2016 WIND BAND CONDUCTING AND MUSIC EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM
Monday, June 27 to Friday, July 1
Green Music Center at Sonoma State University
The Sonoma State University Department of Music announces the fourth annual Summer Band Conducting and Music Education Symposium Monday, June 27 to Friday, July 1at the Green Music Center on the beautiful campus of Sonoma State University.
Join us to further develop your skills in the art of conducting and music education pedagogy.
Dr. Andy Collinsworth, Director of Bands and Music Education at Sonoma State University and Dr. Kevin Sedatole, Director of Bands from Michigan State University will collaborate to provide high school and middle school band directors with opportunities to sharpen their conducting skills and music education pedagogy.
Participants will have the opportunity to conduct a live wind ensemble and receive critical feedback and suggestions from clinician.
Conducting participants will focus on improving their awareness and skill in the art of conducting.
2016 Conducting Repertoire to be announced
Conductors and Observers are encouraged to bring scores to all of the titles listed below.
Conductors should prepare to conduct 3 or 4 works from the list. For multiple movement works, conductors may choose to focus on individual movements.
Explore issues related to rehearsing, conducting and teaching, including score study, expressive conducting, and rehearsal issues related to achieving better blend, balance, intonation and precision.
Conductor-Participants will conduct a live ensemble each day, and will receive additional one-on-one sessions with the clinicians.
Observers will be engaged in all of the activities, but will not conduct.
Conducting participation will be limited to the first 15 applicants.
Applicants wishing to conduct are encouraged to register early.
Coming Soon -APPLICATION FORM (pdf)
COLLEGE CREDIT AVAILABLE: $110