Oregon Music Educators Association Conference: Portland State University Events
Eugene, OR, Hilton
Friday, January 15th
10am – Professor Barbara Heilmair will present "Working with Clarinet Ensembles"
10am – Professor Debbie Glaze will present "I got the job, now what? Music Administration Issues for the New Teacher"
1pm – Performance by Portland State University Symphonic Band and Chorus – Carmina Burana
2pm – Professor Sydney Carlson will present "The Tone Pyramid and Making the Flute Sing"
3pm – Professor Debbie Glaze will present "Don't Rip off Your Brain: Enhancing the Teaching of Music Using Current Brain-based Practices"
Saturday, January 16th
10am – Performance by Portland State University Guitar Orchestra Concert performing works by Mozart and Falla
Oregon Music Educators Association Conference
Music educators and students from all over Oregon will convene in Eugene the weekend of January 14-17 for the annual Oregon Music Educators Conference. Approximately 2000 musicians, teachers, clinicians, and exhibitors involved in Honor Bands, Choir, and Orchestras, as well as educational workshops highlight this four-day event. National headliners in conducting, music education and advocacy and pedagogy add a unique and compelling presence. Portland State ensembles featured on the conference include: The Guitar Orchestra, the Wind Symphony, the Symphonic Choir, and the Clarinet Ensemble. PSU faculty presenting workshops include Professor Barbara Heilmair, clarinet; Professor Sydney Carlson, flute; and Professor Debbie Glaze, music education. Portland State's vital and growing music education program will also be represented by its student chapter of future music educators (CMENC) attending to further their music education training and development. The music education degree is a thorough and rigorous preparation for the student intending to make a career of public school music teaching. To learn more about the conference, go to www.oregonmusic.org.
- Professor Debbie Glaze