July 25, 2015, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., UCF MIRC, Orlando. Create, Perform, Respond, Connect: 21st Century Frameworks for the Elementary Music Classroom--This workshop will feature standards-based, scaffolded, differentiated learning activities for use in the elementary music classroom, including the seamless integration of technology to enhance and transform learning.
The Inaugural Performance of the first All State Orff Ensemble in the WORLD will be held at the 2016 FMEA Professional Development Conference in Tampa, Florida. This prestigious ensemble will be directed by master Orff clinicians, Sandy Lantz and Gretchen Wahlberg. The audition repertoire is now available. Look for the complete audition packet this August.
The FEMEA 2015 Dorothy Land Past President’s Grant Winner is Meagan Snowman, music teacher at Hidden Oaks Elementary School in Palm Beach County. Meagan’s grant is titled: Multisensory Music Magic. Look for a summary of Megan’s grant activities in the FEMEA Curriculum Fair at the 2016 Professional Development Conference.
FEMEA sends hearty congratulations to Marsha Perry Juday and Brian Meisenburg, recipients of the 2015 Janice Lancaster Professional Development Scholarship. Marsha will attend Kodaly Level I Training. Brian is headed to World Music Drumming. We can't wait to hear about what they learned in their Curriculum Fair presentations at the 2016 FMEA Conference.
Elementary Music is the focus of the April 2015 Florida Music Director. Articles were written by your FEMEA Board Members.
Congratulations to Rosemary Pilonero, the new FEMEA President-Elect. Rosemary currently teaches music at The Villages Elementary of Lady Lake in Lake County, and serves on the FEMEA Board of Directors as the chair of the Janice Lancaster Scholarship Committee. She will take office on July 1, 2015.