Calendar of Events

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

Date Event Contact Info
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
Nov-30-2018 - Dec-01-2018 Rachel Grimsby
2018 NYSSMA Conference
(1) Friday 8:15 AM Exceptional Learners in the Elementary General Classrooms (2) Saturday 8:15 AM - Sing, Say, Dance, Play! In a Tuneful, Beatful, Artful Way!
Rochester Convention Center
123 E. Main Street Rochester, NY 14604
Elise Sobol
elisesobol232@gmail.com
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Dec-19-2018 - Dec-22-2018 Christopher Azzara
Midwest Clinic, International Band and Orchestra Conference
Practical Guide to Improving Musicianship in Band and Orchestra Wednesday 12/19/18 4:30 PM Room 181
McCormick Place
2301 S King Drive Chicago, Illinois 60616
GIA Publications
Jeff Daeschler
jdaeschler@midwestclinic.org
1
Dec-19-2018 - Dec-22-2018 Christopher Selby
Midwest Clinic, International Band and Orchestra Conference
Habits of a Successful Orchestra: Teaching Concert Music and Achieving Musical Artistry with School String Orchestras Friday 12/21/18 8:30 AM Room W179
McCormick Place
2301 S. King Drive Chicago, IL 60616
Jeff Daeschler
jdaeschler@midwestclinic.org
1
Dec-19-2018 - Dec-22-2018 Jodie Blackshaw
Midwest Clinic, International Band and Orchestra Conference
Directors for Diversity: Grade 1 - 4 Band Works by Women 12/21/18 8:30 AM Room 183
McCormick Place
2301 W. King Drive Chicago, IL 60616
Jeff Daeschler
jdaeschler@midwestclinic.org
Dec-19-2018 - Dec-22-2018 Scott Lang
Midwest Clinic, International Band and Orchestra Conference
Addressing the Critical Need to Develop Student Leaders in Challenging Times and Places Thursday 12/20/18 3:00 PM Room 181
McCormick Place
2301 S. King Drive Chicago, IL 60616
Jeff Daeschler
jdaeschler@midwestclinic.org
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Jan-24-2019 - Jan-26-2019 Marguerite Wilder
2019 Georgia Music Educators Association Convention
Teaching through Rain, Sleet, Snow and a 7th Grade Fire Drill
Classic Center
300 N. Thomas Street Athens, GA 30601
GIA Publications/ Yamaha Corporation
Matt Koperniak
koperniak@gmail.com
706 338 4983
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-14-2019 - Feb-16-2019 John Feierabend
2019 Texas Music Educators Association Conference
Using Classical Music to teach Rhythmic and Melodic Literacy (2) Teaching Vocal Development in the Early Elementary Grades
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
900 East Market Street San Antonio, Texas 78205
GIA Publications
Frank Coachman
fcoachman@tmea.org
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
Feb-28-2019 - Mar-02-2019 Lillie Feierabend
2019 Massachusetts Music Educators Association Conference
Intentional Movement in the Music Classroom (2) Classroom Management: The Key to Successful Teaching (3) Bridges to the Community: Planting Seeds for a Lifetime of Musical Growth
Boston Seaport Hotel/World Trade Center
200 Seaport Blvd Boston, MA 02210
Ruth Debrot
rdebrot@aol.com
Feb-28-2019 - Mar-02-2019 John Feierabend
2019 Massachusetts Music Educators Association Conference
First Steps in Music: Vocal Development - First Steps in Music: Movement Development (3 & 4) 12 Steps to Music Literacy Using Conversational Solfege: (1) Rhythmic Development (2) Melodic Development
Boston Seaport Hotel / World Trade Center
200 Seaport Blvd Boston, MA 02210
GIA Publications
Ruth Debrot
rdebrot@aol.com
May-30-2019 - Jun-01-2019 John Feierabend
2019 Conversational Solfege Level 1 & 2 Certification Course ATLANTA, GA Certificate Course
Conversational Solfege Level 1 & 2 Certification Course Atlanta, GA Certificate Course
Fulton County School
Webb Bridge Middle School Alphretta, GA 30005
https://www.fultonperformingarts.org
Ariel Robins
robinsa@fultonschools.org
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Jul-15-2019 - Jul-19-2019 Betsy Greene
First Steps in Music Certification Course -
First Steps in Music Certificate Course
Champlain Elementary School
800 Pine Street Burlington, VT 05401
Music - COMP Castleton University
Matt LaRocca
Matt@music-comp.org