February 29 - March 2, 2024

Thursday, February 29

9-9:45 AM

SFPAC Room 2113
A Think Tank… Our Role in the Future of Music Education
Patrick Dunnigan, Florida State University

10-10:25 AM

A: SFPAC Room 2113
What's in Your Repertoire: A Critical Analysis on Programming for Your Wind Band Program
Tremon Kizer, University of Central Florida

B: Harris Concert Hall
Radical Rehearsal Results
Alyssa Grey, Berry College (GA)

10:30-10:55 AM


A: SFPAC Room 2113
Repertoire Selection Preferences for Concert Performance Assessment in Tennessee
Barry Kraus - Belmont University (TN)

B: Harris Concert Hall
Recent Piano Concerti with Wind Accompaniment 
Jason S. Ladd, Nicholls State University (LA)

10:55-11:10 AM Break
11:15-11:40 AM


A: SFPAC Room 2113
Merging Conducting and Pedagogy Instruction for Undergraduate Music Education Majors
Travis Higa, Colin McKenzie, Melody Causby - University of Southern Mississippi

B: Harris Concert Hall
Stronger Together: Opening Doors to Creative Collaborations
Brian Coffill, Randolph-Macon College (VA)
CPT Bonnie Alger, US Army Band
Rachel Carlson, Kean University (NJ)

11:45 AM-12:10 PM


A: SFPAC Room 2113
Conductor Immediacy Behaviors as Predictors of Musician Enjoyment in Collegiate Wind Ensembles
Jason Cumberledge, University of Louisville

B: Harris Concert Hall
This Doesn't Sound like "Band" Music: Exploring the Distinctive Compositions of Jodie Blackshaw, Holly Harrison, and Catherine Likhuta
Erin Bodnar, University of North Florida

12:15-2 PM Lunch
2-2:30 PM PERFORMANCE: Auburn Junior High School Wind Symphony
2:30-2:45 PM BREAK
2:45-3:15 PM PERFORMANCE: Cass Middle School Honor Band
3:45-4:45 PM PERFORMANCE: Freedom High School Symphonic Winds
4:45-7 PM DINNER
7-8 PM PERFORMANCE: Louisiana State University Symphonic Winds
8-8:30 PM BREAK
8:30-9:30 PM PERFORMANCE: University of Memphis Wind Ensemble

Friday, March 1

Performance Live Stream Link >>

7:30 AM

Coffee with the Past CBDNA President Mark Spede
SFPAC Room 2117

8:15-8:40 AM


A: SFPAC Room 2113
Artist Marie Douglas Engages Age, Race, and Gender with Music: A Conversation
Patrick Carney, Georgia Southern University
B: Harris Concert Hall
Leadership From the Podium: What does it look like in 2024?
Timothy Heath, Wake Forest University
Jack Eaddy, Western Carolina University

8:45-9:10 AM


A: SFPAC Room 2113
Eight Sounds, Two Continents: A Conductor’s Analysis of Ba Yin by Chen Yi
Isaac Brinberg, Augusta University
B: Harris Concert Hall
The Empowered Band Director in the Modern Music School
J. Steven Moore, University of Miami (FL)

9:30-10:15 AM Juried Marching Band Presentations, SFPAC 2113
10:30-11:30 AM PERFORMANCE: Huntsville High School Wind Ensemble
11:30 AM-2 PM LUNCH
2-3 PM PERFORMANCE: Viera High School Wind Ensemble
3-3:30 PM BREAK
3:30-4:30 PM PERFORMANCE: U of Alabama at Birmingham Wind Symphony
4:30-7 PM DINNER
7-8 PM PERFORMANCE: U of Tennessee - Knoxville Wind Ensemble
8-8:30 PM BREAK
8:30-9:30 PM PERFORMANCE: Troy University Symphony Band

Saturday, March 2

Performance Live Stream Link >>

8:15-9:15 AM
BREAKFAST with Keynote Viet Cuong: Holiday Inn “Overton Room”
9:15-9:30 AM Division Business Meeting
10-11 AM PERFORMANCE: University of South Carolina Symphonic Winds
11-11:30 AM BREAK
11:30 AM-12:30 PM PERFORMANCE: West Virginia University Wind Symphony