As I did last year, I am very excited to be attending the 2011 Florida Music Educators’ Association conference in Tampa, FL next week! FMEA is always a great opportunity to learn, as well as taking time to reunite with many friends/UM Alumni who are still teaching in the state of Florida. I will, of course, be live-blogging from the conference, and in addidtion, I am excited to say I have been accepted to present two clinics at year’s conference! Here’s all the information: [Read more...]
It has been a busy week, but the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic is over, and I’m finished with all the wrap-up posts on the conference here at MusicEdMajor.net! I wanted to take this time to do a quick recap of the week of Midwest, highlighting some of the good times and blog posts along the way! For a full live recap of Midwest, visit the Midwest Clinic 2010 Landing Page, which will let you replay the live-blog I did throughout the week. Here are some of the great experiences I had this week: [Read more...]
Just a quick reminder that this morning starts our live coverage of the 2010 Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic from McCormick Place in Chicago, IL! Stay tuned for the latest news and updates from the conference by following @Zweibz7 and @MusicEdMajor on Twitter, and follow along with our LiveBlog from conference sessions by visiting the Midwest Clinic 2010 Landing Page here at MusicEdMajor.net!
Also, don’t forget about the Midwest 2010 Tweetup that’s happening on Thursday night at the Mx Lounge in the Hyatt McCormick Place! It’s “Martini Mayhem” on special this week during the Tweetup, so feel free to come by, have a few drinks, and enjoy the company of some other Twittering Music Educators!
If you’re going to the conference and would like to meet up, feel free to leave a comment here on the blog, in the Live-Blog interface, or by sending a tweet to @Zweibz7 or @MusicEdMajor!
I am very pleased to announce that for the second year in a row, MusicEdMajor.net will be providing live coverage from the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic next week in Chicago! This initiative is one I undertook for the first time last year at Music Education Week, and I have since liveblogged four conferences: Midwest 2009, FMEA 2010, Music Ed Week 2010, and METOS 2010. I look forward to providing up-to-the-minute news and updates from the conference for those of you who will be unable to attend. Additionally, I am excited to announce that the Midwest Clinic will be having its’ first tweetup this year! Here are the details on both the Live-Blog and the Tweetup: [Read more...]
Just a quick reminder that tomorrow (Monday, October 11th), from noon to 5:00 pm EST, you can follow along with all the action from the SoundTree room of the first METOS (Music Edcuation Technology Online Summit) here at MusicEdMajor.net! I will be splitting live-blogging duties with Lindsay Morelli (@LindsayMorelli), so be sure to check it out! Also, if you are tweeting, be sure to use the hashtag #METOS2010 for any general discussion, and #metosst for discussion specific to the SoundTree room. Any tweets tagged #metosst will be pulled into the live-blog automatically. [Read more...]
We have posted extensively here about the effect that attending conferences can have on both our preparation/development and our enthusiasm/attitude. We have also extensively covered conferences online through live-blogging over the course of the last year. However, on Monday, October 11, thanks to SoundTree, the online world and the world of conferences combine! [Read more...]
Hello, all! I come to you from the Mariott Crystal Gateway hotel in Arlington, VA, where I am getting ready to meet up with Justine Dolorfino, Brigid Moran, and Andrew Ritenour to live-blog MENC’s Music Education Week! While I wait, I want to give you a brief update of what’s on the agenda for the next few days. Don’t forget, thanks to SoundTree, you can catch all the updates at the Music Education Week Landing Page. [Read more...]