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Band Conducting and Pedagogy Workshop

4/14/2021 – IMPORTANT UPDATE
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Band Conducting & Pedagogy Workshop will be cancelled for the Summer of 2021. Application / schedule information for the 2022 Band Conducting & Pedagogy Workshop will be posted in Fall 2021.

Designed for instrumental conductors and educators of all levels
 (K-12 through professional), this workshop will focus on developing the skills and concepts necessary to inspire compelling music-making from the podium with any level of ensemble. Group sessions and individual instruction will present unique ideas regarding movement, score preparation, a musical approach to rehearsal techniques, and repertoire selection.

Michael Haithcock, Courtney Snyder, and renowned movement expert Jerry Schwiebert, will provide each participant with specific methodologies for personal development in merging the demands of musically prepared and responsive conducting gestures with performance pressures. John Pasquale and Richard Frey will also offer lectures on their specific areas of expertise as well as individual instruction throughout the week.

2022 Session Dates: June 19, 2021 – June 24, 2022
2022 Application Available: Fall 2021

Michael Haithcock, Director of University Bands
Jerald Schwiebert, Professor Emeritus
Courtney Snyder, Associate Director of Bands
John Pasquale, Director of Athletic Bands
Richard Frey, Associate Director of Athletic Bands


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