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Illinois Music Education Conference January 25-28, 2012 Peoria, Illinois


prestige and historical signifi cance.


IMEA invites all music educators to attend the inaugural Illinois Music Education Conference! Yes, the conference formerly known as IMEA All-State has a new name. Why the change? The Board of Directors wanted a name that encompassed every- thing that the conference does for music education while giving direction for the future. The auditioned ensembles will retain their All-State designation to highlight their


than-ever experience. Come to Peoria for amazing professional development, wonderful concerts and career-building networking! CPDU credits will be off ered for virtually ALL sessions.


Everything you loved about IMEA All-State will continue with the new name, and IMEA is working hard to bring you a better-


The complete program will appear in the Winter issue of the Illinois Music Educator and will include over 125 sessions and an exhibit hall with over 200 booths. Also in January, you will see concerts by ensembles selected from all-over Illinois and performances by the 10 All-State Ensembles.


Band


CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS Technology


• Design for a Successful Season • Comprehensive Musicianship through Performance (CMP) in the Instrumental Classroom


• Gesture, Body Language, and Teaching • Writing Innovative Curricula for Performance-based Classes


Chorus


• A.E.I.O.U: Energizing Your Choral Program • How Do I Sing That? Contemporary Singing 101: Basics of Healthy Vocalism for the Show–Choir, Jazz Choir, Broadway Musical


• Creating Visual Eff ects in Choral Performance


Early Childhood • Can We Play a Game Please? • Lesson Plan Showcase


Jazz


• Starting Your Students on Drumset • Conversation with a Master–David Eanes • It’s About Time: A Concise Method for Learning Jazz Improvisation • The Vocal Jazz Sound–You CAN Teach it!


JEM (Junior High/Elementary Music)


• An Introduction to Orff • Do You Uke: Ukulele Basics for the General Music Classroom • It’s All in a Day’s Work • No Passport Required–Educating Students Through Music Performance


Music Teacher Education/Research/Mentoring


• Teacher Evaluation • Let Them Talk in Your Rehearsal–Addressing the 4C’s of 21st Century Skills


• An Introduction and Philosophy in Regards to Neuroscience and Music Education


Orchestra


• Copyright: What Can I Do and What Can I NOT Do? • Beautiful Bow Arms • Advanced String Orchestra Literature for Your High School Program


• Conducting 102 for Music Educators


Learners with Exceptionalities • Elementary Essentials for Exceptionalities • Special Learners in the Music Classroom Part I and Part II • Looking in on Inclusion in General Music


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• Life After Graduation–Experiences That Can Only be Learned After You Graduate


• A Picture is Worth 1000 Words–Promoting Choral Artistry Through Presentation Technology


• Microphone Techniques for Amplifi cation and Recording Purposes in the Jazz Band Setting


• Decoding Code: Free Web Development Tools for Music Educators • SmartMusic in Your Band, Choir and Orchestra Program • How YouTube Has Aff ected My Classroom


Performances


Over 20 concert performances by band, chorus, orchestra, jazz instrumental and jazz vocal ensembles representing all levels and all geographic regions of Illinois!


Special Events Opening Night Concert | Wednesday, January 25


Wycliff e Gordon with the Northern Illinois University Jazz Band Civic Center Theater – 8:00 Open to the Public


Thursday, January 26


Young Composers/New Music Showcase Concert Civic Center Theater – 3:00 pm


Exhibit Hall Gala Grand Opening Reception Civic Center Exhibit Halls A/B/C – 5:30


Civic Center Theater – 8:00 Open to the Public


Saturday, January 28


Young Composers Awards and Recital Apollo Theater – 9:30 Open to the Public


Carver Arena – 1:00 Open to the Public


Carver Arena – 3:15 Open to the Public


Honors Concert All-State Concert Secondary General Music Division


Friday, January 27 Jazz Night Concert


Illinois Music Educator | Volume 72 Number 1


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