The National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors' 2018 National Conference will be held October 11-13, 2018, at the JW Marriott parq Vancouver in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in conjunction with the 2018 National Conferences of the College Music Society (CMS) and the Association for Technology in Music Instruction (ATMI).
Clinic and Performance Proposal submissions for the 2018 NACWPI National Conference will be accepted through March 1, 2018, 11:59PM (CST), using the appropriate online submission form linked below .
Proposal submissions are limited to one clinic proposal and one performance proposal per member. Proposers must submit their own work and may not submit proposals on behalf of their students or colleagues, except of course, in the case of proposals where there are multiple performers or presenters - primary and secondary will be designated in the proposal submission process. Proposers agree to present on any day of the conference should their proposal be accepted. NACWPI does not fund travel expenses of accepted presenters, nor provide accompanists or musical equipment beyond a piano. Proposals of a commercial nature that promote products and services will not be considered.
In order to be accepted, all primary and secondary performers and presenters must hold active membership for the March 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019 NACWPI membership period and preregister in advance of the conference once the registration window is opened. The primary clinician or performer will be notified of acceptance via email on or before May 1, 2018.
A 25-minute a clinic, workshop, demonstration, lecture, or scholarly paper presentation. Complete submissions require the names and email addresses of all clinicians, biographies of 250 words or less for each clinician all in a single up-loadable attachment, and a clinic description not to exceed 250 words.
A 25-minute program featuring a performer or ensemble. Complete submissions require the names and email addresses of all performers (including accompanists), a representative audio recording, biographies of 250 words or less for each performer all in a single up-loadable attachment, and program notes (name of work or works to be performed, accurate composer/arranger names and birth-death dates, other notes) not to exceed 250 words.