Online Registration Fees
The 2018 registration is now open. Pre-registration rates are as follows:
$125 Early Bird Professional Rate
Through Oct. 1st
$155 Pre-conference Professional Rate
Through Dec. 13th
$90 Early Bird First Time Attendee Professional Rate
Through Oct. 1st 
$125 First Time Attendee Professional Rate
Through Dec. 13th 

College Student Rate
Through Dec. 13th

NOTE:  Anyone registered as a spouse or exhibitor will be ineligible to receive a professional development certificate/credit hours for the events attended during the conference.  

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Creating a Culture of Excellence in Your 2nd and 3rd Bands

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  • The strength and depth of a band program is dependent upon the vitality of its 2nd and 3rd bands. Roberts will discuss how these lower bands can provide an opportunity for every student to experience success while supporting the goals of the total band program. Topics will include the band placement process, motivation, differentiated instruction, selection of repertoire, developing student leadership, a balanced approach to fundamentals, classroom management, and building for the future.
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  • 12/21/2017 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Meeting Room W187
  • Bryn Roberts is the Assistant Band Director at Reedy High School in Frisco, Texas, which opened in the fall of 2015. Before coming to Reedy, Ms. Roberts spent seven years at Westlake High School in Austin. During Ms. Roberts’ time at Westlake, the band received the Sudler Shield recognizing outstanding marching bands. The Westlake Symphony Orchestra was selected to play at the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in 2008, and the Westlake Wind Ensemble was selected in 2013. Ms. Roberts began her career in Brenham ISD, where she taught middle school and high school. All twelve years of her career have been spent directing 2nd, 3rd, and 4th bands. Ms. Roberts’ bands have consistently received the highest possible ratings at state festivals and have often been named “Best in Class.” Ms. Roberts graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas Tech University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Music and received a Master of Music Education from Texas Tech in 2014. Her professional affiliations include Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, Pi Kappa Lamda, and Tau Beta Sigma.