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Winter Meeting

The annual national meeting is held in connection with The Midwest Clinic in Chicago each December.
This meeting is referred to as the Winter Meeting of the organization.

Summer Meeting

A Summer Meeting is generally held in June or July. The site is determined by the membership.

Non-business meetings may be scheduled during any national music convention at the discretion
of the Executive Board.


Click Here to View Past Summer Meetings

Year - Site

2011 - Sarasota, FL Robyn Wilkes

2010 - Red Deer, Alberta Canada
2009 - Boston, Massachucettes
2008 - San Antonio Texas
2007 - Hendersonville, North Carolina
2006 - Ashland, Oregon
2005 - Austin, Texas
2004 - Chattanooga, Tennessee
2003 - San Diego, California
2002 - Minneapolis, Minnesota
2001 - Ft. Walton Beach, Florida
2000 - Lexington, Kentucky
1999 - Western Caribbean “Seminar at Sea II” with Col. John Bourgeois
1998 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1997 - St. Simons Island, Georgia
1996 - Montego Bay, Jamaica
1995 - Lawrence, Kansas
1994 - El Paso, Texas
1993 - Gatlinburg, Tennessee
1992 - Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
1991 - Charleston, South Carolina
1990 - Honolulu, Hawaii (with ASBDA)
1989 - Green Bay, Wisconsin
1988 - New Orleans, Louisiana
1987 - Interlochen, Michigan
1986 - Washington, DC (US Army Band)
1985 - Lubbock, Texas
1984 - Caribbean “Seminar At Sea I” with Elizabeth Green
1983 - Oglebay Park, West Virginia
1982 - Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana
1981 - Asheville, North Carolina (Brevard Music Camp)
1980 - Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky
1979 - The Biltmore Hotel, Phoenix, Arizona
1978 - Pensacola, Florida
1977 - Greenbrier Hotel, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
1976 - International Peace Gardens, North Dakota (ASBDA)
1975 - Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, Vermont
1974 - Crane School of Music, Potsdam, New York
1973 - San Antonio, Texas (Texas Bandmasters Association)
1972 - Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky
1971 - Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky
1970 - Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky


Steve and Val Sherman
Fran Shelton/Kathy H. Cox
Barbara Lambrecht, TBA
Fran Shelton
Gladys S. Wright and Kathy H. Cox
Diane Gorzycki
Robyn Wilkes
Linda Thompson
Kay Hawley
Deborah Bradley
Susan Creasap
Linda Moorhouse
Patricia Backhaus
Deborah Bradley/Kathy Harbuck Cox
Judith Grimes
Patricia Root
Marlene Meager
Patricia Root
Catherine Heard
Debbie Oxner/Kelly Tucker
Patricia Garren
Judy Conradt/Donna Langner
Kelly Tucker/Charlene DeMorellas
Rosanne Bowman/Janet Evans
Allen/Noreen Linnemann
Barbara Lovett
Gladys Wright
Winona Spurgeon
Judith Grimes
Patricia Garren
Kate Hawkins
Ileane McElwee
Laurie Neeb
Winona Spurgeon
Morton Utguuard
Nora Arquit
Rebekah Covell
Barbara Lovett
Kate Hawkins
Kate Hawkins
Kate Hawkins

State Meetings

State meetings may be held in conjunction with the state music educators association annual meeting
or at the discretion of the state membership officers.

WBDI chapters may be organized in both state and regional areas.
These chapters may elect officers and charge dues.