Wind Band Conducting Workshop

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Minnesota Bands are considering feasible options for the 2021 Wind Band Conducting Workshop. This planning hinges on directives from the University and the College of Liberal Arts regarding non-curricular activities in Summer 2021.

Save the Date: The week of July 12-16, 2021 is held for this event. Depending on format, the workshop may be shortened within this date range.

UMN Bands Faculty

Name Title
Emily Threinen Director of Bands, Associate Professor of Conducting, University of Minnesota
Jerry Luckhardt Associate Director of Bands, University of Minnesota
Betsy McCann Assistant Director of Bands, Director of Athletic Bands, University of Minnesota
Lance Sample Assistant Director of Athletic Bands, University of Minnesot


To be determined

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Educators may opt to receive a formal letter from the University of Minnesota Bands indicating the total number of professional development hours completed during participation. Note: Official University of Minnesota academic credit is not offered for this event.