Leadership Training Seminars

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,

Leadership Training Seminars

This 4-hour Leadership Training Seminar uses thought and practical exercises to build students’ leadership skills that can take your band program to the next level.  All participants are actively involved.  This program is open to all students leaders, not just music.

This is not a lecture-based workshop; students are engaged through activities, examples, and dynamic exchanges.


  • July 13, 2022 – Ankeny High School, Ankeny, Iowa
  • July 14, 2022 – Cherry Creek High School, Greenwood Village, Colorado
  • July 16, 2022 – Homewood High School, Homewood, Alabama
  • July 29, 2022 – North Hills High School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Band Leadership Training

In West Chester, PA Professor Adam Gumble and Bobby Lambert 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 Gumble utilizes excerpts from the Incomparable Marching Band Workshops curriculum exercises.

July 23-24, 2022 – West Chester University, West Chester, 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, or Drum Majoring is further developed.