Wind Band Teaching Workshop
Building a Community of Trust, Collaboration and Innovation.
January 20-21, 2023
The Desautels Faculty of Music Wind Band Teaching Workshop is designed for band directors of all levels and offers a conducting participant stream and observer stream. Participants in both streams attend all plenary sessions, conducting sessions, and discussions. The schedule will run 1:30pm – 9:00pm on Friday and 9:00am – 5:00pm on Saturday.
The workshop will explore philosophical and practical issues of teaching, rehearsing, and conducting. Sessions will address pedagogy, rehearsal techniques, gesture, interpretation, score study, and developing ensemble culture and community. This year’s sessions will also provide special focus on program rebuilding, The 2023 Guest Clinician is renown conductor John P. Lynch, current Director of Band at University of Wisconsin, Stevens- Point. Sessions will also be presented by Manitoba Music Educator Rob Chrol and Jacquie Dawson, DFOM Director of Bands.
This workshop is held in the Desautels Faculty of Music’s beautiful facilities on the University of Manitoba Fort Garry campus.
2023 Guest Clinicians
2023 registration now open!
Space for the conducting stream is limited to 12 participants, and registrations will be processed in the order they are submitted. The registration deadline for conducting participants is December 15 and January 15 for observers.
- Conducting Participant $225.00
- Conducting Participant (Student) $125.00
- Observing Participant $175.00
- Observing Participant (Student) $75.00
Yukiko Nishimura, Ancient Flower
Owens, Three Scottish Vistas
La Plante, Prairie Songs
Giroux, One Life Beautiful
Holst, First Suite in E-flat
Complete workshop schedule will be provided on Dec 1