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conduct. 2022 Training Program Schedule


Signups are due by Thursday, January, 27th.

Final scheduled times are Friday’s from 6-8pm ET. Sessions will be hosted primarily in the Rockwern Band Center at the University of Cincinnati campus. Virtual sessions will also be offered.

Workshops are usually 2-hour sessions.

Example Workshop Schedule Timeline:

  1. January, 28th                   Workshop #1: Introductions and Getting Started
  2. February, 4th                  Workshop #2: A Strong Foundation
  3. February, 11th                Workshop #3: Conducting+ & Pregame Intro
  4. February, 18th                Workshop #4: Mid-season Review
  5. February, 25th                Workshop #5: Maces Intro
  6. March, 4th                       Workshop #6: Score Analysis & Maces
  7. March, 11th                     Workshop #7: Bringing it all together!
  8. March, 18th                     SPRING BREAK!
  9. March, 25th                     Workshop #8: End of Season Pass & Review
  10. TBD – Tryouts

conduct. 2022 Training Program Dues


The conduct. 2022 Training Program registration fee is: DMS Dues copy

This fee includes:

  • Registration Materials
  • Workshop Materials
  • Drum Major Handbook
  • Misc.

This fee is typically due by the second workshop session and can be paid online after you attend the  first session.

conduct. 2022 Training Certification Requirements


The conduct. Training Program offers 3 levels of Certification.

Students choose voluntarily the path they wish to take and may adjust their preference as needed. Each level is designed to offer students a way to achieve higher levels of effective participation based on their availability and preference. The following guidelines exist per level to give students an idea of what will be expected of them once they select their path during the Training process.

*All Gold Star path students projects are eligible for Scholarship Community Service requirements for both High School and Collegiate level students.

GOLD STAR LEVEL

  1. Participation
    • Actively participates in workshops and discussions.
    • Leads a fifteen minute discussion/ presentation on a leadership topic at a scheduled workshop. Topic is pre-approved by the instructor. See guidelines for the presentation.
  2. Pass & Review
    • Successfully completes the conduct. Pass & Review with a score of 95 or above.

SILVER STAR LEVEL

  1. Participation
    • Actively participates in workshops and discussions
    • Leads a fifteen minute discussion/ presentation on a leadership topic at a scheduled workshop. Topic is pre-approved by the instructor. See guidelines for the presentation.
  2. Pass & Review
    • Successfully completes the conduct. Pass & Review with a score between 85-94.

BRONZE STAR LEVEL

  1. Participation
    • Actively participates in workshops and discussions.
  2. Pass & Review
    • Successfully completes the conduct. Pass & Review with a score between 80-84.