OkMEA 2022 Winter Conference

Session Information

OkMEA Awards Reception – Thursday at 6:00pm
Outstanding Young Music Educator, Exemplary Teachers, Administrator of the Year,
OkMEA Hall of Fame, and the President’s Award
DoubleTree Hotel, International Ballroom

OkMEA General Session – Friday at 10:15am
Cox Business Center, Assembly Hall

OkMEA Member Luncheon – Friday at 12:00pm
Keynote: Scott Lang
DoubleTree Hotel, International Ballroom

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Registration

Thursday, January 20
9:00am-5:00pm

Friday, January 21
9:00-11:30am
2:00-4:00pm

Exhibits

Thursday, January 20
12:00-6:00pm

Friday, January 21
9:00am-12:00pm
2:00-4:00pm

Elementary Sessions

Thursday Sessions
The Basics Aren’t just for Beginners: Breath, Vowels, Diction

Greg Gilpin (Hal Leonard)
Thursday, 9:00-9:50am
Cox Grand Ballroom

Repertoire for the Developing Choir: The Passion of Text, Melody and Harmony
Greg Gilpin (Hal Leonard)
Thursday, 10:00-10:50am
Cox Grand Ballroom

Is that My Job? Navigating the World of Music Education and Administration
Elizabeth Maughan
Thursday, 11:00-11:50am
Cox Grand Ballroom

Bridging the Gap between Elementary and Secondary
Michele Hobizal (Quaver)
Thursday, 2:00-2:50pm
Cox Grand Ballroom

Finding Joy in Structure
Karissa Parkhurst
Thursday, 3:00-3:50pm
Cox Grand Ballroom

Let’s Dance
Jacob Chen and Sandy Knudson
Thursday, 4:00-4:50pm
Cox Grand Ballroom


Friday Sessions
If You Play Before I Say and Other Norms to Put Away

Tara Light
Friday, 8:00-8:50am
Cox Grand Ballroom

Nurturing Musical Growth Through Assessment
Aileen Miracle
Friday, 9:00-9:50am
Cox Grand Ballroom

Picture Books and Performances
Aileen Miracle
Friday, 2:00-3:30pm
Cox Grand Ballroom

Saturday Session
Early Childhood Session
Little Learners, MORE Big Fun: Providing Our Youngest Students with Meaningful Instruction Through Play

Emily Richardson
Saturday, 9:00-11:30am
DoubleTree International Ballroom

Band Sessions

Thursday Sessions
It’s Not Just Middle School Band: Buying In to a Culture of Excellence
Megan Perkins and Kyle Wiemar
Thursday, 9:00-9:50am
Cox Conference Rooms B and C

From Button Mashers to Aural Masters: Ear Training Strategies for Beginning Band
Dr. Ryan Meeks
Thursday, 10:00-10:50am
Cox Conference Rooms B and C

5 Ways to Integrate TonalEnergy into Your Curriculum
Albert Vela and Philip Geiger
Thursday, 11:00-11:50am
Cox Conference Rooms B and C

7 Ways You’re Hurting Your Members
Dr. Elliot Cleveland
Thursday, 1:00-1:50pm
Cox Conference Rooms B and C

Conducting from the Inside Out
Allan McMurray
Thursday, 3:00-3:50pm
DoubleTree International Ballroom

Warmups for the Heterogenous Classroom to Keep Your Percussionists Involved
Jason Stinson, Dr. Jamie Whitmarsh, and Adam Bruce (PASIC)
Thursday, 4:00-4:50pm
Cox Conference Rooms B and C


Friday Sessions
Five Steps for Sustainable Booster Leadership (combined with orchestra)
David W. Vandewalker (GIA Music)
Friday, 8:00-8:50am
Cox Conference Rooms B-D

Forging Stronger Chains: Using a “Chain of Command” to Develop Your Program (combined with orchestra)
Dr. Bryan Raya
Friday, 9:00-9:50am
Cox Conference Rooms B-D

What’s Right with Education? MUSIC!
Scott Lang
Friday, 2:00-2:50pm
Cox Conference Rooms B and C

The Art of the Start
David W. Vandewalker (GIA Music)
Friday, 3:00-3:50pm
Cox Conference Rooms B and C

Create, Connect, Convey: Teaching Expressive Musical Performance
David W. Vandewalker (GIA Music)
Friday, 4:00-4:50pm
Cox Conference Rooms B and C

Collegiate Sessions

The Importance of Social Emotional Learning in Arts Program
Jena Nelson
Friday, 3:00-3:50pm
DoubleTree 2nd Floor Ballroom

 

Meetings

Wednesday Meetings
OkMEA Executive Board Meeting
Wednesday, 7:30-9:30pm
DoubleTree Regency Board Room

OIHB/CBDNA
Wednesday, 8:00-9:00pm
DoubleTree Remington Room


Thursday Meetings
Oklahoma Music Adjudicators
Thursday, 5:00-6:00pm
DoubleTree 2nd Floor Ballroom

Phi Beta Mu Membership Meeting
Thursday, 5:00-6:00pm
Cox Conference Rooms B and C

CTSWS and Elementary Business Meeting
Thursday, 7:30-9:00pm
Baxter’s Interurban

OBA Board of Control
Thursday, 10:00-10:30pm
Hyatt Regency Executive 

OBA General Membership Meeting
Thursday, 10:30-11:00pm
Hyatt Regency Executive


Friday Meetings
Music Administrators Meeting
Friday, 3:00-4:00pm
DoubleTree Gilcrease Room

