OkMEA 2023 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, Legacy Hall

OkMEA Member Luncheon – Friday at 12:00pm
Recognition of Jerry Huffer’s retirement after 50 years of service
DoubleTree Hotel, International Ballroom

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Registration

Thursday, January 19
8:00am-5:00pm

Friday, January 20
8:00-11:30am
2:00-4:00pm

Exhibits

Thursday, January 19
12:00-6:00pm

Friday, January 20
9:00am-12:00pm
2:00-4:00pm

Elementary Sessions

Thursday Sessions
Blending 21st Century Tools with Tried and True Approaches in the Elementary Music Room

Lisa Sempsey (MusicFirst)
Thursday, 9:00-9:50am
Cox Grand Ballroom

Assessment in the Elementary Classroom
Dr. Patricia Nelson
Thursday, 10:00-10:50am
Cox Grand Ballroom

Adaptations and Winding in the Elementary Music Classroom
Dr. Alice Hammel
Thursday, 1:00-1:50pm
Cox Grand Ballroom

All the Way to Galway… and Back!
Ray Mullins
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
Building Classroom Community: Tips for Creating Meaningful Connections

Brittni Bilyeu
Friday, 8:00-8:50am
Cox Grand Ballroom

Autism in Elementary Music Classrooms
Dr. Alice Hammel
Friday, 9:00-9:50am
Cox Grand Ballroom

Music and Math: A Reciprocal Relationship
Dr. Laura Hillman
Friday, 2:00-2:50pm
Cox Grand Ballroom

Bag of Tricks: How Many Teaching Strategies Are in Your Bag?
Richard Cangro
Friday, 3:00-3:50pm
Cox Grand Ballroom

Music Literacy Through Singing Games
Lauren Bain
Friday, 4:00-4:50pm
Cox Grand Ballroom


Saturday Session
Early Childhood Session
Musical, Magical, Meaningful
Lauren Bain
Saturday, 9:00-11:30am
DoubleTree Council Oak Room

Band Sessions

Thursday Sessions
Creating a Culture of High Expectations: It’s Not Just About the Music
Dr. Kelli Pence (MusicFirst)
Thursday, 9:00-9:50am
Cox Conference Rooms B and C

Copyright in the Digital Age: Dispelling the Myths of Streaming and Mechanical Rights for Music Education
Dr. Andrea Pelloquin
Thursday, 10:00-10:50am
Cox Conference Rooms B and C

Designing a Marching Band Show for Small Schools
James Morrison
Thursday, 11:00-11:50am
Cox Conference Rooms B and C

Demystifying Clarinet Tone: Simple Solutions for Common Problems
Dr. Suzanne Tirk
Thursday, 1:00-1:50pm
Cox Conference Rooms B and C

Yes, It Does Matter! Moving to Match What We Teach/Hear
Dr. Andrea Brown
Thursday, 3:00-3:50pm
DoubleTree International Ballroom

Ten Tips for Teaching Timpani
Dr. Andrew Richardson (OKPAS)
Thursday, 4:00-4:50pm
Cox Conference Rooms B and C


Friday Sessions
Teaching Students with Disabilities in Instrumental Classrooms
Dr. Alice Hammel
Friday, 8:00-8:50am
Cox Conference Rooms B-D

Rediscovering the Why, How, and What of Music Teaching
Dr. Michael Raiber
Friday, 9:00-9:50am
Cox Conference Rooms B-D

A Strategy for Teaching Beginner Oboes and Bassoons
Dr. Jennifer Auerbach and Sally Bohls
Friday, 2:00-2:50pm
Cox Conference Rooms B and C

Musicianship in Rehearsal and Performance
Dr. Daniel Belongia
Friday, 3:00-3:50pm
Cox Conference Rooms B and C

Wellness for Sustained, Healthy, Passionate Music Education
Dr. Daniel Belongia
Friday, 4:00-4:50pm
Cox Conference Rooms B and C

Collegiate Sessions

Teaching Artistry to String Players
Dr. Kristen Pellegrino
Thursday, 11:00-11:50am
DoubleTree 2nd Floor Ballroom

I Have to Teach Guitar?!
Jeff Hicks
Thursday, 1:00-1:50pm
DoubleTree 2nd Floor Ballroom

Why Can’t They Just Sit Still and Listen? ADHD Myths and Realitiees
Dr.Alice Hammel
Thursday, 4:00-4:50pm
DoubleTree 2nd Floor Ballroom


Chicken Soup for the Music Major
Dr. Daniel Belongia
Thursday, 2:00-2:50pm
DoubleTree 2nd Floor Ballroom

