TOB Band Directors are reminded they are invited to meet via zoom on Monday, September 27, 8:00 PM for general updates, questions/answers, and 2021 TOB season reminders. A chance to see how others are faring so far – in this unique season! Check your email for information/link from your TOB Region Coordinator.
Have you submitted your senior group photo yet?
The deadline is approaching – 10.1.21.
Submit a formal, an informal, or a fun picture – it’s your choice!
Windi Player allows you to download judge sound files.
You can download the Windi Player application from Apple App Store or Google Play.
Just a reminder to all TOB Band Directors – use the link below to submit your program information ASAP. This information is available each week to your adjudicators, giving them a chance to review your show description and repertoire prior to seeing and hearing your students performance. This also serves as announcer information for weekly shows.
TOB-1 and TOB-7 bands participated in educational preview events this past weekend with panel discussions and performance opportunities leading into the evening’s competitive seaon openers. Band directors and staff members had the opportunity for this season’s only face-to-face discussion for 30 minutes in their afternoon sessions. Check out a few shots from the afternoon of education:
|The parent booster community is created specifically to help booster organizations and the people who lead them connect and thrive! The FREE monthly webinars are designed and intended for YOUR PARENT VOLUNTEERS and YOU, the director. |
Dr. David Vandewalker
Executive Director, Parent Booster Community, Conn-Selmer Inc
Educational Support Manager, Northeast, Conn-Selmer Inc.
FREE PARENT BOOSTER WEBINAR! September 15th, 8pm EDT
Building a Plan to Thrive!
This FREE webinar will include a discussion on how to build a strategic plan for the organization and help turn the booster club’s potential into performance.
*PLUS…AN EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS!*
Region Coordinators have emailed all TOB Hosts “Guide to Successful . . . ” and “TOB Host Guides” in July. Please review with your boosters and show committee members.
All TOB Band Directors are asked to complete the TOB 2021 VIRTUAL! survey ASAP so planning can commence. Region Coordinators emailed this out mid-August.
TOB Band Directors should keep an eye out for several important emails this week:
1. TOB ACC Updates for those registered for the 2021 Atlantic Coast Championships
2. TOB AUGUST Updates for all our TOB Band Directors
3. TOB 2021 VIRTUAL! Band Director interest survey
STUDENT LEADERSHIP & MARCHING ARTS
Student Leadership7-8 pm EDT
A FREE WEBINAR FORSTUDENT LEADERS! “Tis The Season…FOR CHANGE”
With a new school year and a new marching season upon us, change is inevitable. And that’s a GOOD thing! Great bands thrive on change! Whether it’s welcoming new members, new music, new leaders, new uniforms, or a new director, ‘tis the season to embrace the new and look to the future with optimism and excitement! Join Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser, Dr. Matthew Arau, Frank Troyka, and some special guests on Wednesday, August 11 at 7:00 PM Eastern Time for another in the Conn-Selmer series of monthly student leadership webinars.
*Please make sure you share this link with your students if they plan to attend:
https://conn-selmer.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tnCZqUMURqKgbUUNCKgIuA REGISTER FOR
THE STUDENT LEADERSHIP WEBINAR
8-9 pm EDT
A FREE WEBINAR FOR MARCHING ARTS EDUCATORS!
“THE HBCU MARCHING BAND EXPERIENCE”This session will focus on the distinct and varied types of HBCU Marching Band styles as well as the similarities they share to the rest of the pageantry arts. Leading collegiate icons from the HBCU community will help inform the discussion with Richard Saucedo and Randy Greenwell.
Dr. Shelby ChipmanDirector of Bands, Florida A&M UniversityDr. Timmey ZacheryDirector of Bands, Prairie View A&M UniversityKedric D. TaylorDirector of Bands, Southern University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Dr. O’Neill SanfordEducational Support Consultant, Conn-Selmer, Inc.
Dr. William J. EarvinEducational Support Manager and Director of HBCU Collective, Conn-Selmer, Inc.
Randy GreenwellEducational Support Manager, Conn-Selmer, Inc.
Richard L. SaucedoSenior Clinician, Conn-Selmer, Inc.
REGISTER FOR THE MARCHING ARTS WEBINAR
Want to connect before the webinar? Join us in the networking group: