July 17 – 21, 2023

The West Chester University Summer Wind Conducting Symposium is designed to provide musicians the opportunity to sharpen conducting skills, strengthen score study techniques, broaden knowledge of wind literature and refine rehearsal strategies. Conductors may participate in the symposium in one of two different levels. Conducting participants will conduct chamber ensembles during the morning sessions and a full wind ensemble in the afternoon. Participation at this level will be limited to the first sixteen applicants with paid deposits. Observers will be engaged in all of the daily activities but will not conduct the ensembles.


2023 Wind Band Conducting Symposium Brochure

Daily Schedule

Monday, July 17, 2023

8:00-9:00am – Registration and Refreshments

Monday–Friday, July 17 - 21, 2023

9:00-10:00am – Morning Seminar and Group Conducting

10:00am-12:00pm – Chamber Works

12:00-1:30pm – Lunch

1:30-2:30pm – Afternoon Seminar

2:30-5:30pm – Band Repertoire

Friday, July 21, 2023

6:00pm – Symposium Ends


Morning Chamber Works

Serenade - Katahj Copley
Serenade in C minor - W. A. Mozart

Afternoon Band Classics

D’un Matin de Printemps - Lily Boulanger, trans. Hontz
Diamond Tide - Viet Cuong
Hope - Stijn Aertgeerts
Lincolnshire Posy - Percy Aldridge Grainger

Fees and Registration


Conducting Participant – $500.00
Observer – $300.00

Contact Dr. Andrew Yozviak at ayozviak@wcupa.edu if you are interested in registering for graduate credit.


Wind Conducting Symposium Registration

Contact Dr. M. Gregory Martin with any additional questions.


Sarah McKoin

Sarah McKoin
Guest Clinician

Robert Carnochan

Robert Carnochan
Guest Clinician

Dr. Andrew Yozviak

Andrew Yozviak
Symposium Host

Dr. M. Gregory Martin

M. Gregory Martin
Symposium Host

Mr. Adam Gumble

Adam J. Gumble
Symposium Host

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