Calendar of Events

Additions will be made periodically, so please check frequently or contact GIA.

Date Event Contact Info
Nov-30-2017 - Dec-02-2017 Christopher Azzara
New York Stte School Music Association
Practical Guide to Improvisation and Prioritizing Musicianship in Music Teaching and Learning
Rochester Convention Center
123 East Main Street Rochester, NY 14604
Stuart Rauch
srauch@nyssma.org
Dec-20-2017 - Dec-23-2017 Kevin Boyle
2017 Midwest Clinic Wednesday 12/20/17 at 1:15 - 2:15 PM Meeting Room W 181
Meaningful Middle School Band Rehearsals 12/20/17 1:15 - 2:15 PM Meeting Room W 181
McCormick Place
King Drive Chicago, IL 60616
GIA Publications, Inc
Jeffery Daeschler
info@midwestclinic.org
630 861 6125
Dec-20-2017 - Dec-23-2017 Jeff Scott
2017 Midwest Clinic Wednesday 12/20/17 1:15 -2:15 PM Meeting Room W 181
Meaningful Middle School Band Rehearsals 12/20/17 1:15 - 2:15 PM Meeting Room W 181
McCormick Place
2301 S. King Drive Chicago, IL 60616
GIA Publications, Inc.
Jeffery Daeschler
info@midwestclinic.org
630 861 6125
Dec-20-2017 - Dec-23-2017 Marguerite Wilder
2017 Midwest Clinic - Wednesday 12/20/17 1:15 - 2:15 PM Meeting Room W 181
Meaningful Middle School Band Rehearsals 12/20/17
McCormick Place
King Drive Chicago, IL 60616
GIA Publications
Jeffery Daeschler
info@midwestclinic.org
630 861 6125
Dec-20-2017 - Dec-23-2017 Jennifer Johnson
2017 Midwest Clinic Wednesday 11/20/17 1:14 - 2:15 Pm Meeting Room W186
Body Mapping for String Orchestra: Teaching Students to Stop Moving Against Their Own Design to Prevent Injury and Sound Great
McCormick Place
King Drive Chicago, IL 60616
GIA Publications, Inc.
Jeffery Daeschler
info@midwestclinic.org
630 861 6125
Dec-20-2017 - Dec-23-2017 Eugene Corporon
2017 Midwest Clinic
Kaleidoscopic Listening: Resonating with Music’s Waves of Influence
McCormick Place
King Drive Chicago, IL 60616
GIA Publicaitons, Inc
Jeffery Daeschler
info@midwestclinic.org
630 861 6125
Dec-20-2017 - Dec-23-2017 James Jordan
2017 Midwest Clinic
Conductor as Prism
McCormick Place
King Drive Chicago, IL 60616
GIA Publications, Inc
Jeffery Daeschler
info@midwestclinic.org
630 861 6125
Dec-20-2017 - Dec-23-2017 Gary Smith
2017 Midwest Clinic
Music Advocacy: Moving from Survival to Vision
McCormick Place
King Street Chicago, IL 60616
GIA Publications, Inc
Jeffery Daeschler
info@midwestclinic.org
630 861 6125
Dec-20-2017 Scott Rush
2017 Midwest Clinic
Habits of a Significant Band Director
McCormick Place
 Chicago, Illinois 
GIA Publications, Inc.
Jeffery Daeschler
info@midwestclinic.org
630 861 6125
Jan-11-2018 - Jan-13-2018 Lillie Feierabend
2018 Indiana MEA Confernece
Intentional Movement in the Music Classroom; Vocal Development in young children; Bridges to the Community; Multiple Intelligence in the Music Classroom; Evening Folk Dance with Lillie Feierabend
Grand Wayne Center
120 W. Jefferson Blvd Fort Wayne, IN 46802
GIA Publicaitons, Inc
Lane Velayo
lane@imeamusic.org
Jan-18-2018 - Jan-19-2018 Christopher Azzara
Duquesne University Music Department
Creativity and Improvisation in Instrumental Music
Duquesne University
600 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Paul Doerksen
doerksenp@duq.edu
Jan-25-2018 - Jan-27-2018 Kevin Boyle
2018 Georgia MEA Convention
How to Effectively Teach Percussion as a Solo Middle School Band Director
The Classic Center
300 North Thomas Street Athens, GA 30601
GIA Publications, Inc
Jan-25-2018 - Jan-27-2018 Paul Kimpton
2018 Georgia MEA Convention
Music Performance Theory: Decoding Music Theory to Enhance Musicianship; Work-Life Balance for Music Educators
Classic Center
300 North Thomas Street Athens, GA 30601
GIA Publications
Jan-25-2018 - Jan-27-2018 David Vandewalker
2018 Georgia MEA Convention
The Art of the Start: Building excellence through effective fundamental warm-up strategies: Strategic Boosters: How to Thrive. Not Survive.; Music Program Built to Last: Aspire, Achieve, and Create;
Classic Center
300 North Thomas Street Athens, GA 30601
GIA Publications, Inc
Jan-26-2018 Scott Rush
Western New York Educators Conference
Habits of a Successful Band Director/Habits of a Successful Wind Ensemble/Habits of a Significant Band Director
Buffalo Convention Center
153 Franklin St Buffalo, NY 14202
Chris Revett
crevett@ecmea.org
716-800-4312
Jan-26-2018 - Jan-27-2018 John Feierabend
2018 Missouri MEA Convention
First Steps in Music: 1) Vocal Development 2) Movement Development; Keynote Endangered Musical Minds Conversational Solfege Two Sessions
Tan-Tar-A Resort
494 Tan-Tar-A Drive Osage Beach, MO 65065
GIA Publications
Kim Cowell
cowellmmea@yahoo.com
Feb-01-2018 - Feb-03-2018 John Feierabend
2018 Utah Music Educators Association Convention
First Steps in Music: 1) Movement Development 2) Vocal Development; Conversational Solfege Level 1 & Level 2
Dixie Center
1825 Convention Center Dr. St. George, UT 84790
GIA Publications
Brittany Nixon
brittany_may@byu.edu
801 422 3023
Feb-02-2018 - Feb-03-2018 Scott Rush
Wisconsin Summit

