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Upcoming Events

A List of All Upcoming DOE Events

The Conn-Selmer Division of Education offers a number of events to support the professional development of directors, students, and parents. These workshops and presentations are taught by some of the finest music educators anywhere. Below are the upcoming events that may be of interest to you:

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Conn Selmer Institute, June 11-14 2023, In-Person or Online

Join us this June for Conn Selmer Institute! Held on the beautiful campus of Bethel University in Mishawaka, IN, this three and a half day professional development conference is designed for college students, directors, and music program leaders. Our world-class faculty leads a curriculum with specialized tracks focusing on college students, new music educators, middle school directors, high school directors including marching arts, and music administrators.

Music Administration Collaborative

Music Administration Collaborative First Wednesdays - Lunch with Leaders and Legends featuring Special Guest, Dr. Richard Crane - October 5, 2022 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

The Music Administration Collaborative supports music education across America and around the globe. It is the primary source of professional development, communication, and networking for today's music administrators and program leaders. Join Rick Ghinelli and special guests each month for Lunch with Leaders and Legends!

Two ways to watch! Join the Facebook Live Event in the Music Administration Collaborative Facebook Group:
Music Administration Collaborative Facebook Group
OR Link to the session in our Music Adminstration Collaborative Thinkific Community:
Music Administration Collaborative Thinkific Group

Concert Artistry

Concert Artistry - Concert Artistry Community Chat featuring Special Guest, Lynne Jackson - October 5, 2022 07:00PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Led by the incomparable Dr. Paula Crider, the focus of this community is on the pursuit of music excellence on the performance stage. This year's planned discussions will focus on a huge variety of "stages" where superior musicianship may occur - middle school, high school, chamber music, performances, and adjudicated events!

Two ways to watch! Join the Facebook Live Event in the Concert Artistry Facebook Group:
Concert Artistry Facebook Group
OR Link to the session in our Concert Artistry Thinkific Community:
Concert Artistry Thinkific Group

Student Leadership

Student Leadership Monthly - Our leadership clinicians will present a content-rich, nuts-and-bolts student leadership session designed to coincide with the events that typically happen throughout the school year.


The Student Leadership Community webinar in on a brief hiatus for July, but we encourage you to explore past sessions - all available to watch on demand in our Conn Selmer Community archive.

Marching Arts Educators

Marching Arts Monthly - Live with the Hebron HS Marching Band, October 12, 2022 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Richard and Randy visit with Andy Sealy and his staff to discuss how Hebron prepares for fall marching competitions.

Two ways to watch! Join the Facebook Live Event in the Marching Arts Educators Facebook Group:
Marching Arts Educators Facebook Group
OR Link to the session in our Marching Arts Educators Thinkific Community:
Marching Arts Educators Thinkific Group

Parent Booster

Parent Boosters Community Monthly Meeting - Powerful Moments to Successfully Build your Program with Special Guest, Paul Kile - Director of Bands, Edina HS. September 21, 2022 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Dr. David Vandewalker and TJ Waiicul every third Wednesday of the month as they bring you monthly sessions focused on common booster program concerns. This month, they are joined by special guest, Dr. Matthew Arau, to discuss staring the new school year with purpose.

Two ways to watch! Join the Facebook Live Event in the Parent Boosters Community Facebook Group:
Parent Boosters Community Facebook Group
OR Link to the session in our Parent Boosters Community Thinkific Community:
Parent Boosters Community Thinkific Group

HBCU Collective

HBCU Collective - Music Moments with the HBCU Collective: The Road from Attainment to Advancement - September 28, 2022 08:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Dr. William J. Earvin and Dr. Tomisha Price-Brock as the discuss pointers to get students ready for educator exams and careers in music education! Dr. Brock is the president of the HBCU National Band and Orchestra Directors Consortium and has guided multiple HBCU students to passing Praxis scores. This will be a great Musical Moment with the HBCU Collective. See you there!!!

Two ways to watch! Join the Facebook Live Event in the Conn Selmer HBCU Collective Facebook Group:
Conn Selmer HBCU Collective Facebook Group
OR Link to the session in our HBCU Collective Thinkific Community:
HBCU Collective Thinkific Group