42nd Annual NAPBIRT Conference
April 20-23, 2018


 
Welcome         Hotel Information        Schedule        Clinicians
Exhibitors          Garage Sale          Mentoring          Early Bird
Registration      Scholarships      Pinewood Derby      Handouts



SCHEDULE
(subject to change)
Updated: March 19, 2018


Thursday - April 19
1:00pm - 5:00pm ............ NAPBIRT Office Open


Friday - April 20
7:30am - 5:45pm ............ NAPBIRT Office Open - (Beaufort)
12:00pm - 5:30pm .......... Exhibits Open - (Redbird D)
6:00pm .......................... Cash Bar - (Redbird ABC)
                                        Music by Normal West HS Jazz Voices
                                        (Sponsored by: Edge of Normal Workshop)
6:30pm .......................... Dinner - (Redbird ABC)
After Dinner - 9:00pm ...... NAPBIRT Office Open - (Beaufort)
After Dinner - 9:00pm ...... Exhibits Open - (Redbird D)
After Dinner .................... First Timers Meeting - (Redbird G)


Saturday - April 21
7:30am - 12:00pm .......... NAPBIRT Office Open - (Beaufort)
7:45am ...........................Van to NTTC
8:00am - 11:00am .......... Hands-On: Dents - (NTTC)

8:00am - 9:30am ............ Break-Out Clinics
111 - Melody Choplin - Mentor Session: Clarinet - (Redbird E)
112 - Chris Bluemel - Relationships In String Repair - (Redbird F)
113 - Ed Kraus - Selecting The Best Synthetic Pad - (Redbird G)
114 - Trevor Roberts - Trombone Hand Slide Repair - (Fell B)
115 - Jaime Hamner - Not Miscalculating Estimates - (Fell C)

9:30am - 12:00pm .......... Exhibits Open - (Redbird D)
9:30am .......................... Coffee Break - (Redbird D)
                                        (Sponsored by: Emery & Webb)

10:15am - 11:45am ......... Break-Out Clinics
121 - Lee Hirschmann - Tiny Terrors Known As Piccolos - (Redbird E)
122 - Chris Bluemel - Relationships In String Repair - (Redbird F)
123 - Ed Kraus - Selecting The Best Synthetic Pad - (Redbird G)
124 - Trevor Roberts - Trombone Hand Slide Repair - (Fell B)
125 - Jaime Hamner - Not Miscalculating Estimates - (Fell C)

12:00pm ........................ Lunch - (Redbird ABC)
                                        (Sponsored by: Allied / Getzen)
12:30pm - 1:00pm .......... Allied / Getzen General Session - (Redbird ABC)
1:30pm - 2:20pm ............ Annual Meeting - (Redbird ABC)
2:20pm ...........................Van to NTTC
2:40pm - 5:40pm ............ Hands-On: Soldering - (NTTC)
2:30pm - 5:30pm ............ Exhibits Open - (Redbird D)
2:30pm - 5:30pm ............ NAPBIRT Office Open - (Beaufort)

3:30pm - 5:00pm ............ Break-Out Clinics
131 - Lee Hirschmann - Tiny Terrors Known As Piccolos - (Redbird E)
132 - Lehotsky / Folmsbee - Early Years In The Field - (Redbird F)
133 - Dan Sawday - Repair vs Manufacturing - (Redbird G)
134 - Matt Simianer - Growing Your Business - Fell B)
135 - Kiki Hastings - Silver & Goldsmithing in BIR - (Fell C)

6:00pm .......................... Pinewood Derby - (Redbird B)

Evening Open


Sunday - April 22
7:00am - 8:00am ............ Non-Denominational Service - (Fell C)
8:00am - 9:00am ............ Breakfast - (Redbird ABC)
9:00am - 10:30am .......... General Session: 201 - Ergonomics In BIR - (Redbird ABC)
10:30am - 5:00pm .......... NAPBIRT Office Open - (Beaufort)
10:30am - 3:30pm .......... Exhibits Open - (Redbird D)
12:00pm - 1:00pm .......... Coffee Break - (Redbird D)
12:30pm .........................Van to NTTC
1:00pm - 4:00pm ............ Hands-On: Cracks - (NTTC)

