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​​CBDNA Sessions

Thursday, February 20

1:00-1:50 p.m.  "Seating Plan: mastering your ensemble's sonority" Giovani Briguenta, University of Michigan

3:30-4:20 p.m. "
Persichetti’s Peace Piece: Discerning Musical Meaning Through Inner and Outer Texts in A Lincoln Address"  Dr. Chris Westover, Denison University 

Friday, February 21

9:00-9:50 a.m.  “Best Practices for Teaching Undergraduate Instrumental Conducting”
Dr. Michael Butler, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point presenter

11:10 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  “A Pilot Study of Expert Performer Radar: Implications for ensemble instruction” Birch Browning, Cleveland State University presenter

2:30-3:20 p.m.
“Excellence in Brass Performance” 
DePaul University horn faculty:  Oto Carrillo (CSO), James Smelser (CSO), and Neil Kimel (Lyric Opera Orchestra) presenters

Saturday, February 22

9:00-10:30 a.m. Athletic Band video session

10:00-10:50 a.m.
 "An Approach to the Study of Music Literature in Preparation for 
Writing an Independent Study, Thesis, or Dissertation”
James Popejoy, University of North Dakota presenter