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Thursday, October 12
 

8:45am PDT

Music Educators - Music Education for All!
Come to our session for all music educators, featuring our CMEA State President, Scott Hedgecock. We will have an amazing time for collaboration together, and discuss leadership and advocacy across California.

Speakers
avatar for Scott Hedgecock

Scott Hedgecock

President, California Music Educators Association (CMEA)
Scott Hedgecock, CMEA President, is in his twelfth year of leadership service to CMEA, having served in his section in various roles, as a Section President, and as CMEA Vice President. Mr. Hedgecock also served for ten years on the board of the Southern California Vocal Association... Read More →


Thursday October 12, 2017 8:45am - 10:00am PDT
Casa del Prado Room 103 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

10:15am PDT

Demystifying the Bow Markings and Bowing the Parts
Bow markings and bowing the parts is vital to the interpretation of the music. This session will give the orchestra teacher a basic knowledge on how to interpret the various bow markings and how to bow the parts to suit their interpretation.

Speakers
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Albert Jeung

Orchestra Teacher, Aliso Niguel High School
Albert Jeung is the Director of Orchestras at Aliso Niguel High School, Aliso Viejo, CA in the Capistrano Unified School District. The school possesses one of the largest and most extensive high school orchestra programs in the state of California consisting of five string orchestras... Read More →
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Amy Villanova

Coordinator, Instrumental Music, Canyon Crest Academy
Amy Villanova is the Coordinator of the Envision Instrumental Music Program at Canyon Crest. She directs the Wind Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra and Jazz Band as well as assists with the Instrumental Music Conservatory. She is bringing with her the CCA Orchestra to serve... Read More →



Thursday October 12, 2017 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
Casa del Prado Room 207 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
  MUSIC, Music

10:15am PDT

Helping Students with Special Needs Find Success in Music
Learn support strategies for students with disabilities so that your program can be truly inclusive.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Cruz

Amy Cruz

VAPA Special Ed Resource Teacher/Band Director, Bonita Vista Middle School
Amy Cruz started her teaching career 20 years ago after getting a music education degree from New York University and a Masters degree from Queens College. She has always been an advocate for making the arts accessible to all students. Two years ago, she developed a curriculum for... Read More →



Thursday October 12, 2017 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
Casa del Prado Room 204 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
  MUSIC, Music

10:15am PDT

Teaching Percussionists: Essentials! for the 21st Century
This session will focus on essential snare drum and mallet percussion fundamentals (grip, stroke, etc) that you may not have learned in your percussion methods class, including an emphasis on skills and concepts in alignment with the demands of the 21st century. The session will include live performance and demonstration, as well as hands-on interaction.

Speakers
avatar for David Whitman

David Whitman

Lecturer of Percussion and Studio Artist Faculty, San Diego State University
Trained as a well-rounded percussionist in the orchestra, as a jazz musician on the bandstand, and as an artist under the tutelage of great teachers like Joe Morello and Dave King, Dr. Whitman brings a passion and deep respect for the music to the audiences whenever he performs. Praised... Read More →


Thursday October 12, 2017 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
Casa del Prado Room 205 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
  MUSIC, Music

11:30am PDT

Encouraging Vocal Creativity Through Jazz
How can you meet educational standards for improvisation and creativity while inspiring your vocalists to not just be musical consumers, but creators? This hands-on session will get you singing and give you lots of ideas!

Speakers
avatar for Matt Falker

Matt Falker

Piano / Vocal Jazz Professor, MiraCosta College
I am professor of vocal jazz, jazz and classical piano. I am a member of ACDA and JEN and attend conferences regularly. I am primary arranger and bass vocalist for the pro vocal jazz group "True North" - truenorthquartet.com


Thursday October 12, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Casa del Prado Room 103 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
  MUSIC, Music