Wouldn't it be wonderful if all your student leaders had the same training as your Drum Majors? The Band Track at the Super DMA held at our University of Massachusetts/Amherst location may just be for you!
This track is for current band section leaders as well as those who are aspiring to become leaders in their programs - you do not need a title to benefit from these offerings!
This curriculum covers, but is not limited to:How to Prepare for Musiic Sectionals
Basic Conducting for Successful Music Sectional Rehearsals
Developing Better Intonation and Tone Quality
Reading and Understanding Drill Charts
The DMA Teaching Procedure*
Leadership Sessions with Heidi I. Sarver.
In addition, all students enrolled in the Band Track learn, participate in and experience the following:
Michael LaCava is the head of this curriculum track. He is the Concert Band conductor at Fitchburg State University; former Fine and Performing Arts Coordinator for the Chelmsford Public Schools; former band director at Gardner High School, MA.