The following topics/links are for Dr. Scott Watson's "Elementary/Middle School Band Clinic" at Central Connecticut State University (Summer Music Institute), July 22 - 26, 2013 (8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. daily).

The clinic will offer practical help for newer and experienced teachers looking for ways to strengthen their beginning and developing band programs. In addition to the topics listed below, the clinic will include a music reading session, live video conferences with composer/authors Robert Sheldon and Chris Bernotas, and best-practices sharing by participants throughout the week. CONTACT CCSU's Summer Music Institute to register.


Stuff to Bring to Class!



Recruiting/Retention



Warm-Up Materials



Lessons/Method Books, Etc.



Band Repertoire


Ensemble Rehearsal/Pedagogy



Assessment Tools for Young Band