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Location: Kamakakuokalani Bldg (Hawaiian Studies) & Music Building, Dole St., University of Hawai`i, Manoa



General Music & Technology

Akombo (Mississippi): The African Musical Experience in Band Music.

Jason Bishop (New Jersey): How Long Is a Dot? A Takadimi Starter Kit for Rhythmic Literacy


Darin Au (Hawai`i): Bringing Creative Music to the Classroom




Chris Chapman (Oregon):
Good Conducting is Great Teaching



Lynn Corbin (Georgia): Getting a better choral sound from your choir

Karen Drozd (Hawai`i): Virtual Learning Environments in Music

Eugene Corporon (Texas): Enigma Variants in Search of a Theme

Judith Durocher (Arizona):  How I’ve Changed My Choral Vocal Warmups Now That I’m a Full-time Voice Teacher

John Farrell (New York) : Sign Language and Songs

David Fullmer (Utah): That Sounds Good.....for a High School Band

Judith Durocher (Arizona): Sight Singing in the Choral Classroom

John Farrell (New York): Writing Songs with Students

Daryl Hickman, (Iowa) Emergency Repair and Maintenance Strategies for Band and Orchestra Teachers

Cristian Grases (California): Latin American Rhythms in Your Choirs



Emma Joleen (California):
Aussie Songbook



Steve Hirahara (Hawai`i): Tuning in to Public School Music




Debra Lindsay (Virginia): 2015 Concert for Music in Our Schools Month Choral Reading Session

YongHee Kim & Jeongjoo Choi (Korea) Interdisciplinary Arts and Music Programs for Children

Sheryl Shohet (Hawai`i): Building a Suzuki Program on Mars, Venus, or Other Remote Locations

Michael Lippert (Hawai`i): Movement Strategies for the Choral Rehearsal

Kelly Meyers & Jean Hickman (HI & IA): I Can Get it for You Wholesale! –best and (mostly) free apps and sources for music teachers

Advocacy & Others

National Standards & Assessment

Janet Montgomery & Paul Waskiewicz (MD), Musical “Play” for Young Children with Special Needs

Norman Dea (California): Rebuilding CMEA and CASMEC

Lynn Corbin (Georgia): Beyond Composer Reports and Theory Tests:  Assessment in Performing Ensembles

Janet Montgomery  & Paul Waskiewicz (MD), Cute is Not Enough: Teaching Music to Young Children

Lester Rollie Seiple (Florida): The Program Was Great, but Can She Teach: What Administrators Look for in Annual Evaluations of Music Educators

Jean Hickman (Iowa): Creative Assessment for Performing Ensembles

Yi-Ju Shih (Taiwan): Children's Singing Games from Taiwan

Joseph Ruzkowski (Hawaii): Method Books: Which One for You


Debra Lindsay (Virginia): Yes, You Can Do it All! Learning Lessons that addresses New Music National Standards.

Byron Yasui (Hawai`i): Musicianship Through Ukulele

Adriana Janse van Rensburg (Georgia):  Composition in the 21st Century Classroom

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HMEA Mission Statement

The aims and purposes of HMEA shall be: (a) to develop and promote music and music education throughout the state of Hawai`i and (b) to promote mutual cooperation and good will among its members.

HMEA Constitution
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