CBDNA - Division Information - Conferences


2018 Athletic Band Symposium
May 30-June 2
The University of Texas

Registration is now open. Full information can be found on the conference website.

2018 Western/Northwestern Division Conference
2018 Western/Northwestern Division Conference
March 21-24, 2018
California State University, Sonoma
Rohnert Park, CA.



Registration is now open for the WNW CBDNA Division Conference, March 21-24, 2018 at Sonoma State Universitys Green Music Center. Located in the heart of Californias Wine Country, the Green Music Center features two phenomenal performing venues: Weill Hall, a gorgeous, world class concert hall with state-of-the-art acoustics, and Schroeder Hall, an elegant 240 seat recital hall.

Conference registration, hotel booking information, and a complete conference schedule can be found on the WNW CBDNA website: wnwcbdna.org.

Please note: Hotel reservations must be made by December 1st in order to receive the special conference rate! We recommend that you make your WNW CBDNA reservations at the same time you make your Midwest Clinic travel arrangements.

INTERCOLLEGIATE BAND Larry Gookin, Professor Emeritus, Central Washington University, Conductor. Nominations for the ICB are due Nov. 30, 2017. For more information regarding the ICB, please contact Emily Moss: Emily.Moss2@calstatela.edu.

California State University Long Beach Bob Cole Conservatory Wind Symphony, John Carnahan
Central Washington University Wind Ensemble, Lewis Norfleet
Fresno State University Wind Orchestra, Gary Gilroy
Nevada Wind Ensemble, Reed Chamberlin
Pacific Lutheran College Wind Ensemble, Edwin Powell
Sonoma State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Andy Collinsworth
University of Arizona Wind Ensemble, Chad Nicholson
University of British Columbia Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Robert Taylor
University of Montana Symphonic Wind Ensemble, James Smart

FEATURED GUEST CLNICIAN Allan McMurray, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado
Clinic session with Amador Valley HS Wind Ensemble I, Pleasanton, CA. Jonathan Grantham, conductor
Conducting session with Bob Cole Conservatory Wind Symphony, John Carnahan, conductor

Building Bridges through Inter-Generational Music,Melanie Brooks, Arizona State University
Charles Mingus' "Adagio ma Non Troppo,"Patrick Brooks, Idaho State University
Expanding Repertoire Options for the Small School Program,Anthony Rivera, Santa Clara University
Inspiring Passionate Ensemble Performance: Using Interdisciplinary Context as Externally Facing Artistic Practice,David Vickerman,San Jos State University and Colleen Sears, College of New Jersey
The Lindeman-Sobel-Potts Approach to Artistic Wind Performance,Robert Spittal with Leo Potts, Gonzaga University
The Lost Work of Dick Kattenburg,Troy Bennefield, Washington State University

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