Calendar of Events

Additions will be made periodically, so please check frequently or contact GIA.

Date Event Contact Info
Apr-26-2018 - Apr-27-2018 Scott Rush
Tennesse State Concert Festival
Clinician/ Adjudicator
Austin Peay State University
601 College Street Clarksville, TN 37044
Tennessee Music Educators Association
David Chipman
banddir@bellsouth.net
901 416 1435
May-05-2018 Lillie Feierabend
Making Bridges to the Community
Making Bridges to the Community
Covenant Presbyterian Church
520 Kings Highway S. Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
FAME Mid-Atlantic
Missy Strong
docstrong26@gmail.com
May-31-2018 - Jun-02-2018 John Feierabend
2018 First Steps In Music ATLANTA, GA Certificate Course
First Steps in Music Atlanta, GA Certificate Course
Fulton County School
Webb Bridge Middle School Alphretta, GA 30005
https://www.fultonperformingarts.org/fame
Ariel Robins
robinsa@fultonschools.org
Jun-11-2018 - Jun-13-2018 John Feierabend
2018 Southern Methodist University - First Steps in Music Certificate Course
First Steps in Music Certificate Course
Southern Methodist University
Meadows School of the Arts Dallas, TX 75275
Julie Scott
scottj@mail.smu.edu
214 768 3717
Jun-14-2018 - Jun-15-2018 Scott Rush
Building Better Bands
Habits of a Successful Band Director, Habits of a Significant Band Director, Habits of a Successful Musician
West Forsyth High School
1735 Lewisville Clemmons Rd Clemmons, NC 27012
Separk Music
Drew Parker
drew@separkmusic.com
(336) 723-0794
Jun-18-2018 - Jun-22-2018 Lillie Feierabend
2018 Vandercook Summer Course
Move, Move, Move
Vandercook College
2140 S. Federal Street Chicago, IL 60616
http://www.vandercook.edu/programs/summer18_meca6428/
Patrick Benson
pbenson@vandercook.edu
312 225 6288
Jun-18-2018 - Jun-22-2018 John Feierabend
2018 Vandercook College First Steps in Music Certificate Course
First Step in Music Certificate Course
Vandercook College of Music
2140 S. Federal Street Chicago, IL 60616
http://www.vandercook.edu/programs/summer18_meca6348/
Patrick Benson
pbenson@vandercook.edu
312 225 6266
Jun-25-2018 - Jun-29-2018 John Feierabend
2018 Vandercook College Conversational Solfege Level 1 & 2 Certificate Course
Conversational Solfeggi Level 1 & 2
Vandercook College of Music
3140 S. Federal Street Chicago, IL 60616
http://www.vandercook.edu/programs/summer18_meca6358/
Patrick Benson
pbenson@vandercook.edu
Jun-25-2018 - Jun-29-2018 Craig Knapp
2018 Hofstra University Conversational Solfege Certificate Course
Conversational Solfege Level 1 & 2 Certificate Course
University of Hofstra
Department of Music Hempstead, NY 11549
Craig Knapp
Mr.Knapp1@aol.com
Jun-25-2018 - Jun-29-2018 Rachel Grimsby
2018 First Steps in Music Certificate Course
First Steps in Music Certificate Course
Hofstra University
School of Music Hempstead, NY 11549
Craig Knapp
Mr.Knapp1@aol.com
Jul-08-2018 - Jul-10-2018 Scott Rush
Western Carolina University Summer Symposium
Habits of a Successful Band Director; Habits of a Significant Band Director; Habits of a Successful Musician
Western Carolina Univesity School of Music
253 Coulter Building Cullowhee, NC 28732
David Starnes
dstarnes@email.wcu.edu
828 227 2259
Jul-09-2018 - Jul-13-2018 Betsy Greene
2018 Music-COMP/Castleton University Conversational Solfege Level 1 & 2 Certificate Course
Conversational Solfege Level 1 & 2 Certificate Course
Champlain Elementary School
800 Pine Street Burlington, VT 05401
Matt LaRocca
Matt@music-comp.org
Jul-16-2018 - Jul-20-2018 John Feierabend
First Steps in Music Certificate Course
First Steps in Music
Gordon College
Department of Music Wenham, MA 01984
Kristen Harrington
Kristen.Harrington@gordon.edu
978 867 4429
Jul-20-2018 Rachel Grimsby
2018 FAME Pre Conference Warm-Up Session for First Steps in Music
First Steps in Music Conference Warm- Up Session Friday July 20th 12:00 - 4:00 PM
Chicago Marriott Midway
6520 Cicero S.Ave Chicago, IL 60638
FAME
Tom Hawley
tomh@giamusic.com
708 552 9790
Jul-23-2018 - Aug-03-2018 John Feierabend
Conversational Solfege Level 1 & 2 Certificate Course
Conversational Solfeggi Level 1 & 2
The University of Hartford's The Hartt School
Hartt Summerterm West Hartford, CT 06117
Warren Haston
Haston@hartford.edu
860 768 5526
Jul-23-2018 - Aug-03-2018 John Feierabend
Kodály Certification - Levels I & II & III
Kodály Certification - Levels I & II & III
The University of Hartford's Hartt School
Hartt Summerterm West Hartford, CT 06117
harttweb.hartford.edu/SummerTerm/home.aspx
Warren Haston
haston@hartford.edu
860 768 5526
Jul-23-2018 - Aug-03-2018 John Feierabend
First Steps in Music Certification Course

