CONGRATULATIONS to our OHIO student musicians selected for the 2018 NAfME All-National Honors Ensembles! CONGRATULATIONS to our 28 OHIO Student Musicians and their Directors who have been selected to perform in the National Association for Music Education’s All-National Honor Ensembles! … Continue reading OHIO Student Musicians Selected for the 2018 NAfME All-National Honors Ensembles
CONGRATULATIONS to OMEA member Brandon Gordon, Bryan High School Orchestra Director, who has been selected as one of the sixteen pilot teachers to participate in the National Association for Music Education’s professional development program, titled Experiential Ensembles. Over fifty music educators were nominated by state music education associations and only sixteen were selected. The sixteen educators represent a wide array of classrooms, ranging from elementary to high school, rural to urban settings, and Title I funded schools. The project will deliver pedagogical content to band, choir and orchestra music educators using accessible, web-based technology through online meetings and attendance at NAfME’s … Continue reading Brandon Gordon selected to participate in NAfME’s Experiential Ensembles
Dear OMEA Members, This is just a quick note to remind everyone that nominations for the Distinguished Service Award are due by November 1. The DSA is the highest honor bestowed by the association and presented annually at the OMEA … Continue reading Distinguished Service Award Nominations Due November 1!
For many years, the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA), via its Foundation (OFME), has issued scholarships to full time students majoring in music education who will be engaged in a student teaching experience. Scholarships are awarded each year at our … Continue reading OFME Memorial Scholarship Final Call
The Inaugural “Strike-A-Chord” Golf Outing benefitting Ohio All-State Student Scholarships held at Chapel Hill Golf Course was a Swinging Success! The Ohio Foundation for Music Education … Continue reading Golfers Swing for OFME
LAST CALL!!! One last chance to register for the Ohio Foundation for Music Education’s “Strike-a-Chord” Golf Outing benefitting Ohio All-State Student Scholarships this coming Monday the 18th at Chapel Hill Golf Course in Mt Vernon. Email Kathy McGrady at email@example.com, … Continue reading Strike-A-Chord Golf Outing!
Trustees, including newly elected President-Elect, Ann Usher and State Treasurer, Wendi Bechtol-Davis, gather for a formal photo after their Spring meeting and just before lunch with the District Presidents and Region Chairs on May 19. From left to right: Daniel … Continue reading Newly Elected OMEA Trustees
Three “Town Hall” type events are being held in conjunction with the OMEA Marching Band Summer Sessions. The purpose of these events is to gather data from OMEA Members regarding the current policies and practices of OMEA Marching Band Events … Continue reading OMEA Marching Band Town Hall Event
Dear OMEA Members: The 2018 Spring issue of Triad is now available for your consumption. This issue is packed from cover to cover with some of the most exciting and meaningful content we’ve assembled this year. We’ve tried to connect a … Continue reading 2018 Spring TRIAD Online!
New research has just been published that supports the idea that music lessons increase cognitive skills in children. “Children who received music lessons showed improved language-based reasoning, and the ability to plan, organize and complete tasks, as well as improved … Continue reading Selected Reading from Jim Dowdy, OMEA Music Education Advocacy Chair