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Sessions        Session Descriptions       At-a-Glance

Tues-Wed, March 1-2, 2022

Item day, Time Room Session Title Clinicians Strand
1 Tues 9:00-9:50 Westborough Techniques to Energize and Motivate the Beginning Band Student Richard Canter Band/Jazz
2 Tues 9:00-9:50 Southborough Elementary Choral Reading Session Matthew Buono, Sara Santos Choral
3 Tues 9:00-9:50 Sterling Making Meaning: Responding to Culture Through Music Education Brian Gellerstein, Jarritt A. Sheel General Interest
4 Tues 9:00-9:50 Northborough SEL in the Elementary General Music Classroom Allyson Rottman General Music
5 Tues 9:00-9:50 Boxborough Play On Music Festival Ruth Debrot, Tom Westmoreland Innovations
6 Tues 9:00-9:50 Hudson Teaching Outside the Box: Students with Disabilities in Private Music Lessons Ben Tan Special Learners
7 Tues 9:00-9:50 Wayland String Instrument Maintenance: Problems & Solutions for the Orchestra Teacher Johnson String Strings
8 Tues 10:00-10:50 Westborough Anti-Racist Action from the Podium Rachel Maxwell Band/Jazz
9 Tues 10:00-10:50 Sudbury DAPP: A Framework for Africentric Music Education for All Georgiary Bledsoe General Interest
10 Tues 10:00-10:50 Sterling Just Gender: Pathways to Inclusivity in the Music Classroom Aer Queen, Nicholas Prosini, Michele Hobizal General Interest
11 Tues 10:00-10:50 Northborough Uke Can Do It! Ukulele for the Elementary General Music Classroom Ashley Ferrara General Music
12 Tues 10:00-10:50 Boxborough Hip-Hop in the Music Classroom Meaghan O'Connor-Vince Composition
13 Tues 10:00-10:50 Hudson Teaching Music and Art to Students with Disabilities Kayla McLaughlin Special Learners
14 Tues 10:00-10:50 Wayland Elementary String Orchestra Reading Session Christopher Memoli Strings
15 Tues 11:00-11;50 Salons A-E MMEA General Meeting
16 Tues 12:00-12:50 Westborough Fostering Meaningful Feedback through the Critical Response Process Kelly Bylica, Jesse Rathgeber Band/Jazz
17 Tues 12:00-12:50 Southborough Teaching Young Percussionists: Fundamentals for Your Beginners David Wolf Band/Jazz
18 Tues 12:00-12:50 Sudbury Musically Meaningful Improvisation in Early Childhood Heather Kirby Composition
19 Tues 12:00-12:50 Sterling Immersive musical learning with children with autism spectrum disorder: The EcoSonic Playground Project at ABATEC Boston Elissa Johnson-Green, Michaela Kiberstis General Interest
20 Tues 12:00-12:50 Northborough Defying White Supremacy: Responsible Engagement in Music Classrooms Brian Gellerstein General Music
21 Tues 12:00-12:50 Boxborough Elementary 'Ukulele Exploration Miles Wilcox Innovations
22 Tues 12:00-12:50 Wayland Fostering Enthusiasm in Your Elementary String Program Alicia Winslow Strings
23 Tues 1:00-1:50 Westborough Getting off the Page: Approaching Jazz Improv with Beginners Kate Ferris Richardson Band/Jazz
24 Tues 1:00-1:50 Sudbury Composition Activities for General Music Students: Basic to Advanced Ruth Debrot Composition
25 Tues 1:00-1:50 Sterling Deciphering the “Urban” Code: Pre-service Music Teachers and the City Brian Gellerstein, Jarritt A. Sheel General Interest
26 Tues 1:00-1:50 Northborough Finding My Voice: Improvisation and Music Games that Build Confidence in Young Children Sara Zur General Music
27 Tues 1:00-1:50 Hudson Music, Social Emotional Learning, and Students with Disabilities Marlene Markard Special Learners
28 Tues 1:00-1:50 Wayland The Suzuki Method as a Framework Taylor Stobinski Strings
29 Tues 2:00-2:50 Westborough The Art of The Start: Excellence in Your Beginning Band Rachel Maxwell Band/Jazz
