Marching Arts Workshop


Plan I Design I Compete

We are coming to YOU…Virtually!

Take your marching band to the next level. Conn-Selmer's Division of Education is once again offering a Conn-Selmer Institute workshop for the marching arts and this year we are coming to you live and online, right into your own home! Join us for a comprehensive approach to planning, designing, and competing on the marching field.


Richard Saucedo

Richard Saucedo

  • Director of Bands Emeritus, BOA Grand National Champion, Carmel High School, IN
  • Composer/Arranger
  • Assistant Chief Judge for BOA
  • Blue Devils Music Staff
  • Conn-Selmer Senior Educational Consultant
Tim Lautzenheiser

Tim Lautzenheiser

  • 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
  • Vice President of Education, Chief Education Officer, Conn-Selmer Inc.
Rosie Queen

Rosie Queen

  • Director of Color Guard, Carmel High School, IN, 2003-2019
  • Pride of Cincinnati Instructor since 1997
  • Visual Instructor and Company Manager for the Original Cast of “Blast”
  • DCI Staff Member: Bluecoats, Cadets of Bergen County, Cavaliers, Carolina Crown, Madison Scouts
  • WGI Board of Directors
Dr. Nola Jones

Nola Jones

  • Adjudicator - DCI
  • Adjudicator - BOA
  • Adjudicator - WGI
  • DCI Adjudicator Training and Administration Team
  • Conn-Selmer Director of Educational Programs
Randy Greenwell

Randy Greenwell

  • Director of Bands, BOA Grand National Champion, Lawrence Central HS, IN, Retired
  • DCI, BOA, and WGI Adjudicator
  • Conn-Selmer Educational Support Manager, Midwest Region
Lindsey Vento

Lindsey Vento

  • Artistic Director and Program Coordinator, The Academy Drum and Bugle Corps
  • Artistic Director and Program Coordinator, Blue Springs High School, Missouri
  • Artistic Director and Program Coordinator, Vista Ridge High School, Texas
  • BOA Adjudicator
Tony Lymon

Tony Lymon

  • Creative Designer for Pacific Crest Drum and Bugle Corps
  • Director and Show Designer for the WGI HS World Finalist, Petal Indoor Percussion Theatre, MS
  • Sound Designer for The Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps
Jeff Young

Jeff Young

  • President/CEO Dynamic Marching
  • Visual Caption Head, Carmel High School Marching Band, IN
  • Former Visual Consultant, Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps
Scott Johnson

Scott Johnson

  • Percussion Arranger and Caption Head, Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps
  • 2012 DCI Hall of Fame Inductee and WGI Hall of Fame Inductee
  • 19 DCI Gold Medal Championships and 14 DCI High Percussion Titles
  • Adjudicator for PAS championships, WGI championships, South African Championships, Indonesia Championships, and the Bands of America Grand National Championships.
Brian Dinkel

Brian Dinkel

  • Front Ensemble Arranger and Caption Head, Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps
  • Front Ensemble Caption Head and Designer, Riverside City College Marching Tigers
  • Front Ensemble Manager for five-time WGI World Champion Riverside City College Indoor Percussion
  • Director of Percussion, Woodbridge High School and Music Designer, Mission Viejo High School
John Meehan

John Meehan

  • Brass Arranger and Co-Caption Head, Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps
  • 11 DCI Championships and 12 Jim Ott High Brass Awards
  • Composing and Arranging for: Allen High School (TX), American Fork High School (UT), Clements High School (TX), Eden Prairie High School (MN), Homestead High School (CA), and the Yokohama Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps (Japan)
  • Conn-Selmer Performing Artist
Dr. Chip Crotts

Dr. Chip Crotts

  • Brass Co-Caption Head, Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps
  • Director of Jazz Studies and Assistant Director of Bands, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Adjudicator for Bands of America, Drum Corps International, Drum Corps Japan, Taiwan Marching Academy, Music for All, Winter Guard International and numerous state and national music educator associations.
  • Conn-Selmer Bach Trumpet Performing Artist and Educational Clinician

  Marching Arts Workshop Details

We at Conn-Selmer want to help you take your marching program to the next level by inviting you to attend one of our two marching arts virtual workshops. Enjoy two days of engaging interactive online sessions with some of the nation's top minds in music.


  • Featuring World-Class Marching Arts Clinicians
  • Engaging and Interactive Online Sessions
  • Comprehensive Approach to Planning, Designing, and Competing

How Much Does It Cost?

  • $100 per person

Session Highlights

  • Music Design
  • Clarity: How to Plan for It, How to Write for It, How to Teach It
  • Staging All the Things
  • Design on a Budget: Yes, It CAN Be Done!
  • Band Director Guide to Color Guard: What Matters?
  • General Effect: What Is It and How Do I Get It?
  • View the full agenda here.

  June 10th - 11th, 2020

Summer Workshop
  • Featuring World-Class Marching Arts Clinicians
  • Comprehensive Approach to Planning, Designing, and Competing
  • June 12 – limited number of optional 1-hour staff consultation sessions with clinicians. $100 each consultation.