Richard Saucedo joins the Conn-Selmer Division of Education
John Stoner, President/CEO of Conn-Selmer, Inc., recently announced the addition of Richard Saucedo as the newest member of the Division of Education staff. Mr. Saucedo will be retiring at the end of this academic year from his position as Director of Bands and Chairman of Performing Arts at Carmel High School in Carmel/Indianapolis, Indiana. In addition to his illustrious award-winning teaching career, Richard is also a prolific arranger/composer and a member of the writing staff for Hal Leonard, Inc.
As part of the Division of Education, Mr. Saucedo will focus on the development of the teacher in-service initiative, outreach educational consultation for establishing sequential music curriculums, the creation of a series of educator-training workshops...all supporting Conn-Selmer's commitment to the positive growth of music in our schools. In addition he will continue his rigorous guest-conducting schedule and his many requests for commissions and special arrangements.
Richard served as a presenter at the 2012 Conn-Selmer Institute. This year he will also play a key role at CSI sharing his expertise with the attending teachers, college track students, and the Music Administration Collaborative registrants. In regard to this new appointment, Mr. Saucedo shared "I am thrilled and honored to be part of the team!"
"We are very excited to bring this internationally recognized music educator to our ranks," commented John Stoner, "With the many outstanding clinicians we have as part of our educational division, Mr. Saucedo will be in the best company possible in support of quality music education in all schools. Connecting Richard with Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser, our Vice President of Education, is certainly a winning combination of endless synergistic possibilities."