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Michigan Music Educator


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


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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


3 v. 53, no. 3 spring 2016


Contents


departments 2


From the Editor 5


President’s Message


columns 15: General Music Building Young Children’s Music “Vocabulary” Through Audiation


19: Instrumental The Art of Musical Gesturing


22: Choral Revisiting the Aesthetic End of Music Education


24: Collegiate Strategies for Effective Teaching: What Does it Mean to be a Leader in Music Class?


26: Books & Media Phillip O Pagilalonga’s “Squeak Big: Practical Fundamentals for the Successful Clarinetist”


27: Research


Michigan Music Conference Research: 2016


articles 7


Edwin E. Gordon: September 27, 1927 - December 2, 2015


13


Reflections on Teaching Music in a Rural School


news 4


MMEA Board Members 6


Editorial Board 12


MCACA Grant 17


Advertising & Corporate Sponsors 18


Elementary Honors Choir Updates 25


MMEA Technology Workshop 32


Music Education Advocacy Day 33


Guidelines for Submitting Articles


Outside Back Cover MMEA Calendar


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