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Vancouver Sessions

Concert Band I

Monday, August 21st

The best of this year’s new issues from all publishers at all grade levels. Bring your instrument and help us play through this great music.

8:00 am Registration
9:00 am - to 12:00 pm Concert Band New Issue Reading Session 1 (Dr. Michael Burch-Pesses)
12:00 pm - to 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - to 4:00 pm Concert Band New Issue Reading Session 2 (Dr. Michael Burch-Pesses)

Concert Band II

Tuesday, August 22nd

More of the best new issues for 2017. Please join in and help us read these new titles.

8:00 am Registration
9:00 am - to 12:00 pm Concert Band New Issue Reading Session 3 (Dr. Michael Burch-Pesses)
12:00 pm - to 1:00 pm Lunch

Jazz Band

Tuesday, August 22nd

Featuring the best new charts for jazz band at all levels. Those wishing to play in the jazz band must pre-register as there are limited spots available.

12:00 pm - to 1:00 pm Lunch / Registration
1:00 pm - to 4:00 pm Jazz Band Reading Session (Bob Rebagliati)

Sacred Choral

Wednesday, August 23rd

Glorious sacred choral music for all seasons of the church year, including a Christmas cantata. Raise the roof with your fellow church choir leaders in this popular, all-day session.

8:00 am Registration / Music Exhibits
9:00 am - to 12:30 pm Sacred Choral Reading Session (am) (Lee Dengler)
12:30 pm - to 1:30 pm Lunch / Music Exhibits
1:30 pm - to 4:00 pm Sacred Choral Reading Session (pm) (Lee Dengler)

Secondary Choral

Thursday, August 24th

Great new arrangements and choral originals for equal- and mixed-voice choirs in SAB, SATB, SSA, and TTB voicings, beginning to advanced.

8:00 am Registration / Music Exhibits
9:00 am - to 12:30 pm Secondary Choral Reading Session (am) (Dr. Joel Tranquilla and Denise O'Brien)
12:30 pm - to 1:30 pm Lunch / Music Exhibits
1:30 pm - to 4:00 pm Secondary Choral Reading Session (pm) (Dr. Joel Tranquilla and Denise O'Brien)
7:00 pm - to 9:00 pm BONUS Evening Session: Choral Revels (Dr. Joel Tranquilla)

Elementary Choral & Classroom Resources

Friday, August 25th

Explore the latest elementary choral repertoire for developing children’s classroom and community choirs. Enjoy fresh and familiar resources for every elementary classroom from the Music First Express catalogue.

8:00 am Registration / Music Exhibits
9:00 am - to 12:30 pm Music First Express classroom resources & octavos (Cristi Cary Miller)
12:30 pm - to 1:30 pm Lunch / Music Exhibits
1:30 pm - to 4:00 pm Music First Express classroom resources & octavos (Cristi Cary Miller)