2022 Colorado Music Educators Association Conference 2022 Colorado Music Educators Association Conference

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

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Welcome and Introductions
Michelle Ewer
Michelle Ewer
Tri-M Chair

Clinic attendees will gain insight into a composer’s creative process, how that influences rehearsal procedure and, ultimately, the improvement of ensemble performance.

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Keynote Address: One Person Makes a Difference
Tim Lautzenheiser
Tim Lautzenheiser
Tri-M, Keynote Speaker. Chair National Tri-M

YOU make a difference, I make a difference, we ALL make a difference. The question we must ask ourselves is: WHAT KIND OF DIFFERENCE ARE WE GOING TO MAKE? Tri-M students are postured to have a positive impact on their chapters, their colleagues, their schools and their communities. The ART of MUSIC combined with the POWER of LEADERSHIP is a potent recipe-for-success in every aspect of life. The time is NOW, the LEADER is each and everyone of us!

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Leadership for Creative Impact
Jeff M. Poulin
Jeff M. Poulin
Creative Generation, Managing Director

How are you creative? We all know that we inherently possess creativity, and often utilize it in our music making; but how can we employ our creativity to address the challenges in our loves? Based on new research Creative Generation has produced a tool for young people to identify and understand the elements of their creativity – as honed through their music education. Check out this hands-on workshop for learning about and employing your creativity in your community, school, and life. Attendees will explore how they are creative, while crafting tangible next steps for their own leadership as a musician.

Thursday, January 27, 2022

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CMEA Opening Session, Keynote, and Honor Awards Ceremony
Kevin Beaber
Kevin Beaber
CMEA, President
Cynthia Eversole
Cynthia Eversole
CMEA, President-Elect
Omar Thomas
Omar Thomas
University of Texas at Austin, Assistant Professor of Composition

CMEA President Kevin Beaber and CMEA President-elect Cynthia Eversole welcome all to the 2022 conference and annual meeting of the membership. Enjoy a keynote address presented by Omar Thomas, and celebrate the accomplishments of our CMEA Honor Award Recipients from 2021 and 2022.

Friday, January 28, 2022

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Lewis Palmer High School - Wind Symphony
Tom Chapman
Tom Chapman
Lewis-Palmer High School, Director of Bands and Popular Music Studies

Presider - Bridget O'Connor, Lewis Palmer High School Principal

Concert Host - Karen Bautista, IMC District 8 Representative