North Carolina
Bandmasters
Association



2017 Conference




November 11-14, 2017

Concert Band MPA Committee Fall Meeting
Saturday - 1:00-5:00 PM
Benton Salem Hall 3 A-B

Marching Band Committee Fall Meeting
Saturday - 1:00-5:00 PM
Embassy Ardmore 4

Band Districts MPA Event Chair Fall Meeting
Sunday - 10:00 a.m.
Benton Salem Hall 3 A-B

NCBA General Business Meeting
Sunday - 1:30-2:50 p.m.
Benton Salem Hall 2

Honors Band Committee Fall Meeting
Sunday - 4:50 PM
Marriott Moravian


NCBA Social at Fiddlin' Fish
Sponsored by the Wake Forest University Office of Alumni Engagement/Athletic Bands
Sunday, 6:30 PM





Clinics


“North Carolina’s First School Band:
The History of the Lenoir High School Band”
Sponsored by the American School Band Director’s Association
Bill Witcher, Clinician
Sunday, 10:30 AM
Benton Salem Hall 3 A-B


"Count, Tap, Clap"
Coordinating the Relationship
Between Rhythm and Pulse
Sponsored by Scott Love and The Music Center
Debra Haburay, Clinician
Sunday, 12:30 PM
Benton Salem Hall  1 A-B


Culturally Responsive Teaching in the Instrumental Music Classroom
Patrick Bennington, Clinician
Sunday, 12:30 PM
Benton Salem Hall 3 A-B


The Non Competitive Marching Band
Panel Discussion
Phillip Riggs - Moderator
Panel:
Phil Homiller, Ed Kimbrough, Andrew Jimeson, James Daugherty, Andy Washburn, Bill Witcher, Ryan Ellefson
Sunday, 3:00 PM
Benton Salem Hall 1 A-B


Real PLC Time with North Carolina
Band Directors

Rodney Workman, Alice Aldredge, Jason Barclift Moderators

If you want to have a PLC meeting that isn't a waste of time, this is it! Meet with 10 GREAT middle school and high school directors from our state who will each be discussing a different topic which you can join.

Middle School: Sunday, 3:00 PM

Chris Ferguson
Recruiting and Motivating the 6th Grader

David Stroud
Motivation, Encouragement and Expectation:  Thriving with 7th Graders

Lesli Clowes
How to Have a Great Band with A/B Day
90 Minute Classes


Matt Liner
How to Have a Great Band with A/B Day
45 Minute Classes


Felicia MacNaught
Branding and Creating Esprit de Corps in the MS Band

Matt Pellas
Picking Quality Middle School Literature

Renee Todd
Incorporating Jazz into the MS Program

Buddy Gudger
How to Teach Classes of Mixed Instruments
from Day 1


Todd and Katie Ebert
Effective Model of Team Teaching between MS and HS


High School: Sunday, 4:00 PM

Dave Albert
Student Leadership/Esprit de Corps

Josh Potter
Incorporating Chamber Music

Jerry Markoch
Motivating and Inspiring the HS Student

Fran Shelton
Having a Big Band in a Small School

Tom Jenner
Selecting Quality Literature in Concert AND Marching Band

Craig Everett
Gaining Community Support

Margie Harrison
Surviving a Transition - Following a Legend

Ed Kiefer
Making Musicality Your #1 Priority

Sean Smith
Playing Test and Student Accountability

Wes Allred
Turn a Failing Program Around in 180 days or Less!



Rehearsal Lab:
“Small Instruments:
The Best Diagnostic Tool You Never Knew You Had”
Robin Gorham, Clinician
Brian Fischer, Clinician
(West Clermont High School-Cincinnati, Ohio)
Fuquay Varina Middle School 8th Grade Band, Demonstration Group
Sunday, 4:00 PM
Benton Salem Hall 3 A-B


"Teaching On-and-Off the Podium:
The Importance of Role Modeling
Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser, Clinician
Sunday, 5:30 PM
Benton Winston-Salem Hall 2


REED our Lips:
Tips to Get your Woodwinds Sounding Great!
UNC-Charlotte Woodwind Faculty, Clinicians
Monday, 8:00 AM
Benton Salem Hall 3 A-B


Scales at Every St(age)
Sponsored by Scott Love and The Music Center
Debra Haburay, Clinician
Monday, 10:00 AM
Benton Salem Hall 1 A-B


Low Brass High Standards: A Creative and Versatile Approach to Chamber Music featuring 3Basso
Dr. Joe Brown, Dr. Jason Smith and Dr. Lucas Borges, Clinicians
Monday, 12:00 PM
Benton Salem Hall 1 A-B


Rhythmically Competent Students and Pin-Drop
Quiet Classrooms: The Vital Connection
David Newell, Clinician
Monday, 12:00 PM
Benton Salem Hall 3 A-B


I Don't Have Time to Do It All:
Discovering and Resetting Priorities for Your Band Program
Ed Kiefer, Clinician
Monday, 2:00 PM
Benton Salem Hall 2


The What, Why, and How in Band Assessment
Dr. Charles Vaughn, Clinician
Monday - 2:00 PM
Benton Salem Hall 3 A-B


Reed All About It:
Simple Steps for Oboe Success
Dr. Elizabeth Sullivan, Clinician
Tuesday - 8:00 AM
Benton Salem Hall 3 A-B


Setting Your Students Up for Success
Phillip Riggs and Dr. Matt Talbert, Clinicians
Monday - 8:00 AM
Benton Salem Hall 1 A-B


Tips for Quick and Easy Repairs
Jon Mills and John Blythe, Clinicians
Monday - 8:00 AM
Embassy Terrace 3


How to Be Competitive As a Small Traditional Band Program: What Does It Take?
Taylor Whitehead - Director of Bands
Warren County High School - Warrenton, NC
Assistant Director - Virginia State University
Tuesday, 10:00 AM
Benton Conference Room 2


Successful Band Programs
Utilize Strong Business Skills
Perry Ditch, Clinician
Tuesday - 10:00 AM
Benton Salem Hall 3 A-B


What Is This Metal Thing Sticking Out of My Face?
(Mythe and Methods in Modern Trumpet Pedagogy)
Mark Clodfelter, Clinician
Tuesday - 10:00 AM
Benton Salem Hall 1 A-B


Performances


Performing Chamber Groups 

UNC-G Percussion Ensemble
Monday - 3:00 PM
Benton Salem Hall 1 A-B

3Basso: Ohio University Low Brass
Monday, 12:00 PM
Benton Salem Hall 1 A-B


Performing School Bands

Leesville Road Middle School Band
Cara Vernon, Conductor
Tuesday - 9:00 AM
Benton Salem Hall 2

Cuthbertson Middle School Band
Katie Ebert, Conductor
Monday, 9:00 AM
Benton Salem Hall 2

Mills Park Middle School Band
Tony Powell, Conductor
Sunday, 11:30 AM
Benton Salem Hall 2

North Henderson High School Band
Steve Sigmon, Conductor
Monday, 11:00 AM
Benton Salem Hall 2

Leesville Road High School Symphonic Band
Alyssa Montgomery, Conductor
Tuesday, 11:00 AM
Benton Salem Hall 2


Performing Professional/Collegiate Groups

US Navy Band’s Jazz Commodores
Sunday, 8:00 PM
Stevens Center Auditorium

UNC-Charlotte Wind Ensemble
Dr. Shawn Smith, Conductor
Monday - 1:00 PM
Benton Salem Hall 2

Piemont Wind Symphony
Matt Troy, Conductor
Monday - 8:00 PM
Stevens Center Auditorium