Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014

Registration, 8:00-8:15 a.m., Halau o Haumea**

**Halau o Haumea (auditorium)


Halau o Haumea**

Room 201

8:15-9:15 a.m.

Dr. David Frego

University of Texas

Rhythmic Solfège


Introducer: Amanda Lippert

Solfège is combined with movement to create an integrated experience. Participants will discover how sight-singing can also be improvisatory.

Dr. Lawrence F. Stoffel, California State University, Northridge

Teaching Music History through Performance in Band


Introducer: Jeremy Lawi

The wealth of music in the concert band’s repertory allows the school band director to easily incorporate music history instruction into the rehearsal setting. By performing music composed during each of the historical epochs of western music, students learn about compositional styles, performance practices, cultural influences, and the biographies of history’s greatest composers.


Room 207

Room 201

9:25-10:25 a.m.

Susan Reismann, BYU, HI

Composition in the General Music Classroom


Introducer: Amanda Lippert


Manipulative based techniques for teaching composition based on solfege and recorder work. Participants are encouraged to bring their recorders to play their original compositions in the workshop.



Jerry Kirkbride

University of Arizona

Teaching the Clarinet, Little Things That Make A Big Difference


Introducer: Brandon Cha

This session will discuss and demonstrate practical teaching tips to improve your clarinet section.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nancy Ditmer, President of NAfME, Halau o Haumea, 10:35-10:50 a.m.

Introducer: Amanda Lippert

Roundtable Discussion: Advocacy, Halau o Haumea, 10:50-11:50 p.m.

Introducer: Camilla Corpuz Yamamoto

Panelists: Dr. Ditmer; Ellen Kirkbride, President, Western Division, NAfME; and Dr. David Frego, Music Department Chair, University of Texas.

Lunch & Exhibition, Halau o Haumea**, 11:50-12:50 p.m.


Room 201

Music Department, Band Room

12:50-1:50 p.m.

Dr. David Frego

University of Texas

Dalcroze Eurhythmics: Anacrusis, Crusis, and Metacrusis


Introducer:Susan Reismann

Participants will be engaged in discovering the flow of music through group and paired creative movement experiences. Handouts will provide extensions for the classroom.

Dr. Jeffrey Boeckman

University of Hawai`i

Band Reading Session: Quality Grade II-III Literature


Introducer: Mark Falzarano

Join the UH Wind Ensemble as we read through several band works (old and new) and discuss what makes good literature at the Grade I-III level.  Bring your instrument!

2:00-3:00 p.m.

Dr. Keumju Bang & Dr. Euna Choi, South Korea

A Metaphorical Bridge in Multicultural Education: Children of South and North Korea


Introducer: Michelle Lai

The purpose of this session is to present diverse materials both for Korean children and north escapee children. Sequential lesson plans that are related to learner’s emotion will be shared with the participants.

Dr. Julia Gaines
University of Missouri

MARIMBA – it’s not just a ringtone on your phone!


Introducer: Mark Falzarano

Four-mallet marimba technique from the very beginning – technique AND literature even for middle schoolers that will prepare them for the 21c high school.

*Exhibition, Halau o Haumea**, 3:00-3:20 p.m.

Performance: Sweet Adelines

Halau o Haumea**, 3:20 - 3:50 p.m.

Introducer: Kelly Meyers


Room 201

Room 101B (Lecture hall)

4:00- 5:00 p.m.

Dr. David Frego

University of Texas

Dalcroze Eurhythmics: Purposeful Movement


Introducer: Amanda Lippert

Participants will be engaged in discovering the elements of music through purposeful movement. Handouts will provide extensions for the classroom.

Ellen Kirkbride

NAfME Western Division President

Classroom Management Tips for Your Instrumental Rehearsal

Introducer:Susan Reismann

Classroom management can be the most difficult part of your instrumental ensemble rehearsal. This session will focus on practical management techniques that will help you to make your daily lessons more efficient and more effective.

5:10-6:10 p.m.

Dr. Nancy Ditmer, Ohio

NAfME President

Orchestrating Success


Introducer: Chet-Yeng Loong

Orchestrating Success: Developing Leadership Skills for Overall Success

*Exhibitor: Global Music Supply
Poster Session: Music Education in Hawaiʻi, David Bandy


**Halau o Haumea (amphitheatre)

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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