22-24 OCTOBER 2015 | SHERATON RED DEER
VISIT THE MUSIC CONFERENCE ALBERTA WEBSITE for information pertaining to presenters, sessions, concert listings, Trade Fair exhibitors, and delegate registration
Music Conference Alberta is Alberta’s premier conference for music educators. The conference includes sessions designed for elementary music teachers, choral conductors, band directors, and studio instructors. The conference is co-presented by the Alberta Choral Federation, the Alberta Band Association, and the Alberta Music Education Foundation, in collaboration with the Alberta Kodaly Association, the Alberta Registered Music Teachers Association, and the Alberta Guild of English Handbell Ringers.
Music Conference Alberta provides an opportunity for conductors, choristers, studio teachers, music educators, and other music enthusiasts to attend sessions and workshops on a wide variety of topics related to music and music education. In addition, conference delegates can attend concerts, master classes and social events designed to renew and inspire. The conference is also host to a large trade fair which includes more than 40 exhibitors annually. In addition, Alberta's awards for music educators are presented at the banquet.
CHORAL PREVIEW HIGHLIGHTS
- Louise Rose (Victoria, BC) , Keynote Presenter and leader for the Delegate Sing
- Sessions on working with the changing male voice with Dr. Carol Beynon (London, ON)
- Music literacy using solfege with Dr. John Feierabend (Hartford, CT)
- Mixed choir and children's/treble choir reading sessions
- Intrduction to the Voiceworks series with Peter Hunt (Berkshire, UK)
- AYC in concert under the direction of Dr. Graeme Langager (Vancouver, BC)
- Choral Concert featuring
FCHS/AHSFA Vocal Ensemble (Okotoks), Nicole Hounjet, director, and Rhapsody Girls and Tiny Tenors, (Stettler), Rhonda Sylvester, director
- Warm Ups That Work panel discussion
- Session on the power of singing in Alzheimer's Care with Dr. Carol Beynon (London, ON)
REGISTER BY OCT 5 TO RECEIVE THE EARLY BIRD RATE!