Convention Info

The 44th annual convention of KBA is July 19-22, 2017, at the Wichita Marriott.

Reserve a room at the Marriott online by June 30 to get a special convention rate: https://goo.gl/fgjt8i

 2017 KBA Convention Pre-Registration Form


COLLEGE CREDIT

Earn college credit for participating in the KBA convention!

KBA Annual Conference Syllabus – Baker – 2017_EDC 8293


2017 CONVENTION SCHEDULE

2017 KBA Convention Program (pdf)

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 – KBA Golf Tournament

Where: Derby Hills Golf and Country Club
2600 Triple Creek Road
Derby, Kansas
316-788-3070
Type: Four-person best ball
Time: Registration – 9:30 a.m.
Putting contest – 10:30 a.m.
Tee time – 11:00 a.m. (first group off the tee)
Cost: $40.00 – covers green fees and cart

Real easy to get to from the Marriott
Go south on Rock road to 63rd street
Go west on 63rd street 1 mile
Course sets on south side of the road

If you have questions, please contact Jim Mareda at Senseney Music in Wichita (1-800-362-1060 or www.senseneymusic.com).

7:00 pm Executive Board Meeting – Board Room

Thursday, July 20th

8:00 am-4:00 PM REGISTRATION

8:00-8:50 am “Opening Address”
Duane Huff
Sponsored by Phi Beta Mu
Wichita Ballroom

9:00-10:00 am JAZZ ENSEMBLE READING SESSION
Sponsored by Senseney Music
Salon D&E

10:00-11:30 am EXHIBITS OPEN

11:00-11:50 am “Jump, Jive and Wail”
Kim Harrison
Wichita Ballroom

12:00-1:00 pm LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:00-2:30 pm EXHITIBITS OPEN

2:00-3:30 pm “Teaching your Students to Lead”
Duane Huff
Sponsored by Phi Beta Mu
Wichita Room

3:45-5:00 pm State Required List Reading Session
Sponsored by Senseney Music
Salon D&E

5:15-7:00 pm COMPLIMENTARY BBQ DINNER at SENSENEY MUSIC

7:30 – 8:30 Concert
Delano Jazz Orchestra
Salon A, B, C, D&E

Friday, July 21st

8:00 am-4:00 pm REGISTRATION

8:00-11:55 am KBA Middle Level Honor Band rehearsal
Ralph Ford, Director
Salon D&E

8:00-8:50 am “Building a Jazz Program”
Sallie White
Sedgwick Room

8:00-8:50 “KMMA Session”
Arkansas Room

8:30-9:30 am “ML Band Parent Clinic”
Duane Huff
Topeka Room

9:15-10:30 YOUNG BAND READING SESSION
Sponsored by Senseney Music
Wichita Ballroom

9:30-11:30 am EXHIBITS OPEN

9:30-10:20 am Parents Visit Exhibits

11:30 am-1:00 pm Phi Beta Mu Luncheon
Corporate Hills Ballroom
Or
Complimentary Luncheon for 1st Year Teachers
Provided by: Kansas Music Merchants Association
Or
LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

12:00-1:00 pm KBA Middle Level Honor Band LUNCH
Salons A-B-C

1:00-4:30 pm KBA Middle Level Honor Band rehearsal
Ralph Ford, Director
Salon D&E

1:00-2:20 pm “Getting the Resources and Support you Need.”
Duane Huff
Wichita Ballroom

2:30 – 3:20 “Developing Double-reed Players”
Kay Werth
Topeka Room

2:30-3:20 “Cymbal Lab”
Andrew Slater
Sedgwick Room

3:30 – 4:20 “Ouch! What did I do to my Shoulder?”
Stacey Smith
Wichita Ballroom

4:30-5:00 pm KBA Middle Level Band Concert
Ralph Ford Director
Salon A, B, C, D&E, Atrium

5:45-7:45 pm Awards Banquet – Corporate Hills Ballroom

8:00 p.m. Marching Competition Committee Meeting
Board Room

9:00 p.m. Required Music List Committee Meeting
Board RoomSaturday, July 22nd8:00-8:50 am “Improvisation and Composition in the Middle School Band Room”
Jennifer Antionetti
Salon D&E9:00-9:50 am “State Jazz Festival Discussion”
Marla Weber and Craig Treinen
Wichita Ballroom10:00-10:30 am District Meetings
NE – Paul White—D&E
NC –Scott Freeby—A,B&C
NW –Quenana Liggett—Topeka
SE –Jami Messner—Sedgwick
SC –James Hollingsworth—Wichita Ballroom
SW –Steve Lueth —Arkansas10:30-11:30 am KBA General Business Meeting
Drawing for Door Prizes
Brett Martinez, Presiding
Wichita Ballroom11:45 am-12:30 pm FINAL CONCERT
Delano Youth Wind Ensemble
David Bartley, Director

1:00 pm KBA Board Meeting
Marriott Restaurant


Clinicians

Duane Huff
Kim Harrison
Jennifer Antonneti
Salli Vines White
Kay Werth

Topics to include…

Improvisation and Composition in the Middle School Band Room
Physical Therapy and healthy movement
Getting the Resources and Support you Need
Double-reed basics
Jazz Ensemble Rehearsal Techniques

Reading Sessions for…

State Required List
Young Band
Jazz Ensemble