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
Dear OMEA Members: The 2017/2018 Winter issue of Triad is now available for your consumption. This is a very exciting issue with some great content in all areas. As is the tradition, the issue contains a great preview of our … Continue reading The Winter TRIAD is Live!
If you haven’t done so already, check out the OMEA Apparel Store HERE! Get yourself some gear to wear to the 2018 OMEA PDC, to an adjudicated event, or just out to have fun! There’s a wide array of men’s … Continue reading Have you ordered your OMEA apparel yet?!? Available until October 31st!!
How is your Latin? I had three years of it, yet was stumped when the four words ars longa, vita brevis appeared today in Education Week’s article “The Arts Have Much More to Teach Us.” After 50 years of arts-learning … Continue reading Selected Readings from Jim Dowdy, OMEA Music Education Advocacy Chair
OMEA is excited to announce that the first Triad of the 2017-2018 academic year is now available to download from the OMEA website HERE. It is so incredibly easy to access and immerse yourself in the information contained in the … Continue reading Fall 2017 TRIAD Now Available!
Music teachers have long recognized a relationship between performing music and language development. Read this article about opera singer Reyna Gordon, who began asking questions such as “What happens in our brains when we listen to music?” and “What happens in my … Continue reading Selected Readings from Jim Dowdy, OMEA Music Education Advocacy Chair
OMEA Executive Director Roger Hall accepting the Lowell Mason Award Roger and Jennie Hall at the NAfME National Assembly after accepting the Lowell Mason Award. OMEA Executive Director Roger Hall stands with past Lowell Mason Scholars OMEA … Continue reading OMEA and OCMEA Photo Highlights from the NAfME National Assembly