Registration Information

  1. REGISTER HERE (or copy and paste this address into your browser: https://commerce.cashnet.com/BALL_EMS032)
  2. Check back to select repertoire in November 2020

Date: February 13-14, 2021

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

Workshop Options

Conductor: $250 (includes Saturday continental breakfast and full lunch)

  • 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

  • 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

Check back November 2020 for repertoire selections

Featured Clinician

Craig Kirchhoff, Director of Bands Emeritus, University of Minnesota

Friday (optional)

  • 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 and Continental Breakfast (MIB Room 136)
  • 8:45-9 a.m. – Welcome (Band room, MIB Room 136)
  • 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

  • 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. - Conducting  Session with Wind Symphony (Sursa Hall)
  • 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Wrap up Lecture/Discussion session (MIB Room 152)

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.