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Mead Witter School of Music Madison, WI 53706
Scott Teeple
sdteeple@wisc.edu
608-890-2456
Feb-14-2018 Scott Rush
2018 TMEA Clinic/Convention
Habits of a Successful Band Director
San Antonio Convention Center
 San Antonio, Texas 
GIA Publications, Inc.
Frank Coachman
fcoachman@tmea.org
888-318-8632
Feb-22-2018 - Feb-24-2018 John Feierabend
2018 Minnesota Music Educators Association Convention
First Steps in Music: 1) Movement Development 2) Vocal Development; Conversational Solfege Level 1 & Level 2
Minndapolis Convention Center
- Minneapolis, MN -
Mary Schaefle
schaefle@mmea.org
763 566 1460
Feb-22-2018 - Feb-24-2018 Lillie Feierabend
2018 Kansas Music Educators Association
Vocal Development in Young Children: Intentional Movement; Bridges to the Community
Century II Convention Center
- Wichita, Kansas -
GIA Publications/ West Music
cdevriesbe@olatheschools.org
Carrie DeVries
Mar-08-2018 - Mar-09-2018 John Feierabend
2018 West Virginia Music Educators Association Conference
First Steps in Music: 1) Movement Development 2) Vocal Development; Conversational Solfege Level 1 & Level 2 Endangered Musical Minds
Civic Center
200 Civic Center Drive Charleston, West Virginia 25301
GIA Publications
Andrea Hasley
WVMEApres@gmail.cm
Jul-16-2018 - Jul-20-2018 John Feierabend
First Steps in Music Certificate Course
First Steps in Music
Gordon College
Department of Music Wenham, MA 01984
Kristen Harrington
Kristen.Harrington@gordon.edu
978 867 4429
Jul-23-2018 - Aug-03-2018 John Feierabend
Conversational Solfege Level 1 & 2 Certificate Course
Conversational Solfeggi Level 1 & 2
The University of Hartford's The Hartt School
Hartt Summerterm West Hartford, CT 06117
Warren Haston
Haston@hartford.edu
860 768 5526
Jul-23-2018 - Aug-03-2018 John Feierabend
Kodály Certification - Levels I & II & III
Kodály Certification - Levels I & II & III
The University of Hartford's Hartt School
Hartt Summerterm West Hartford, CT 06117
harttweb.hartford.edu/SummerTerm/home.aspx
Warren Haston
haston@hartford.edu
860 768 5526
Jul-23-2018 - Aug-03-2018 John Feierabend
First Steps in Music Certification Course

The University of Hartford's The Hartt School
The University of Hartford West Hartford, CT 06117
harttweb.hartford.edu/SummerTerm/home.aspx
Warren Haston
haston@hartford.edu
860 768 5526