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
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!!