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INTERNATIONAL

2018                          Presenter, Midwest Clinic - International Band and Orchestra Conference (Chicago, IL)

                                                     “Chat Room: Organizational Management and Booster Volunteers”

                                   Invited Presenter, Music For All Summer Symposium (Muncie, IN)

                                                       “Foundations for Wind Band Clarity”
                                                       “Art from the Start: Mastery and Artistry”
                                                      “8 Habits of Highly Effective Conductors”

                                                      “Booster Institute” Music Parent Seminar

                                                      “Education vs. Competition, Master Teacher Round Table Panel Discussion”

2017                           Presenter, Midwest Clinic - International Band and Orchestra Conference (Chicago, IL)

                                                        “Strategic Boosters: How to Thrive, Not Just Survive” Invited Presenter,

                                   Music For All Summer Symposium (Muncie, IN)

                                                       “Mentor/Master Teacher Lounge for individualized consultation”

                                                       “Booster Institute” Music Parent Seminar
2016                           Presenter, Midwest Clinic - International Band and Orchestra Conference (Chicago, IL)

                                                       “Chat Room: Organizational Management and Booster Volunteers”
                                    Invited Presenter, East Africa Conducting Workshop, Kenyatta University (Nairobi, Kenya)

2015                           Invited Presenter, Music For All Summer Symposium (Muncie, IN)

                                                      “Master Teacher Mentor Collaboration”

                                    Invited Presenter, Conducting Faculty Collaboration, Kenyatta University (Nairobi, Kenya)

                                    Invited Clinician, Music Teacher Professional Development & Curriculum Development

                                                       (Nairobi, Kenya)

2014                           Invited Clinician/Conductor, Rauman Poikasoittokunta (Rauma Youth Wind Band) – Rauma, Finland

                                    Invited Presenter, Music For All Summer Symposium (Muncie, IN)

                                                      “Foundations for Wind Band Clarity, Parts 1-3.”

                                                      “Master Teacher Mentor Collaboration”

                                                      “Education vs. Competition, Master Teacher Round Table Panel Discussion”

                                    Invited Presenter, Music Teacher Professional Development (Niarobi, Kenya)

                                    Conducting Faculty Collaboration, Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya (May, 2014)

                                    Presenter, Hawaii International Conference on the Arts & Humanities (Waikiki, HI)

                                                      “Expressive Performance  Among  Seventh-Grade Wind Band Students”

2013                           Clinician, Rauman Poikasoittokunta (Rauma Youth Wind Band) – Rauma, Finland

                                    Presenter, Music Teacher Professional Development (Tokyo, Japan)

                                    Presenter, Music Teacher Professional Development (Fujiyama, Japan)

                                    Presenter, Music Teacher Professional Development (Fukushima, Japan)

2012                           Presenter, Midwest Clinic - International Band and Orchestra Conference (Chicago, IL)

                                                      “Rehearsal Lab: Quantifying the Subjective for Effective and Efficient Rehearsals”

                                    Presenter, Music For All Summer Symposium (Muncie, IL)

                                                      “Master Teacher Roundtable, Master Teacher/Mentor Lounge”

                                                      “Literature and Materials for the 21st Century Music Educator” 

                                                      “Foundations for Wind Band Clarity”

2011                           Presenter, Music Teacher Professional Development (Roscommon, Ireland)

2010                           Presenter, Midwest Clinic - International Band and Orchestra Conference (Chicago, IL)

                                                      “Its All About the Clarity: Developing a Superior Ensemble Sound”

2008                          Presenter, Music For All Summer Symposium (Normal, IL)

                                                      “Assessment and Accountability in the Performance-Based Classroom”

                                    “Developing a Superior Ensemble Sound with Resonance and Clarity”

                                    “The 21st Century Booster Organization: Creating a Small Business with Volunteers”

                                    “Mentor/Master Teacher Lounge for individualized consultation”

2007                           Presenter, Music For All Summer Symposium (Normal, IL)

                                                      “It’s All About the Clarity”