The University of Hartford's The Hartt School
The University of Hartford West Hartford, CT 06117
harttweb.hartford.edu/SummerTerm/home.aspx
Warren Haston
haston@hartford.edu
860 768 5526
Jul-30-2018 - Aug-03-2018 Rachel Grimsby
First Steps in Music Charlotte North Carolina Certificate Course
First Steps in Music Certificate Course
Covanant Day School
800 Longwood Lane Matthews, NC 28105
Mary Ann Foltz
Mfoltz@covenantday.org
704 763 5539
Aug-24-2018 - Aug-25-2018 Scott Rush
Harknett Music Symposium
Habits of a Successful Band Director; Habits of a Significant Band Director; Habits of a Successful Musician
Harknett Music
2650 John ST Markham, Ontario Canada L3R 2W5 Cana
Shashi Ramu
shashi@harknettmusic.com
905 477 1141
Sep-12-2018 - Sep-13-2018 Scott Rush
Calgary Catholic School District
Habits of a Successful Band Director: Habits of a Significant Band Director; Habits of a Successful Musician
Calgary Catholic School
1001 - 5 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta Canada
Holly Schile
Holly.Schile@ccsd.ab.ca
Oct-18-2018 - Oct-20-2018 Scott Rush
Manitoba Music Conference
Habits of a Successful Band Director; Habits of a Significant Band Director; Habits of a Successful Musician
Mennonite Brethren Collegiate
180 Riverton Avenue Winnepeg, Manitoba Canada
Darryl Ferguson
dferguson@pembinatrails.ca
Nov-29-2018 - Dec-02-2018 Scott Rush
University of South Florida Festival of Winds
Conductor of Honor Band
University of South Florida School of Music
3755 USF Holly Drive Tampa, FL 33620
Matt McCutchen
mccutchen@usf.edu
Jan-31-2019 - Feb-02-2019 Scott Rush
Ohio Music Educators Association
Habits of a Successful Band Director; Habits of a Significant Band Director; Habits of a Successful Musician
Huntington Convention Center
300 Lakeside Ave E Cleveland, OH 44113
GIA Publications, Inc
Mark Hensler

pd_director@omea-ohio.org
Feb-08-2019 Scott Rush
South Dakota Bandmasters Conference
Habits of a Successful Band Director; Habits of a Significant Band Director; Habits of a Successful Musician
South Dakota State University
1175 Medry Ave Brookings, SD 57006
Dave Reynolds
Paul.Reynolds@sdstate.edu
605 688 5188
Feb-28-2019 - Mar-02-2019 Scott Rush
Nebraska Bandmaster's Conference
Habits of a Successful Band Director; Habits of a Significant Band Director; Habits of a Successful Musician
University of Nebraska
113 Westbrook Music Building Lincoln, NE 68588
Carolyn Barber
cbarber@unl.edu
402 472 1641