WGIcon: Discover. Connect. Create.

wgicon returns in 2022!

Mark your calendars for the return of WGIcon taking place in New Orleans, LA, on September 10th and 11th. WGIcon is the ultimate educational event for all instructors, designers, technicians, and administrators of Percussion, Winds, and Color Guard groups around the globe!

Discover. Connect. Create… and make some new super-friends along the way.

(Costumes not required.)

$149 registration price (hotel not included).

WGICON ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. Walk-ins are welcome at this year's WGIcon, so don't miss your chance to experience this incredible event.

2022 WGICON Presenters

COlor Guard

Robby Jacobson - "Optimizing Technique For Your Program"

Keith Potter - "Take It From the Top"

Shavon Garcia & Jacob Tortorete - "Exploring Musicality"

Rosie Queen & Rick Subel - "Learning through our History - WGI Game Changers"

Vincent Thomas - "O.I.C.! The Joys of Movement"

Shannon Berkstresser - "Everyone has a process... here is mine!"

Rick Subel & Michael Gaines - "The Stage as a Canvas"


Ryan Hall & Anne Turner - "Designing an Engaging 5-month season for Scholastic A"

Ivan Fees - "ORANGE IS THE NEW BAND: Art & design principles even YOU can use in the Marching Arts"

James Catherall - "MainStage 101"

James Catherall - "Using Sound Design to Enhance Your Productions" Presented by Pageantry Innovations

Chelsea Levine, Michael McIntosh, Tony Lymon, and Tim Fairbanks - "The Pageantry Hustle in the Real World-Don't be Skrrd!"

Caleb Rothe & Mark Thurston - "Ask Your Admin Team"

Jeff & Sarah Huffman - "INSIDE THE SHOW: 2022 Avon High School (PSW)"


Wayne Dillon & Wayne Markworth - "Wayne's World Of Winds"

Olivia Spell - "Banding on a Budget"

Zack Novicki, Stephen Alia, and Patrick Miller - "Starting & Sustaining a Successful Independent Winds Group"


(KEYNOTE) Tim Clue - "The Unlikely Teacher"

Wayne Harris - "Beyond The Dot Book"

Matt Verburg - "Next-Level Organizations Through A Clear Mission"

Kyle Ayers - "Feedback as a Tool for Empowerment and Motivation"

Jeffrey Hurr & Chris Lewis - Props: "Considerations for the Design"

Devin Fletcher - "Grant Writing and Funding for Your Program"

David Walsh - "Music Licensing for the Marching Arts"

Jason Marshall & Esther Kamp - "Dots, Duts and Travel Deats" – Presented by Music Travel Consultants

Dale Powers - "The Business of Doing What You Love"

Ron Nankervis - "Stop The Paper Chase"

Complete class Schedule

Click HERE to view and download the complete 2022 WGICON Class Schedule.

Hotel/Event location Information

The hotel is not included in the overall registration fee. WGI has secured a block of rooms at a discounted rate of $139 plus tax.  

New Orleans Marriott

555 Canal Street New Orleans, LA 70130

CLICK HERE to book your stay.

Receive Graduate credit for Attending wgicon

WGI is announcing a partnership with VanderCook College of Music and the Music Education Center of America to offer graduate credit for attending WGIcon this coming September. Through the Continuing Education program, teachers may earn credit for attending the convention sessions and completing the necessary coursework that follows. The university offers the course as a retrospective, which allows teachers to register for the credit even after attending the professional development event.

Click here to register for graduate credit through VanderCook College of Music!

Class Information

Sessions will start at 9 am on Saturday, September 10th, and run through 12 noon on Sunday, September 11th.