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Conn-Selmer Institute: Professional Development

Growing Educators, Administrators, and Students

CSI: Professional Development offers your organization resources and services curated by our master educators and clinicians. Conn-Selmer has over one-hundred and fifty world-class leaders who are eager to help advance your programs.

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World-Class Educators

Conn-Selmer boasts an expert team of master music educators who are eager to join you in this new online journey. Our world-class faculty have designed relevant, interactive online sessions guaranteed to benefit you and your students.

Tim Lautzenheiser

Tim Lautzenheiser

Vice President of Education
Chief Education Officer
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

Richard Saucedo

Richard Saucedo

Senior Educational Consultant
Conn-Selmer, Inc.

  • Director of Bands, Emeritus, Carmel High School (IN)
  • Indiana Bandmasters Association “Bandmaster of the Year” 1998-99
  • Music for All Hall of Fame 2015
  • Freelance composer and arranger
  • Composer for Hal Leonard
  • Chief Judge, Bands of America

Alfred Watkins

Alfred Watkins

Musical Director, Co-Founder and Conductor
Cobb Wind Symphony

  • Member, American Bandmasters Association
  • Member, Bands of America Hall of Fame
  • Midwest Music Advisory Committee, 2014
  • Phi Beta Mu Georgia Bandmasters Hall of Fame
  • Recipient, Edwin Franco Goldman Award, ASBDA

Dr. Paula Crider

Dr. Paula Crider

Senior Educational Consultant
Conn-Selmer, Inc.

  • Professor Emerita, University Of Texas-Austin
  • Board of Directors, The Midwest Clinic
  • Co-author, “Masterworks Studies” Series, Hal Leonard
  • Author, “The Composer’s Legacy: Conductors on Conducting for Wind Band,” GIA
  • Guest conductor and lecture in 47 states, Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom, France, Singapore, Italy, Germany, Spain, Hong Kong, and Australia

Frank Troyka

Frank Troyka

Senior Educational Consultant
Conn-Selmer, Inc.

  • Director of Bands, Coordinator of Fine Arts (Retired)
  • L.V. Berkner High School (TX)
  • Bands of America Hall of Fame 2016
  • Texas Bandmaster of the Year 2019
  • Music Education faculty at Southern Methodist University, Oklahoma State University, Sam Houston State University
  • Guest conductor/clinician across the United States, Canada, South America, Singapore, China, South Africa, Europe, The Philippines

Larry Livingston

Larry Livingston

Senior Educational Consultant
Conn-Selmer, Inc.

  • Chair, University of Southern California Department of Conducting
  • Guest appearances and All-State ensemble conductor throughout the world
  • Former Vice President, New England Conservatory of Music
  • Former Dean, Shepherd School of Music at Rice University

Erin Cole Steele

Erin Cole Steele

Senior Educational Consultant
Conn-Selmer, Inc.

  • Former Director of Bands, Tapp Middle School (GA)
  • Author and Contributing Editor, “The Instrumentalist”
  • Contributing Author, “Teaching Music Through Performance”
  • National Band Association Citation of Excellence 2003, 2008, 2015
  • Educational Clinician/Consultant, Hal Leonard

O'Neill Sanford

O'Neill Sanford

Senior Educational Consultant
Conn-Selmer, Inc.

  • Former Director of Bands at Jackson State University

Gary Markham

Gary Markham

Senior Educational Consultant
Conn-Selmer, Inc.

  • Retired Supervisor of Instrumental Music for the Cobb County School District (GA)
  • Senior Education Consultant and Chief Judge for Bands of America
  • Executive Director, Music Administration Collaborative
  • Judge Education Director for Drum Corps International
  • Bands of America Hall of Fame 2006

Elisa Janson Jones

Elisa Janson Jones

Senior Manager of Online Learning
Conn-Selmer Inc.

  • Host and Producer of the Music Ed Mentor Podcast
  • Specialist in delivering online instruction in music
  • Columnist, SBO Magazine
  • Author, “The Music Educator’s Guide to Thrive”
  • K-8 Music Educator
  • Nationally and internationally recognized speaker

Dr. Nola Jones

Dr. Nola Jones

Director of Educational Programs,
Conn-Selmer, Inc.

  • Former Coordinator of Visual and Performing Arts for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools
  • Appearances include 38 of the United States and internationally in Canada, Japan, the Netherlands, and Singapore
  • Blue Ribbon Committee Member to write National Standards for Marching Band on behalf of NAfME
  • Adjudicator for Winter Guard International, Bands of America, and Drum Corps International
  • Member, DCI Judge Liaison Team for the music caption

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