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Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ | March 23, 2024

Join us on March 23rd, 2024 for a one-day Conn Selmer Institute and ABODA regional event on the campus of Arizona State University in Tempe. We are excited to offer an enriching day of professional development for music educators, fine arts administrators, and college students featuring engaging sessions by our world-class Conn Selmer clinicians and ASU faculty. Lunch will be provided for all attendees.

This event will also include a special add-on opportunity for directors looking to enhance their conducting skills through an afternoon conducting workshop led by Dr. Jason Caslor, Dr. Jamal Duncan, and the ASU Wind Ensemble. The conducting workshop will be limited to the first 12 educators who register.

We are also delighted to offer a FREE Parent Booster Workshop led by Dr. David Vandewalker from 1 PM - 4 PM. This workshop is free for all parent boosters of directors who also attend CSI Southwest.

Special thanks to our partners, Arizona Band and Orchestra Directors Association and Arizona State University for their collaboration in this incredible, cannot-be-missed event!

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Parent Boosters

Conn Selmer Institute is thrilled to offer a FREE Parent Booster Workshop in partnership with ABODA featuring Dr. David Vandewalker.  Dr. Vandewalker, veteran educator, fine arts administrator, and author of Boosters to the Rescue, has successfully empowered school parent organizations nationwide for years. Held at Arizona State University from 1-4 PM  on March 23rd, 2024, this unique workshop is FREE to all parent boosters of directors who attend CSI Southwest.

*All parents attending will need to register.  While your registration is FREE, we do need to keep track of who will join us that afternoon.

ASU School of Music

Conn Selmer Institute is once again thrilled to partner with ABODA and our hosts from the Arizona State University School of Music, Dance and Theatre. The Arizona Band and Orchestra Directors Association's mission is to provide music education activities for students and teachers in Arizona, develop performance assessments based on state and national standards, and offer educational support and professional development. It's a non-profit organization serving over a thousand music organizations at all educational levels. They host events like festivals, competitions, and honor bands, involving 30,000 students annually. This association collaborates with other music education and research groups and is a constituent member of the Arizona Music Educator's Association.

“I appreciated the quality, well prepared presentations delivered by caring professionals who want to help us be better teachers so that our students can thrive.”

• CSI Southwest 2023 Attendee

“I appreciate how applicable and real the sessions were. This was short, applicable, and relevant, and it made a difference in my teaching in the two short school days since the event. Thank you!!!”

• CSI Southwest 2023 Attendee

A Special Thank You to all our CSI Southwest Partners!

Without generous understanding and support of the following partners, CSI would not be possible. Thank you!

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We look forward to meeting you in March as we bring CSI to you!