30 Tues 2:00-2:50 Southborough Sigma Alpha Iota Award Presentation (Private Ceremony) Stephanie Riley General Music
31 Tues 2:00-2:50 Sterling What Does a Gender-Friendly Music Room Look Like? Stories from the Field for K-12 Educators Christy Whittlesey General Interest
32 Tues 2:00-2:50 Northborough Creating Meaningful Movement Opportunities Michele Hobizal General Music
33 Tues 2:00-2:50 Boxborough MMEA Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access - Listening Session DEIA Committee/Tom W Innovations
34 Tues 2:00-2:50 Wayland The Mindful Musician Michael Galvin Strings
35 Tues 3:00-3:50 Westborough Brass Made Easier – Universal Concepts for Brass Playing Gregory Lessard Band/Jazz
36 Tues 3:00-3:50 Sterling At the Nexus of the Expressive Arts, Social-Emotional Learning, and Eco-Literate Pedagogy Nicholas Quigley General Interest
37 Tues 3:00-3:50 Boxborough More than Diverse Repertoire: Culturally Responsive Music Instruction Ashley Cuthbertson Innovations
38 Tues 3:00-3:50 Wayland Back to "Bass"-ics Zach Sawyer Strings
39 Tues 3:00-3:50 Weston Ableton Live for the creative composer Wiggz Caro Technology
40 Tues 4:00-4:50 Westborough Beginning Band Success in a Hybrid World Kate Ferris Richarson Band/Jazz
41 Tues 4:00-4:50 Sterling Disengaging Teachings: Facing Down White Supremacy in Music Education Brian Gellerstein General Interest
42 Tues 4:00-4:50 Weston The Basics of Modular Synthesis  Piotr Garbaczonek , Chee-Ping Ho Technology
43 Tues 5:00-6:00 Southborough Eastern District Meeting
44 Tues 5:00-6:00 Northborough Western District Meeting
45 Wed 9:00-9:50 Westborough Triage Your Woodwinds! A Lecture/Recital by the Woodwind Trio “Triage” Amy McGlothlin, Bill Kirkley Band/Jazz
46 Wed 9:00-9:50 Southborough Elementary Choral Reading Session Matthew Buono, Sara Santos Choral
47 Wed 9:00-9:50 Sudbury Hip-Hop on the Fly: Get your Classical Wings Courtney Powers Composition
48 Wed 9:00-9:50 Sterling Making Meaning: Responding to Culture Through Music Education Brian Gellerstein, Jarritt A. Sheel General Interest
49 Wed 9:00-9:50 Boxborough A Pedagogy of Love: Transforming Teaching and Learning in Music Education Ruth Debrot Innovations
50 Wed 9:00-9:50 Wayland Celtic Fiddle Tunes For String Orchestra Elizabeth Anderson Strings
51 Wed 9:00-9:50 Weston Noteflight and Noteflight Learn Brian Rabuse, Rebecca Hoffmann Technology
52 Wed 10:00-10:50 Westborough Student Leadership in the Marching Band: A Win-Win For All Tim Anderson Band/Jazz
53 Wed 10:00-10:50 Southborough ACDA Middle School Choral Reading Session Nhung Truong Choral
54 Wed 10:00-10:50 Sudbury Hip-Hop in the Music Classroom Meaghan O'Connor-Vince Composition
55 Wed 10:00-10:50 Sterling Just Gender: Pathways to Inclusivity in the Music Classroom Aer Queen, Nicholas Prosini General Interest
56 Wed 10:00-10:50 Northborough Defying White Supremacy: Responsible Engagement in Music Classrooms Brian Gellerstein General Music
57 Wed 10:00-10:50 Hudson Students with High Support Needs and Music Rachel Weishoff Special Learners
58 Wed 10:00-10:50 Wayland String Instrument Maintenance: Problems & Solutions for the Orchestra Teacher Johnson String Strings
59 Wed 10:00-10:50 Weston Creating Digital Portfolios: Part 2 Brian Sheehan Technology
60 Wed 11:00-11;50 Westborough Creating, Responding, and Connecting in the Ensemble Setting Dan Albert Band/Jazz
61 Wed 11:00-11;50 Southborough Choose-Your-Own Arrangement: Agency in the Secondary Choir Classroom Abigail Varsos Choral
62 Wed 11:00-11;50 Sterling DAPP: A Framework for Africentric Music Education for All Georgiary Bledsoe General Interest
