Virtual WIBC

The 42nd Western International Band Clinic will be coming to you live and online, right into your own home! We are presenting WIBC in a new and exciting virtual environment during the two-day convention. Since we can't be together, we feel like we have created the next best thing.

What's New?

  • Engage and interact with online Zoom sessions.
  • Participate from the comfort of your home.
  • Outstanding guest composer discussions.
  • Attend online performance by guest artists.
  • Attend master classes with professionals on your instrument.
  • Students - Virtually rehearse/perform the music of a guest composer.
  • Students - Work with outstanding band directors on your virtual music.
  • Students - Virtual band projects lead by Christopher Bill.
  • Directors - Virtual Performance How-To Session with Christopher Bill.
  • Directors - Music Technology Session
  • Directors - Leadership clinics (Dr. Tim, Arau)
  • Directors - Earn 25+ clock hours for professional development.
  • No hotel costs!
  • No transportation costs!
  • New Faces!
  • Exciting 2-day schedule!

Important Dates

  • Auditions are due Jan. 22, 2021
  • Audition results sent to directors on Jan. 28
  • Audition results sent to students on Feb. 1
  • Virtual music available starting Feb. 1
  • Honor band student registration due Feb. 7
  • Virtual WIBC conference Feb. 20-21
  • Virtual performance recording due Feb. 28

More Info!

John Mackey

Frank Ticheli

Brian Balmages

Robert W. Smith