Wyoming Music Educators Association

2014 Conference

WMEA State Music Conference, January 2014


Professional Development Conference

for Music Educators in All Areas and Grade Levels


Nationally recognized presenters include Patricia Bourne, Daniel Deutsch,

John Feierabend, Nancy Marsters, Ed Prasse, Jim Taylor,

and featured Keynote Speakers NAfME President, Nancy Ditmer and Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser


More details will be found in the Conference Issue of the Windsong available in December as well as on the WMEA website - www.wyomea.org (link below).



WMEA State Conference

Monday, Jan. 20th, 8am to Tuesday, Jan. 21st, 5pm

1275 North 11th Street

Laramie, WY


New This Year:


ONLINE CONFERENCE PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY

(No Mail-in Form)


Registration Begins October 1, 2013

www.wyomea.org


Email Questions or Request Additional Information -- manager@wyomea.org


Conference Presenters:

ELEMENTARY GENERAL MUSIC


  • Patricia Bourne - Authentic Assessments; Singing Classrooms Elementary/Middle School Reading Session
  • John Feierabend - First Steps in Music; Conversational Solfege (K-12)
  • Elementary Roundtable



TECHNOLOGY and COLLEGIATE


  • Nancy Ditmer - From Student to Teacher; Rehearsals are for Listening
  • Mike Hancey - Basics of Music Theory
  • Erin Jespersen - K-12 Roundtable
  • Kate McKeage - Band Adjudication; Vocal Adjudication
  • Paul Searcey - Sound Systems - Is a Digital Mixer in your Future?



CHOIR


  • Patricia Bourne - Middle School/Junior High Voice
  • Maureen Boddicker - Diction for Singers
  • Katrina Rooney - Improvisation in the Choir Classroom
  • Jim Taylor - Choir Ninja: Teaching High School Choir
  • ACDA - Choral Reading Session



BAND


  • Robert Belser - Rehearsal Technique
  • Sarah Hanson - Middle School/Junior High Band Techniques
  • Nicole Riner - Woodwind Roundtable
  • Marguerite Wilder - Elementary Band Techniques
  • Phi Beta Mu - Band Reading Session



STRINGS


  • Pamela Wiley - Holistic Orchestra Training; Stylistic Variety
  • Michael Schaefer - Whole Group Tuning; Large Group Demonstration Reading Session



IN-OVATIONS


  • Daniel Deutsch - Composition, Mentoring, Theory
  • Jeanne Lamoureux - Vocal Health
  • Nancy Marster and Ed Prasse - Guitar Techniques and Conversations



JAZZ


  • Ben Markley - Rhythm Section Techniques for Your Band
  • Larry Munari - Vocal Jazz Reading Session
  • Nick Simons - Jazz Band Reading Session








Conference Hotel

SUPPORT OUR CONFERENCE HOTEL


Hilton Garden Inn

2229 E Grand Ave

(307) 745-5500


Special Conference Rate ... $89.00

Reference: WYMEA



Laramie Area Hotels and Motels

Americas Best Value Inn

(307) 721-8860

523 S. Adams St.

AmericInn

(307) 745-0777

4712 E Grand Ave.

Best Value Inn

(307)721-9000

523 S. Adams. St.

Best Western Inn & Suites

(877) 574-2464

1767 Banner Rd.

Econo Lodge

(866) 611-6770

1370 N McCue St.

Comfort Inn

(866) 611-6301

3420 E Grand Ave.

Days Inn Laramie

(307) 745-5678

1368 McCue

Econo Lodge

(307) 745-8900

1370 N McCue St

Fairfield Inn & Suites

(307) 460-2100

1673 Centennial Dr.

Gas Lite Motel

(307) 742-6616

960 N 3rd St.

Hampton Inn Laramie

(307) 742-0125

3715 E Grand Ave.

Holiday Inn

(307) 721-9000

204 S 30th St.

Motel 6

(866) 404-6195

621 Plaza Lane

Motel 8

(307) 745-4856

501 Boswell Dr.

Rodeway Inn

(307) 742-8371

1555 Snowy Range Rd.

Sunset Inn

(307) 742-3741

1104 S 3rd St.

Super 8

(307) 745-8901

1987 Banner Rd.

Travel Inn Motel

(307) 745-4853

262 N 3rd St.

Travelodge

(307) 742-6671

165 N 3rd St.

Quality Inn & Suites

(307) 742-6665

1655 Centennial Dr.


Laramie Area

Chamber of Commerce

800 South 3rd Street

Phone: (307) 745-7339

Toll Free: (866) 876-1012

www.laramie.org


Laramie Area Restaurants

Anong’s Thai Cuisine

(307) 324-6262

210 5th St.

Arby’s

(307) 742-5559

2148 E Grand Ave

Burger King

(307) 742-8590

3001 E Grand Ave

Chili’s Grill & Bar

(307) 745-3540

2523 E Grand Ave.

Corona Village

(307) 721-0167

513 Boswell Dr.

El Conquistador

(307) 742-2377

110 Ivinson Ave.

Grand Avenue Pizza

(307) 721-2909

301 E Grand Ave.

Hong Kong Buffet

(307) 742-8889

3236 E Grand Ave.

Jeffrey’s Bistro

(307) 742-7046

123 East Ivinson

Little Caesars Pizza

(307) 223-4321

570 N 3rd

Luciano’s Italiano

(307) 742-9790

3626 Grand Av.e

McAlister’s Deli

(307) 745-3760

2317 E Grand Ave,

McDonalds

(307) 745-3600

3000 E Grand Ave

Mizu Sushi

(307) 745-3888

307 S 3rd St.

New Great Wall Restaurant

(307) 745-7966

1501 S 3rd St.

New Mandarin

(307) 742-8822

1254 N 3rd St.

O’Dwyers Public House

(307) 460-3412

1622 E Grand Ave.

Peking Chinese Restaurant

(307) 742-8138

1665 N 3rd St.

Perkins Family Restaurant

(307) 223-2879

204 S 30th St.

Pizza Hut

(307) 742-8118

1460 N 3rd St.

Qdoba Mexican Grill

(307) 742-9962

252 N 3rd St,

Quiznos

(307) 745-8835

1622 E Grand Ave

Roxie’s On Grand

(307) 745-4577

221 E Grand Ave.

Sonic Drive-In

(307) 742-9395

2510 E Grand Ave.

Sonic Drive-In

(307) 742-9395

2510 E Grand Ave.

Subway

(307) 742-2641

515 S Adams St.

Sweet Melissa

(307) 742-9607

213 S First St.

Taco John’s

(307) 745-5085

2114 E Grand Ave.

Teriyaki Bowl

(307) 742-0709

2990 Grand Ave.

Wendy’s

(307) 742-0082

3103 E Grand Ave.


Wyoming All-State Honor Groups

Sunday, Jan. 19th, 7pm to Tuesday, Jan. 21st, 10pm

1275 North 11th Street

Laramie, WY

Rehearsals at Laramie Senior High School.

Gala Concert at University of Wyoming,

Arts and Sciences Auditorium


Additional Information at

www.wyomea.org