2015 General Music Professional Day
Presenter: Jay Broeker
The Creative Curriculum: Getting Ready for the Year Ahead
BethAnn Hepburn, OMEA Event Chair
Hosted by the Ohio Music Education Association
Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015
Location: Henry Defer Intermediate School 1895 Annalane Dr. Streetsboro, OH 44241
Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM with breaks, but no lunch
Jay Broeker teaches general music at The Blake School in Hopkins, Minnesota. Mr. Broeker holds both Kodály and Orff Schulwerk certification, and works as a clinician and consultant for national, state, and local music education organizations in the areas of creativity, curriculum development, and effective teaching practice. During the summer, he is an instructor in music teacher education courses at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, and the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. His commissioned choral works have been performed by national, regional, and state honor choirs and are published by Santa Barbara Music Publishing and by Boosey & Hawkes
The Creative Curriculum: Fostering Understanding Through Improvisation and Composition
Musical improvisation and composition are highly sophisticated forms of "knowing in action". They require that students integrate skills and understandings with a dynamic sense of "what works." For this reason, creative musical projects provide ideal opportunities for exploring the depth of a student's musical understanding. This workshop provides procedural models and sample materials with attention to sequential grade level examples for developing students' musical understanding through composition and improvisation experiences. We will examine a sequence of activities for eliciting students' creative responses and consider models for assessing the musical understanding inherent in each product or experience. Ohio Music Content standards will be linked to the model lessons done by Mr. Broeker throughout the day.
Active Teacher: $40.00 (Pre-Registration Fee) (On-Site $45.00)
Full-time College/University Student: $15.00 (Pre-Registration Fee) (On-Site $20.00)
(Students to show student ID upon arrival on site)
Note: coffee/snacks provided. Free parking. Air-conditioned site.
Tuesday, July 14 – University of Cincinnati
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Adjudicated Events Best Practices Clinics
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Local Event Chair Meeting
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Marching Band Sessions
OMEA Adjudicated Events 2015 Best Practices Summer Mini-Conference
Miss the OMEA Adjudicated Events Best Practices Mini-Conferences at OSU or Akron? It’s not too late to attend one of these THIS summer. The third and final session will be held at the University of Cincinnati on July 14 beginning at 1:00 PM. This four-hour event will be held in the Rockwern Band Center and precedes the regular summer marching band session that begins at 5:30.
Designed for current and future OMEA solo & ensemble and large group adjudicators (as well as directors and OCMEA students), these action-packed sessions will cover the spectrum of topics needed to take your adjudicated event experience to the next level.
For additional information, contact Bill Guegold at: email@example.com
1:00 - Registration/Welcome
1:10 - Adjudicator Expectations/Evaluations
1:40 - HS Sight Reading – Instrumental and Choral
2:10 - Using the SD Recorder
2:30 - The Middle School Critique
3:00 - Break (15 minutes)
3:15 - Band Directors Judging MS Orchestras – Standards
3:45 - Clinical S&E Demos - Wind/ Vocal/ String/Percussion
4:15 -Food - Rules and Regulations…..Most Common Infractions, “Ask the adjudicator”
4:45 - Conclusion
The Rockwern Band Center – Suite 2100
University of Cincinnati
Corry Street ML 32 Cincinnati, OH 45221
University of Cincinnati Band Office: 513-556-2263
From I-71 Exit. William Howard “Taft” (It goes west, can’t turn any other way) Continue west to “Jefferson Ave” ( Next street after” Auburn”–veer to right before light) Immediately get in left lane on “Jefferson” Turn left on “Corry Street” – first street. Park in Corry Garage (on Left) or continue to Calhoun Street Garage. (also on the left) We are in the Calhoun St. Garage building at the corner of Corry and Dennis.
From I-75 Exit on “Hopple Street” Turn left at the end of exit. Follow “Hopple” (it crosses Central Parkway and goes at an angle up the hill) which eventually becomes “Martin Luther King” Blvd. Turn right on Jefferson. Turn right on “Corry Street” Park in Corry Garage (on Left) or continue to Calhoun Street Garage. (also on the left) We are in the Calhoun St. Garage building at the corner of Corry and Dennis.
THERE IS A 7$ PARKING FEE!!!! (cash or credit card accepted)
These “Best Practices” mini-conferences are not limited to current adjudicators. Potential adjudicators and practicing directors are welcome/encouraged to attend!
Attendance at these sessions will fulfill the adjudicator refresher clinic requirements.
Attendees should provide their own digital recorders and a blank SD card.
If attending Best Practices session please email firstname.lastname@example.org for meal planning purposes.
Proposals are still being accepted.
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The deadline has passed for the following:
- Session Proposals
- Performing Ensemble Application
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Thursday Jan. 28 – 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Friday Jan. 29 – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday Jan. 30 – 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
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