Midwestern Conductors Symposium
The University of Kansas Bands will be hosting the Midwestern Conductors Symposium on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29, 2017. Jeff Nelson will work with conductors on Fearless Conducting, along with Paul W. Popiel, KU director of bands, and Matthew O. Smith, KU associate director of bands.
The Midwestern Conductors Symposium is open to conductors of all levels. Participating conductors will have the opportunity to conduct the University of Kansas Wind Ensemble, hailed by the New York Times as "one of America's most esteemed concert bands."
Conducting repertoire includes:
Old Wine in New Bottles, Gordon Jacob
Second Suite in F, Gustav Holst/Matthews
Lincolnshire Posy, Percy Grainger/Fennell
Variants on a Mediaeval Tune, Norman Dello Joio
Children’s March, Percy Grainger/Rogers