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    2019 Professional Development Conference
    2019 Professional Development Conference
    Multiple dates between January 17, 2019 and January 19, 2019
    THIS EVENT IS 100% FREE!

    The IMEA Professional Development Conference is the largest, most diverse professional development event for Indiana music educators. Welcoming music teachers of all levels and classrooms, this two-day conference contains over 100 sessions and meetings with close to 100 clinicians.

    Registration: Closed
    All times are Eastern Time (unless otherwise specified)
    Multiple Event Dates Within Range
    JAN
    17
    THURSDAY
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    Registration Closes
    January 19, 2019 @ 10:30 pm
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    The Grand Wayne Convention Center
    120 W Jefferson Blvd
    Fort Wayne , IN  USA
    Summary Agenda
    NEW AGENDA
    Thursday, January 17
    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    ISMTE Working Meeting
    10:00 AM
    Ukulele in the Elementary Music Classroom
    4:30 PM
    Collegiate Graduate Ceremony
    4:30 PM
    Fix It: Tricks of the Trade
    4:30 PM
    LISTENING ACROSS THE GENERAL MUSIC CURRICULUM PREK-12
    5:30 PM
    Low Brass, High Standards
    6:00 PM
    Collegiate Leadership Evening
    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Redefining the Rehearsal
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    PERFORMANCE: Ball State University Singers
    7:30 PM
    Folk Dances from around the world
    9:00 PM
    Music Trivia!
    11:00 PM
    Collegiate Folk Dancing
    Friday, January 18
    9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Opening Session
    11:00 AM
    Beginning/First Year Teachers Reception
    11:00 AM
    Choral Excellence and Creative Programming for...
    11:00 AM
    Exploring Opera in the General Music Classroom
    11:00 AM
    First Steps in Music: An Overview
    11:00 AM
    Habits of a Successful Orchestra—The Secret Is In
    11:00 AM
    Inspiring Excellence in a High Needs School
    11:00 AM
    Membership Has Its Privileges
    11:00 AM
    Music Lesson Plans and Tips for Children with Spe
    11:00 AM
    New Life for Old Instruments
    11:00 AM
    No Instruments, No Problem
    11:00 AM
    PERFORMANCE: All State Handbell Choir
    11:00 AM
    SMTE Luncheon
    11:00 AM
    Teaching Through Rain, Sleet, Snow and 7th Grade
    11:00 AM
    Tunes for two the Whole Year Through
    12:00 PM
    Beautiful Basics! Technique in the Orchestra Clas
    12:00 PM
    Design Elements for the Small Marching Band
    12:00 PM
    Folk Songs and Games with a Twist of Ukulele
    12:00 PM
    PERFORMANCE: Butler University Wind Ensemble
    12:00 PM
    PERFORMANCE: Jr & All State Jazz
    12:00 PM
    SMART Planning: The Process to Achieving SMART Go
    12:00 PM
    The Collaborative Music Department
    12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    IN Arts Ed Network Meeting
    1:00 PM
    Easily Create Your Music Assignments with the New SmartMusic Notation Program
    1:00 PM
    Finding Their Place: Re-Inventing The Choral Audi
    1:00 PM
    Habits of a Successful Orchestra—Fine Tuning Your
    1:00 PM
    Just the Facts, Please: Neuroscience and Music Education
    1:00 PM
    MAINTAINING BALANCE: FINDING PERSPECTIVE IN THE DIFFICULT TASK OF BALANCING YOUR FAMILY AND CAREER
    1:00 PM
    MS Choral Reading Session
    1:00 PM
    Orff Volumes + A Folk Tale = A Performance!
    1:00 PM
    PERFORMANCE: Greenfield Central Saxophone Choirs
    1:00 PM
    Redefining Student Practice
    1:00 PM
    So… You're The One That Will Be Teachig The Guita
    1:00 PM
    Unlimiting Potential: How a GREAT Plan can Help You Overcome Common “Boundaries"
    1:00 PM
    Who Needs Ukes??? Part 3
    2:30 PM
    A Space for All: Inclusion in Music Education
    2:30 PM
    An Intro to Ukulele
    2:30 PM
    BloomingSongs: Global Music from Indiana
    2:30 PM
    CANCELLED: Orchestra + Film, The Live Collaboration
    2:30 PM
    ENERGIZING MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS THROUGH MUSIC
    2:30 PM
