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THAT Wasn't In The Book! Lessons After 2 Years of Teaching

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  • Undergraduate music education programs typically focus on preparing young directors for the instructional challenges of the performance music classroom. Often, there is not enough time for these programs to attend to the numerous other skills necessary to successfully execute a quality performance music program. The purpose of this clinic is to share the experiences and challenges we faced and what we learned from them.
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  • Stephen Meyer is the Associate Director of Bands at Harrison High School in Kennesaw, GA as well as the Assistant Conductor of the Cobb Symphony Orchestra. He also serves on the faculty for the Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra program, conducting the Philharmonia Wind Ensemble and the Camerata Wind Ensemble. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Stephen Meyer graduated magna cum laude from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music with a Bachelor of Music Education degree.

    Nicholas Conner currently teaches band and chorus for grades four through eight at Fairview South School in Skokie, IL. Originally from Shelbyville, Indiana, Nicholas Conner graduated magna cum laude in 2006 from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, earning a Bachelor’s of Music Education. While a student, he served in leadership roles in both Tau Beta Sigma and the Indiana University chapter of MENC.