He has had ensembles perform in many invitational performances over his career including: numerous feature performances by his junior and senior high concert, jazz and chamber ensembles at the Colorado Music Educators Association Clinic/Conferences; the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade; two Carnegie Hall Concerts; the American School Band Directors Association National Convention; the New Year’s Eve Vienna, Austria Parade; and the London New Year’s Day Parade.
Under Dr. Cannava’s direction, Arapahoe High School was twice recognized as a Grammy Signature School. He received an NBA Citation of Excellence Award, a Phi Beta Mu – Colorado Outstanding Band Director of the Year Award, and was inducted into the Colorado Music Educators Association Hall of Fame in 2017. Cannava is active as a guest clinician, conductor, adjudicator and consultant in Colorado, California, Washington, Nevada, Utah, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Tennessee.
Learn more about Dr. Cannava at www.bandresourcesunlimited.com.