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Michigan Music Educator v. 52, no. 1 fall 2014


President Kelli Graham


8358 Riverbend Drive Portland, MI 48875 C) 517-862-1920 W) 517-688-3521 kelli.t.graham@gmail.com


President-Elect Karen Salvador


University of Michigan-Flint 126 French Hall, 303 E. Kearsley Street Flint, MI 48502 C) 517-862-1982 ksalvado@umflint.edu


Acting Past President Christina Hornbach


Hope College Department of Music 127 East 12th Street Holland, MI 49422


C) 517-803-2325 O) 616-395-7650 hornbach@hope.edu


Secretary


Lindsey Micheel-Mays 1006 West Washington Avenue Jackson, MI 49203


H) 734-330-4342 O) 517-764-5200 lmicheelmays@sbcglobal.net


Treasurer Lisa DuPrey 404 Aloha


Davison, MI 48423 C) 586-524-2837 W) 810-591-0839 lduprey@davisonschools.org


Executive Director Cory L. Micheel–Mays 1006 West Washington Avenue Jackson, MI 49203 O) 517-748-6518


cmicheelmays@sbcglobal.net


Official Publication of the Michigan Music Education Association www.mmeamichigan.org


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The Michigan Music Education Association is the federated state unit of The National Association for Music Education, 1806 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston, Virginia, 20191 • (703) 860-4000 www.nafme.org


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Contents


departments 2


From the Editor 5


President’s Message


columns 13: General Music Choose Your Uke and Teach it Too: A Guide to the Ukulele in the General Music Classroom


17: Band Feedback in Music Teaching: Why “Good!” is Not Good Eonough


20: Choral


Repertoire that Inspires: Three Favorites


23: Research Room at the Table: 2014 Michigan Music Conference Research Symposium Keynote Address


articles 8


Vernacular Music in the Classroom: Creating a Bi-Musical Culture


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Report on the Partnership for Music Education Policy Development’s Sum- mmit Meeting: June 14, 2014


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An Interview with Dr. Colleen Conway: Partnership for Music Education Policy Development Innau- gural Summit


news 4


MMEA Board Members 5


Advertising & Corporate Sponsorship 7


Editorial Board 19


Elementary Honors Choir 22


Elementary Choral Festivals 27


Research Symposium Call for Papers 31


Calendar of Events 32


Guidelines for Submitting Articles


forms 12


Fall Workshop Registration 35


Honors Composition Concert Application


45 Media Consent & Release


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Executive Committee


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