The Minnesota Band Directors Association are proud to announce the 9th Annual MBDA Summer Teaching Symposium open to all band directors from August 3-5, 2016 in conjunction with the All-State Bands and Jazz Ensemble Camp at Concordia College in Moorhead. The STS is designed to suit wind band directors teaching at the elementary, middle and high school levels at any stage in his/her career.

STS Registration Form

Graduate Credit will be offered with options of 1 or 2 credits from Hamline. 

We are proud to announce our featured clinicians for 2016!

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Sam Hazo

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The Band Director Band

Join fellow band directors in creating music in an energetic and rejuvenating setting. Music will be sent during the summer and performed for All State Students. Many attendees mention this as the highlight of the Summer Teaching Symposium

All State Bands

Up close and personal with the All State Bands and Jazz Bands. Observe rehearsals and talk with students, section coaches and conductors

Nationally Recognized Clinicians

This year will include Sam Hazo, Chris Gleason, and All-State Conductors Dr. Rob Taylor (University of British Columbia), Jerry Luckhardt (University of Minnesota) and Ryan Frane (University of Minnesota, Duluth).


At the end of each day, gather with band directors from all over the state to talk, share, and discuss… a great way to end each inspiring day!




We look forward to seeing you in Moorhead this summer!