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Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic 2014 Music Administration Collaborative Session Descriptions
General Session 1: "I Just Wish My Supervisor...!"
Thursday, December 18th 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Presenters: Gary Markham and Peter Loel Boonshaft

This session will look at the relationship between supervisor and teacher, detailing real-world experiences.  By looking at what works and what doesn’t work, we can improve and enhance this interaction to ensure a positive atmosphere and continued success for teachers, supervisors, and most importantly, students.

General Session 2: Administration Advocacy WMDs - the Why, the Mission, the Data"
Thursday, December 18th 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Presenter: Jeremy Earnhart
This interactive session will include presentations successful in changing central & campus administration conversations from reduction, to music program expansion. It will also include local application of music cuts and reverse economics (Benham, 2011)
RSVP Session: "What Do I Need from the Music Supervisor" - Four Perspectives
Friday, December 19th 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

This double-session will identify and stimulate discussion on the various roles and expectations of music leaders from different perspectives.  The sessions will also focus on developing priorities and broadening understanding. Refreshments for this session will be provided by the Conn-Selmer Division of Education.

  • Moderator - John Phillips
  • Leadership and Learning Officer– Grant Rivera
  • Band Director – Mike Back
  • Band Director – Steve Meyer

You can no longer register for this session online.  Please stop by the Conn-Selmer booth in the Exhibit Hall or email Kelly Bryan at kbryan@conn-selmer.com if you are interested in attending.

Division of Education Contacts

Michael Kamphuis
Managing Director
Phone: 574-523-0677

Rick Ghinelli
Educational Support Manager
Phone: 713-553-8376

Kelly Bryan
Conn-Selmer Institute Program Manager
Phone: 574-523-0651

Carolyn Sauer

VIP Program Manager
Phone 574-523-0667

Gayle Williams

Administrative Assistant
Phone 574-523-0644

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