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InService Music Conference

Event Details

The InService Music Conference is a teacher recertification program offered by the School of Performing Arts. This year, due to the pandemic, this program featuring various speakers is offered online.

Sam Anderson (Assistant Director of Bands, Sioux Falls Lincoln)
"No, your other left foot! Tips and Tricks for a Successful Marching Band Camp"

Dr. Cassandra Bechard (Director of Bands, University of Dubuque) and Dr. Melanie Brooks (Director of Bands, Winona State University) 
"No Oboes? No Problem! Finding Artistic and Accessible Mixed Wind Chamber Repertoire for Grade IV and Below"

Dr. Justin Bunting (Assistant Professor of Percussion, University of Arkansas – Little Rock) 
You Are Your Own Teacher: Building Successful Practice and Time Management Skills

Daniel Cook (Director of Athletic Bands, University of North Texas) 
Saving the Environment (Of Your Program!) 

Josiah Crawford (BME Student, South Dakota State University) 
Repertoire of Minority Composers: A Student's Perspective

Dr. Michael Eckerty (Director of Instrumental Music, Simpson College) 
Band Director's Guide to Bassoon

Holly Gage (Assistant Band Director, Sioux Falls Edison Middle School)
Student Centered Classroom / Rehearsal Strategies for the Bandroom

Ann Cameron Haenfler (Ishikawa Elementary School; Mesa, Arizona) and Todd Livingston (Kino Junior High School; Mesa Arizona) 
Fostering Instrumental Music Opportunities in Title One Schools

Theresa Hoover (Middle School Bands; Arlington, VA) 
Put them in the Driver’s Seat: Music Tech for Student Ownership

Dr. Joshua Kearney (Assistant Director of Bands, University of Nebraska – Omaha) and Ian Passmore (Conductor, Omaha) 
Going Beyond the Notation: Creating an Artistic Experience With Your Students

Dr. Amy M. Knopps (Director of Athletic Bands, University of Missouri) 
From a Conductor's Perspective: Inspiring Students to Maximize their Individual Ensemble Contribution

Dr. Chris Kocher (Professor of Saxophone and Jazz Studies, University of South Dakota)
Developing Classical and Jazz Saxophone Tone; Jazz Articulation

Dr. Michael Mapp (Director of Bands, New Mexico State University)
The Shape of Sound: A Pedagogical Approach to Tone and its Production for Wind Bands

Dr. Andrew Pease (Director of Instrumental Music, Hartwick College) 
Futures in Band - Why Adult Amateur Musicians Continue to Play Their Instruments

Dr. Brett Richardson (Coordinator of Music Education/Director of Bands, University of the Incarnate Word) and Kyle Glaser (Assistant Director of Bands, Texas State University) 
Better Hands for Better Bands: A Conducting Refresher

Dr. Carl Rowles (Kansas-based conductor and clinician) 
TT(Y)L: Incorporating fundamentals into the large ensemble rehearsal

Lori Schwartz Reichl (Author, Conductor, Clinician; Baltimore, MD)
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall. Am I Providing Opportunities Reflecting All?

Jordan Seidel (Assistant Band Director, Rapid City Stevens) 
Getting Started on Jazz Guitar

Dr. Matthew Smith (Associate Director of Bands, University of Kansas)
Avoiding the Score Gremlins!


Ron Stary (Director of Bands, Brookings High School) 
Integrating Student leaders (drum majors) in the Marching Band Rehearsal

Dr. Brian Walker (Associate Professor of Trumpet, Tarleton State University) 
Developing Tone and Flexibility in Young Brass Player

Event Audience

Public includes SDSU Faculty/Staff/Students SDSU Faculty/Staff SDSU Students
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 – Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021 All-Day Virtual Event
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