Calendar of Events

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

Date Event Contact Info
Jan-22-2020 - Jan-25-2020 Missy Strong
Colorado Music Educators Association Convention
“Movement Instruction in the Elementary Music Classroom; Hosting a Family Folkdance Event; Kindergarten Music Matters
Broadmoor Hotel
1 Lake Ave Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Elizabeth Ford
cmea.gmc@gmail.com
Jan-23-2020 - Jan-25-2020 Rachel Grimsby
Georgia Music Educators Association Convention
Session # 1 Folk Dancing Tricks from K-6  Friday January 24th  at 8:45 AM  in the Parthenon Room; Session Title #2: Prepare, Practice, Present: A Sound Before Sight Approach to Recorder Friday January 24th  at 11:15 AM in the Olympia Room
Classic Center
300 N Thomas St Athens, GA 30601
Brianne Turgeon
brianneturgeon@gmail.com
Jan-23-2020 - Jan-25-2020 Eric Wilkinson
Georgia Music Educators Association Convention
Choral Eric Wilkerson (Friday) 10:00 - 11:00 AM Assessment Strategies that Work Room: Athena I/J
Classic Center
300 N Thomas St, Athens, GA 30601
Marla Baldwin
choral@gmea.org
Jan-23-2020 - Jan-24-2020 Christopher Azzara
Comprehensive Curriculum for Instrumental Music
Comprehensive Curriculum for Instrumental Music
Mary Pappert School of Music
Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Stephen Benham
Jan-28-2020 - Feb-01-2020 Christopher Azzara
Artist in Residence
Developing Musicianship through Improvisation
Doane University
Doane University Lincoln, NE 68333
Doane University
Kathy Ohlman
Jan-30-2020 - Feb-01-2020 Rachel Grimsby
Ohio Music Educators Association Convention
Universal Design for Learning in Music Education 1/30  First Steps and Orff Schulwerk 1/30;  First Steps and Orff Schulwerk 1/30;Prepare, Practice, Present: A Sound Before Sight Approach to Recorder 1/31;Folk Dancing Tricks from K to 6! 2/1
Duke Center
525 Elm St, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Mark Hensler
pd_director@omea-ohio.org
Jan-30-2020 - Feb-01-2020 Missy Strong
Ohio Music Educators Association Convention
“The Brain and Music: What it Means in Your Music Room” (Friday 12:30pm – CC250) ; “Developing Independent Musical Thinkers in Elementary School” (Saturday 8:00am – CC205)
Duke Center Convention Center
525 Elm Street Cincinnati, OH 45202
Mark Hensler
pd_director@omea-ohio.org
Jan-30-2020 - Feb-01-2020 David Vandewalker
Ohio Music Educators Association Conference
Foundations for Wind Band Clarity: Exploring Practical Ideas for Developing a Superior Ensemble Sound: Booster Institute: Rally the Troops ; Booster Institute: Roll Out the Business Blueprint
Duke Center
525 Elm Street Cincinnati, OH 45202
GIA Pulbications, Inc
Mark Hensler
pd_director@omea-ohio.org
Feb-06-2020 - Feb-08-2020 Christopher Selby
South Carolina Music Educators Association Convention
Rehearsal Strategies and Demonstration for Building Technique in your 8th and 9th Grade Orchestras Friday February 7th at 4:30 PM
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
1101 Lincoln Street Columbia, SC 29201`
Patricia Foy
Patti.Foy@converse.edu
Feb-06-2020 - Feb-08-2020 Christopher Azzara
Keynote Speaker and Featured Presenter
Keynote Speaker and Featured Presenter
South Carolina Music Educators Association (SCMEA)
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center Columbia, SC 29201
South Carolina Music Educators Association (SCMEA)
Michael Moore
Feb-06-2020 - Feb-08-2020 Eric Wilkinson
South Carolina Music Educators Association Convention
Assessment Strategies That Work
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
1101 Lincoln Street Columbia, SC 29201
Patricia Foy
Patti.Foy@converse.edu
Feb-12-2020 - Feb-15-2020 Rachel Grimsby
Texas Music Educators Association Convention
Prepare, Practice, Present : A Sound Before Sight Approach to Recorder
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
200 E Market St, San Antonio, Texas 78205
Frank Coachman
fcoachman@tmea.org
