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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, Mary Luehrsen - November 2, 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, Robert Herrings - November 2, 2022 07:00PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Robert Herrings is in his 19th year of teaching. His Artie Henry Middle School Band has performed at The Midwest Clinic three times, and will add a fourth performance this December. This is an amazing accomplishment for any band program! How does he do it? Join PC on Wednesday, Nov. 2 to gain insights into the secrets of this most talented young man’s success.

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 Fishers HS Marching Band, November 9, 2022 04:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

We go into the heart of preparations of the Fishers HS Marching Band as they prepare to perform at the Bands of America Grand National Championships. We will talk with directors Chad Kohler and Chris Dessent as they prepare their students for some very intense performances over the next several days.

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: Bingo, Championships, and Volunteer Wrangling - November 16, 2022 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Conn-Selmer Educational Support Manager and Jefferson Forest High School Bingo Coordinator, T.J. Waicul will be joined by his wife and Jefferson Forest High School Marching Band Coordinator, Nikki, to discuss their program's large events and how they recruit and manage the volunteers needed.

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: "BANDtober" Traditional/Showstyle Bands in the Competitive Space - October 26, 2022 08:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

In the month of October, band programs all over the country are participating in events every weekend. Through Conn Selmer's partnership with USBands, we are elevating a space for Traditional/Showstyle to enter competitions on a regional and national level. Join Dr. William J. Earvin and Errick Prince (Traditional Showstyle Band Coordinator, USBands) as they talk about the contests scheduled this year, the evaluation format, and the future of HBCU-Style programs with USBands.

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