UMass Band director and alumni presenting at MMEA All State


Attending the 2017 Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA) conference March 9th and 10th? Check out these sessions by fellow UMass music alumni!

The Middle School a Cappella Group
Brendan Ferrari ’11
Thu, Mar 9 • 9:15-10:15 am

Teaching through Conducting: Heart, Head, and Hands
E. Wayne Abercrombie
Thu, Mar 9 • 12:45-1:45 pm

Community Music-Making: a Starter’s Kit on Why and How
You Can Organize a Community Musical Ensemble

Timothy Anderson
Thu, Mar 9 • 12:45-1:45 pm

Concert Hour 1 – King Philip Middle School 8th Grade Band
Mike Keough ’09, Conductor
Thu, Mar 9 • 2:00-3:15 pm

Moves Like Jagger: Two Approaches to Expanding Your Conducting Vocabulary
Trish Cornett ’02
Thu, Mar 9 • 3:30-4:30 pm

The End of the Participation Grade! Meaningful and Realistic
Assessment in the Ensemble Classroom

Brendan Ferrari ’11
Thu, Mar 9 • 3:30-4:30 pm

Flute Choir Reading Session
Nicole O’Toole ’93
Fri, Mar 10 • 12:00-1:00 pm

Co-teaching Across Performance Ensembles… It’s Coming, Stay Ahead of It!
Dave Purdy ’96
Fri, Mar 10 • 4:00-5:00 pm

See the full schedule here



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