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

2013 IMEC Handout Gallery

Session titles listed below in green link to that sessions handout.  Additional handouts will be posted as they become available.


Technology for Beginning Bands

Clinician: Craig Alberty

 

Recording Tools for Music Education (1.0 MB)

Clinician: Jeremy Bartunek

 

Student Composition in Performing Ensembles (37.1 KB)

Clinicians: James Baum and Katie Pilson

 

Got Rhythm?  Getting the Most Out of Your Rhythm Section

Clinicians: Doug Beach, Bob Rummage, Ken Haebich, Mike Pinto and Frank Caruso

 

Engaging Rehearsals:  I'm Not Going to Let Your Sit There!

Clinician: Louis Bergonzi

 

May I Have this Dance? PBIS and Ballroom Dance in the Middle School General Music Curriculum (241.7 KB)

Clinician: Jennifer Berman-Rickert

 

Dundee-Crown High School Symphony Orchestra (2.9 MB)

Mark Bettcher and Larry VanMersbergen, Conductors

 

Creating Performances that Enhance Musical Learning (1.5 MB)

Clinician: Jennifer Bland

 

Dixieland 101: The Use of the Tuba in Early Jazz; Performance and Pedagogy (111.8 KB)

Clinician: Thomas Bough

 

Seven Steps to the Blues (660.2 KB)

Clincian:  Daniel Brame

 

How to Rebuild your Middle School/Junior High Choral Program (13.7 MB)

Clinicians: Elizabeth Byassee Shore, Erica Hatchett and Charles Williamson

 

Out of the Box and Into Your Classroom: Electric Strings in Your Orchestra (85.6 KB)
Out of the Box and Into Your Classroom: Electric Strings in Your Orchestra (115.5 KB)

Clinician: Nancy Campbell

 

Teacher and Conductor: Two Hats-One Goal (102.4 KB)
Teacher and Conductor: Two Hats-One Goal (167.5 KB)
Teacher and Conductor: Two Hats-One Goal (310.9 KB)

Clinician: Richard Cangro

 

Oh, That’s How Your Do It!  More Conversations with Mentor Teachers

Clinicians: Richard Cangro, Emily Petway and Joseph Manfredo

 

Hip Hop Studies: The Whys and Hows of Starting Your Own Hip Hop Course (120.8 KB)

Clinician: Anthony Cao

 

Uke Can Do It! Starting a Ukulele Program Can Be Easy and Unexpensive (67.7 KB)

Clinician: Christopher Cayari

 

Show Choir as Popular Music Ensemble in Choral Music Education: A Review of the LIterature (111.9 KB)

Presenter:  Christopher Cayari

 

Music For All:  Strategies for Teaching ESL and ELL Students in the Music Classroom

Clinician: Colleen Cetera

 

Beyond Boosters (245.6 KB)

Clinician: Joshua Chodoroff

 

Drumming: Easy as 1-2-3! (5.4 MB)

Clinician: Kris Cooper

 

Inspire your Ensemble! How to Incorporate Chamber Music Into Your Band and Orchestra Classroom (135.6 KB)

Clinicians: Anna Cromwell, Danelle Larson, Jemmie Robertson and Magie Smith

 

Tech Tricks to Help You Do It All, When You Have to Teach It All!

Clinicians: Anissa Danley and Bernadette Rutkiewicz

 

Recruiting Trombonists: Ideas for Getting Them and Keeping Them (33.8 KB)
Recruiting Trombonists: Ideas for Getting Them and Keeping Them (43.8 KB)
Recruiting Trombonists: Ideas for Getting Them and Keeping Them (33.4 KB)
Recruiting Trombonists: Ideas for Getting Them and Keeping Them (54.0 KB)
Recruiting Trombonists: Ideas for Getting Them and Keeping Them (44.7 KB)
Recruiting Trombonists: Ideas for Getting Them and Keeping Them (47.0 KB)
Recruiting Trombonists: Ideas for Getting Them and Keeping Them (37.1 KB)
Recruiting Trombonists: Ideas for Getting Them and Keeping Them (46.0 KB)
Recruiting Trombonists: Ideas for Getting Them and Keeping Them (49.5 KB)

Clinicians: JoDee Davis and Jennifer Moder

 

The NBCTeachers Are In! (107.8 KB)

Professional Development Clinic

 

iTeachMusic:  Technology in the Elementary General Classroom

Clinician: Manju Durairaj

 

Fitting It All In:  Makig the Most of Your Jazz Rehearsal Time

Clinicians: Sam Fagaly and Paul Johnston

 

Different is Good!  Rehearsal Strategies for Actively Engaged Ensemble Students

Clincian: Timothy Fawkes

 

Move, Move, Move!

