3rd annual Band Director Institute (BDI)
ONLINE July 12-16, 2021
The Band Director Institute (BDI) offers professional development for all music teachers Pre-K through 12th grade.
BDI is an intensive program designed to expose music teachers to the best in current and standard literature in addition to teaching methods and materials. The ONLINE institute will include new band literature sessions, master classes and clinic sessions that focus on a wide variety of teaching subjects for band directors.
The headline clinician will be Kevin Day. Kevin Day is a composer, conductor, producer, and multi-instrumentalist on tuba, euphonium, jazz piano and more, whose music often intersects between the worlds of jazz, minimalism, Latin music, fusion, and contemporary classical idioms. Day currently serves as the Composer-In-Residence of the Mesquite Symphony Orchestra.
BDI is offered for up to three graduate or recertification (CEU) credits.
REGISTERATION OPENS SOON!
STEP ONE: Register for the workshops
STEP TWO: Register for NSU graduate credit (optional)
Sessions will be held online daily July 12-16, 2021.
Due to the online nature of the workshops this year, there is a flat fee of $130.
ARTM 592 Art, Music and Theater Methods – Optional Graduate Credit
Participants have the option to earn up to three graduate or recertification renewal credits. Payment of tuition for graduate credit is due on the day of registration. See registration form for details. Optional graduate credit available for an additional $40/credit, payable to NSU.
PLEASE COMPLETE THIS FORM PRIOR TO JULY 10 IF TAKING FOR GRADUATE CREDIT.
Renewal credits available for no extra charge.
SD DOE Renewal Application & Requirements
All workshops will be held online. Links for specific workshops will be provided as we get closer.
Please notify us of a cancelation as soon as possible by contacting Shari Kosel. Full refund before June 21 minus processing fees.
BDI is sponsored by Arts South Dakota, the South Dakota Arts Council, Northern State University & Popplers Music. South Dakota Arts Council support is provided with funds from the State of South Dakota, through the Department of Tourism, and the National Endowment for the Arts.