2014 Schedule

Dates for 2014 are Thursday, July 10 – Saturday, July 12

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2014 NEBDI Daily Schedule:

Thursday, July 10

8:00 – 8:50

Registration/Get Acquainted Coffee

 

8:50 – 10:00

Tone Quality as the Cornerstone for Building a Successful Band Program

Quincy Hilliard, University of Louisiana, Lafayette

 

10:30 – 11:45

The Joy in a Lifetime of Teaching: Thoughts on Ensuring Longevity as a Teacher

John Miller, American Fork High School (UT)

 

11:45 – 1:00
Lunch/Music Exhibits/NHBDA Informal Luncheon/Business Meeting

 

1:15 – 2:45

Session A: “Connecting the Dots”: Strategies to Connect Score Study to Gesture

Emily Threinen, Temple University

 

Session B: The Clarinet: Centering Tone and Ceasing the Squeaking!

Matthew Marsit, Dartmouth College

 

Session C: Bassoon 411 – Taming the Beast

Dominick Ferrara, Berklee College of Music

 

 3:15 – 4:45

Session A: “Connecting the Dots”: Strategies to Connect Score Study to Gesture

Emily Threinen, Temple University

 

Session B: Technique Practice Ideas That Are Fun to Play and Really Work

Matthew Marsit, Dartmouth College

 

Session C: Bassoon 911 – First Aid for Bassoon

Dominick Ferrara, Berklee College of Music

 

6:30 – 8:45

Concert Band (Gr. 3 – 5) Reading Session

Mark Stickney, Plymouth State University

 

Friday, July 12

 

8:00 – 9:00

Coffee/Exhibits

 

9:00 – 10:15

Elementary Band (Gr. 1 – 2) Reading Session

John Miller, American Fork High School (UT)

 

10:45 -11:45

“We are What We Play”: Developing a Programming Philosophy

Emily Threinen, Temple University

 

11:45 – 1:00

Lunch

 

1:15 – 2:15

Booster Groups: Can’t Live With Them vs. Can’t Live Without Them

John Miller, American Fork High School (UT)

 

2:45 – 5:00

The Music of Quincy Hilliard

Quincy Hilliard, University of Louisiana, Lafayette

 

5:30 – 6:45

NEBDI Dinner––Guest Speaker: Donato Cabrera (Link to Biography)

 

7:00 – 9:00

Session A: Jazz Band Reading Session

Kenneth Clark, Timberlane Regional HS

 

Session B: Elementary/Middle School Forum

 

Session C: High School Forum

 

9:15

Directors’ Get Together—Boiler Room Lounge at the Common Man Inn

 

Saturday, July 13

 

8:00 – 8:50

Coffee

 

9:00 – 12:00

Rehearsal Lab

Emily Threinen, Temple University

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