Clinician: John Feierabend

 

First Steps in Music: Vocal Development in the Early Years

Clinician: John Feierabend

 

12 Steps to Music Literacy using Conversational Solfege, Part 1

Clinician: John Feierabend

 

First Steps in Music: Movement Development in the Early Years

Clinician: John Feierabend

 

Focus on Field Experiences Leading to Music Teacher Licensure

Clinician: Patricia Flowers

 

Action Research: The Inquiring Music Teacher

Clinician: Patricia Flowers

 

Common Core in the Music Classroom (2.2 MB)
Common Core in the Music Classroom (72.6 KB)
Common Core in the Music Classroom (90.6 KB)

Clinician: Tom Foust

 

Equal Learning, Not Equal Experience – Structuring Learning in Ways that ALL Students are Learning

Clincian: Tim Fredstrom

 

Music Across the Curriculum

Clinicians: Michael Gallina and Jill Gallina

 

Puttin' on the Kidz: Setting the Stage fo Success!

Clinicians: Michael Gallina and Jill Gallina

 

Building a Bridge to Musical Fluency: An Introduction to Kodaly-Inspired Teaching (129.3 KB)

Clinician: Brent Gault

 

Listen Up! Active Approaches to Music Listening in the Elementary General Music Classroom (165.8 KB)

Clinician: Brent Gault

 

Practicing What They Teach (94.7 KB)

Clinicians: Chip Gdalman and Diane Chandler-Marshall

 

Teaching Adolescents in General Music:  Know Your Audience!

Clinician: Kevin Gerrity

 

Creativity in the Ensemble

Clinician: Robin Giebelhausen

 

Drummer's Guide to Kicking the Big Band

Clinician: Steve Giove

 

Bloom’s and Band: Using Chamber Ensembles to Reach Higher Levels of Musical Thinking (177.0 KB)

Clinicians:  Adam Gohr and Keith Pitner

 

Before You Meet the Judges (or Audience) Meet the Band Doctors (443.5 KB)

Clincians:  Judy Grimes and Ross Kellan

 

Energize your Recorder Program

Clinician: Lenna Harris

 

Fun with Folkdances for All Ages!

Clinicians: Sarah Hassler and Lisa Sullivan

 

Talk to the Wall!

Clinician: Sarah Hassler

 

SmartMusic on the iPad

Clinician: David Hawley

 

Ready, Set, Create!

Clinician: Jean Hersey

 

It Works for Me (610.0 KB)

Clinician: Bill Howes

 

Overcoming the Challenges of Your First Two Years...With Flying Colors!

Clinician: Bethany Hughes

 

Guitar Class Year 1: What To Do and How To Do It (40.6 KB)

Clinician: Nate Jackson

 

Embrace the New Evaluation Model and Enlighten Your Evaluator (77.9 KB)
Embrace the New Evaluation Model and Enlighten Your Evaluator (67.5 KB)
Embrace the New Evaluation Model and Enlighten Your Evaluator (102.0 KB)
Embrace the New Evaluation Model and Enlighten Your Evaluator (41.5 KB)
Embrace the New Evaluation Model and Enlighten Your Evaluator (140.6 KB)

Clinicians: William Jastrow and Charles Staley, Jr.

 

What Composers Rarely Include in the Percussion Parts (129.5 KB)

Clinician: William Jastrow

 

Overcoming Generation Gaps in Music Education

Clinicians: Eyal Kaminka and Yigal Kaminka

 

New Technological Tools to Energize your Music Classroom

Clinicians: Eyal Kaminka and Yigal Kaminka

 

Using Your Music "Smarts" with a Smartboard (3.4 MB)

Clinician: Chris Kelsey

 

Developing a Performance Based Curriculum for Measuring Student Growth! (596.7 KB)

Clinician: William Koch

 

Gear Up with Garage Band (1.3 MB)

Clinician: Jennifer Kolze

 

Taking the "General" Uut of Middle School General Music! (302.9 KB)

Clinician: Jennifer Kolze

 

Dj-ing in the Classroom

Clinician: Will Kuhn

 

Idiots Guide to Tri-M: Everything You Need to Know to Create a Chapter and Make Your Existing Chapter Much More Meaningful! (176.7 KB)

Clinicians: Kim Ladage, Carolyn Dobrinich and Bekah Philbrick

 

A Practical Approach to Relating Ensemble Instruction to the Danielson Framework (248.1 KB)

Clinicians: Stacey Larson Dolan and Pamela Snoeck

 

Making Each Minute Count

Clinician: Cheryl Lavender

 

Calling all World Brothers and Sisters

Clinician: Cheryl Lavender

 

Integrating the Common Core State Standards into the Music Rehearsa (47.3 MB)

Clinician: Courtney Leach

 

Designing a Standards-Based, Comprehensive Curriculum for the Performance-Based Band Ensemble

Clinician: Joseph Manfredo

 

Ideas for Finding Advanced String Literature (2.6 MB)

Clinician:  Jeremy Marino

 

Whitney M. Young Magnet High School Philharmonic Orchestra Strings (569.3 KB)

Michael Mascari, Conductor

 

Integrating Homeschoolers into Your Program: The Promise and the Challenge (62.7 KB)

Clinician: Joanne May

 

Pre-Student Teaching Experiences:  Using the Medical Clinical Model

Clinicians: Kimberly McCord and Molly Munson-Dyer

 

Using Technology to Adapt for Children with Communication Disorders

Clinicians: Kimberly McCord and Nancy O’Neill

 

