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2017 Region VII Conference

Arizona State University
October 13-14, 2017
Jody Rockmaker, host

SCI Region 7 conference information for attendees and programmed composers.

Live streaming

All times are Mountain Standard Time (not Mountain Daylight Time).

Saturday, October 14:

Scores and Parts

Send hard copies of your music (score and a complete set of parts) by August 1, 2017. The address is:

Dr. Jody Rockmaker
School of Music
50 Gammage Parkway
PO Box 870405
Tempe, AZ 85287-0405

Conference fee

The fee to attend the conference is $60.00. You can pay online through the Herberger Institute Box Office: https://www.regonline.com/societycomposersFA17.


The nearest airport is Phoenix Sky Harbor. Most major airlines fly there. There is a second, much smaller airport, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. It is further away and more difficult to get to Arizona State from there. There is a complimentary shuttle to The Graduate Hotel listed below. Otherwise, you can use SuperShuttle, Uber, Lyft, or the light rail to get to the ASU Tempe campus.


There are a number of hotels in the area. The closest hotel to the School of Music is The Graduate Hotel: http://graduatetempe.com/tempe-hotel/. (480.967.9431)They are offering a discounted rate for the SCI Conference. Follow this link to book a room. The hotel offers a free shuttle to and from the airport. It is an easy 5 minute walk to the School of Music. You will not need any other transportation. Follow this link for the conference rate: https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=77204&Chain=21643&arrive=10/12/2017&depart=10/15/2017&Filter=BAR&Filter=PKG&adult=1&child=0&promo=SOCIETY

Conference Schedule

Concert 1, Katzin Concert Hall, Friday, October 13, 4:00PM

Concert 2, Evelyn Smith Theatre, Friday, October 13, 7:30PM

Concert 3, Katzin Concert Hall, Saturday, October 14, 11:00AM

Concert 4, Katzin Concert Hall, Saturday, October 14, 2:00PM

Region 7 meeting, Katzin Concert Hall

A short meeting for Region 7 members will take place immediately after Concert 4.


Caffe Boa, 398 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281, Saturday, October 14, 5:00.

Concert 5, Katzin Concert Hall, Saturday, October 14, 7:30PM