$150 – $175

2019 Band Director Institute

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Northern State University

1200 South Jay Street

Aberdeen, SD 57401

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The first annual Band Directors Institute will be introduced at the 20th annual Arts Education Institute.


The Band Director Institute is an intensive program designed to expose music teachers to the best in current and standard literature in addition to teaching methods and materials. The three-day institute will include large ensemble reading sessions, master classes and clinic sessions that focus on a wide variety of teaching subjects for band directors. Participants are highly encouraged to pre-register for purposes of instrumentation for the Reading Band. Registration for the Institute is $175. Pre-registration by June 14 will lower the fee to $150.


The headline clinician will be Michael Sweeney, Composer and Director of Band Publications for Hal Leonard.

Visit https://artssouthdakota.org/arts-education-institute/ for more information and course descriptions.

Schedule

Sessions will be held daily July 15-17, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the Northern State University Campus. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. on July 15. The seminars conclude on Wednesday afternoon by 4 p.m., July 17. Graduate credit is available for some sessions.

Housing

Participants have the option of staying on campus or planning their own accommodations during the institute. Participants wishing to stay on campus may stay in air-conditioned Great Plains West. The price per single room is $25 and double room is $22 + 8.5% tax. Payable at time of check-in. Checks only accepted. You must provide your own bed linens and towels.

Optional Graduate Credit

Participants have the option to earn up to three graduate or recertification renewal credits @ $40/credit. Payment of tuition for graduate credit is due on the day of registration.

TO REGISTER, please click the green "Register" button in the upper right hand corner and complete your selections. Select "Checkout" to be taken to complete the next page and payment information. ​

Questions? Email Shari Kosel. For specific music questions, please email Northern State University Director of Bands, Rolf Olson.



AEI & BDI are sponsored by Arts South Dakota, the South Dakota Arts Council, Northern State University & Popplers Music.

South Dakota Arts Council support is provided with funds from the State of South Dakota, through the Department of Tourism, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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