Winter Conference Schedule – 2023

CMEA Bay Section Winter Conference
Jan 6-7, 2023 at SJSU


Friday, Jan 6, 2023

Time Events Location Genre
7:30 AM Conference Registration Begins
Student Union
(SU)
8:00-8:50 AM J.W. Pepper Flip Folder App SU Room 1 Technology & Innovations
Asian Folksongs and The Orff Schulwerk Process (Part 1) SU Room 3 Multicultural
Transformational Leadership in Middle School Choirs SU Ballroom C Choral
Creating an Inspirational Vision for your Band ProgramĀ  Concert Hall
(Music Building)
Band
9:00-10:15 AM Understanding the Adjudication Process at Festival (Choral) SU Room 1 Adjudication
Choral Reading Session – High School SU Ballroom C Choral
Band Reading Session Concert Hall
(Music Building)
Band
10:25-11:15 AM Conducting Brush-Up SU Room 1 Higher Ed
Developing Great Jazz Band Rehearsals SU Room 2 Jazz
Demystifying the Beginning Band Classroom: Practical Strategies for Working with New Musicians SU Room 3 Elementary/General Music
Panel Session: Rebuilding Our Community Post-Covid SU Ballroom C Orchestra
11:15-12:30 PM Lunch
Pizza with the Presidents (Collegiate Event – Location TBA)
12:30-1:20 PM Keynote Speaker: Anne Fennell, President of California Music Educators Association (CMEA) Concert Hall
(Music Building)
General Session
1:30-2:20 PM “Shed the Music” Positive Feedback with Soundtrap SU Room 1 Technology & Innovations
Teaching English Language Learners in the Music Classroom SU Room 2 Choral
Asian Folksongs and The Orff Schulwerk Process (Part 2) SU Room 3 Multicultural
Representation in Instrumental Ensembles: The Music of Francis Johnson SU Ballroom C Band
2:30-3:45 PM Creating and Sustaining a Mariachi Program SU Room 1 Higher Ed
Trumpet and the Art of Improvisation SU Room 2 Jazz
A Year Overview for Beginning Band: The Case for Material Creation SU Room 3 Elementary/General Music
Baffled by Beginning Bass? SU Ballroom C Orchestra
4:00-4:50 PM Jazz Showcase Concert: El Camino High School Jazz Band Concert Hall
(Music Building)
5:30-7:00 PM Wine and Cheese SU Ballroom B

 


Saturday, Jan 7, 2023

Time Events Location Genre
7:30 AM Conference Registration Begins
Student Union
8:00-8:50 AM Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover! SU Room 1 Higher Ed
The Magic of the Arts and Visuals– Singing Games and Movement Games for Elementary Students SU Room 3 Elementary/General Music
Developing Jazz Band Rhythm Sections SU Ballroom C Jazz
Conducting Masterclass Concert Hall
(Music Building)
Orchestra
9:00-10:15 AM Understanding the Adjudication Process at Festival (Instrumental) SU Room 1 Adjudication
Choral Reading Session – Jr. High and Elementary SU Room 2 Choral
Jazz Reading Session SU Ballroom C Jazz
Orchestra Reading Session Concert Hall
(Music Building)
Orchestra
10:25-11:15 AM Technology-Enhanced Creativity in the Music Classroom SU Room 1 Technology & Innovations
Filipino Representation in the Choral Classroom SU Room 3 Choral & Multicultural
Surpassing “La Cucaracha” and “The Mexican Hat Dance”: The Importance of Diversifying Mexican-Inspired Repertoire for Instrumental Ensembles SU Ballroom C Band
11:25-12:15 PM Rethinking Literacy and Creativity in the Music Classroom SU Room 1 Higher Ed
Developing Young Bass Players SU Room 2 Jazz
JEDI Mindset for the Elementary General Music Teacher SU Room 3 Elementary/General Music
Pedals, Looping and Strings, Oh My! SU Ballroom C Orchestra
12:25-1:40 PM Sight Reading Factory – Music Literacy for Any/Every Classroom SU Room 1 Technology & Innovations
A More Accessible Music World: Embracing Our Disabled Students SU Room 2 Choir
Black Music Matters: Jazz History for Your Music Students SU Room 3 Multicultural
Benefits of the Music Appreciation Class for the Secondary Band Teacher SU Ballroom C Band
1:00-1:50 PM Honor Orchestra Concert Concert Hall
(Music Building)
Orchestra
2:00-2:50 PM Honor Choir Concert Morris Dailey Choral
3:00-3:50 PM Honor Band Concert Concert Hall
(Music Building)
Band