2017 April Band Director Workshop

The 6th annual April Band Director Workshop presented by MBDA will take place at Chanhassen High School on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 in conjunction with the MBDA State Honor Band Weekend.

The cost, detailed below, helps offset clinician fees and includes a dinner, snacks, and handouts.

  • Register by April 7th - $15
  • After April 7th - $20
  • Music Education Majors/Student Teachers/MBDA Mentees - $5

MBDA will provide certificates stating that participants have 8.5 hours of CEUs for participating in the workshop.



11:00Check in
11:30 – Session 1Who are We? (Introductions and Topics for the day)
12:00-12:45 - Session 2Inst. Tech : Clarinet - Verlene Stotts
12:45-2:00 - Session 3Observe 6-8 & 9-10 Rehearsals
2:15-3:00 - Session 49-10 Conductor: Dr. James Patrick Miller - The Fruits of the Conductor's Spirit
3:15-4:00 - Session 5"Reliable Rhythm Reading" (bring instruments)- Nancy Dostal
4:15-5:00 - Session 6Technology in the Classroom Panel
6:00-6:45- Session 76-8 Conductor: John Lace - "Things I've Stolen Along the Way"
7:00-7:45 - Session 8Student Reflection and Self-Assessment Roundtable
8:00Debriefing at a local venue

Workshop Location:

Chanhassen High School

2200 Lyman Blvd

Chanhassen, MN 55317

Registration - Mail-in Form and Check Payment

To register by mail please complete the form, write a check for the appropriate amount (made out to MBDA), and mail them to the address listed on the form. Registration form and payment must be postmarked by Friday, April 7th for early registration.




Charles Weise, coordinator cweise9@gmail.com

Karinda Rolando, Vicki Tam-Anderson, ABDW committee members


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