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Recruitment & Retention for Instrumental Music Programs

  • 5501 US 30, Fort Wayne, IN 46818
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  • Presented By: Sweetwater
  • Dates: January 11, 2023
  • Location: Sweetwater
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Price: FREE!
  • Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes


Join area music educators and explore approaches to attract and keep student musicians in your music ensemble programs. Erin Cole, Conn-Selmer’s Director of Educational Programs and Senior Educational Clinician, leads this interactive, three-hour seminar at Sweetwater. Discover recent innovations in band, orchestra, and percussion instruments, and see firsthand how you can inspire your student musicians and help them play their best.

5–6PM — Overview of recent product innovations from Conn-Selmer
6–7PM — “Recruitment and Retention Strategies” with Erin Cole
7–8PM — Refreshments and hands-on demonstrations of Conn-Selmer, Ludwig, and Musser products

Director of Educational Programs and Senior Educational Clinician, Conn-Selmer Division of Education Three-time National Band Association Citation of Excellence recipient Erin Cole brings a wealth of insight for your consideration garnered through her work as a musician, author, editor, composer, conductor, and clinician, and 22 years of experience directing the honors-winning Tapp Middle School Band in Cobb County, Georgia.


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