CBDNA Western/Northwestern Div. Conference

Date
Mar 21, 2018 , 3:00pm - Mar 24, 2018 , 4:30pm
Location
Green Music Center

Welcome to the 2018 College Band Directors National Association Western/Northwestern Division Conference, held March 21-24, 2018 at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California. The conference provides an opportunity to hear nine outstanding ensembles, attend a varied panel of clinic sessions, and two special sessions led by guest clinician Allan McMurray. We look forward to treating you to an outstanding conference filled with valuable professional development, outstanding performances, a world-class performance hall, and all the attractions of beautiful Sonoma wine country!

Reservation cutoff extended to 1/20/18! We’ve arranged for accomodations at the DoubleTree Sonoma Wine Country–an outstanding property with many amenities. Please note that reservations must be made before January 20, 2018 in order to receive the conference rate!

 

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
ICB Chair Auditions for all Instruments (Green Music Center)
Percussion Sectional (Weill Hall)

6:00 – 8:00 pm
REHEARSALWNW CBDNA Intercollegiate Band
Larry Gookin, Professor Emeritus
Central Washington University
(GMC 1028)

8:00 – 9:00 pm
CONCERTSonoma State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Andy Collinsworth
(Weill Hall)

Thursday, March 22, 2018

8:00 – 11:30 am
REHEARSALWNW CBDNA Intercollegiate Band
Larry Gookin, Professor Emeritus
Central Washington University
(GMC 1028)

8:30 – 9:20 am
CLINICInspiring Passionate Ensemble Performance: Using Interdisciplinary Context as Externally Facing Artistic Practice David Vickerman San José State University and Colleen Sears, College of New Jersey
(GMC 1057)

9:30 – 10:20 am
CLINICBuilding Bridges through Inter-Generational Music
Melanie Brooks, Arizona State University
(GMC 1058)

1:00 – 2:00 pm
CONCERTPacific Lutheran University
Wind Ensemble
Edwin Powell
(Weill Hall)

2:15 – 3:15 pm
CONCERTFresno State University Wind Orchestra
Gary Gilroy
(Weill Hall)

3:30 – 4:20 pm

CLINIC: Charles Mingus’ “Adagio ma Non Troppo”
Patrick Brooks, Idaho State University
(GMC 1057)

3:30 – 5:45 pm

REHEARSALWNW CBDNA Intercollegiate Band
Larry Gookin, Professor Emeritus
Central Washington University

7:00 – 8:00 pm

CONCERT: University of British Columbia Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Robert Taylor
(Weill Hall)

8:15 – 9:15 pm
CONCERT: Central Washington University
Wind Ensemble Lewis Norfleet
(Weill Hall)

Friday, March 23, 2018

8:00 – 11:30 am
REHEARSAL: WNW CBDNA Intercollegiate Band
Larry Gookin, Professor Emeritus
Central Washington University
(GMC 1028)

9:30 – 9:20 am
CLINICThe Lost Work of Dick Kattenburg
Troy Bennefield, Washington State University
(GMC 1057)

9:30 – 10:20 am
CLINIC: The Lindeman-Sobel-Potts Approach to Artistic Wind Performance Robert Spittal with Leo Potts
Gonzaga University
(Schroeder Hall)

10:30 – 11:20 am
CLINIC: Expanding Repertoire Options for the Small School Program
Anthony Rivera, Santa Clara University
(GMC 1057)

1:00 – 2:00 pm
CONCERTUniversity of Montana Symphonic Wind Ensemble
James Smart
(Weill Hall)

2:15 – 3:15 pm
CONCERT: Nevada Wind Ensemble
Reed Chamberlin
(Weill Hall)

3:30 – 5:45 pm
REHEARSAL: WNW CBDNA Intercollegiate Band
Larry Gookin, Professor Emeritus
Central Washington University
(GMC 1028)

4:00 – 5:30 pm
CLINICTitle TBA
with Amador Valley HS Wind Ensemble I (Pleasanton, CA) Jonathan Grantham, conductor
Allan McMurray, Distinguished Professor Emeritus
University of Colorado
(Weill Hall)

7:30 – 8:30 pm
CONCERTCalifornia State University Long Beach
Bob Cole Conservatory Wind Symphony John Carnahan
(Weill Hall)

8:30 – 10:00 pm
RECEPTION: A Taste of Sonoma
Prelude Restaurant and Patio at the Green Music Center

Saturday, March 24, 2018

8:00 – 9:30 am
REHEARSAL: WNW CBDNA Intercollegiate Band
Larry Gookin, Professor Emeritus
Central Washington University
(Weill Hall)

8:30 – 10:30 am
CLINICConducting Clinic
with Bob Cole Conservatory Wind Symphony
John Carnahan, conductor
Allan McMurray, Distinguished Professor Emeritus
University of Colorado
(GMC 1028)

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
CONCERTUniversity of Arizona Wind Ensemble
Chad Nicholson
(Weill Hall)

12:15 – 1:15 pm
CONCERT: WNW CBDNA Intercollegiate Band
Larry Gookin, Professor Emeritus
Central Washington University
(Weill Hall)

3:00 – 4:30 pm
Wine Tasting Event
St. Francis Winery, Kenwood

Weill Hall
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Date
March 21, 2018 to March 24, 2018
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