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General Meeting Agenda


ILMEA District 8

General Meeting Agenda

 

November 21, 2015

2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

DeKalb High School

 

President’s Report

 

A.    Auditions

    1. RNS (Registration/Nomination/Selection) System – All-State Notification around 12/1
    2. Update profile
    3. Dates for 2015-2016:

Nomination deadline for Orchestra, Chorus, Wind & Percussion, Strings, & Jazz: Friday, September 23, 2016 – 5 PM

Auditions for Orchestra, Chorus, Wind & Percussion, & Jazz: Saturday, October 8, 2016 - TENTATIVE, Site: To Be Determined

 

B.    Festivals

 * Children’s Festival: Saturday, November 5, 2016 - Harlem Middle School - CONFIRMED 

Encourage your feeder programs to participate in EGM– Choir, Orff, African Drumming, Folk Dance, Recorders, Ukelele– open to 4-6th grade. No audition, no school participation fee. Per student selected fee of $10. No teacher preparation – students learn everything that day. Ask your elementary/JH teachers to sign up for the RNS so they can get info.

* Jazz Festival : Saturday, November 12, 2016 - TENTATIVE, Rochelle High School - TENTATIVE

* Junior/Senior Festival: Saturday, November 19, 2016 - TENTATIVE - DeKalb High School



IL Music Ed Conference (IMEC)/All-State:   January 27-30, 2016 – Opening Concert – Cantus http://www.cantussings.org

 Illinois All-State 2016 Information: http://www.ilmea.org/events/16imec/ - Pre-register!

 

C.    2015 State Report (pdf) (1.2 MB)   or  State of the State (powerpoint) (721.6 KB)

(includes blind auditions, membership, choir changes, voting, FMES, composition track, etc.)

 

D.    Other/New

Volunteers Needed -

            4 Jr Concert Ticket Sellers

            4 Jr Concert clicker/program

            4 Sr Concert Ticket Sellers

            4 Sr Concert clicker/program

  


Nicole Oberg contact info – oberg.nic@gmail.com, 815.200.8642 is my google number. Facebook.com/nic.oberg (feel free to friend request me), 906 7th Avenue, Sterling, IL 61081 – It has been my pleasure serving as the District President. Thank you for the opportunity!



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