spaceCBDNA/NBA Southern Division February 27-March 1, 2014
spaceUniversity of North Florida, Jacksonville

Conference Schedule

Performing Ensembles


Online Registration

Conference Housing

Traveling to the Conference

Town Center Restaurants

UNF Music
UNF Fine Arts Center
Lazzara Performance Hall
University of North Florida

Jacksonville, Florida




     CBDNA 2012 Kennesaw

     CBDNA 2010 Oxford

     CBDNA 2008 Columbus


Teaching, Conducting and Performing with Informed Inspiration
Allan McMurray, University of Colorado (retired)

Friday 8:30am "Composer and Performer: Seeking Artistic Collaboration"

Featuring a discussion with composers whose works are being presented at the conference


Friday 2:30pm "Teaching Expressive and Collaborative Conducting"

With the University of Miami Frost Symphonic Winds and graduate student conductors


Saturday 2:30pm "Revealing the Imagination Through Expressive Words and Gestures"

With the Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Wind Symphony

The Human Cost of Perfectionism in Instrumental Music
David Kehler, Kennesaw State University

Music Making in Turbulent Times: Matters of the Heart and Conscience
Richard Hansen, St. Cloud State University

A Gestural Approach to Undergraduate Conducting
Dennis LlinĂ¡s, Louisiana State University

William Patrick Foster and His Impact on African-American Wind Band Conductors
Samuel Rowley, North Carolina Central University

Band Repertoire Selection in SC and FL
Patrick Carney, Claflin University
Douglas Presley, Limestone College

"Chasm" of Grade 4 Band Literature
Cliff Towner, Georgia College
John Hennecken, Composer

Piazzolla: The Assassin of Tango?

Paul Bhasin, College of William and Mary