The annual national meeting is held in connection with The Midwest Clinic in Chicago each December. This meeting is referred to as the Winter Meeting of the organization. This year's guest speakers are WBDI's charter members - the women that helped start the organization. 


Sign up to help with the WBDI Booth at Midwest! Booth #1834.



WBDI Membership Meeting and Luncheon

Membership Meeting: 11:30am-12:00pm, Clark Room

Luncheon: 12:30-2:45pm, Clark Room

Committee Chairs and Executive Board Meetings:



Committee Chairs and Executive Board: Wednesday, December 18, 2019, location TBD (Gladys Wright's suite)



Executive Board: Wednesday, December 18, 2019, location TBD (Gladys Wright's suite)



Past Presidents and Industrial Members Reception:


Thursday, December 19, 2019, location TBD (Gladys Wright's suite - invitation only), 5:00-7:00pm



WBDI member 

presentations and



June Bearden

"The Power of Planning: Discussing the layers of details as you navigate the calendar year."

Wednesday, December 18, 2020

10:30-11:30am "chat room discussion"



Gladys Wright, Barbara Lambrecht, Susan Creasap, Virginia Allen, Catherine Rand, & Courtney Snyder

"Celebrating 50 year of women conductors:

Our Trailblazers, the Present, & the Future" 

Thursday, December 19, 2019


Location TBD


Premiere performance of composition composed for WBDI 50th Anniversary:

Wolves in Moonlight - Julie Giroux, composer

Linda Moorhouse, guest conductor

Louisville Winds

Thursday, December 19, 2019


Location TBD


MJ Robinson

How to Get 'em, How to Keep 'em: Creating a Culture of Exclusivity and Excellence

Friday, December 20, 2019


Location TBD





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