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2023 Conference

2023 NSSBE Conference

February 24-25, 2023

University of Iowa

Dr. Dan Moore, host


2023 NSSBE Conference Program


2023 NSSBE Conference Schedule

Friday, February 24th

  • 1:00pm Check-in (Voxman Lobby)
  • 2:00 pm Steelpan recording workshop– Hands On  (Percussion Suite)
  • 5:00 pm Dinner/ Vendor Time
  • 7:30 pm Iowa Steel Band with Victor Provost, NSSBE Host Concert (Concert Hall)

Saturday, February 25th

  • 7:30am Coffee & Check-in (Voxman Lobby)
  • 8:00am Dr. Chris Tanner: President’s Welcome (2400 VOX)
  • 8:15am Victor Provost: “Hit the Pan Running: Beginning Improvisation in the Steel Band Classroom” (2400 VOX)
  • 9:30am Panel Discussion (recital hall)
  • 10:45am Larnell Lewis: “Get organized behind the drums!” (Concert Hall)
  • 12:00pm Lunch/ Vendor Time (on your own)
  • 1:45pm Joy Lapps-Lewis: “Introduction to Steelband Arranging” (2400 Vox)
  • 3:00pm Northern Illinois University Steel Band 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert (Concert Hall)
  • 4:30pm Dinner/ Vendor Time
  • 7:30pm Larnell Lewis with Joy Lapps-Lewis & Friends, NSSBE Closing Concert (Concert Hall)