Feb-12-2020 - Feb-15-2020 Missy Strong
Texas Music Educators Association Convention
“Does Kindergarten Music Matter?” ; “How to Host a Family Folkdance Event”
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
200 E. Market Street San Antonio, TX 78205
Frank Coachman
fcoachman@tmea.org
Feb-12-2020 - Feb-15-2020 Christopher Selby
Texas Music Educators Association Convention
Texas MEA Session: Strategies for Finely Tuning All Levels of String Ensembles Friday February 14th at 10:00 AM
Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center
200 E. Market Street San Antonio, TX 78205
GIA
Frank Coachman
fcoachman@tmea.org
Feb-20-2020 - Feb-22-2020 John Feierabend
New Jersey Music Educators Association Convention
Endangered Musical Minds; First Steps (1) Vocal (2) Movement Development; Conversational Solfege (1) Rhythmic (2) Melodic Development
Sheraton Convention Center
2 Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Marie Malara
malara97@aol.com
Feb-20-2020 - Feb-22-2020 Rachel Grimsby
New Jersey Music Educators Association Convention
A Universal Approach To Music Education ; Prepare, Practice, Present: A Sound Before Sight Approach To Recorder
Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center
2 Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Marie Malara
malara97@aol.com
Mar-05-2020 - Mar-07-2020 Jennifer Johnson
American String Teacher Association Convention
Body Mapping Friday 12:30 - 1:309
Hyatt Regency Orlando
9801 International Drive Orlando, FL 32819
Susan Hoops
shoopes@astastrings.org
Mar-05-2020 - Mar-07-2020 Christopher Selby
American String Teacher Association Convention (ASTA)
Rehearsal strategies and demonstration for building technique in your eighth and ninth grade orchestra
Hyatt Regency
9801 International Drive Orlando, FL 32819
Susan Hoops
shoopes@astastrings.org
Mar-05-2020 - Mar-07-2020 Michael Hopkins
American String Teacher Association Convention
(1) Programing in the Zone: Motivating your students through Repertorie Selelction (2) mproving Tone Quality in your Orchestra
Hyatt Regency Orlando
9801 International Drive Orlando, FL 32819
Susan Hoops
shoopes@astastrings.org
Mar-06-2020 - Mar-07-2020 Craig Knapp
American Choral Directors Association Eastern Conference
Music Literacy in the Elementary Choral Rehearsal Friday March 6 4:00 PM and Saturday March 7th 9:00 AM
Hilton Garden Inn
225 Broadway Rochester, NY 55902
Peggy Dettwiler
pdettwiler@acdaeast.org
Mar-13-2020 - Mar-15-2020 Cameron LaBarr
Southern ACDA
The Melodic Voice: A Conversation with Alice Parker
Arthor R., Outtaw Mobile Convention Center
1 S Water Street Mobile, AL 36602
GIA Publications
Vic Oakes
president@acdasouthern.org
Mar-13-2020 - Mar-15-2020 Eric Wilkinson
Southern ACDA Convention
Assessment that Works Friday March 13th 8:30 - 9:20 AM
Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center
1 S Water Street Mobile, AL 365602
GIA Publications
Vic Oakes
president@acdasouthern.org
Mar-27-2020 Christopher Azzara
Practical Guide to Teaching Improvisation and Composition, Part 1
Practical Guide to Teaching Improvisation and Composition, Part 1
New York City Public Schools
New York City Public Schools New York, NY 10033
Elizabeth Guglielmo
Apr-24-2020 - Apr-26-2020 Christopher Azzara
Developing Musicianship through Improvisation Workshops–"Kinder singen"
Developing Musicianship through Improvisation
University Arts, Berlin
University Arts, Berlin Berlin, Germany _
Gudrun Gierszal
Jul-20-2020 - Jul-24-2020 Craig Knapp
2020 Hofstra University Conversational Solfege Level 1 & 2 Certification Course
Conversational Solfege Level 1 & 2 Certification Course
Hofstra University
1000 Hempstead Turnpike Hempstead, NY 11550
Craig Knapp
mrknapp1@aol.com
https://www.hofstra.edu/academ
Aug-16-2020 Craig Knapp
NYSSMA Summer Conference
First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk
Hilton Albany NY
40 Lodge Street Albany, NY 12207
David A. Gaines
executive@nyssma.org