2022 IMEA Professional Development Conference

If you’re attending the IMEA conference this week, here’s a list of performances and clinics with percussion interest you should check out!  Many of these events are percussion focused but we also highlighted some clinics that would definitely apply to any music/percussion educator. We hope you enjoy your time at the conference this year! Be sure to stop by the Paige’s Music/Chops Percussion booth and say hello!

Performing Groups

All State Jr. and HS Jazz Band Friday 1/14, 12:00pm
Intercollegiate Band Friday 1/14, 7:30pm
Homestead High School Jazz Band #1 Saturday 1/15, 9:00am
Carmel High School Percussion Ensemble Saturday 1/15, 11:00am
Purdue University Jazz Band Saturday 1/5, 1:00pm
All State Percussion Ensemble Saturday 1/15, 2:30pm
Northern Illinois University Wind Ensemble Saturday 1/13, 1:00pm

Clinic Sessions with Percussion Interest or General Interest

Friday 1/12:
11:00am Retaining the Tech-Savvy Generation (John Mlynczak)
12:00pm The Compositional Process/Q&A (Jacob Narverud)
2:30am  Technology for Ensembles in a Post-Pandemic World (Mike Olander)
3:30pm Finding a Teaching Job (Penny Dimmick)
Saturday 1/13:
10:00am Better Solutions for Sight Reading (Mike Olander)
11:00am Tips and Tricks for Teaching in a Small School (Katelyn Helms/Laura Helms)
12:00pm Afro-Brazilian drumming and dance for K-8 music (Christopher and Jessica Fashun)
12:00pm Rudiments Reimagined (James Vilseck)
12:00pm Guided Improvisations for Percussion
1:00pm Set You Marching Band Students Up for Success: A Judge’s Perspective (Kyle Weirich)

Full details and registration can be found at https://conference.imeamusic.org/.

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