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The 2019 registration is now open. Pre-registration rates are as follows:
$130 Early Bird Professional Rate
Through Oct. 1st
$160 Pre-conference Professional Rate
Through Dec. 13th
$95 Early Bird First Time Attendee Professional Rate
Through Oct. 1st 

College Student Rate
Through Dec. 13th

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small school, BIG Design: Employing Creative Resources in the Marching Band

  • The marching band is the face of the total band program in any community. No matter how strong the concert band program, the public expects the band to be present at all athletic events, town parades, etc. For the small director the marching band is under even more scrutiny given the size of the community. This sessions aims at presenting directors in these communities with expert advice on how to make a BIG impact on the field with limited means and instrumentation.
  • Todd Ryan (
  • 12/15/2016 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
  • Meeting Room W179
  • Todd Ryan is a teacher with the 17-time World Champion Blue Devil Drum and Bugle Corp. Todd began his teaching career1980. He has taught many Drum and Bugle Corps including the Madison Scouts and The Star of Indiana, around the United States and Japan. He has taught numerous Bands of America Champions, and currently teaches local high school bands in California. Todd is a clinician for System Blue and also consults, writes, and judges around the United States. Todd is a 2011 DCI Hall of Fame Member and is one of the finest movement, marching, and visual teachers in the World of Pageantry.