Info for Retired Members at the 2019 OMEA PDC

Dear OMEA Retired Members: Over the years, the importance of the “gathering” of OMEA retired teachers has remained one of the cornerstones of the annual professional development conference. We expect this year to be no different and I encourage you to take a minute to pre-register for the conference. As you know, OMEA retired members…

2019 OMEA PDC Outstanding Awards

At the December 13th Tuscarawas Valley High School band concert OMEA Immediate Past President Michael Crist announced that Superintendent of Schools, Mark Murphy, would be awarded the 2019 OMEA Outstanding Administrator Award. Mark was nominated by Merri Genslely, Director of Bands, also pictured. Mark was surprised and very appreciative of the nomination. The band concert was…

OCMEA Activities at the Conference

Dear OCMEA Members: Check out the many great sessions for college students and young music educators now available online at at the links below. WEBSITE BASED SCHEDULE ON GUIDEBOOK DOWNLOAD THE GUIDEBOOK APP CONFERENCE HOUSING PRE-REGISTRATION CLOSES JANUARY 18! REGISTER NOW AT A REDUCED RATE! NEW SOCIAL ACTIVITY ON THURSDAY NIGHT! Check out the…

Important Conference Information!!

Dear OMEA Members, On behalf of the Trustees and Staff of OMEA – Happy New Year! As the conference quickly approaches, there is important information and a few deadlines that I want to bring to your attention. If you need to pre-register and pay by check (school or personal), the form and check must be mailed…

Guidebook is LIVE!!!

Visit Guidebook HERE for the link to the 2019 OMEA PDC in Cleveland, Ohio!!!    

Paragon Ragtime Orchestra to Perform at the 2019 OMEA PDC!

The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra is the world’s only year-round, professional ensemble re-creating “America’s Original Music” – the syncopated sounds of early musical theater, silent cinema, and vintage dance. The PRO came into being as the result of Rick Benjamin’s 1985 discovery of thousands of turn-of-the-century orchestra scores once belonging to Victrola recording star Arthur Pryor….


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