                                                      “Modular, Concept-based Instruction Curriculum Plans for Success”

                                                      “Survey of New Technology for the Music Educator”

 

NATIONAL

2015                           Invited Featured Presenter/Coordinator, Music For All Booster Institute (Muncie, IN)

                                    Invited Featured Presenter, Conn-Selmer Institute Parent Collaboration

                                    Invited Head Clinician, Smith Walbridge Marching Band Directors Workshop

                                                      (Eastern Illinois University)

                                    Invited Presenter, Texas Bandmasters Association Convention (San Antonio, TX)

                                                      “Foundations for a Successful Booster Club” Seminar Day 

2014                           Invited Featured Presenter/Coordinator, Music For All Parent Booster Institute (Muncie, IN)

                                    Invited Featured Presenter, Conn-Selmer Institute Parent Collaboration

                                    Invited Head Clinician, Smith Walbridge Marching Band Directors Workshop

                                                      (Eastern Illinois University)

                                    Invited Presenter, Texas Bandmasters Association Convention (San Antonio, TX)

                                                      “Foundations for a Successful Booster Club” Seminar Day

                                                      “Booster Concepts: How to Organize and Empower Your Boosters,” for TBA Directors

2013                            Presenter, Smith Walbridge Marching Band Directors Workshop

                                                      (Eastern Illinois University)

                                    Presenter, Texas Bandmasters Association Convention (San Antonio, TX)

                                                      “Strategic Plans to Multiply!”  Seminar Day

2012                           Presenter, Smith Walbridge Marching Band Directors Workshop (Eastern Illinois University)

                                                      The 21st Century Band Director: The Everyday Stuff, Every Director Needs to Know!

2012                           Presenter, Texas Bandmasters Association Convention (San Antonio, TX)

                                                      “The 21st Century Booster Concepts” Seminar Day

2011                            Presenter, Texas Bandmasters Association Convention (San Antonio, TX)

                                                      “The 21st Century Booster Concepts” Seminar Day

                                    Presenter, Smith Walbridge Marching Band Directors Workshop (Eastern Illinois University)

                                                      “The 21st Century Band Director: a CEO of a small business with a music problem

                                    Presenter, Texas Bandmasters Association Convention (San Antonio, TX)

                                                      “The 21st Century Booster Organization” Seminar Day

2009                          Presenter, Texas Bandmasters Association Convention (San Antonio, TX)

                                                      “The 21st Century Booster Organization Seminar Day

2006                          Presenter, Music For All Summer Symposium (Normal, IL)

                                                      “Boosters to the Rescue”

                                    Presenter, National Band Association Biennial National Convention (Normal, IL)

                                                      “A Delegation of Delegation: A ‘How to’ Survival Kit for Making the Best Partnership!”

 

REGIONAL

2015                           Guest Lecturer, University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)

                                                       "Organizational Management" for Instrumental Methods and Administration Class

                         Guest Lecturer, Towson University (Baltimore, MD)

                                                      “Conducting Seminar: Hear, Move, Respond”

                                                      “Developing a Quality Curriculum Through Literature”

                                    Guest Lecturer, Central Washington University (Ellensburg, WA)

                                                      “Conducting Seminar: Incorporating Laban Efforts and Expression”

2014                           Invited Featured Presenter, Missouri Bandmasters Association Convention (St. Louis, MO)

                                                       “Foundations for Wind Band Clarity: Developing the Modern Wind Band Sound” and                                                                                 “Foundations for a Successful Band Program,”

                                    Guest Lecturer, Ttuman State University (Kirksville, MO)

                                                      “Developing a Quality Curriculum Through Literature Development”     

                                                      “Graduate Conducting Seminar: Incorporating Laban Efforts and Expression”

                                    Invited Presenter, GSU Summer Leadership Institute-Director Track (Atlanta, GA)

                                                      “Developing a Quality Curriculum Through Literature Development”

                                    Invited Featured Presenter, Booster Institute at Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA)

                                    Clinician, Kappa Kappa Psi Undergraduate Conducting Symposium (Atlanta, GA)

