February 18-19, 2017
HMEA In-Service Conference
Putting it all Together: Creativity & Literacy in Elementary Music
Creativity and literacy aren't mutually exclusive! Participants in this session will explore both through the elements of music while singing, playing instruments, and moving.
Effective Band Director Rehearsal Techniques
The instrumental rehearsal techniques clinic will guide band directors through daily routines that are researched based solutions to improve any ensemble’s clarity of sound.
Online Practice, Performance, Creativity, and Assessment with MusicFirst
An overview of the MusicFirst Online Classroom, 11 cloud-based software applications for music education, online content collections and more, for enhancing the K-12 music curriculum.
"Idol" Worship: American Pop Stars Meet Pergolesi
This session focuses on vocal issues stemming from “pop” production and how to mitigate them in the choral classroom through prescriptive and reactive exercises.
Kumu Carolee Nishi
Come and Learn a Traditional Hula... Kahiko and Auana
Participants will learn how hula is connected to Hawaiian culture.
The Inner Game of Music
The Inner Game lecture-demonstration is about overcoming mental obstacles to performance, practicing and teaching through the
master techniques of Awareness, Commitment and Trust.
Anna’s Gift, the Way of Passion, is the second episode of the emotional journey of a gifted concert bassist who is longing for love and fire in her music and her life.
Theme and Variations
Using examples from my teaching, I will demonstrate how I maintain the integrity of my music curriculum and meet the demands of
thematic curricula used in my school.
Teaching beginning, middle school, and high school band can be exciting, rewarding …and challenging. This very practical clinic will assist the band director by demonstrating “best practices” for engaging students, crafting a purposeful warmup, and rehearsal techniques that develop outstanding bands from the students’ very first lesson to inspiring performances.
Music Education for All—Towards Full Inclusion
This session will feature real-life stories and discussion of what it feels like to be “the other” in various settings. We will discuss how this influences self and how we can provide both better models and fuller inclusion for our students and within our profession.
Preheating the Oven: Preparation Phase (Kodaly Kitchen) and Enactive Phase (Orff Kitchen)
This session will look at ways that melodic and rhythmic concepts are experienced in the elementary music classroom prior to being made conscious.
Successfully Using Guitar in a Music Program
Begin with a 45 min. performance. (Maryvale and Punahou). Session that follows would be based on how we built our programs and
maintain/and recruit. Alignment of state standards as well.
String Success in the 21st Century Classroom
The session will discuss basic string techniques and how they might be disseminated to a large group of students. Methodology will be discussed as it applies to
common string repertoire.
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