1:00pm - 2:30pm ............ Break-Out Clinics
211 - Miles DeCastro - Increasing Your Clarinet Profits - (Redbird E)
212 - Brian Stevenson - Shop Management & Sales - (Redbird F)
213 - Dan Sawday - Repair vs Manufacturing - (Redbird G)
214 - Matt Simianer - Growing Your Business - Fell B)
215 - Kiki Hastings - Silver & Goldsmithing in BIR - (Fell C)

3:30pm - 5:00pm ............ Break-Out Clinics
221 - Miles DeCastro - Increasing Your Clarinet Profits - (Redbird E)
222 - Brian Stevenson - Shop Management & Sales - (Redbird F)
223 - Mark Sorlie - Mentor Session: Trombone - (Redbird G)
224 - Keren Barr - Professional Level Flute Repair - (Fell B)
225 - Dan Hildebrandt - Positive Work Environment - (Fell C)

6:15pm - 9:00pm ............ Charter Busses From Marriott to NTTC and Back
6:30pm - 9:30pm ............ BBQ Party at NTTC


Monday - April 23
8:00am - 9:00am ............ Breakfast - (Redbird ABC)
8:30am ...........................Van to NTTC
9:00am - 12:00pm .......... Hands-On: Engraving - (NTTC)
9:00am - 3:00pm ............ NAPBIRT Office Open - (Beaufort)

9:00am - 10:30am .......... Break-Out Clinics
311 - Rick Seeger - Rotor Problems & Repair - (Redbird E)
312 - Dell Knickerbocker - Art Of Saxophone Repair - (Redbird F)
313 - Chip Owen - Servicing The Bassoon - (Redbird G)
314 - Keren Barr - Professional Level Flute Repair - (Fell B)
315 - Dan Hildebrandt - Positive Work Environment - (Fell C)

11:00am - 12:30pm ......... Break-Out Clinics
321 - Rick Seeger - Rotor Problems & Repair - (Redbird E)
322 - Dell Knickerbocker - Art Of Saxophone Repair - (Redbird F)
323 - Chip Owen - Servicing The Bassoon - (Redbird G)
324 - Julie Jurgenson - Mentor Session: Trumpet - (Fell B)
325 - Manda Hollifield - Reducing Repeated Repairs - (Fell C)

12:30pm ...................... Coffee Break - (EFG Hallway)
1:00pm .........................Van to NTTC
1:30pm - 4:30pm ...........Hands-On: Tympani - (NTTC)

1:00pm - 2:30pm .......... Break-Out Clinics
331 - Lucas Pemberton - A Learning Moment - (Redbird E)
332 - Jeff Smith - The Lathe In The Corner - (Redbird F)
333 - Brian Russell - Greenhoe Trombone Maintenance - (Redbird G)
334 - Sara Sipes - Professional Sax Setups - (Fell B)
335 - Manda Hollifield - Reducing Repeated Repairs - (Fell C)

3:00pm - 4:30pm ............ Break-Out Clinics
341 - Lucas Pemberton - A Learning Moment - (Redbird E)
342 - Jeff Smith - The Lathe In The Corner - (Redbird F)
343 - Brian Russell - Greenhoe Trombone Maintenance - (Redbird G)
344 - Sara Sipes - Professional Sax Setups - (Fell B)
345 - Bruce McCall - Mentor Session: Oboe - (Fell C)

6:00pm .......................... Cash Bar - (Redbird ABC)
                                        Music by Sonneries Quintet
                                        (Sponsored by: Carl's Pro Band)
6:30pm .......................... Dinner - (Redbird ABC)