A List of All Upcoming DOE Events
The Conn-Selmer Division of Education offers a number of events to support the professional development of directors, students, and parents. These workshops and presentations are taught by some of the finest music educators anywhere. Below are the upcoming events that may be of interest to you:
Conn Selmer Institute, June 11-14 2023, In-Person or Online
Join us this June for Conn Selmer Institute! Held on the beautiful campus of Bethel University in Mishawaka, IN, this three and a half day professional development conference is designed for college students, directors, and music program leaders. Our world-class faculty leads a curriculum with specialized tracks focusing on college students, new music educators, middle school directors, high school directors including marching arts, and music administrators.
Conn Selmer Institute: Atlanta, April 29th, 2023
Join us on for a one-day Conn Selmer Institute regional event at North Atlanta High School. We are excited to offer an enriching day of professional development for music educators and college students featuring engaging sessions by our world-class Conn Selmer educational clinicians including a special keynote address by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser! This event will also include a FREE afternoon Parent Booster Workshop led by Dr. David Vandewalker.
Conn Selmer Institute: Tempe, March 25th, 2023
Join us on for a one-day Conn Selmer Institute and ABODA regional event on the campus of Arizona State University in Tempe. We are excited to offer an enriching day of professional development for music educators and college students featuring engaging sessions by our world-class Conn Selmer clinicians and ASU faculty.
Music Administration Collaborative First Wednesdays - Lunch with Leaders and Legends featuring Special Guest, Cr. Shelby Chipman - March 1, 2023 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
The Music Administration Collaborative supports music education across America and around the globe. It is the primary source of professional development, communication, and networking for today's music administrators and program leaders. Join Rick Ghinelli and special guests each month for Lunch with Leaders and Legends!
Two ways to watch! Join the Facebook Live Event in the Music Administration Collaborative Facebook Group:
Music Administration Collaborative Facebook Group
OR Link to the session in our Music Adminstration Collaborative Thinkific Community:
Music Administration Collaborative Thinkific Group
Concert Artistry - Concert Artistry Community Chat featuring Special Guest, Brian Balmages - March 1, 2023 07:00PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Brian Balmages' compositions span the worlds of band, orchestra and chamber music, and he also enjoys international recognition as a conductor. Join us as Brian provides insights into seeing his pieces through the eyes of the composer. He will share ideas for elevating your ensemble to greater artistic heights through careful study before ever stepping on the podium to teach a piece.
Two ways to watch! Join the Facebook Live Event in the Concert Artistry Facebook Group:
Concert Artistry Facebook Group
OR Link to the session in our Concert Artistry Thinkific Community:
Concert Artistry Thinkific Group
Student Leadership Monthly - Our leadership clinicians will present a content-rich, nuts-and-bolts student leadership session designed to coincide with the events that typically happen throughout the school year.CLICK HERE ACCESS REPLAYS
The Student Leadership Community webinar in on a brief hiatus for July, but we encourage you to explore past sessions - all available to watch on demand in our Conn Selmer Community archive.
Marching Arts Monthly - "Think Outside of the Box When Using a Box Show ", March 8, 2023 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Randy and Richard as they they take a deep dive into the world of box show designs. Guests include WL Whaley, Judge Coordinator for the Colorado Band Masters Marching Band Circuit, along with Matt James, and Scott Koter, creative box show designers. The focus will be how to get the most out of a box show design.
Two ways to watch! Join the Facebook Live Event in the Marching Arts Educators Facebook Group:
Marching Arts Educators Facebook Group
OR Link to the session in our Marching Arts Educators Thinkific Community:
Marching Arts Educators Thinkific Group
Parent Boosters Community Monthly Meeting - "How to Strategically Design Your Program Brand", March 15, 2023 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Jen Olmstead says, "Not standing out is the same thing as being invisible!" This session will discuss key questions to guide your planning for marketing your brand to achieve your program goals. And, we will discuss some common mistakes programs make in telling their story (brand).
Two ways to watch! Join the Facebook Live Event in the Parent Boosters Community Facebook Group:
Parent Boosters Community Facebook Group
OR Link to the session in our Parent Boosters Community Thinkific Community:
Parent Boosters Community Thinkific Group
HBCU Collective - Music Moments with the HBCU Collective: "Making History: From The Midwest Clinic to the Grammys with Tennessee State University" - March 22, 2023 08:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Musical Moments with the HBCU Collective is excited to host members of the band staff at Tennessee State University. They have had a historical academic year filled with numerous performances and awards. Listen in to hear how the program made history by becoming the first HBCU to perform at The Midwest Clinic and earn two Grammy Awards. We will hear from Conn Selmer Educational Clinician and Director of Bands, Dr. Reginald McDonald as well as directors Larry Jenkins and James Sexton.
Two ways to watch! Join the Facebook Live Event in the Conn Selmer HBCU Collective Facebook Group:
Conn Selmer HBCU Collective Facebook Group
OR Link to the session in our HBCU Collective Thinkific Community:
HBCU Collective Thinkific Group