Event Schedule

ANNUAL WVMEA IN-SERVICE CONFERENCE

March 4-6, 2021

2020 SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE
Schedule below is current as of February 21, 2020.

Click on RED titles below to download session handouts.
THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2020

10:00 am  -  Leadership Symposium (goes to noon) *by invitation only   Board Room
11:00 am  -  Chat with a Mentor  Rm. 210/211
11:00 am  -  Exhibits Open 11am-6pm   Exhibit Hall
11:10 am  -  Discussions with Dave - How to Get Kids to Practice - David Albert   Rm. 214
12:15 pm  -  All-State Orchestra Visits Exhibits   Exhibit Hall
12:15 pm  -  3 Tech Success Stories from My Music Classroom - Paula Shelton   Rm. 206
12:15 pm  -  Utilizing Musical Experiences To Enhance Social Interaction Opportunities For Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder - Briana Nannen/Adam Dalton   Rm. 210/211
12:15 pm  -  Rehearsal Strategies You Forgot You Knew - Jason Gossett/Matt McCurry   Rm. 213
12:15 pm  -  X-Ensemble - University High School Percussion Ensemble   Exhibit Hall
12:15 pm  -  Discussions with Dave - How Do I Keep Doing this for 20 Years - David Albert   Rm. 214
12:15 pm  -  Solfege Games to Note Names: Improvisation as a Bridge to Music Literacy - David Langley   Rm. 212
1:00 pm  -  String Reading Session   Little Theater
1:20 pm  -  Yoga, Mindfulness And Trauma Informed Practices In The Music Classroom - Andrea Sullivan/Sandra Fox   Rm. 212
1:20 pm  -  Booster Groups - Legalities, Formalities, and Realities - Debra Price/Brian Price   Rm. 213
1:20 pm  -  Creative Marching Band Show Planning - Jim Allder/Brian Carr   Rm. 206
1:20 pm  -  Creative Thinking and the Ukulele - Megan Gray   Rm. 214
1:20 pm  -  Bandmasters Executive Meeting   Board Room
1:20 pm  -  Choral Reading Session, David Scherrick - piano   Rm. 210/211
2:30 pm  -  General Meeting and Keynote: Teaching On-and-Off the Podium; The Importance of Role Modeling    Little Theater
3:45 pm  -  Music Advocacy Clinic - Tim Lautzenheiser   Rm. 210/211
3:45 pm  -  Solo and Ensemble Board Meeting   Board Room
4:00 pm  -  Honors Ensemble - University High School Orchestra   Little Theater
4:50 pm  -  Vocal Association Executive Board Meeting   Board Room
6:00 pm  -  Exhibits Close   Exhibit Hall
6:00 pm  -  Solo and Ensemble Recital I   Little Theater
7:00 pm  -  Orchestra Director’s/ASTA Meeting   Rm. 213
7:00 pm  -  WVASCC/SGM Meeting   Rm. 214
8:00 pm  -  Middle School Jazz Honor Ensemble/High School Jazz Honor Ensemble   Little Theater
FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2020

