2018 WIND BAND CONDUCTING AND MUSIC EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM

Monday, June 25 to Friday, June 29, 2018

Join us to further develop your skills in the art of Conducting and Music Education Pedagogy. The Sonoma State University Department of Music announces the sixth annual summer Wind Band Conducting and Music Education Symposium Monday, June 25 to Friday, June 29 at the Green Music Center on the beautiful campus of Sonoma State University. 

Conducting

Participants will have the opportunity to conduct a live ensemble and receive feedback and suggestons.

Seminars

Daily seminars will explore topics related to conducting and teaching, with in-depth focus on various aspects of instrumental pedagogy in woodwinds, brass and percussion instruments.

Clinicians

Clinicians for the 2018 Symposium will be Dr. Andy Collinsworth, Director of Bands and Music Education at Sonoma State University, and Craig Kirchhoff, Professor of Conducting and Director Emeritus of University Bands at the University of Minnesota.

Repertoire

The reading sessions will include both standard and newer examples of wind band repertoire. Repertoire will be available for purchase through J.W. Pepper Music.

2018 REPERTOIRE

Repertoire for 2018 will be announced soon. Conductors and Observers are encouraged to bring scores to all of the titles. Conductors should prepare to conduct approximately 4 works from the list. For multiple movement works, conductors may choose to focus on individual movements.

Participation

Enrollment in the Conducting Symposium is limited to 15. An unlimited number will be accepted as Observers.

 

Dr. Andy Collinsworth

Craig Kirchhoff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apply

To apply as either a Participant/Conductor or an Observer, use this Application Form. Download form. Fill out and return by mail or email.

 


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