Alfred Watkins
ALW Consulting

Workshops will be designed primarily as In-Service workshops for high school and middle school band directors.  Clinician is available for no more than three, 2-hour lectures per day on subjects determined by the hosts. In-Service clinics may range from: Developing the Comprehensive Band Program, 25 Common Mistakes of First-Year Teachers, Preparing the Band for Evaluation, Band Recruitment and Retention, Developing Your Band’s Tone Quality, Inside Outside-It’s All the Same, It’s all in the Score, The Non-Negotiables of the Classroom, Programming a Championship Marching Band, Setting Goals for Your Organization and How to Organize a Symphonic Band Camp.  Additional workshop topics are also available. 


Clinician is also available for Private Band Director Sessions with individual band directors.  All individual topics will be designed to assist directors with: a  


  • Complete analysis of total program 

  • Prescribe a guide toward future development  

  • Rehearsal techniques  

  • Program Balance  

  • Evaluative Methods 

  • Musical Preparation and Score Study  

  • Context Knowledge,  

  • Pacing, Sequencing,  

  • Mentoring 

  • Teacher Development 

Alfred Watkins
Alfred Watkins