2018 April Band Director Workshop

The 7th annual April Band Director Workshop presented by MBDA will take place at Kasson-Mantorville High School on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 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.



11:00 Check in
11:30 – Session 1 Who are We? (Introductions and Topics for the day)
12:00-12:45 - Session 2 Insights: John Zschunke (MMEA Teacher of the Year)
12:45-2:00 - Session 3 Observe 6-8 & 9-10 Rehearsals
2:15-3:00 - Session 4 9-10 Conductor: Dr. Robert Taylor
3:15-4:00 - Session 5 Instrument Tech: Horn: Amanda Kaus
4:15-5:00 - Session 6 Teaching Musicianship Through Improvisation: Scott Agster (bring your instrument!)
5:15-6:00 Dinner
6:00-6:45- Session 7 6-8 Conductor: Mary Goheen
7:00-7:45 - Session 8 Work/Life Balance Panel Discussion
8:00 Debriefing at a local venue

Kasson-Mantorville High School:

101 16 th Street S

Kasson, MN 55944

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 April 7th for early registration.




Vicki Tam-Anderson, coordinator - victoria.a.tam@gmail.com

Michael Anderson, Charles Weise, ABDW committee members