COkMEA Meeting
Friday, 4:00-5:00pm
DoubleTree 2nd Floor Ballroom

Phi Beta Mu Business Meeting
Friday, 5:00-6:00pm
Cox Conference Rooms B and C


Saturday Meetings
Choral Business Meeting
Saturday, 8:30-10:00am
Hyatt Regency Oklahoma Room

Band Business Meeting
Saturday, 8:30-10:00am
Hyatt Regency Tulsa South Ballroom

Orchestra Business Meeting
Saturday, 9:00 -10:00am
Hyatt Regency Executive Room

Choral Sessions

Thursday Sessions
We Like to Move It Move It: 15 Movement Strategies You Can Start Tomorrow
Josh Chism
Thursday, 9:00-9:50am
Cox Conference Room A

Meet Me in the Middle: Choral Music for Middle School Voices
Andy Beck (Alfred Music)
Thursday, 10:00-10:50am
Cox Conference Room A

Be a Light: Healing Our Musical Hearts with Song
Andy Beck (Alfred Music)
Thursday, 11:00-11:50am
Cox Conference Room A

Success Breeds Success: Empower and Engage Your Singers to Improved Sight-Singing Through Individual Assessment
Dr. Patrick Antinone
Thursday, 1:00-1:50pm
Cox Conference Room A

The P.A.S.S.I.O.N.A.T.E Choral Director’s Guide to Longevity in the Classroom
Dr Derrick Fox
Thursday, 3:00-3:50pm
Cox Conference Room A

Acknowledgement, Affirmation and Action: Cultivating an Inclusive Choral Community
Dr. Derrick Fox
Thursday, 4:00-4:50pm
Cox Conference Room A


Friday Sessions
Choral Reading Session: Diversity and Inclusion in Action

Dr. Derrick Fox
Friday, 8:00-8:50am
Cox Conference Room A

Building Strong Arts Communities
Jena Nelson
Friday, 9:00-9:50am
Cox Conference Room A

Hidden Gems, Unearthed!
Dr. Christopher Haygood
Friday, 2:00-3:30pm
Cox Conference Room A

Orchestra Sessions

Thursday Sessions
Strings 101: The Science, History, and Care of Orchestral Strings
Nicole Meiki (D’Addario)
Thursday, 9:00-9:50am
Cox Conference Room D

Approaching Intonation as an Aural-Motor Skill: Connecting the Ear to the Hand
Molly Baugh 
Thursday, 10:00-10:50am
Cox Conference Room D

How Do I Know if My Beginners Can Read? Strategies to Teach and Support Early Music Reading
Molly Baugh
Thursday, 11:00-11:50am
Cox Conference Room D

Trauma Informed Learning/Practices
Jena Nelson
Thursday, 1:00-1:50pm
Cox Conference Room D

Progress Not Perfection: Practical Ways of Integrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Student Orchestra Programs
Thomas Dickey
Thursday, 2:00-2:50pm
Cox Conference Room D

Why Didn’t I Think of That? Hacks Using SmartMusic
Peggy Rakas (MakeMusic)
Thursday, 3:00-3:50pm
Cox Conference Room D


Friday Sessions
Five Steps for Sustainable Booster Leadership (combined with band)

David W. Vandewalker (GIA Music)
Friday, 8:00-8:50am
Cox Conference Rooms B-D

Forging Stronger Chains: Using a “Chain of Command” to Develop Your Program (combined with band)
Dr. Bryan Ray
Friday, 9:00-9:50am
Cox Conference Rooms B-D

Beyond the Should Rest
Rachelle Puccini
Friday, 10:00-10:50am
Cox Conference Rooms D

Help! I Keep Running Out of Bow: Strategies for Teaching Slow Music in the String Classroom
Molly Baugh
Friday, 2:00-2:50pm
Cox Conference Room D

Objectives, Activity, Assessment…Oh My!
Peter Markes
Friday, 3:00-3:50pm
Cox Conference Room D

All Music for All: Ensembles without Borders
Peggy Rakas (MakeMusic)
Friday, 4:00-4:50pm
Cox Conference Room D

Other Sessions

How to Enter An OSSAA Contest
Mike Plunkett
Thursday, 10:00-10:50am
Thursday, 2:00-2:50pm
DoubleTree Philbrook Room

 

 

Meals and Receptions

Wednesday Meals and Receptions
OkMEA All-State High School Chair Luncheon

Wednesday, 12:00-2:00pm
Location TBD

OkMEA Executive Board Dinner
Wednesday, 6:00-7:30pm
DoubleTree Private Dining Room


Thursday Meals and Receptions
Retired Music Teacher and Past President Luncheon
Thursday, 12:00-1:00pm
DoubleTree Hotel 2nd Floor Ballroom

OBA Executive Board Lunch Meeting
Thursday, 12:00-1:30pm
Location TBD

ASTA Business Lunch Meeting
Thursday, 12:00-1:30pm
Baxter’s Interurban

Orchestra Director’s Reception
Thursday, 9:30-10:30pm
Hyatt Regency Tulsa Central

Elementary Music Teacher’s Reception
Thursday, 10:00-11:00pm
DoubleTree Room 1828


Friday Meetings and Receptions
OK-JE Breakfast Meeting
Friday, 7:00-8:00am
DoubleTree Council Oak Room

Oklahoma Association of Music Schools
Friday from 8:00-9:30am
DoubleTree 2nd Floor Ballroom

Exhibitor’s Luncheon
Friday from 12:15-1:30pm
DoubleTree Council Oak Room

COkMEA Membership Dinner
Friday from 5:00-7:00pm
Baxter’s Interurban