Upper Peninsula Music Educators Workshop

MMEA is proud to host a new professional development event for 2018 – the Upper Peninsula Music Educators Workshop. The event  will be held on Friday, October 19th in the Thomas Fine Arts Building on the campus of Northern Michigan University in Marquette. We are VERY excited to welcome some great presenters, and to embark on our first UP professional development event. The presenters and topics for the day include:

9:00 9:15 AM: Welcome and Introductions (room 252)

9:20 10:40 AM

  • Orff Techniques and Classroom Connections Trisha Vickers (room 250)
  • Band Repertoire and Conducting Stephen Grugin (room 252)

10:50 AM 12:10 PM

  • Digital Tools for the Music Educator: Smart Music, iReal Pro, Finale, & More – Mark Flaherty (room 252)

12:10 12:50 PM: Lunch (room 250)

1:00 1:30 PM

  • Brass Quintet Performance (room 252)

1:40 – 3:00 PM

  • How to Keep Your Program Off the Chopping Block – Janis Peterson (room 252)

3:10 4:30 PM

  • Bridging the Gap: Creating a Curriculum Link Between General and Instrumental Music –  Amorette Languell (room 250)
  • Refresh Your Rehearsal Process Erin Colwitz (room 252)


Please check this page periodically for updates and announcements. State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) WILL be offered. We hope to see you at our new event in beautiful Marquette!