Thursday, January 28, 2021
4:00 PM - 7:00 PMMSBOA Conducting SymposiumMSBOA
6:00 PM - 9:00 PMMMEA Presents: Roger SamsMMEA
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMMSVMA HEADLINER: Introduction to WhyMSVMA
8:00 PM - 9:00 PMMSBOA HEADLINER: Music Is Our SuperpowerMSBOA
Friday, January 29, 2021
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM101 Tips and Tricks for Motivating Middle School Music StudentsMSBOA
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMCreative License and the Benefits of Rule-BreakingMMEA
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMEmbracing Change (Facing the Unknown Without Fear!)MSBOA
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMFunding Opportunities for Music Programs in MichiganMMEA
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMMASTA HEADLINER: Music Beyond the Canon: Inclusive and Creative Programming for Orchestras and String EnsemblesMASTA
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMWhat to Expect When You're Expecting: A Guide to First Year TeachingMSVMA
5:30 PM - 6:45 PMMSVMA Honors Choir, Membership Meeting, and Awards PresentationMSVMA
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMMMEA Social HourMMEA
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMNAfME Collegiate Meet & GreetMMEA
7:00 PM - 7:45 PMCaring for Yourself and Your ClassroomMASTA
7:00 PM - 7:45 PMFinding a Better Chin and Shoulder Rest Combination MASTA
7:00 PM - 7:45 PMFostering Community Relationships - The Public Relations Side of Teaching MusicMSBOA
7:00 PM - 7:45 PMMMEA HEADLINER: Active Listening Experiences in the General Music ClassroomMMEA
7:00 PM - 7:45 PMMSVMA MS/JH Reading SessionMSVMA
7:00 PM - 7:45 PMTech Lounge - Happy HourTechnology Session
7:00 PM - 7:45 PMThe MSVMA Rubric: Where the Score and Pedagogy MeetMSVMA
7:00 PM - 7:45 PMThe Pitch ProjectMSVMA
7:00 PM - 7:45 PMTone and Tonguing for BandMSBOA
8:00 PM - 8:45 PMBeginning Bass PedagogyMASTA
8:00 PM - 8:45 PMMiddle School Orchestra A.R.E. (Artistic, Realistic and Engaging) EducationMASTA
8:00 PM - 8:45 PMMMEA HEADLINER: Introduction to Kodaly-Inspired TeachingMMEA
8:00 PM - 8:45 PMMSVMA HEADLINER: Transforming SpaceMSVMA
8:00 PM - 8:45 PMParent and Music Teacher: Finding BalanceMSBOA
8:00 PM - 8:45 PMThe POWER of Repertoire SelectionMSBOA
Saturday, January 30, 2021
8:00 AM - 8:45 AMMSVMA Student Membership BreakfastMSVMA
9:00 AM - 9:45 AMA Comprehensive Musicianship Approach to Instrumental Music MSBOA
9:00 AM - 9:45 AMBeing Human Together: Diving into the Diversity Melting PotMMEA
9:00 AM - 9:45 AMFirst Year ForumMMEA
9:00 AM - 9:45 AMMASTA HEADLINER: From Poof to Portato: A Sequence of Bow Strokes for the Heterogeneous ClassroomMASTA
9:00 AM - 9:45 AMMSVMA SATB/Mixed Reading SessionMSVMA
9:00 AM - 9:45 AMMSVMA Solo Rubric SessionMSVMA
9:00 AM - 9:45 AMNo Bars? No Problem! Orff Schulwerk Without the XylophonesMMEA
10:00 AM - 10:45 AMColorful and Beautiful String Sounds! A Journey to Master Tone ProductionMASTA
10:00 AM - 10:45 AMEngaging Repertoire for Beginning String PlayersMASTA
10:00 AM - 10:45 AMLessons From Behind the Screen: What I Learned from COVID-19MMEA
10:00 AM - 10:45 AMMinstrelsy, Blackface, and Problematic Origins: How Racism Pervades in the American CanonMMEA
10:00 AM - 10:45 AMMSBOA HEADLINER: Mindset Reset: Mindfulness and Positive Thinking Strategies for the Music EducatorMSBOA
10:00 AM - 10:45 AMMSVMA HEADLINER: Building Voice Through CommunityMSVMA
10:00 AM - 10:45 AMUkulele for the Other 80%MMEA
11:00 AM - 11:45 AMA Pedagogy of Expression: Expressing Yourself Musically in the ClassroomMMEA
11:00 AM - 11:45 AMBuilding Up Your Boys: Fostering Empowering Relationships in Secondary Choral ClassroomsMSVMA
11:00 AM - 11:45 AMChoral Tone Hacks: Using Techniques From the Studio to Create Distinct, Diverse TimbresMSVMA
11:00 AM - 11:45 AMMASTA HEADLINER: Getting beyond “Good!” - Effective Rehearsal Skills in the Classroom and StudioMASTA
