About Virtual Modern Band Summit

Whether you are curious about modern band music programming or an experienced pro, the Modern Band Summit is the place for you! This virtual music education conference is grounded in active participation and facilitates safe, fun, encouraging, and communal learning for educators experienced, new, and everything in between. Join to achieve your professional development goals. Inspire and be inspired! For a closer look at last year’s conference, check out our 2020 sessions.

Learn From the Best

Attendees can expect panels and keynote discussions from leading thinkers in modern band and popular music education, as well as dozens of breakout sessions on topics including instrumental skills, songwriting, technology, classroom management, stage presence, dance and movement, and more. A special emphasis is placed on the diverse genres that reflect the cultures of students and the music they listen to, such as rock, rap, R&B, electronic music, mariachi, and others.

Earn Professional Development

Teachers can earn professional development credit by attending Modern Band Summit, free of charge. Please check with your district with regard to acceptance policies.

Have Fun

In addition to professional development, the Summit encourages you to jam from home while providing networking and community-building activities.

The Modern Band Summit is presented by national nonprofit Little Kids Rock. For more about Little Kids Rock’s efforts to transform lives by restoring, expanding and innovating music education in our schools, please visit littlekidsrock.org.