September 22-24, 2022
Long Beach, California
The National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors' 2022 National Conference will be held September 22-24, 2022, at the Westin Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach, California, in conjunction with the 2022 National Conferences of the College Music Society (CMS), the Association for Technology in Music Instruction (ATMI), and the Society of Pi Kappa Lambda (PKL).
Presentation & Performance Proposals
Presentation and Performance Proposal submissions for the 2022 joint NACWPI - CMS - ATMI - PKL National Conference will be accepted through February 16, 2022, 11:59PM (CST), using the appropriate online submission form linked below .
Proposal submissions are limited to two proposals 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 proposers will be designated in the proposal submission process. Proposers agree to present or perform on any day of the Conference should their proposal be accepted. NACWPI does not fund travel expenses of accepted presenters and performers, nor provide accompanists or musical equipment beyond a piano and, as available, large percussion equipment. Proposals of a commercial nature that promote products and services will not be considered.
In order to be accepted, all primary and secondary wind and percussion performers and presenters, including all professors/instructors, retired faculty, associates, and students, must hold active NACWPI membership, for the March 1, 2022 - February 28, 2023 membership period. All accepted presenters and performers must preregister in advance of the Conference once the registration window is opened. The primary presenter or performer will be notified of acceptance via email on or before March 24, 2022.
A 25-minute demonstration or scholarly paper reading, 55-minute panel discussion or interactive workshop, or e-poster presentation. Complete proposals require the names and email addresses of all presenters, an abstract not to exceed 250 words, and biographies of 250 words or less, all in a single Word attachment.
A 25-minute performance or lecture recital featuring a performer or ensemble. Complete proposals require the names and email addresses of all performers (including accompanist), name of work or works to be performed, accurate composer/arranger names and birth-death dates, biographies of 250 words or less for the ensemble or for each performer, and program notes or abstract not to exceed 250 words, all in a single Word attachment. A brief representative audio recording of the performer or ensemble is also requested.