Calendar Design

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:

Conn Selmer Institute Logo

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, Roland Parrish - February 1, 2023 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, Frank Ticheli - February 1, 2023 07:00PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

The February Concert Artistry session is not to be missed! World renowned composer Frank Ticheli allows us to see music “through the eyes of the composer” as he contributes invaluable insights into “Two Cajun Folk Songs,” and “Simple Gifts.” Join us as PC leads a conversation with one of the most brilliant and creative minds of this generation.

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 - "Preparing and Taking Care of Your Performers in 2023", February 8, 2023 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

We will spend some time with well known pageantry arts icon Shirley Dorritie who's background in the marching arts along with her knowledge of social/emotional wellness makes for the perfect conversation of how to take care of your performers going into 2023. Look forward to their conversation as they discuss ways you can truly serve the emotional and social well being of your performers during the season.

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 - Tips for Building a Culture Where Parents Want to Volunteer - February 15, 2023 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

This session will explore research to help identify why people follow leaders and get involved as a volunteer. This will inform how your team can build a healthy culture of growth!

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: "The Life Changing Experience of HBCU Bands" - February 22, 2023 08:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Many music educators and band alumni often reflect on how band positively changed their lives. Just imagine band changing the lives of generations of students. Join Dr. William J. Earvin as he chats with ConnSelmer Educational Clinician and CEO of KORIS Media, Brandi Mitchell about her experiences at McKenzie High School in Detroit, MI. Brandi is premiering a film this month about her high school experience and her director, Mr. Bobby Brown. "Bobby's Kids" captures the story of an HBCU Alumnus who strives to build a stronger community through band. It is an amazing story of how band provides students with opportunities far beyond their dreams. The HBCU Collective will celebrate this Black History Month honoring Mr. Brown and all of his former students. Tune in and celebrate with us!

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