Pearl Marshall: My Associate Conductor Experience

Pearl Marshall was the 2020 Area 5 Associate Conductor and worked with Conductor Michael Glasgow at the Spring Festival in Louisville, Kentucky. When asked to reflect on her experience she said, “I am very grateful to the selection committee for choosing me to...

Letter From the Chair, October 2019

Fall is here! The leaves have begun to change here in Indiana, the kids are back to school (moms are relieved) and rehearsals are starting back up for our groups. As we welcome the season change, we also say “hello” to change on the Area 5 board. Area 5 has been...

Kyle Webber: Thoughts on the Associate Conductor Program

Kyle Webber was the 2018 Area 5 Associate Conductor and worked with Conductor Brenda E. Austin at the Spring Festival in Charleston, West Virginia. He had this to say about his experience: “The Area 5 Associate Conductor [Program] was a truly remarkable...

Letter from the Chair

Greetings members of Area 5! I am so pleased to be once again acting as the Chair for our five-state area! I know of so many wonderful programs and musicians in Area 5 and I am certain that we will help create more over the next two years. I would like to thank my...

Brenda E. Austin: Reflecting on the Associate Conductor Program

Brenda E. Austin was Area 5’s Associate Conductor for 2017 and worked with clinician David Weck at the Spring Festivals in Covington, Kentucky and Lansing, Michigan. She recently had this to say about her experience: “The Area 5 Associate Conductor program...