Registration Information

  1. REGISTER HERE (or copy and paste this address into your browser: https://commerce.cashnet.com/BALL_EMS032)
  2. SELECT REPERTOIRE HERE

Date: February 7-9, 2020

Activities

  • Conduct the Ball State University Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band in beautiful Sursa Hall.
  • Work and collaborate with outstanding conductors and educators.
  • Attend an open rehearsal with renowned conductors and composers.
  • Participate in discussions dealing with repertoire, score study, rehearsal techniques, conducting technique, gesture and movement, and personal growth.
  • Attend a performance by the Ball State Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony
  • Attend a performance by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra in Sursa Hall (part of Ball State's Arts Alive series)

Workshop Options

Conductor: $250 (includes Saturday lunch and ticket to the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Performance on Sunday afternoon)

  • Participants will conduct the Ball State Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony (approximately 15-20 minutes with each band).
  • Receive on-the-spot feedback from the clinicians.
  • There is a limit of 10 conductors. Conductors will be selected in the order that their enrollment fee is received.

Observer: $50; $35 for college students (ticket to Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra will need to be purchased separately)

  • Observe the conducting sessions.
  • Participate in the afternoon lecture and discussion session.
  • There is no limit to the number of people in the observer track.

College Students: Register as an Observer at the discounted rate of $35.

Repertoire

 1. In the registration link above, choose one individual movement from the following works, or one entire work if the piece is a single movement, to conduct and rehearse with the Wind Ensemble.

  • Grainger Irish Tune from County Derry
  • Lo Presti Elegy for a Young American
  • Persichetti Divertimento for Band
  • Schubert/Reynolds Little Symphony for Winds
  • Schuman Chester Overture for Band
  • Turina/Reed La Procession du Rocio

 2. In the registration link above, choose one individual movement from the following works, or one entire work if the piece is a single movement, to conduct and rehearse with the Wind Symphony.

  • Bremer Early Light
  • Ives Variations on America
  • Jacob An Original Suite
  • Jolley Ash
  • McGinty The Red Balloon
  • Williams Caccia and Chorale

Featured Clinician

Richard Floyd, UIL State Director of Music Emeritus - University of Texas

Friday

  • 6-6:30 p.m. – Registration (MIB Room 136)
  • 6:30-6:45 p.m. – Welcome (MIB 136)
  • 7-10:15 p.m. – Open Rehearsal with Ball State Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble with Guest Clinician

Saturday

  • 8-8:45 a.m. – Registration (MIB Room 136)
  • 8:45-9 a.m. – Welcome (Band room, MIB Room 152)
  • 9-11:30 a.m. – Conducting Session with Wind Ensemble (Sursa Hall)
  • 11:30-noon – Wind Ensemble open rehearsal
  • noon-1 p.m. – Lunch (included with workshop fee)
  • 1-4:30 p.m. – Lecture/Discussion Sessions (Band room, MIB Room 152)
  • 7:30 p.m. – Concert by Ball State Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony (Sursa Hall)

Sunday

  • 9-11:30 a.m. - Conducting  Session with Wind Symphony (MIB Room 152)
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Wrap up Lecture/Discussion session (MIB Room 152)
  • 12:30 p.m. - Lunch on your own
  • 2:00 p.m. - Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra performance (Sursa Hall)

Hotel Information

  • Ball State University Pittenger Hotel — 765-285-1555
  • Comfort Inn & Suites — 765-587-0294
  • Courtyard Muncie at Horizon Convention Center — 765-760-4077
  • Days Inn — 765-288-2311
  • Hampton Inn & Suites — 765-288-8500
  • Holiday Inn Express — 765-289-4678

Questions?

For additional information, contact Thomas Caneva at 765-285-5435 or by email.