Leadership Training Seminars

Exciting, Interactive, Innovative, Proven, Powerful Workshop

These 1/2 day workshops are for ensemble officers, section leaders, guard captains, student drill instructors, and anyone who is responsible for supporting the ensemble from a student leadership position.

Led by a nationally acclaimed experts, Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser and Dr. John Villella have been presenting leadership workshops to thousands of students for more than 30 years.
Each respected in their own right, this dynamic duo come together to create an experience where students develop their skills in communication, cooperation and leadership

Students work on developing new tools for:



American Fork High School, American Fork, Utah - July 6
12:30pm Start Time

North Hills High School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - July 9

Lincoln High School, Sioux Falls, South Dakota - July 12

Ankeny High School, Ankeny, Iowa - July 13

Lafayette High School,  Lafayette, Louisiana - July 14

Nation Ford High School, Fort Mill, South Carolina - July 15

Homewood High School, Homewood, Alabama - July 17

Lloyd C. Bird High School,  Chesterfield, Virginia - July 19

Session Information:
Check-in is held from 8:30 to 9:00 AM Sessions are from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Workbooks and T-shirts are included
Meals are not included


If you are interested in expanding your leadership skills, enroll in one of our  2-day Band Leadership Training  Camps.  Printable Brochure

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.

If you are looking for the 4-Day Drum Major Academy program that is a session available at our Marching Band Workshops held at West Chester and Kutztown Universities.  Please Go Here For More Information