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Educational Programs

Conn-Selmer Division of Educational Programs

Conn-Selmer's Division of Education is dedicated to supporting instrumental music around the world. Our educational program team is continuously working to better serve instrumental music educators. Scroll below to learn more about the specific music educational programs supported by Conn-Selmer.

  Conn-Selmer Institute (CSI) Connect

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Using over two decades of knowledge and experience producing our in-person Conn-Selmer Institute (CSI) workshop, we are pleased to introduce our new online conference Conn-Selmer Institute (CSI) Connect. Typically held in Indiana every year, we took everything that makes CSI great and developed a new virtual conference. Now anyone can participate in the "CSI experience" through our thought-provoking webinars and interactive discussions led by today's top-tier instrumental consultants and clinicians. These long-time music industry experts are ready to help you engage, learn, and grow virtually from the comfort of your own home. Attendees will learn ways to:

  • Enhance current teaching skills and discover new strategies through highly- interactive online sessions.
  • Connect with expert educational clinicians who are willing to provide industry-tested solutions catered to your situation.
  • Learn about the vast Conn-Selmer, Inc. instrument portfolio of historic brands including Vincent Bach, C.G. Conn, Holton, King, Selmer, Armstrong, Leblanc, Ludwig, Musser, and Scherl & Roth.
  • Explore and study new music with Hal Leonard composers and arrangers, Michael Sweeney and Richard Saucedo.

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  Marching Arts Workshop

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Take your marching band to the next level. Conn-Selmer's Division of Education is once again offering a Conn-Selmer Institute workshop for the marching arts and this year we are coming to you live and online, right into your own home! Join us for a comprehensive approach to planning, designing, and competing on the marching field.

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  Music Administration Collaborative

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The Music Administration Collaborative supports music education across America and around the globe. It is the primary source of professional development, communication, and networking for today's music administrators and program leaders.

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  Educational Clinicians

The Conn-Selmer Division of Education has an expert team of master educators and world-class artists ready to support you and your community. These carefully selected leaders are eager to promote your schools and help advance your instrumental music programs. Our lineup of experienced professionals are available to help with:

  • Guest Conducting and Program Evaluation
    Topics Include: Band & Orchestra Pedagogy, Color Guard, Marching Arts, Master Class, Rehearsal Techniques, and Repertoire Selection
  • Professional Development
    Topics Include: Fundraising, Grant Writing, Marketing, Instrument Inventory Management, Financial Planning, Program Evaluation, Consultation, and Board Development
  • Community Support
    Topics Include: Advocacy, Building a Booster Program, Keynote Address, Parent Education, Recruitment & Retention, and Student Leadership
  • Administrative Support
    Topics Include: Evaluation & Assessment, Professional Development Strategies, and Business Management
  • Job Readiness for Students & Young Educators
    Topics Include: Interviewing & Resume Building, Balancing Your Personal & Professional Life, and Strategies for the First Five Years of Teaching

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