Schedule

KBA Golf Tournament

The golf tournament will be held at Derby Hills Golf and Country Club.

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

When: Wednesday, July 18th
Where: Derby Hills Golf and Country Club
2600 Triple Creek Road
Derby, Kansas
316-788-3070

Go south on Rock Road to 63rd street
Go west on 63rd street 1 mile
Course sets on south side of the road

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

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Kansas Bandmasters Association Convention
July 18 – 21, 2018

Wednesday, July 18th

9:30-11:00 am Golf Tournament Registration: Derby Golf and Country Club
2600 Triple Creek Dr., Derby, KS

10:30 am Putting Contest

11:00 am Tee Time
Sponsored by: KMMA
Jim Mareda, Senseney Music, Coordinator

7:00 pm Executive Board Meeting – Control Tower

 

Thursday, July 19th

8:00 am-4:00 PM REGISTRATION

8:00-8:50 am “Opening Address”
Dennis Fisher
Media Theater

9:00-10:00 am YOUNG BAND READING SESSION
Sponsored by Senseney Music
Emerald Salon 3&4

10:00-11:30 am EXHIBITS OPEN

11:00-11:50 am “Curriculum In Band Programs Today”
Dennis Fisher
Media Theater

11:00-11:50 am “What’s New In 2018 With The Eastman Music Co.”
Sponsored by KMMA
Emerald Salon 1

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

1:00-2:30 pm EXHIBITS OPEN

2:30-3:30 KMMA Meeting
Jim Mareda
Control Tower

2:00-2:50 pm “Care And Feeding Of Your Low Brass Section”
Dr. Frank Perez & Dr. Derrick Crow
Emerald Salon 3&4

2:00-2:50 pm Jupiter Instrument Showcase
Sponsored by KMMA
Emerald Salon 1

3:00-3:50 pm “A Blueprint For Band”
Dennis Fisher
Media Theater

4:00-5:15 pm STATE REQUIRED READING SESSION
Dr. Alex Wimmer, Dr. Luke Johnson, Dr. Jay Gilbert, Dr. Frank Perez, Dr. Andrew Chybowski & Dr. Tim Shade
Emerald Salon 3&4

5:30-7:00 pm COMPLIMENTARY BBQ DINNER at SENSENEY MUSIC

7:30-8:30 pm KBA Marching Festival Committee Meeting
Dennis Kerr
Control Room

 

Friday, July 20th

8:00 am-4:00 pm REGISTRATION

8:00-11:55 am KBA Middle Level Honor Band rehearsal
Brian Balmages, Director
Emerald Salon 3&4

8:00-8:50 am “Conducting For The Band Director Who Thinks A Pencil Is Good Enough”
Dennis Fisher
Media Theater

9:00-9:50 am “Managing A Busy Band Program”
Matt Bradford
Media Theater

9:00-9:50 am “Bassoon For Band Directors
Rachel Villareale
Emerald Salon 1

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
Emerald Salon 1
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
Emerald Salon 3&4

1:00-4:30 pm KBA Middle Level Honor Band rehearsal
Brian Balmages, Director
Emerald Salon 1,2,3&4

1:00-1:50 pm “Sound Decisions About Quality Repertoire”
Dr. Jay Gilbert
Media Theater

1:00-1:50 pm “Retirement”
Heather Keihl
Control Room

2:00-2:50 pm “Using The New Kansas Standards And Model Cornerstone Assessments For School Bands”
Dr. Fred Burrach
Media Theater

2:00-2:50 pm “Finance 101”
Mike Peck
Control Room

3:00-3:50 pm “Diving Into Expression”
Dr. Alex Wimmer
Media Theater

3:00-3:50 pm “Pre-Retirement”
Mike Peck
Control Room

4:30-5:00 pm KBA Middle Level Band Concert
Brian Balmages, Director
Emerald Salon 2,3&4, Atrium

5:45-7:45 pm Awards Banquet – Emerald Salon 1

Outstanding Young Band Director
Robert Davis
Ryan Partin

Outstanding Contribution to Bands
Lori Supinie
Outstanding Band Director
Mike Connell

8:00-9:15 pm 35th Infantry Division Band Concert
Emerald Salon 2,3&4

 

Saturday, July 21st

8:00-8:50 am “If You PLAY Something, SAY Something”
Brian Balmages
Emerald Salon 3&4

9:00-9:50 am “State Jazz Festival Discussion”
Marla Weber and Dr. Craig Treinen
Emerald Salon 3&4

9:00-9:50 am “Repertory-Based Teaching And Learning; Developing “Taste” and Musical Selection”
Dr. Tom Seddon
Media Theater

10:00-10:30 am District Meetings
EC – Courtney Nichols – Media Theater
NE – Paul White – Emerald Salon 2
NC –Scott Freeby – Emerald Salon 4
NW –Quenana Liggett – Board Room
SE –Jami Messner – Emerald Salon 3
SC –James Hollingsworth – Emerald Salon 1
SW –Steve Lueth – Control Tower

10:30-11:30 am KBA General Business Meeting
Drawing for Door Prizes
Damian Johnson, Presiding
Emerald Salon 3&4

12:00 pm KBA Board Meeting
Chisholm’s Restaurant