Music for All Summer Symposium presented by YAMAHA
Illinois State University, Normal, IL
June 21 - 26, 2010     |     Leadership Weekend Experience: June 19 - 21

McCormick's Enterprises Directors' Academy at the Summer Symposium

Join us as we celebrate the 35th annual Summer Symposium and get re-energized, refreshed and ready for the new school year. The Summer Symposium brings you the absolute best to provide a comprehensive experience. We're offering tools that will allow you to achieve peak performance personally and for your ensembles. This is the place to get a head start on next year's thinking today. Make connections, get new ideas and learn new strategies.

You control your own experience
Create your own curriculum from choices focusing on a wide range of tracks and topics relevant to today's band director: rehearsal techniques, conducting, literature, marching band, jazz band, pedagogy, technology, organization and administration, programming and more.

One-on-One Directors Lounge
Our one-on-one Directors Lounge brings you a team of educators offering personal consultation on your program, show design, conducting, concert programming, drill writing and more. It's like a director's private lesson with leading experts.

Peer-to-Peer Networking
Network with other directors and experts who share your passion for teaching music, both in and out of the classroom. Meals and director social events are valuable times for relaxing, catching up and getting new ideas for your own program.

Dream Team Faculty
The Summer Symposium Directors Academy faculty includes some of the most respected and successful music educators teaching today, at the high school, middle school and collegiate level.

Get Graduate Credit
Professional development is important - and often mandatory - for today's music educators. You can receive up to three hours of graduate credit from Illinois State University for your participation. Illinois State University will assess a modest application fee.

Bring Your Students, Save on Director Fees
Bring 12 or more of your students and you can attend free!
Bring six or more students and attend tuition-free!