Welcome to NEBDI

Welcome to the New England Band Directors Institute at Plymouth State University!

2015 Dates: Thursday, July 9 to Saturday, July 11

Download the 2015 Brochure!

NEBDI is a 3 day conference dedicated to music education at all levels.

Highlights of the 3 days include:

  • Sessions on all aspects of music education
  • Reading sessions for band music, grades 1-6
  • Reading session for Jazz Ensemble
  • Reading sessions of music by a composer (conducted by the composer!)
  • Rehearsal lab
  • Score reading room
  • and more…

Click Here to Register Online Today!

Some Highlights from past years at NEBDI!


Composer John Mackey working with the Directors Band at NEBDI 2013


Jonathan Fowler, Tuba Professor at West Chester University, leading a session on teaching low brass at NEBDI 2013


Rik Pfenninger, Professor of Music at Plymouth State University, leading a session on music technology at NEBDI 2013


NEBDI founder Dr. Gary Corcoran conducting the director band at the grade 3-5 reading session.


Join leading educators in the field of music education in the White Mountains for 3 inspirational days of learning, playing, and networking!

NEBDI is sponsored by the College of Graduate Studies at Plymouth State University, The Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Plymouth State University,  and The New Hampshire Band Directors Association.



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