8:00 am  -  Exhibits Open 8am-4pm  Exhibit Hall
8:00 am  -  All-State Band Visits Exhibits   Exhibit Hall
8:00 am  - Phi Beta Mu Breakfast   Lounge
9:00 am  -  All-State Choir Visits Exhibits   Exhibit Hall
9:00 am  -  Our Experience on the Hill - Genesis Mihalko/Tanner Petri   Rm. 212
9:00 am  -  Wait, I Have to Teach MOVEMENT? - Lavonna Zeller-Williams-Bratschi   Rm. 210/211
9:00 am  -  X-Ensemble - Wheeling Park High School Women’s Choir   Exhibit Hall
10:05 am  -  Walking the Walk - Advocacy Panel Discussion - Dian Eddleman/Andi Hasley (ALF)   Rm. 212
10:05 am  -  Mentoring and Student Teaching: Getting the Most Out of the Experience - Angela Munroe/Jason Gossett   Rm. 206
10:05 am  -  Creative Use of Poetry and Rhyme - Lavonna Zeller-Williams-Bratschi   Rm. 210/211
10:05 am  -  From Speech to Song: Articulation and Diction in Pop Singing - John Burlace   Rm. 212
10:05 am  -  The Process of Programming: A Path to Inspirational, Affordable, and Achievable Concerts - Joshua Cheney   Rm. 213
11:00 am  -  X-Ensemble - John Marshall High School Steel Band   Exhibit Hall
11:00 am  -  Vocal Music Association/Show Choir Directors General Meeting   Lounge
11:10 am  -  Putting “Jazz” Back Into Jazz Band - Jeff Wolfe   Rm. 210/211
11:10 am  -  Making Music Without Sound: Breaking Through the Soundless Barrierwith Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students - William Cosby/Caryn Keller   Rm. 213
11:10 am  -  Motivation, Innovation & Differentiation in Your Beginning Band - Richard Canter   Rm. 214
12:00 pm  -  Collegiate Ensemble - Marshall University Vocal Ensemble   Exhibit Hall
12:30 pm  -  SMTE Meeting   Board Room
12:30 pm  -  All-State Middle School Orchestra Visits Exhibits   Exhibit Hall
12:30 pm  -  Honors Ensemble - Parkersburg HS Choir   Little Theater
12:45 pm  -  Putting the Pieces Together: The Art of Show Design - John Burlace   Rm. 210/211
12:45 pm  -  Diversify and Super-Charge Your General Music Class! - Brian Plitnik   Rm. 212
12:45 pm  -  Getting to Know You!: Innovative Ways to Build Relationships In Your Ensembles - Mady McNemar   Rm. 213
12:45 pm  -  Hands-On Music Making and Song Writing Using Ukuleles - Tracy Wayne   Rm. 214
1:00 pm  -  Children’s Chorus Dress Rehearsal
1:00 pm  -  Collegiate Ensemble - West Liberty Electronic Music Ensemble   Exhibit Hall
1:30 pm  -  University Collegiate Meeting   Board Room
1:50 pm  -  Help! I’m a New Band Director! - Tracey Filben/JP Lynch   Rm. 212
1:50 pm  -  Elemental Thematic Lesson Planning - Lavonna Zeller-Williams-Bratschi   Rm. 213
1:50 pm  -  Yeah…your karate board is pretty, but what does it mean?! - Alvin Simpson   Rm. 206
1:50 pm  -  The Care of the Transgender Voice - John Fredeking   Rm. 210/211
3:00 pm  -  Rehearsal Considerations: The End with the Beginning In Mind - Sandra Schwartz   Rm. 206
3:00 pm  -  Pathways for Funding Your Music Program - Michael Kamphuis   Rm. 213
3:30 pm  -  All-State Middle School Orchestra Dress Rehearsal
4:00 pm  -  Band Masters General Meeting   Rm. 210/211
4:00 pm  -  Advocacy Leadership Force (ALF) Meeting   Board Room
4:00 pm  -  Exhibits Close   Exhibit Hall
5:00 pm  -  All-State Middle School Orchestra Concert   The Clay Center
5:00 pm  -  Friends and Alumni of Marshall University Reception   Recovery Sports
Bar and Grill
6:00 pm  -  Solo and Ensemble II   Litte Theater
7:00 pm  -  All-State Children’s Chorus Concert   The Clay Center
8:00 pm  -  West Virginia University Alumni and Friends Reception   Black Sheep
8:00 pm  -  Honors Ensemble - Blennerhasset MS Band   Little Theater
9:00 pm  -  Honors Ensemble - George Washington HS Band   Little Theater
SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2020

8:30 am  -  All-State Band Dress Rehearsal
9:00 am  -  Children’s Choir Conductor - Mark Patterson
9:45 am  -  All-State Orchestra Dress Rehearsal
11:00 am  -  All-State Choir Dress Rehearsal
1:00 pm  -  All-State Choir Concert   The Clay Center
2:00 pm  -  All-State Orchestra Concert   The Clay Center
3:00 pm  -  All-State Band Concert   The Clay Center

2020 Keynote Speaker:

DR. TIM LAUTZENHEISER

DR. TIM LAUTZENHEISER

Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser will give a keynote address, Teaching On-and-Off the Podium; the Importance of Role Modeling. Following his keynote, he will give a presentation on advocacy that continues the recent focus on this important part of our mission. Read his Bio here.

2020 Guest Conductors:

Dr. Mikylah Myers

Dr. Mikylah Myers

All-State Middle School Orchestra Conductor
Read Bio here.
Steven D. Davis

Steven D. Davis

All-State High School Band Conductor
Read Bio here.
Tim Seelig

Tim Seelig

All-State High School Chorus Conductor
Read Bio here.
John Devlin

John Devlin

All-State High School Orchestra Conductor
Read Bio here.
Dr. Mark Patterson

Dr. Mark Patterson

All-State Children's Choir Conductor
Read Bio here.

Saturday All-State Shuttle Schedule to The Clay Center


Saturday morning Shuttle schedule to The Clay Center for students in All-State Ensembles (if they need transportation).  The Pickup and Dropoff location will be outside of the Convention Center entrance (ticket windows) across from the Mall entrance.


Band:
  Pickup - 7:45am / Rehearsal - 8:30am

Orchestra:  Pickup - 9:00am / Rehearsal - 9:45am

Choir:  Pickup - 10:15am / Rehearsal - 11:00am

All-State Rehearsal Schedules

All-State Middle School Orchestra Rehearsal Schedule
Click Here to download the All-State Middle School Orchestra Rehearsal Schedule.
All-State Children's Chorus Rehearsal Schedule
All-State Choir Rehearsal Schedule
All-State Orchestra Rehearsal Schedule
All-State Band Rehearsal Schedule
2021 75th Annual WVMEA In-Service Conference March 04, 2021 08:30 am 156 Days 20 20 Hrs. 1 5 Mins.
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