OkMEA Conference Updates

OkMEA is moving forward with the 2022 Winter Conference and All-State Festival.
We are strongly encouraging masks be worn in all indoor locations.

Masks are required of everyone in the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.

Masks are also required for Children’s All-State students and chaperones in rehearsals and during breaks unless actively eating/drinking.

Some sessions will require masks be worn as well. Please check the OkMEA website or Guidebook for the most up to date information.

Please do not travel to the conference if you have tested positive for COVID-19, are in quarantine for close contact, or are experiencing COVID-related symptoms.

Thank you in advance for doing your part to keep everyone safe.



Conference Schedule Updates

Elementary Division
– The Elementary/MS Business Meeting will be held in CBC Conference Room D at 12:00pm. We will not be going to Baxter’s for lunch. If you have made a reservation, your money has been refunded.
– Oklahoma Youth Sing! Con Brio will not be performing on Friday afternoon’s concert.

Choral Division
– Andy Beck will be presenting virtually on Thursday at 10:00am and 11:00am. Cristi Miller will be leading the music in person with Andy offering comments virtually.
– The OCU Singers will not be performing on Friday evening’s concert.

Band Division
– The Intercollegiate Band Concert and session with Allan McMurray have been cancelled.
– The OKPAS session on Thursday at 4:00pm has been moved to 2:00pm.
– The Phi Beta Mu meeting on Thursday at 5:00pm has been moved to 3:00pm.

Orchestra Division
– Nicole Meiki will be presenting virtually on Thursday at 9:00am.
– Rachelle Puccini’s session, “Beyond the Shoulder Rest,” on Friday at 10:00am has been cancelled.

COkMEA
– The COkMEA Dinner on Friday night at Baxter’s has been cancelled.

Mentorship
– The Mentorship Dinner on Thursday night at Baxter’s has been cancelled.

Other Meeting Changes
– The Retired Teachers and Past Presidents Luncheon has moved to the Remington room at the DoubleTree.
– The Oklahoma Music Adjudicators Association Meeting has moved to the Council Oak room at the DoubleTree.
– The Phi Beta Mu Breakfast has been moved to the Council Oak room at the DoubleTree.

OkMEA COVID-19 Policies

 

OkMEA is excited to host the CTSWS Festivals, Children’s and HS All-State Festivals, and the Winter Conference this year. We are actively monitoring health and safety guidelines and recommendations at the federal, state, and local level. As new best practices become available, we may update our policies and procedures regarding COVID-19 in relation to CTSWS, All-State Festivals, and the 2022 Winter Conference. Below you will find the COVID-19 policies (as of January 10, 2022) for our events.

 

CTSWS COVID-19 Policies

 

Winter Conference COVID-19 Policies

 

 

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