Creativity Through Songwriting in the Classroom (98.9 KB)

Clinician: Caitlin McGovern

 

Technology Resources for the General Music Classroom (97.3 KB)

Clinician: Neal McMullian

 

Tools for Your Toolbox:  Rehearsal Strategies for Rehearsal Effectiveness

Clinician: Charles Menghini

 

Hooked on Orchestra: Recruiting Students and Keeping Them (2.0 MB)

Clinician: Jennifer Mishra

 

Proactive Classroom Management (4.1 MB)

Clinician: Jennifer Mishra

 

Rehearse for Practice: Practice to Rehearse (1.5 MB)

Clinician: Jennifer Mishra

 

Building a Community of Creative Learning (789.5 KB)

Clinician: Sue Mueller

 

Making Music Without All the Stuff (725.7 KB)

Clinician: Sue Mueller

 

Simply Schulwerk (702.3 KB)

Clinician: Sue Mueller

 

Teaching Music with SmartBoard in the Rehearsal and Classroom Settings

Clinician: Jeff Nelson

 

Serving the Non-Traditional Music Student (434.9 KB)

Clinician:  Paul Nielsen and the Grayslake North High School Pirate Choir/Slam Funk


Imperfect Authentic Teaching in a Perfect Authentic World: Starting an AP Music Theory Class at Your High School (1.4 MB)

Clinician: Chris Owen

 

Feel Like a Rock Star, Not a Rock Stop! Ideas for Performing Alternative String Styles (48.3 KB)

Clinician: Jennifer Silversone Page


They'll be Coming Out of the Woodwork - Ideas for Creating a Vibrant Orchestra Culture in Your School (276.8 KB)
They'll be Coming Out of the Woodwork - Ideas for Creating a Vibrant Orchestra Culture in Your School (2.4 MB)

Clinician:  Carrie Provost and the Franklin Middle School Chamber Orchestra

 

Do Re Mi to ABC: Making the Connectino Between Participatory Music and Early Literacy (139.6 KB)

Clinician: Carole Peterson Stephens

 

Just Get It Out There:  Using Class and Student Websites to Extend the Reach of Your Teaching

Clinicians: Jesse Rathgeber and Robert Hanrahan

 

Garageband, Audacity, and Aviary Oh My:  Technology-Based Composing Demystified

Clinician: Jesse Rathgeber

 

TRS for Active and Retired Music Educators (2.8 MB)

Clinician: Claire Ribelin

 

Middle School General Music: Making It Their Favorite Class of the Day (7.3 MB)

Clinician: Jennifer Rooney

 

La Rumba Buena:  Afro-Cuban Music and Culture for the Music Classroom

Clinician: Jamie Ryan

 

Score Study Fundamentals for the School Band Director (388.5 KB)

Clinician: Stephanie San Roman

 

Not Just Noise: Modern Electronic Music and the 21st Century Classroom (50.5 KB)

Clinicians: Adam Schlipmann and Grier Carson

 

Strategies for Working with Inaccurate Singers (9.1 MB)

Clinician: Julia Shaw

 

Actions Speak Louder Than Words (247.7 KB)

Clinician: Robert Sinclair

 

Taking the Fear out of Assessment

Clinician: Neal Smith

 

Horn Helps: How to Make Your Horn Section Sound Better (64.8 KB)

Clinician:  David Snyder

 

Writing Rubrics: Tracking your Student's Improvement Through Performance (80.3 KB)

Clinician: David Snyder

 

The Perfect Repertoire for the Not So Perfect Choir

Clinician: Andrea Solya

 

Creating a Music Technology Course on a Budget (287.3 KB)

Clinicians: Wendy Strauss and Amanda Connon

 

Incorporating Rock, Funk, R&B, and Pop Into Your Jazz Band Curriculum

Clinician: Jim Struyk

 

Certificates to Licenses

Clinician: Kellee Sullivan

 

Technology with Integrity in the Orff Classroom

Clinician: Lisa Sullivan

 

Access for All:  How to Make a Difference with the Ping! Model

Clinicians: Anthony Svejda, Susan Parks and Gabrielle Rosenblum

 

Hiking the Job Trail

Clinicians: Bridget Sweet and David Allen

 

The Paperless Music Tour: iPads, the Cloud and Social Media

Clincian: Brayer Teague

 

26 Tips for Quick and Easy Instrument Repair

Clinician: Joel Tellock

 

Tools for Assessing Student Learning in Elementary Music Classrooms: What's in your toolbox? (3.0 MB)

Clinician: Rosita Tendall

 

A Musical Journey to Taiwan, Ilha Formosa, the Beautiful Island

Clinician: Jui-Ching Wang

 

The Authentic Progression of Jazz Music and Singing from 1920-2012

Clincian: Deborah Williams

 

Choral Conducting Master Class: Small Changes, Big Results (474.2 KB)

Clinician: Ramona Wis

 

How do I Sing That? Basics of Vocal Pedagogy for the Choral Conductor (3.8 MB)

Clinician: Neal Woodruff

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