Marching Arts Intensive

June 15-17, 2022

For the first time, we offered the addition of the Marching Arts Intensive to Conn Selmer Institute. Attendees experienced a thorough, in-depth curriculum focusing on all aspects of Marching Arts with practical, real-world solutions demonstrated live with the use of a rehearsal marching band.

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World Class Marching Instruction

The Marching Art Intensive curriculum is second-to-none in the breadth and depth of it's scope.

  • A live rehearsal marching band that participants will get to experience and interact with
  • Attend in-person or virtually
  • World class teaching faculty that includes: Chip Crotts, Scott Johnson, Alfred Watkins, Kyle Young, Freddy Martin, Richard Saucedo, Dr. Nola Jones And Many More
  • Music Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Color Guard and Visual Rehearsal Techniques
  • Solving ensemble timing, balance, and blend issues

Learn from the Best

Join our exceptional Marching Arts Intensive faculty in an immersive curriculum covering all aspects of marching arts no matter the size and style of your band. These leaders in the field are here to guide you!

Randy Greenwell

Randy Greenwell

Educational Support Manager, Director of Marching Arts Community, Conn-Selmer
  • Director of Bands, 2-Time BOA Grand National Champion, Lawrence Central HS, IN, Retired
  • DCI, BOA, WGI Adjudicator
  • BOA Hall of Fame
  • Phi Beta Mu Hall of Fame
  • Music Arranger, Program Coordinator
Richard Saucedo

Richard Saucedo

Senior Educational Consultant, Conn-Selmer
  • Director of Bands, Emeritus, Carmel High School (IN)
  • Music Ensemble Coordinator for The Blue Devils
  • Music for All Hall of Fame 2015
  • Freelance composer and arranger
  • Composer for Hal Leonard
  • Chief Judge, Bands of America
Tim Lautzenheiser

Tim Lautzenheiser

Senior Vice President of Education, Senior Educational Clinician at Conn-Selmer, Inc.
  • Board of Directors, The Midwest Clinic
  • Board of Directors, American Band College
  • Founder, Attitude Concepts for Today
  • Co-author, "Essential Elements" Band Method
  • Author, GIA Publications
Frank Troyka

Frank Troyka

Senior Educational Clinician, Conn-Selmer, Inc.
  • Director of Bands, Coordinator of Fine Arts (retired), L.V. Berkner HS
  • Bands of America Hall of Fame 2016
  • Texas Bandmaster of the Year 2019
  • Senior Educator and Clinician, BD Performing Arts
Alfred L. Watkins

Alfred L. Watkins

Director of Bands, Lassiter High School GA (retired)
  • Co-founder, Musical Director and Conductor of the Cobb County Wind Symphony
  • Co-founder and President, Minority Band Directors National Association
  • Phi Beta Mu Georgia Bandmasters Hall of Fame
David Starnes

David Starnes

Director of Orchestras, Kennesaw Mountain High School, GA
  • Assistant Professor, School of Music and Director of Athletic Bands, Western Carolina University
  • Director of Bands, Kennesaw Mountain High, GA
  • 2004 Bands of America Grand Nationals "AAA National Champion"
  • Design Advisor for Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps
Freddy Martin

Freddy Martin

Band Director, The Westminster Schools, GA
  • Founding Director, Spirit of Atlanta Drum Corps
  • Currently Pedagogy Coordinator, Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps
  • DCI Hall of Fame
Kyle Young

Kyle Young

Associate Director of Bands - Carmel High School
  • Recipient of the National Band Association Program of Excellence Blue Ribbon Award, 2018
  • State Band Champion, '15, '17, '18, '19
  • Active adjudicator for BOA, DCI, and other circut organizations
  • Former Band Director, Mason City School District
Scott Johnson

Scott Johnson

Percussion Caption Head, Arranger, Blue Devils Drum & Bugle Corp.
  • Blue Devils Director of Percussion, 1994-Present
  • Adjudicator for WGI, PAS, BOA
  • 19 DCI Titles, 14 DCI High Percussion Titles and 2 WGI Gold Medals
  • DCI Hall of Fame and WGI Hall of Fame (2012), World Drum Corp Hall of Fame (2015)
Dr. Chip Crotts

Dr. Chip Crotts

Director of Jazz Studies and Assistant Director of Athletic Bands, Georgia Tech
  • Brass Caption Head, Blue Devils Drum & Bugle Corps
  • Adjudicator with BOA, DCI, WGI, and internationally
  • Bach Trumpet Performing Artist and Conn-Selmer Educational Clinician
Jennifer Leseth

Jennifer Leseth

Guard Instructor / Consultant
  • 25+ years of Design and Colorguard Coordination for numerous BOA Finalist bands
  • 25+ years of Colorguard caption head experience for numerous top 12 DCI Drum Corps
  • Served nine years as the Colorguard Coordinator for The Army All American Marching Band
  • Has traveled extensively and has taught clinics in several countries
  • Current Adjudicator, Designer, and Pageantry Consultant
Jordan Lalama

Jordan Lalama

Designer, Clinician, Visual Coordinator
  • Visual staff for 4-time National Champion, Broken Arrow HS, OK
  • Highly sought after across the country as a designer, clinician, choreographer
  • Graduate of Carmel HS, IN. 2005
  • Visual staff for Music City, Blue Stars, Colts, and Phantom Regiment drum corps (last 10 years)
Dr. Nola Jones

Dr. Nola Jones

Director of Educational Programs (retired), Conn-Selmer, Inc.
  • Director of Visual and Performing Arts for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (retired)
  • Member DCI Judge Administration Team
  • BOA Chief Judge Team Member
  • Adjudicator for Winter Guard International, Bands of America, and Drum Corps International
John Phillips

John Phillips

Educational Consultant, Conn-Selmer Clinician
  • Adjudicator, Bands of America
  • Judge Administrator, DCI
  • DCI Hall of Fame
Dean Westman

Dean Westman

Performing Arts Department Chair/Orchestra Director Avon HS, Avon, IN
  • BOA Hall of Fame
  • Designer, instructor, arranger for numerous high school marching bands and drum corps
  • Program Coordinator, Avon HS, IN
  • Program Coordinator, Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps
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The Marching Arts Intensive is not the only part of Conn-Selmer Institute. Be sure to check out all the other amazing clinicians, lessons, workshops, and more at the preceding experience as well!