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
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
For many years schools in Ohio have sent music groups to perform at the Rhodes State Office Tower in downtown Columbus across from the Capitol. The performance season is from April 23 – May 25. Any group of musicians may … Continue reading Ohio Youth Arts Month
Dear OMEA Members, Many of you are sending emails to check on your Conference Registration materials. The first round of mailings will go out next Tuesday, January 16. If you want to have your badge included in this mailing, please … Continue reading Have You Registered Yet for the 2018 OMEA PDC? Roger Hall Wants to Know.
Can creativity be taught? Not directly, perhaps. But if such a curriculum exists, it would train one’s brain to regard unforeseen occurrences as potential springboards, rather than disturbing anomalies. With this opening, this article makes a strong case for music … Continue reading Three Selected Readings from Jim Dowdy, OMEA Music Education Advocacy Chair
Music Support Group Mini-Conference Saturday, February 10 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Greater Columbus Convention Center, Hyatt, Taft A. Participants will learn how to maximize the impact and potential of their local music support group and music program, network with … Continue reading Music Support Group Mini-Conference