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December, 20, 2023
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM




Nolan Loyde

Nolan Loyde

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Clearing the Path: Leadership in the Age of Change

Clinic Synopsis:

This session will provide methods and examples of how to support success for students, teachers, districts, and organizations through organizational leadership. Attendees will reflect on their leadership style and be presented with three key concepts that lead to growth and success for organizations through significant periods of change: Increasing Commitment, Deepening Passion, and Preparing the Future.

Nolan Loyde - Biographical Information

Nolan Jager Loyde received his Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the University of North Texas and his Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Stephen F. Austin State University. He currently serves as a Director of Fine Arts in Round Rock ISD.

Band and orchestra programs under Mr. Loyde’s direction have received consistent Superior ratings in Texas University Interscholastic League Concert and Sight Reading Evaluations. Complementary to these achievements, he has been fortunate to perform and conduct on many world class stages, including Carnegie Hall, The Midwest Clinic and the Texas Music Educators Association Convention.  Sudler Shield nominated programs under his direction have been consistently successful in several marching events at the state and national level including Bands of America, US Bands, and University Interscholastic League State Competitions.  

Mr. Loyde continues his professional impact by serving as a nationally recognized adjudicator, clinician, and advocate, appearing at The Midwest Clinic, Music For All Events, Drum Corps International and numerous State Music Educator Conferences and Marching Championships.  Locally, he serves as the Artistic Director and Conductor of the Central Texas Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.  Mr. Loyde is passionate about sharing his experiences and perspectives with educators, students, and community members who advocate for student achievement through the arts.