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Dr. James Weaver and Dr. Mark Spede, Performing Arts Aerosol Study - University Colorado


December 14, 2020
7:00 PM EST - 8:00 PM EST
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NHIMA is pleased to announce a conversation with Dr. James Weaver and Dr. Mark Spede from the Performing Arts Aerosol Study-University of Colorado, December 14th, 2020 at 7 PM EST. NHIMA is part of the coalition of musicians and associations sponsoring this research. 

Dr. James Weaver is the Director of Performing Arts and Sports for the National Federation of High School State Associations. He has been a teacher and administrator at the district, state, and national level. As the director of performing arts and sports Dr. Weaver oversees student participation, professional development, and awareness of performing arts activities throughout the nation’s 19,500+ high schools. Dr. Weaver, earned a bachelor of music degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, a master’s degree in educational administration and leadership from Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota, and his doctorate in school district administration and educational leadership from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota.

Dr. Mark J. Spede is Professor of Music, Director of Bands, Director of Tiger Band, and Conductor of the Symphonic Band at Clemson University. He is the recipient of the Clemson University 2009 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching (College of Architecture, Arts, and Humanities), and three Clemson University Board of Trustees Awards for Faculty Excellence (2008, 2009, and 2012). He has served the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) in a number of capacities; he is currently national president. Dr. Spede previously served on the faculties at the University of Texas and the University of Florida and has degrees from the University of Michigan, Ball State University, and the University of Texas.

For more information on the full study, click here Performing Arts Aerosol Study

The conversation will take place over Zoom and registration is required. Register for the Zoom Call-An Update on the Performing Arts Aerosol Study

You will receive an email from Zoom with the link to join the call after registering.