Past District Event Resources

2016-2017 District Event Resources

District Day #1: University of Colorado at Boulder

September 23rd-25th

The first MW District Day was hosted by the Alpha Iota chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi at the University of Colorado at Boulder in Boulder, CO.

Presentations:

MWD KKY President Floyd Pierce — Establishing a Midwest Identity

MWD KKY Member-at-Large Jordan Burgin — Finding the Balance

MWD Governor Denali Pierce-Alt — Strategic Planning at the Chapter Level

District Day #2: Northern Iowa

November 5-6th

The second MW District Day was hosted by the Zeta Nu chapter of Tau Beta Sigma at Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, IA.

Presentations:

MWD TBS Vice President of Membership Jessica McAdam — Recruitment and Retention

MWD KKY President Floyd Pierce — Leadership Development Within Kappa

District Day #3: University of Missouri

February 10-12th

This District Day was hosted the Zeta Omega chapter of Tau Beta sigma and the Eta Upsilon Chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi at the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO.

Presentations:

MWD TBS President Joe Hayden — Bob’s Rules for Effective Meetings

MWD TBS Vice President of Membership Jessica McAdam — You Can’t Major in TBS

MWD TBS Vice President of Special Projects Collin Richardson — Keeping Music Relevant in Service

MWD TBS Secretary/Treasurer Susie Geiger — Focus on Fundraising

MWD TBS VPM Jessica McAdam and KKY Member-At-Large Tenea Fabray — Chapter Leadership

2016 Chapter Leadership Conference:

May 27-28

This year’s Chapter Leadership Conference was hosted by the Zeta Delta and Eta Zeta chapters of Tau Beta Sigma and Kappa Kappa Psi at the University of Kansas.

Officer Presentations:

Susie Geiger, MWD Secretary Treasurer: Focus on Fundraising

TBS Counselor Leslie Gartin presented a Kahoot quizzing members on the ritual.  If you would like to see/use this, please email her at mwdcounselor@tbsigma.org

Guest Speakers:

Joint Speaker: Mike Jones, director of Bands at Lawrence High School

A Kansas Native, Mike earned his Bachelors of Music Education degree at the University of Missouri – Kansas City and his Masters degree from the American Band College at Southern Oregon University. In the summer of 2001, Mike was awarded the Outstanding Young Bandmaster’s award by the Kansas Band Masters Association. In 2009 he was named the Northeast District KMEA Band Director of the Year.  He is currently serving as the KMEA All-State Jazz Chair.

Jones’ presentation focused on team building exercises and listening activities. He had no physical presentation materials.

Email: mjones@usd497.org

Tau Beta Speaker: Dina Evans, University of Kansas Assistant Dean for Student Opportunity, School of Music

Dina Pannabecker Evans was hired in 2005 to initiate career services specifically for Fine Arts students. With the development of the School of Music, her focus shifted to career services and outreach for musicians, including the management of REC100, a performance-based class required of all undergraduates. She now teaches the Business of Music (MUS 586) and is the scholarship officer for the school.

Evans received her DMA in organ performance from KU, studying with James Higdon. She is the Co-Director of Music at Country Club Christian Church, a 3,000-member congregation in Kansas City, Missouri, and has performed on and off-campus with a variety of KU ensembles.

Email: dpevans@ku.edu

2015-2016 District Event Resources

District Day #3 Missouri State

February 12-13

The third MW District Day was hosted by the Epsilon Psi chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi at Missouri State University.

Presentations:

 

District Day # 2 Wayne State

November 14-15

The second MW District Day was hosted by the Gamma Delta chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi at Wayne State College.

Presentations:

District Day #1 SDSU

October 3-4

This District Day was hosted by the Beta Psi chapter of Tau Beta Sigma.

Presentations: