to music, playing the euphonium, exercising, video games, and obtaining new and vital knowledge.

Professional Organizaionts

     -North Texas Music Educators Association (NTMEA)

     -Marching Arts Forum (MAF)

Favorite quote:

     -"Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman." -Ludwig Van Beethoven

     -"Do you hear the difference in that?" - Dr. Bowman

     -"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it." - Confucius

Favorite color: Blue

Favorite non-euphonium-related artist/band/etc.: Chicago, Barry White, Frank Sinatra, Gustav Mahler, Earth, Wind & Fire, Boz Scaggs, Tchaikovsky, Miles Davis, Maynard Ferguson, and Vivadli

Favorite euphonium solo: Euphonium Concerto by Vladimir Cosma.

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