Concert Band
Concert Band

Concert Band at the Music for All Summer Symposium, presented by Yamaha

Join Us in 2016

2016 Music for All Summer Symposium
Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
June 27 - July 2, 2016 • Leadership Weekend June 25-27

Get energized, learn new skills and develop leadership with our immersive curriculum. The Music for All Summer Symposium Concert Band Division is for students who want to perform wind band music at a high level.

The MFA Summer Symposium offers students an exciting immersive experience with our composer in residence, Michael Markowski.
Music for All’s concert band camp at the Summer Symposium is for every music student who loves to play. If you are a high school musician who wants to make music at a high level, take a look at the MFA Summer Symposium. Music for All's curriculum provides time with leading conductors and applied faculty and immerses students in hands-on, experiential learning opportunities.

Dr. Scott Boerma
2015 Concert Band Division Conductor
Director of Bands and Associate Professor of Music
Western Michigan University


Dr. Scott A. Jones
2015 Concert Band Division Conductor
Associate Professor of Music and Associate Director of Bands
The Ohio State University

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  • Experience a challenging curriculum for all ability levels.

  • Work and interact with some of the nation’s most outstanding conductors and music educators.

  • Collaborate with fellow musicians to reach a high level of musical artistry through performance of traditional and contemporary wind band literature.

  • Be immersed in hands-on, experiential learning opportunities for musical grown through study with outstanding applied faculty.

  • Discover new team building, leadership and problem solving techniques.

  • Attend concerts and events every night, including the Yamaha Young Performing Artists, DCI Central Indiana and more.

  • Enjoy the premier facilities of Ball State University.


What You'll Learn

The Music for All Summer Symposium offers a wide array of music activities geared toward student musicians of all abilities and backgrounds. Students develop their musical skills through intense and enjoyable rehearsals in concert bands and chamber ensembles. They participate in sectionals and master classes and attend performances by artists of the highest caliber. Regardless of an individual’s performance ability, our teaching staff will provide opportunities for musical development and enjoyment.
Students attending the Music for All Summer Symposium have the opportunity to interact with student-musicians and artists from throughout the United States who share their love of music making, and experience a national faculty, national standards and a safe, away-from-home collegiate campus experience.

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 What do you need to bring?

  • Your instrument, with your name, address and school marked on the case.

  • A fold-up music stand marked with your name, address and school.

  • Any necessary supplies or accessories, such as reeds, neck straps, valve oil, etc.

  • Comfortable clothes (shorts, jeans & shirts): please note that you will be in air conditioning for the majority of your day.

  • CONCERT BLACK for your final performance
    • Girls: long black skirt (below the knee) or slacks are acceptable with a white blouse and black shoes.
    • Boys: black pants, white shirt, dark colored tie, black socks and black shoes.


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