11:00 AM - 11:45 AMResearch to Practice: What Music Education Research Tells Us About Music Teaching and Learning: A Panel DiscussionMMEA
11:00 AM - 11:45 AMSelf Care and Flow- It’s Importance and How We Make It Work with Our Careers and ObligationsMSBOA
11:00 AM - 11:45 AMTech Q&ATechnology Session
11:00 AM - 11:45 AMTikTok! Let’s Rock!- Bringing Popular Music and Dance into Your ClassroomMMEA
11:00 AM - 11:45 AMUnlocked! Expressive Conducting Using Laban MovementMSBOA
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMLIVE Exhibit Hall TimeGeneral
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMA Stroke of the Brush: Making Meaningful Interpretive Decisions in Choral MusicMSVMA
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMDeveloping Musical Thinking and Creativity through Play in Early Childhood and Elementary MusicMMEA
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMFocusing on the Needs of Big vs. Small Schools: Recruitment for Beginning EnsemblesMSBOA
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMFull Orchestra is for Everyone!MASTA
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMMirrors, Windows, and Sliding Doors Through Literature MMEA
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMNew Teacher Meet & GreetMMEA
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMNot Another Love Song or Sea Chantey: A Reading Session for SA and TB EnsemblesMSVMA
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMPartnerships of Empowerment: Empowering University Faculty, K12 Faculty, Preservice Teachers, and Music Learners...TogetherMMEA
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMThriving Not Surviving: Defining and Celebrating Success in the Instrumental ClassroomMSBOA
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMIs This Song Okay to Perform? Navigating Choral World MusicMSVMA
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMMASTA HEADLINER: Bringing the Mind Home: How to Use Mindfulness to Improve Focus, Self-Regulation, and Performance Skills in OrchestrasMASTA
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMMSBOA Music Education Workshop for New TeachersMSBOA
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMNew Music Teacher Support: Thriving Not Just Surviving through MentoringMMEA
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMTech Q&ATechnology Session
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMWanted: Expressive Singers! (Because Every Song Has a Story)MSVMA
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMWhat’s in a Song? Re-Visiting Origins and Meanings of Songs Within the Elementary Music RepertoireMMEA
3:00 PM - 3:45 PMA Shift to Student-Centered Mentoring in a Shifting World of Music TeachingMMEA
3:00 PM - 3:45 PMMeeting of the Minds - MSVMA Rubric SessionMSVMA
3:00 PM - 3:45 PMNavigating the Undergraduate DegreeMMEA
3:00 PM - 3:45 PMPractical Strategies for the Self-Contained Special Education Music ClassroomMMEA
3:00 PM - 3:45 PMTeaching Musicality in a Rehearsal SettingMASTA
3:00 PM - 3:45 PMThe Uncomfortable Conversation: Race/ Using Black History and Music to Reach Your StudentsMSBOA
3:00 PM - 3:45 PMTune A Fish: Teaching Independent Tuning in the Beginning and Middle School OrchestraMASTA
3:00 PM - 3:45 PMYour Program, Your Kids, and Yourself: Navigating a Fulfilling Career Teaching in Title 1 SchoolsMMEA
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMAsk a Music Therapist: A Panel DiscussionMMEA
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMComposition in Elementary General Music MMEA
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMKeep Your Students in Music!MSBOA
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMMASTA HEADLINER: Principles of Effective Bowing - Perspectives from the Podium and the StudioMASTA
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMSMTE Business MeetingMMEA
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMStress-Free Sight-Reading: Strategies to Teach and Nurture Sight-Reading Confidence From Day 1 MSBOA