About Virtual Modern Band Summit
Whether you are curious about modern band music programming or an experienced pro, the Virtual Modern Band Summit is the place for you! This virtual conference is grounded in active participation and facilitates a 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 as to what to expect check out our 2019 Recap.
Learn From the Best
Attendees can expect panels and keynote discussions from leading proponents and 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
You can earn free professional development through WorldStrides by attending Virtual Modern Band Summit free of charge. WorldStrides holds accreditation through multiple regional agencies, including Cognia (formerly AdvancED). Please check with your district with regard to acceptance policies.
In addition to professional development, the Virtual Summit encourages you to jam from home, provides networking and community-building activities, and shares masterclasses.
The Virtual Modern Band Summit is presented by national nonprofit, Little Kids Rock. For more about Little Kids Rock efforts, please visit www.littlekidsrock.org.