                                    Presenter, Georgia Music Educators Association State In-Service Conference (Savannah, GA)

2013                            Featured Presenter, Booster Institute at Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA)

                                    Presenter, GSU Summer Leadership Institute-Director Track (Atlanta, GA)

                                    Presenter, GSU Summer Leadership Institute-Student Track (Atlanta, GA)

                                    Presenter, Spirit Camp (Birmingham, AL), “Foundations of a Successful Program”

                                                      with Chris Martin (Chicago Symphony) and Freddy Martin (DCI Hall of Fame)

                                    Featured Presenter, Inspiring Musicianship: a Conductor’s Art (Atlanta, GA)

                                    Clinician/Presenter, Georgia Honor Bands of Distinction (Atlanta, GA)

                                    Presenter, Band Division Key Note, North Dakota Music Educator’s Association (ND)

2012                           Presenter, Leadership Training, Harrison H.S. Chorus and Orchestra (Kennesaw, GA)

                                    Presenter, University of Georgia Marching Band Leadership Training  (Athens, GA)

2012                           Presenter, Keynote, Leadership Academy, Georgia Southern University (Statesboro, GA)

                                    Featured Presenter, Virginia Tech Band Directors Institute and Conducting Workshop  (VA)

                                                      in collaboration with Michael Haithcock (University of Michigan)

                                    Presenter/Guest Lecturer, Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA)

                                                      “Literature and Materials for the 21st Century Music Educator”

                                    Presenter, University of Georgia CMENC In-Service (Athens, GA)

                                                      “Surviving the Everyday Stuff and More”

2011                            Presenter, Georgia Music Educators Association State In-Service Conference (Savannah, GA)                                                                                    “I Didn’t Know What I Didn’t Know: The Everyday Stuff”

                                                      “The 21st Century Booster Organization: Creating a Small Business with Volunteers”

                                                      “Unpacking the Georgia Performance Standards for Band: Step Two”

2011                            Presenter, University of Georgia School of Music Graduate Seminar (Athens, GA)

                                                      “Foundations for Wind Band Clarity”

2011                            Presenter, University of Georgia CMENC In-Service (Athens, GA)

                                                      “Survival of the 21st Century Music Educator: The Everyday Stuff

2010                            Presenter, Oklahoma Bandmasters Association Convention (Tulsa, OK)

                                                      “Developing a Superior Ensemble Sound with Resonance and Clarity”

2010                            Presenter, Georgia State University CMENC In-Service (Atlanta, GA)

                                                      “The 21st Century Booster Organization: Creating a Small Business with Volunteers”

                                                      Presenter, Georgia Music Educators Association State In-Service Conference (Savannah, GA)                                                              “Unpacking the Georgia Performance Standards for Band”

2009                           Presenter, Georgia Music Educators Association State In-Service Conference (Savannah, GA)                                                                                “No One Taught Me That…”

                                                      “Creating Superior Ensemble Sound: Its All About the Clarity”

                                    Presenter, University of Tennessee Music Education Seminar (Knoxville, TN)

                                                      “101 Ways to Harmonize the Madness”

                                                      “Ensemble Rehearsal Techniques for Developing Wind Band Clarity”

2008                           Presenter, “Boosters to the Rescue” All Day Seminar (Cobb County, GA)

2007                           Presenter, Cobb County Director In-service (Cobb County, GA)

                                                      “Ensemble Rehearsal Techniques and the Harmony Director Keyboard”

2006                           Presenter, University of Georgia School of Music Graduate Seminar (Athens, GA)

                                                      “101 Ways to Harmonize the Madness”

2005                           Presenter, Georgia Music Educators Association State In-Service Conference (Savannah, GA)       

                                                      “Boosters to the Rescue”

                                                      Panel Member, Music Education Collaboration Round Table Discussion,

                                    Kennesaw State University (Kennesaw, GA)

2003                           Presenter, Columbus (GA) Public Schools Director Staff Development In-service

                                                      “Block Scheduling: Pros, Cons, and how to make it work for you!”