    Keys to Selecting Literature for Groups V-II at I
    2:30 PM
    Participatory Music Making in the Classroom: Succ
    2:30 PM
    PERFORMACE: 16th Street Groove
    2:30 PM
    PERFORMANCE: Ball State Symphony Orchestra
    2:30 PM
    Teaching Breathing and Articulation for Brass
    2:30 PM
    Teaching Strings for Non-String Players
    2:30 PM
    The First Ten Minutes: Re-Imagining the Role of W
    2:30 PM
    The Play-Party: A Tuneful, Beatful, and Artful...
    2:30 PM
    What's trending now??? #performancepractice
    2:30 PM to 3:20 PM
    BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL HIGH SCHOOL BAND PROGRAM WITH A TITLE 1 SCHOOL
    3:30 PM
    Boogie Woogie, Street Parade Bands, and more
    3:30 PM
    Choral Rehearsal Strategies! Ideas, Tips and R...
    3:30 PM
    Give My Regards to Broadway Jr.; Producing a High
    3:30 PM
    Habits of a Successful Orchestra—Teaching Concert
    3:30 PM
    INTERGRATING TECHNOLOGY INTO YOUR CHORAL CLASSROO
    3:30 PM
    Successful Festival Preparation Strategies
    3:30 PM
    Tips and Tricks for Troubleshooting Your Clarinet Section
    3:30 PM
    Ukulele: Four Strings, So Many Possibilities
    3:30 PM
    Unpacking the standards in the Ensemble class
    3:30 PM to 4:20 PM
    SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING IN MUSIC EDUCATION
    4:30 PM
    Beginning Compositions and Improvisation for Class
    4:30 PM
    Behavior Management and Feedback in a Changing Culture
    4:30 PM
    FOLK SONGS FOUR WAYS: KEEP STUDENTS GUESSING AND ENGAGED
    4:30 PM
    Making Sense of the Job Search for Music Educator
    4:30 PM
    Music Never Sits: Using Text to Inspire Artistic
    4:30 PM
    PERFORMANCE: Elem & Middle School Honor Choir
    4:30 PM
    PERFORMANCE: FJHS Philharmonic Orchestra
    4:30 PM
    PERFORMANCE: SCALiWAGS
    4:30 PM
    Scaffolding Your Performance: How to Help All Students Attain Musical Success
    4:30 PM
    Tricks that Click
    4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    Implementation of Social Emotional Learning in Music Education Classrooms: Activities for Personal and Interpersonal Growth
    5:30 PM
    Anderson University - Recpetion
    5:30 PM
    Ball State University - Reception
    5:30 PM
    Butler University - Reception
    5:30 PM
    Indiana State University- Reception
    5:30 PM
    Indiana University- Reception
    5:30 PM
    Purdue University Fort Wayne - Reception
    5:30 PM
    University of Indianapolis - Reception
    6:30 PM
    CANCELLED: Bonus Session Rehearsal Clinic w/Alfred Watkins
    7:30 PM
    PERFORMANCE: Intercollegiate Orchestra
    9:30 PM
    Band Reading Session
    9:30 PM
    Orchestra Reading Session
    Saturday, January 19
    8:00 AM
    Beyond Student Leadership: Developing Student Voice in the Large Ensemble
    8:00 AM
    CANCELLED: Incorporating Universal Design for Learning in Music with Students of All Abilities
    8:00 AM
    Effective Assessment in the Ensemble Setting
    8:00 AM
    Genre-Hopping in Choir: Jazz, Musical Theatre, Pop, and More
    8:00 AM
    Maximizing the Student Teaching Experience
    8:00 AM
    PERFORMANCE: Jr All State Orchestra
    8:00 AM
    Sing! Listen! Move! Meaningful Musicianship in the Elementary General Music Classroom
    9:00 AM
    CANCELLED: Performance: Fort Wayne Children's Choir
    9:00 AM
    CANCELLED: PERFORMANCE: Franklin Central Wind Ensemble
    9:00 AM
    CANCELLED: PERFORMANCE: Greenwood Rhapsody
    9:00 AM
    CANCELLED: PERFORMANCE: Notre Dame Children's Chamber Choir
    9:00 AM
    IN ASTA Breakfast
    10:00 AM to 10:05 AM
    CANCELLED: PERFORMANCE: Fort Wayne Area Community Band
    11:00 AM
    Conversational Solfege Overview
    11:00 AM
    Creative Rehearsal Techniques from Around the Cou
    11:00 AM
    Helpful Tips To Pass On To The JazzBand Guitarist
    11:00 AM
    Hosting a Family Folkdance Event
    11:00 AM
    Idle Hands are the Devil's Workshop
    11:00 AM
    Incorporating rap in the music room
    11:00 AM
    Low Income instrumental participation
    11:00 AM
    MOVED: PERFORMANCE: Indiana Honor Concert Band
    11:00 AM
    Oh, Those Poor Tenors!: Facilitating freedom and
    11:00 AM
    PERFORMANCE: All State Orchestra
