Upper Peninsula Music Educators Workshop



MMEA is proud to host the second annual Upper Peninsula Music Educators Workshop. The event  will be held on Saturday, September 28th in the Thomas Fine Arts Building on the campus of Northern Michigan University in Marquette. The schedule for the day is as follows (clock hours will be available):

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

9:20 10:40 AM 

  • Mark Flaherty
    Off the Charts! – Developing Arrangements by Ear with Your Big Band
  • Barb Rhyneer 
    Web-based Resources and Daily Exercises for Strings

10:50 AM 12:10 PM

  • Rebecca Patterson 
    Vocal Health for the Student and Educator

12:10 12:50 PM: Lunch in room 250 (box lunches provided)

1:00 1:30 PM

  • Karen Salvador, Forum/Discussion
    “What do UP teachers want/need from MMEA?”

1:40 – 3:00 PM

  • Steve Grugin 
    Marching Band Techniques for Success
  • Trish Vickers
    Orff Techniques

3:10 – 4:30 PM

  • Erin Colwitz  
    Keeping your Audience Interested: Creative Concert Programming
  • Carrie Biolo
    Percussion Attack

Please check this page periodically for updates and announcements. Session topics will include world music, choral, vocal health, jazz, band/marching band, elementary general music and strings. State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) WILL be offered. We hope to see you in beautiful Marquette!

Registration is now open

UP Workshop Program (2018)


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