Daily Schedule

Dates for 2018 are Thursday, July 12 to Saturday, July 14

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2018 Schedule will be available in early June!

2017 Schedule below

Thursday, July 13

8:00 – 8:50
Registration/Get Acquainted Coffee

8:50 – 10:00
Opening Session – Crowdsourcing and Community: Ideas for Moving Our Rehearsals Beyond the Basics
Cynthia Johnston Turner, University of Georgia

10:30 – 11:45
Conducting Calisthenics
William Berz, Rutgers University

11:45 – 1:00
Lunch/Music Exhibits/NHBDA Informal Luncheon/Business Meeting

1:15 – 2:45
Session A:
Wait a minute! Who is teaching whom?
Holly Oliver, Plymouth State University

Session B:
“The Truth Will Set You Free” What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body
Jane Murray, Licensed Andover Educator (RI)

Session C:
Film Composition/Orchestration and Composing for Concert Band
Rossano Galante, Composer

3:15 – 4:45

Session A:
Wait a minute! Who is teaching whom?
Holly Oliver, Plymouth State University

Session B:
“The Truth Will Set You Free” What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body
Jane Murray, Licensed Andover Educator (RI)

Session C:
Film Composition/Orchestration and Composing for Concert Band
Rossano Galante, Composer

6:30 – 8:45
Concert Band (Gr. 3 – 5) Reading Session (Bring your instruments!)
Mark Stickney, Plymouth State University

Friday, July 14

8:00 – 9:00
Coffee/Exhibits

9:00 – 10:15
Elementary Band (Gr. 1 – 2) Reading Session (Bring your instruments!)
William Berz, Rutgers University

10:45 -11:45
What’s with the Russian Soldier! How acting and movement exercises can inform conducting (Bring your baton!)
Cynthia Johnston Turner, University of Georgia

11:45 – 1:00

Lunch

1:15 – 2:15
Why? Ideas on Teaching Musicianship
William Berz, Rutgers University

2:45 – 5:00
The Music of Rossano Galante (Bring your instruments!)
Rossano Galante

5:30 – 6:45
NEBDI Dinner

7:00 – 9:00
Session A: Jazz Band Reading Session (Bring your instruments!)
Kenneth Clark, Timberlane Regional High School (NH)

Session B: Elementary/Middle School Forum

Session C: High School Forum

9:15
Directors’ Get Together—Boiler Room Lounge at the Common Man Inn

Saturday, July 15

8:00 – 8:50
Coffee 

9:00 – 12:00
Rehearsal Lab (Bring your instruments!)
Cynthia Johnston Turner, University of Georgia


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