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Colorado Music Educators Association (CMEA) Conference 2020

January 22-25, 2020
Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs

The 2020 Colorado Music Educators Conference was one of the best for string education!  For more information on the conference, including registration forms, please visit: www.cmeaonline.org. 

Schedule of string-related sessions: 

Thursday, January 24, 2019

10:00 - "Make It Real, Part I" (Mark Wood, presenter)

11:00 - Performance, Cherry Creek High School Chamber Orchestra (Jennifer Poole, director)

12:00 - "Orchestral Bowings" (Jim Palmer, presenter)

12:00 - "Make It Real, Part II" (Mark Wood, presenter)

1:00 - "Thumbs Up, Cellists" (Kristen Yeon-Ji Yun & Ka-Wai Yu, presenters)

2:00 - "Creative Jam Skills for Instrumentalists" (Duane Padilla, presenter)

2:00 - "It's All About Tone" (Jim Palmer, presenter)

3:00 - "Healthy Wrists and Hands in String Players" (Dr. Katherine Jetter, presenter)

4:00 - "A Jazz/Rock Approach to Teaching Music Theory in Orchestra" (Rebecca Jonas & Karen Olsen, presenters)


Friday, January 25, 2019

8:00 - Colorado ASTA General Membership Meeting

9:00 - "Artistry, Engagement, and Reinforcement" (Jim Palmer, presenter)

9:00 - "DIY String Repair, Part II" (Eric Trujillo, presenter)

9:00 - "Maximizing Your Microphones" (Rob Stahly, presenter)

10:30 - Performance, Altona Middle School (Jill Fischaber, director)

11:00 - "More Bridges: Fewer Walls" (Dr. Lindsay Fulcher, presenter)

12:00 - "Sympathetic Vibrations" (Bob Kreutz, presenter)

1:00 - "Life After Method Books: Teaching Technique Through Literature" (Leanne Griffey and Michael Schaefer, presenters)

2:15 - Orchestra New Music Reading Session

3:15 - "Creativity and Musicality in the Very Beginning Strings Class" (Dr. Lindsay Fulcher, presenter)

4:15 - University of Denver Symphony Orchestra (Lawrence Golan, director)


Saturday, January 26, 2019

9:00 - Denver School of the Arts Orchestra (Dr. Enrique Lasansky, director)

10:00 - "Mental Health Means More Than a Day Off" (Rebecca Jonas, presenter)

11:00 - Rock Canyon High School Chamber Orchestra (Benjamin Dale, director)