Kent State at the OMEA Conference 2018

On Feb. 8-10, 2018 music educators from across the state of Ohio will gather at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio for the OMEA Professional Development Conference. The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music will have a strong presence at this year’s conference, with over 10 presentations by outstanding faculty, student and alumni representatives of our programs.

Kent State OMEA Reception
Fri., Feb. 9, 6:15-7:45 p.m.
Hayes Room, Hyatt Regency
Free | Light Refreshments

For Kent State alumni attending the conference, a registration form can be found here. Registration in advance is encouraged but not required.

Complete Schedule of Kent State Hosted Events


OMEA Graduate Research Roundtable
"Travel as Experiential Music Education: Considering Impacts on Secondary, Band, Orchestra, and Choral Programs"
1:30 p.m. | Hyatt Harrison
Bryan Helsel

“Keeping the Music in Music Technology”
2 p.m. | CC A222-223
Jay Dorfman and David Thompson

“Hit or Miss? Investigations into the Perceptions of an Elementary Music Program’s Goals and Functions”
2  p.m. | Hyatt Fayette
Shannon Nicholson

“Connecting Research and Practice: Resources to Make Your Instrumental Music Teaching Better”
5 p.m. | Hyatt Harrison
Jay Dorfman and Joni Stoll


"Connecting Research and Practice: Resources to Improve Your Choral Teaching"
11p.m. | Hyatt Harrison 
Bryan Helsel and Daniel Keown

OMEA Research Poster Session
Various Papers on Music Education Research Topics
12:30 p.m. | CC Union Station Ballroom Lobby
Rachael Fleischaker, Kristin Koterba, Angeline Shelton, Sarah Mattern, Jordan Provost, David Thompson, Laura Wiedenfeld

“Retirement as Reinvention: What to do for an Encore”
3:30 p.m. | Hyatt Taft A
Deborah Devore

“Connecting Research and Practice: Resources to Make Your General Music Teaching Better”
3:30 p.m. | Hyatt Harrison
Rachael Fleischaker, Butch Marshall

“From the Garage to the Classroom: Guitar Pedagogy in the Real World”
5 p.m. | CC A226
Erin Vaughn

“Personal Perspectives on Doctoral Study: A Student Panel on Pursuing the Ph.D. in Music Education”
5 p.m. | Hyatt Taft A
Craig Resta, Panel Chair, with Kristin Coen-Mishlan, Rachael Fleischaker, David Thompson, and Kristin Koterba

"Belt, Mix, and More: A Hands-On Tutorial in Musical Theatre Voice Training" 
5 p.m. | Hyatt Fairfield
Jay White


“Considering Unique String Resources: Selected Pedagogy Materials for Orchestra Classrooms”
9:30 a.m. | Hyatt Marion
Craig Resta

“A Place on the Podium: Continuing the Discussion of Women in Instrumental Music”
9:30 a.m. | Hyatt Morrow
Kristin Coen-Mishlan

“All Ears: Concert Band Repertoire by Underrepresented Composers (Grades 2-4)”
12:30 p.m. | Hyatt Union AB
Jesse Leyva

POSTED: Monday, January 29, 2018 - 1:40pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 1:39pm