Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser - Vice President of Education The Conn-Selmer Division of Education, led by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser, is dedicated to providing resources for music educators worldwide. These goals are accomplished through teacher in-service speakers, Conn-Selmer Institute, Conn-Selmer VIP Program and the Music Administration Collaborative. In addition, the DOE provides assistance with instrumental purchase planning via the Conn-Selmer School Program. Michael Kamphuis - Managing Director of Educational Services Michael can be contacted to assist with information regarding the Conn-Selmer School Program and Artist/Clinic needs. With over 14 years in the industry, Michael brings a diverse understanding of business and financial planning.
Kelly Bryan - Conn-Selmer Institute Program Manager Kelly can be contacted to assist with Conn-Selmer Institute and the Music Administration Collaborative. As a former music educator, Kelly also oversees the Conn-Selmer Educational Resource Center, creating new online resources for music educators.
Carolyn Sauer - VIP Program Manager Carolyn can be contacted to assist and answer questions pertaining to the Conn-Selmer VIP Program. Carolyn brings a wealth of experience to the Division of Education with a diverse background in both music retail and free-lance event management.
Rick Ghinelli - Educational Support Manager Rick serves as the Conn-Selmer Educational Support Manager for the western region of the United States. As a member of the Division of Education, his responsibilities are focused on onsite VIP visitations, Conn-Selmer School partnerships, the instrument-sampler programs, working with schools to arrange Conn-Selmer artists visitations, and much more. As the former Fine Arts Coordinator for Spring ISD, Mr. Ghinelli offers a wealth of knowledge available to all schools via personalized clinics, staff development presentations and guest appearances for music education students.
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