Midwest Clinic

National Association for Music Education Conference 2017

November 12-15, 2017

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, TX 76051
United States

As one of the world’s largest arts education organizations, the National Association for Music Education is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. NAfME advocates at every level while providing professional resources for teachers, parents, and administrators. The NAfME National Conference is the only music education conference where you can connect and collaborate with music educators from all over the world.

For more information, visit nationalconference.nafme.org.

Clinic Details

Monday, November 13

8:00 AM - 10:15 AM


Peter Loel Boonshaft

These sessions will allow band directors to develop and experience rehearsal technique, effective conducting, new repertoire, standard literature, warm-ups and how to develop ensemble concepts, with the goal of creating even better rehearsals. The Band Directors’ Ensemble will perform on the conference stage to close the conference. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn and perform with Peter Boonshaft.

Clinician Details

Peter Boonshaft

Peter Loel Boonshaft

Called one of the most exciting and exhilarating voices in music education today, Peter Loel Boonshaft has been invited to speak or conduct in every state in the nation and around the world. Honored by the National Association for Music Education and Music For All as the first recipient of the “George M. Parks Award for Leadership in Music Education," Dr. Boonshaft has recently been named Director of Education for Jupiter Band Instruments.

Dr. Boonshaft is the author of the critically acclaimed best-selling books Teaching Music with Passion, Teaching Music with Purpose, and Teaching Music with Promise. He is also co-author of Alfred Music Publishing’s new method book series, Sound Innovations for Band and Sound Innovations for Strings. He is currently on the faculty of Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, where he is Professor of Music and Director of Bands.

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