2017 WIND BAND CONDUCTING AND MUSIC EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM

Monday, June 19 to Friday, June 23

Green Music Center at Sonoma State University

The Sonoma State University Department of Music announces the fifth annual Summer Band Conducting and Music Education Symposium Monday, June19 to Friday, June 23 at 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.

 

Clinicians

Dr. Andy Collinsworth, Director of Bands and Music Education at Sonoma State University and Gary Hill, Professor of Music and Director of Ensemble Studies at Arizona State University, will collaborate to provide high school and middle school band directors with opportunities to sharpen their conducting skills and music education pedagogy.

Conducting

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.

 

 

 

 

5th Annual Sonoma State Summer Wind Band Conducting Symposium
2017 REPERTOIRE

To be announced       

All repertoire selections are available for purchase through JW Pepper at www.jwpepper.com or please feel free to email sanfrancisco@jwpepper.com to place an order.

 

Conducting Seminars

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.

APPLICATION FORM (pdf)

PARTICIPANTS: $500
OBSERVERS: $350
COLLEGE CREDIT AVAILABLE: $130

For information contact Dr. Andy Collinsworth at racworth@sonoma.edu