Convention Info

The 44th annual convention of KBA is July 18-21, 2018, at the Wichita Marriott.

 


COLLEGE CREDIT

Information coming in Spring 2018!


CONVENTION SCHEDULE

2017 KBA Convention Program (pdf)

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 – KBA Golf Tournament

 

 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

9:00-10:00 am JAZZ ENSEMBLE READING SESSION

10:00-11:30 am EXHIBITS OPEN

11:00-11:50 am “Jump, Jive and Wail”

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

3:45-5:00 pm State Required List Reading Session

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

7:30 – 8:30 Concert
Delano Jazz Orchestra

Friday, July 21st

8:00 am-4:00 pm REGISTRATION

8:00-11:55 am KBA Middle Level Honor Band rehearsal

8:00-8:50 am “Building a Jazz Program”

8:00-8:50 “KMMA Session”

8:30-9:30 am “ML Band Parent Clinic”

9:15-10:30 YOUNG BAND READING SESSION

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
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

1:00-4:30 pm KBA Middle Level Honor Band rehearsal

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

2:30 – 3:20 “Developing Double-reed Players”

2:30-3:20 “Cymbal Lab”

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

4:30-5:00 pm KBA Middle Level Band Concert
Ralph Ford Director

5:45-7:45 pm Awards Banquet

8:00 p.m. Marching Competition Committee Meeting

9:00 p.m. Required Music List Committee Meeting
Saturday, July 22nd
8:00-8:50 am “Improvisation and Composition in the Middle School Band Room”
9:00-9:50 am “State Jazz Festival Discussion”
10:00-10:30 am District Meetings
10:30-11:30 am KBA General Business Meeting
11:45 am-12:30 pm FINAL CONCERT
Delano Youth Wind Ensemble
David Bartley, Director1:00 pm KBA Board Meeting

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

 

 

 

SUGGESTION BOX

Have a great idea for a clinic or concert? Want to leave some feedback about a session at a past convention? Complete this Google Form and let us know what you think: KBA Suggestion Box