The mission of the IMEA is to promote lifelong music learning and to provide leadership for music education

2018 Illinois Music Education Conference

January 24-27

 

The application for performance and professional development sessions at the 2018 Illinois Music Education Conference is now open! 
 

IMEC 2018 Clinic Application


IMEC 2018 Performance Application

The strength of IMEC is dependent on what is submitted, so if you know colleagues who have an amazing ensemble, use innovative teaching techniques or present a wonderful professional development session, please encourage them to apply. If you have an idea for a great session or performance then it is time for you to apply today! Deadline for all applications is Saturday, April 1, 2017. The application process is completely digital. Please click on the link that corresponds with your session proposal to begin the application process. 

Questions regarding the process can be emailed to State Office or you can call the ILMEA state office at (708)479-4000. Information on selection guidelines for performing ensembles can be found at the link on the left side of this page or by clicking here.

We look forward to a great year of planning for the 2018 conference!

 

Please have these items prepared for your digitial application:
 

Clinic Applications

Presenter Contact Information

ILMEA/NAfME Member Number

Session Description (200 words - copied and pasted into form)

Session Outline (Link to Document)

Resume, Professional Biography or Curriculum Vitae for all clinicians (Link to Document)

Clinician Headshots (Link to Document)

 

Demonstration Clinic Applications and Performance Applications

All items for Clinic Applications

Demonstration Clinics Only: Explanation for Use of Ensemble

Ensemble Information Name, size, type, age level, division

Ensemble Biography (200 words - copied and pasted into form)

Two Audio Recordings (Link to recordings) 
Recordings must include two selections offering as much variety as possible. Only two selections from any submission will be screened. Recordings should be identified only on the file name but NOT on the sound portion. Submit separate recordings for each ensemble. DO NOT submit more than one performing ensemble on any one recording. Please copy and paste the link to the appropriate Google Folder in the space below. Share all Google Folders to "anyone with the link can edit" OR "imecapplications@ilmea.org" (shared directly with that address)

One Video Recording for Swing/Show Choir Ensembles (Link to recordings) 
Video recordings must include two selections offering as much variety as possible. Only two selections from any submission will be screened. Video recordings should be identified only on the file name but NOT on the video or audtio.  

Ensemble Biography (200 words - copied and pasted into form)
This information should include brief descriptions of: the music program and the community in general; activities, festivals, and concerts in which the ensemble regularly participates; the teacher/conductor’s educational background and professional experience; and any unique or distinguishing characteristics of the ensemble and/or the educator/conductor. 

Supporting Documents (Link to documents/folder)
3-4 recent programs and 2 letters of recommendation from fellow ILMEA/NAfME members (Additional support documents may be included.)



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