Where/when do I send my practical applications and research projects?
Both MUST be shipped to the following address:
American Band College
407 Terrace St.
Ashland, OR 97520
All 2nd and 3rd year candidates must send their Practical Application and Research Projects to arrive by midnight on July 28:
- 2nd year: MUSI 6285
Advanced Studies (PA#2)
- 2nd year: MUSI 5388 Seminar in Literature (RE#2)
- 3rd year: MUSI 6285 Advanced Studies (PA#3)
- 3rd year: MUSI 6388 Band Research & Pedagogy (RE#3)
- Both projects for 3rd year candidates may be shipped together.
- If either project arrives late, graduation for that summer will not be possible.
- If either project fails, graduation for that summer will not be possible.
All 1st year candidates must send MUSI 5389 Advanced Study in Applied Discipline (RE#1) to arrive by midnight on July 28
All 1st year candidates must send MUSI 6285 Applied Analysis & Ped (PA#1) to arrive by midnight on August 4
Grades for all projects except the PA#1 will be posted through the Sam Houston State University web site on or before SHSU's deadline on August 8. The PA#1 will be graded between August 8 and 17 and posted on August 18 at SHSU. These late-posted grades must go through a special process and will likely not appear on transcripts before August 25. All other grades will appear within a day or two of the August 8 deadline.
MAILING: Because your projects will not be evaluated if they arrive late, you must use great care in the mailing method. DO NOT use U.S. Postal Service Priority Mail under any circumstances!! There is no guarantee for delivery. These pieces of mail travel at the same speed as First Class mail. We have seen many instances where these packages will be up to 16 days in transit!
Use UPS or FedEx with exact guarantees for delivery. DO NOT require a signature when it arrives as it will not be delivered unless someone is available on this end to sign. WAIVE the signature requirement. Use the tracking number to determine when your projects are delivered. Do not contact the ABC office by phone, fax, or email regarding arrival; we have over 400 projects arriving in a 10-day period.
PLEASE DO NOT SEAL THE PROJECT ENVELOPES!! These must go to storage in pristine condition. Ship them in surrounding envelope or mailing box.
Be ABSOLUTELY certain that you do not include Sam Houston State University or Dept. of Music in the mailing address!!!!!
PROJECT SUBMISSION AT ABC: If you are a 2nd, 3rd or 4th year ABC student, and you have your projects completed, you can turn them in to Cathi Leibinger on a date specified during ABC of that summer. You will receive more information once you get to Ashland.
See the online version of the 3-year checklist for help!