Band Leadership Training
VISION, COMMITMENT, ACTION
Capable student leaders can make the difference between a good ensemble and a great one. They can motivate their peers, instill pride, and inspire outstanding performances. These exciting workshops will teach them how.
Led by a nationally acclaimed experts, Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser and Dr. John Villella, the 4 hour Band Leadership Training (BLT) Workshops uses thought and practical exercises to build student's leadership skills that can take your band program to the next level. All participants are actively involved.
This is not a lecture based workshop; students are engaged through activities, examples, and dynamic exchanges.
•1 Day Program Available at
◦June 28 - American Fork HS, UT (12:30pm-4:30pm)
◦July 7 - North Hills HS, PA
◦July 10 - Ankeny HS, IA
◦July 11 - Lafayette HS, LA
◦July 13 - Nation Ford HS, SC
◦July 15 - Homewood HS, AL
◦July 17 - Lincoln HS, SD
◦July 18 - Lloyd C Bird HS, VA
Leadership Weekend Workshops
In Greeley, CO and West Chester, PA Professor Heidi Sarver joins the team to add further practical applications of the lessons learned over this intense 2 day program.
Sessions alternate between working with the students inside to introduce new concepts and perspectives. These are immediately put to practice outside as Professor Sarver utilizes excerpts from proven Drum Major Academy curriculum exercises.
Students work on developing new thought patterns and tools for:
•Setting High Standards of Excellence
•Fundamentals of Self-Discipline
•Effective Communication Principles
•Value of Risk
•Behavior Modification vs. Motivation
•Dealing with Insecurities
•Independent Carry Through
•Sensitivity to Peers
•Development of a Positive Attitude
•Understanding of I/Me vs. We/Us
•Understanding Consequences of Complacency
•Increased Level of Cooperation
•Commitment to Self-Improvement
The 2 Day Band Leadership Weekend Workshops Are Available at
•July 8 & 9 - University of Northern Colorado at Greeeley
•July 21 & 23 - West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Vivace offers a Premium Package where the West Chester Leadership Weekend can be paired with the following 4-Day Marching Band Workshop program where student's skills in Guard, Percussion, Instrumental, Twirling or Drum Majoring is further developed.