    11:00 AM
    Save your money maker: strategies and suggestions
    11:00 AM
    Singing and Staging Your High School Musical
    11:00 AM
    Tri-M, What’s That?
    11:00 AM
    Turn it Upside Down: Effective Score Study
    12:00 PM
    CANCELLED: PERFORMANCE: Whiteland Community High School Jazz
    12:00 PM
    CANCELLED: The Choral Director as Voice Teacher
    12:00 PM
    Conducting Techniques with Children's Voices
    12:00 PM
    Conversational Solfege: Games with a Purpose
    12:00 PM
    General Music Teacher Luncheon
    12:00 PM
    Habits of a Successful Orch—So, What’s the Plan? A Path To Creating Meaningful and Useful Daily Lessons and Long-Range Plans
    12:00 PM
    High School Special Education Instrumental Music
    12:00 PM
    Instrument Repair For Educators
    12:00 PM
    PERFORMANCE: All State Percussion Ensemble
    12:00 PM
    Rhythms: How to Teach Through a System
    12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Copyright compliance
    1:00 PM
    5 Ways to Engage Hard to Reach Students
    1:00 PM
    Bass Left Hand 101
    1:00 PM
    Beyond "The Book"- Adding Improv to Your Piano...
    1:00 PM
    CANCELLED: "I'M 18." "UH...I'M 13.": REACHING YOUR ENTIRE FRONT ENSEMBLE.
    1:00 PM
    CANCELLED: PERFORMANCE: Anderson University Chorale
    1:00 PM
    Designing Total Program Success
    1:00 PM
    Develop Your Leadership Skills by Discovering Your Unique Gifts
    1:00 PM
    Getting Kids ImproviSING
    1:00 PM
    Giving Small Percussion Instruments a Big Role...
    1:00 PM
    Movement Instruction in the Elementary Music Classroom
    1:00 PM
    PERFORMANCE: Jr All State Band
    1:00 PM
    Share Your Teaching Tips with Readers of INform!
    1:00 PM
    Single Gender Choral Reading Session
    1:00 PM
    Surviving and Thriving in a PLC School
    1:00 PM
    Tips for Better Jazz Band Saxophone Sections
    1:00 PM
    You too can be a Lilly Fellow!
    1:00 PM to 1:50 PM
    Developing Your Young Woodwind Section
    2:30 PM
    1-1 Technology in the Music Classroom
    2:30 PM
    CANCELLED: Collaborative Piano for the Music Educator
    2:30 PM
    CANCELLED: PERFORMANCE: Purdue University Chorale
    2:30 PM
    CANCELLED: They Never Told Me That!
    2:30 PM
    Don't be Square... When a Circle is There!
    2:30 PM
    Keys to Selecting Literature for Groups V- II ISSMA Vocal Solo & Ensemble
    2:30 PM
    Saxophone Quartet Pedagogy : Resources and Exercises for Coaches and Developing Ensembles
    2:30 PM
    String Adjudicator's Pet Peeves
    2:30 PM
    Teaching Music to the Special Learner
    2:30 PM
    Teaching Practice: Empowering Your Ensembles
    2:30 PM
    Ukulele and the Blues Form
    2:30 PM
    Using Finale Worksheets to Enrich Your Theory Cur
    3:30 PM
    A Delicate Balance: Caring for the Music AND the Singers
    3:30 PM
    CANCELLED: Check My What?: Privilege in Music Education
    3:30 PM
    CANCELLED: Dalcroze Eurythmics- the Body is the Instrument.
    3:30 PM
    CANCELLED: PERFORMANCE: Highland Hills Middle School Band
    3:30 PM
    CANCELLED: PERFORMANCE: U of I Percussion Ensemble
    3:30 PM
    CANCELLED: Small Instruments: The best diagnostic
    3:30 PM
    CANCELLED: Snow Day! Exploring a Winter Wonderland with Orff
    3:30 PM
    Create, Respond, and Connect: Do They Really Matter?
    3:30 PM
    From Methods to Madness: Ideas for a Sane Teaching Experience
    3:30 PM
    How to Develop a Solid Middle School Jazz Program
    3:30 PM
    HS Choral Reading Session
    3:30 PM
    Unpacking the Revised Indiana State Standards in
    3:30 PM to 4:20 PM
    CANCELLED: Academy of Music and Art for Special Education (AM
    4:30 PM
    CANCELLED: Busy B's:No More Idle Hands
    4:30 PM
    CANCELLED: Contra Dancing with Kids- Process and Product
    4:30 PM
    CANCELLED: The First Five Years: A Planning & Survival Guide
    4:30 PM
    Functional Harmony in the Orff Classroom
    4:30 PM
    Fundrasing 101
    4:30 PM
    The Artist Within: A Conducting and Movement Rene
    4:30 PM
    The Bocalphone: Teaching Fundamentals for Bassoon
    5:30 PM
    PERFORMANCE: All State Honor Choir

     

     

     

     
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