63 Wed 11:00-11;50 Northborough Gender Responsive Music Education Birce Tanriguden General Music
64 Wed 11:00-11;50 Boxborough Come One, Come All - Build A Modern Music Program Heather Fortune Innovations
65 Wed 11:00-11;50 Hudson Using Technology in Music Education with Students with Disabilities Tomas Marquez Special Learners
66 Wed 11:00-11;50 Wayland String (COVID) Positives; Promoting Lifelong Playing Susan Memoli Strings
67 Wed 12:00-12:50 Westborough A Practical Approach to Music education in the Wind Band Michael Mucci Band/Jazz
68 Wed 12:00-12:50 Southborough "Help! I Have Too Many Amazing Sopranos and Altos!" (Repertoire for the High School Treble Choir) Sarah Labrie, Kendra Nutting Choral
69 Wed 12:00-12:50 Sudbury It's Not All About You: Creating a Truly Student Centered Musical Learning Environment Sean Bilodeau, Maxwell Evrard Composition
70 Wed 12:00-12:50 Sterling Immersive musical learning with children with autism spectrum disorder: The EcoSonic Playground Project at ABATEC Boston Elissa Johnson-Green, Michaela Kiberstis General Interest
71 Wed 12:00-12:50 Weston Software Tools for Sight Reading & Performance Assessment Jim Frankel Technology
72 Wed 1:00-1:50 Westborough Introduction to Afro-Cuban rhythms Fumi Tomita Band/Jazz
73 Wed 1:00-1:50 Sudbury Music Technology as Effective Pedagogy: How Digital Audio Workstations Develop Skills and Cultivate Creativity David Casali Composition
74 Wed 1:00-1:50 Sterling What Does a Gender-Friendly Music Room Look Like? Stories from the Field for K-12 Educators Christy Whittlesey General Interest
75 Wed 1:00-1:50 Boxborough MMEA Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access - Listening Session DEIA Committee/Tom W Innovations
76 Wed 1:00-1:50 Wayland String Instrument Maintenance: Problems & Solutions for the Orchestra Teacher Johnson String Strings
77 Wed 1:00-1:50 Weston Blended Learning with Your Ensemble- A New Way Forward Jim Frankel Technology
78 Wed 2:00-2:50 Westborough An Unexpected Perk: Lessons in Score Study for Ensemble Musicians Post-COVID Michael Dolan Band/Jazz
79 Wed 2:00-2:50 Southborough Embodying Singing with Somatic Choral Pedagogy Stephen Paparo Choral
80 Wed 2:00-2:50 Sudbury Composition Activities for General Music Students: Basic to Advanced Ruth Debrot Composition
81 Wed 2:00-2:50 Boxborough Disengaging Teachings: Facing Down White Supremacy in Music Education Brian Gellerstein Innovations
82 Wed 2:00-2:50 Wayland MS/HS String Orchestra Reading Session Christopher Memoli Strings
83 Wed 2:00-2:50 Weston Cloud-Based Assessment on Any Device Jim Frankel Technology
84 Wed 3:00-3:50 Westborough Using Jazz to Teach Social Justice Tom Lizotte, Lisa Linde Band/Jazz
85 Wed 3:00-3:50 Southborough Teaching Beginning Vocal Improvisation Stephen Paparo Choral
86 Wed 3:00-3:50 Sterling Embracing the New Music Educator- Meet and Greet
87 Wed 3:00-3:50 Boxborough Teaching Music Literacy through the Guitar Elective: Reaching All Students Sarah Fard Innovations
88 Wed 3:00-3:50 Wayland Website Design For Beginners: Building A Site for Your String Program Macullen Byham Strings
89 Wed 4:00-4:50 Westborough Customized Charts - Simple arranging strategies for jazz ensemble development Christopher Gagne Band/Jazz
90 Wed 4:00-4:50 Southborough HS Choral Reading Session Andrew Scoglio, Kaitlin Donovan Choral
91 Wed 4:00-4:50 Sudbury Teaching Young Percussionists: Fundamentals for Your Beginners David Wolf Band/Jazz
92 Wed 0.708333333 Weston MAJE Meeting

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