When Helping Hurts: Mentoring Music Student Teachers
Dr. Michael Raiber, Dr. Eric Pennello, and Ryan Meeks
Thursday, 3:00-3:50pm
DoubleTree 2nd Floor Ballroom

Meetings

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


Thursday Meetings
Elementary/MS Business Meeting
Thursday, 11:00-11:50am
DoubleTree Gilcrease Rroom

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

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

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
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
Teaching Students with Disabilities in the Choral Classroom
Dr. Alice Hammel
Thursday, 9:00-9:50am
Cox Conference Room A

Practical Strategies for Social-Emotional Learning in Music Classroom
Krista Hart (Alfred Music)
Thursday, 10:00-10:50am
Cox Conference Room A

Attitude of Gratitude: Simple Practices to Help Build Community and Improve Mental Health
Krista Hart (Alfred Music)
Thursday, 2:00-2:50pm
Cox Conference Room A

Individual Assessment in the Choral Classroom
Wes Singleton and Dr. Shermie Potts
Thursday, 3:00-3:50pm
Cox Conference Room A

Middle School Matters: Choral Rep for Developing Voices
Krista Hart (Alfred Music)
Thursday, 4:00-4:50pm
Cox Conference Room A


Friday Sessions
And So We Sing: SATB Reading Session
Krista Hart (Alfred Music)
Friday, 8:00-8:50am
Cox Conference Room A

Beyond “Floor, Door, Window, Ceiling”: Strategies for an Efficient and Meaningful Gesture
Kristina MacMullen
Friday, 9:00-9:50am
Cox Conference Room A

A Voice of Reason: Social Justice, the Greater Good, and Why We Sing
Kristina MacMullen
Friday, 2:00-2:50pm
Cox Conference Room A

The Heart of the Artist: Non-Musical Activities to Strengthen the Fabric of Your Ensemble
Kristina MacMullen
Friday, 3:00-3:50pm
Cox Conference Room A

Yea! We GET to Sight-Read Today
Suzanne Aylor, Mark Cain, and Janis Dawson
Friday, 4:00-4:50pm
Cox Conference Room A

Orchestra Sessions

Thursday Sessions
Women Supporting Women: String Music of the Federal Music Project and Collaborative Musical Activism
Dr. Laura Talbott Clark and Dr. Jacqueline Skarra
Thursday, 9:00-9:50am
Cox Conference Room D

Bowing Drills: Highly Adaptable Exercises for All Ages
Nick Barnaby
Thursday, 10:00-10:50am
Cox Conference Room D

Copyright in the Digital Age: Dispelling the Myths of Streaming and Mechanical Rights for Music Education
Dr. Andrea Pelloquin (JW Pepper)
Thursday, 11:00-11:50am
Cox Conference Room D

Teaching the First Day of Violin and Viola Class: Setting Students Up for Success
Dr. Kristen Pellegrino
Thursday, 1:00-1:50pm
Cox Conference Room D

Guiding Violin Students to Choose the Best Fingerings
Dr. Greg Lee
Thursday, 2:00-2:50pm
Cox Conference Room D

Violin Bow Hold Mastery
Dr. Greg Lee
Thursday, 3:00-3:50pm
Cox Conference Room D


Friday Sessions
Teaching Students with Disabilities in Instrumental Classrooms
Dr.Alice Hammel
Friday, 8:00-8:50am
Cox Conference Rooms B-D

Rediscovering the Why, How and What of Music Teaching
Dr. Michael Raiber
Friday, 9:00-9:50am
Cox Conference Rooms B-D

20 Teaching Tips: Demystifying Tone and Intonation for Violinists and Violists
Dr. Kristen Pellegrino
Friday, 2:00-2:50pm
Cox Conference Room D

Classroom Management: Are You Proactive or Reactive?
Dr. Kristen Pellegrino
Friday, 3:00-3:50pm
Cox Conference Room D

Retired Teachers Panel
Dan Larson, Anne Guevara, and Christy Fine
Friday, 4:00-4:50pm
Cox Conference Room D

Other Sessions

How to Enter An OSSAA Contest
Alex Claussen
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
Hyatt Tulsa North Ballroom

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


Thursday Meals and Receptions
UCO Music Educator Breakfast
Thursday, 7:00am
Hyatt Tulsa North Ballroom

Retired Music Teacher and Past President Luncheon
Thursday, 12:00-1:00pm
DoubleTree Hotel Remington

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


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

Oklahoma Association of Music Schools
Friday from 8:00-9:30am
DoubleTree Remington

Oklahoma Association of Music Schools
Friday from 8:00-9:30am
DoubleTree Remington