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Music Leadership Intensive 2024 — Day Program

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Sunday–Wednesday, June 9–12

Sunday 6/9:  1–4 p.m.
Monday 6/10:  9 a.m.–12 p.m., lunch, 1–3 p.m.
Tuesday 6/11:  9 a.m.–12 p.m., lunch, 1–3 p.m.
Wednesday 6/12:  9 a.m.–12 p.m.

Whether you hold an office in your band, choir or orchestra, are a recently elected field commander, or would like to learn more about how to be a leader in any organization, this program will help you broadly experience leadership from a holistic perspective within a music education context. Enjoy guided discussions, building a personal inventory, team creations, practical skill-building, and more. Join Professor Jordan Saul and current School of Music students for this four-day program to learn to become effective leaders in school music programs and beyond.

What to Expect

  • Adequately prepare the knowledge and skills necessary to be an active member of a school music program leadership team.
  • Identify and target core values necessary for authentic leadership in the music program.
  • Experience and reflect on multiple leadership styles found in school music programs through guided observation and questioning.


Jordan Saul

Program director
Professor Jordan Saul

ELIGIBILITY — For students entering grades 10–12 in the 2024–2025 school year, and 2024 high school graduates.


FEES  — $325 (includes T-shirt and lunch) 


Registration deadline — Monday, May 20

STEP 1 — You will be required to make payment via credit card at the time of registration. Shortly after submitting payment, you will receive an email confirming the transaction. 

Register and pay for Music Leadership Intensive

NOTE — The registration/payment form works best on a computer (PC or Mac).
MAC USERS — use Chrome, not Safari.

STEP 2 Permission forms. 3–5 days after you register and pay, parents/guardians and participants will receive permission forms via DocuSign shortly after registration is complete. All forms must be returned by the DocuSign deadline in order to participate.

What's Next?

  • Approximately one week before the program, participants and parents/guardians will receive an email with basic information about what to pack, arrival, parking, and check-in, as well as a Digital Handbook with important information for a successful experience. 


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