The following is a list of the 2020 OMEA PDC Clinicians
**As of August 6, 2019
**Does not include TI:ME sessions
Jamey Aebersold – Playing Jazz Is Easy
Paul Baransy – I Have a Jazz Ensemble, but I’ve never Played Jazz Before with Directors’ Band
Jeff Barbee, George Palton – Improving Low Brass Methods Courses.
Alice Basinger, Carrie Harper – I Love It When A Plan Comes Together: Active lessons which yield higher retention rates
Lorelei Batislaong – The Elemental Ukulele: Purposeful Teaching Strategies
Lorelei Batislaong – Why Can’t We Be Friends? A Purposeful Ukulele Sequence Using Popular Music
Andy Beck – Meet Me in the Middle: Choral Music for Middle School Voices
Amy Beegle – Listening to Learn: World Music Pedagogy in the Elementary School
Scott Bley, Tim Butler – What to do when you have more to do than you have time to do it
Megan Boyd, Ellen Graham – Vocal Health for the Music Educator
Rene Boyer – Hook, Line, and Sinker: The Power of Rhythm and Rhyme in the Classroom
Rene Boyer – Sigamé Mis Amigos/Follow Me My Friends
Ruth Brittin – Creativity in our Teaching – Coloring Outside the Lines
Kristen Brown, Dustin Wiley – OMEA Music Booster Mini-Conference 2020
Glen Brumbach – A Practice-Based Approach to Jazz Improvisation and Performance for Scholastic Jazz Ensembles
William Burns – Happy Birthday Bird: Celebrating 100 years of Charlie Yardbird Parker!
Scott Burstein – Popular Music Education and Modern Band
Scott Burstein – Embracing the Change: Integrating Hip-Hop Into Arts Education
Marla Butke, David Frego – Improving Focus and Concentration Through Dalcroze Eurythmics
Dena Byers – Dena Byers GM Jumpstart
Chris Carmean – AE: Teaching Rudiments: New Requirements for S&E Soloists
Chris Carmean – AE: Percussion Adjudication Session
Ben Chamberlain – Unpacking the Process: A Discussion of Field Show Design
Zach Compston – Jazz Rhythm Section 101: A Teacher’s Toolkit
CSO Staff Conductor, Becky Spiewak – Conducting Master Class with Cincinnati Pops Conductor and Cincinnati Youth Symphony Concert Orchestra
Paul Corbiere – Uke 102: Ukulele in the general music classroom.
Paul Corbiere – From BAGs to Riches: New Recorder Music for Elementary Music
Jennifer Culver – AP Music Theory: Tales and Tips from the Trenches
Jim Daughters – The March: An Overview of Interpretation and Performance Guide with members of the Fillmore Wind Band
N. Brett Dawson, Rachael Fleischaker – Where did my SLO go? How High Quality data will look in the music classroom for a revised OTES.
Valerie Diaz Leroy – Why We Dance: Celebrating Cultures through Movement in the General Music Classroom
Scott DiMauro – Politics and your classroom:What happens in Columbus DOES NOT stay in Columbus
Jay Dorfman, Rachael Fleischaker, William Kish, Joni Stoll – Model and Coach: How to Be a Great Cooperating Teacher for Student Teachers
Jason Dougherty – The Silent Choral Rehearsal
Matthew Downing, James Vaughn – Changing Mindsets on Changing Voices
Diane Downs – An Alternate Way to Teach Young Musicians featuring the Louisville Leopards
Matt Dudack – Steel Band Basics: Performance Techniques for Steel Band at All Levels
Apryl Ealy – OTES Update from ODE
Denise Eaton – Pillars of Choral Excellence
Rich Edwards – Choose Your Own Adventure! Adaptive Listening Rehearsal Strategies For Band
Kay Edwards – Native American Music for Grades 3-6
Kay Edwards – Native American Music for Grades K-2
Andrew Ellingsen – Solfege as a Literacy Tool in the Elementary Music Classroom
Andrew Ellingsen – Sequencing Folk Dances for the Elementary Music Classroom
Andrew Ellingsen – From Traditional to New: Using Folk Material as the Springboard for Student Creations
Andrew Ellingsen – Singing Games for Upper Elementary
Scott Eversdyke – AE: Vocal Adjudication Session
Frank Eychaner – CSI Choir: Identifying Musical Challenges and Prioritizing Solutions…How Master Teachers Rehearse.
Jason Falkofsky – More Than Just the Rating: Creating a Successful Adjudication Experience for Your Choral Ensemble
Jason Falkofsky – When You Know the Notes to Sing (and Play): Adapting and Balancing the Musical Theatre Score
Andrew Feyes – Enhanced Instruction through Efficient Score Study – Developing a Practical Score Study Process
David Fishlock, Becky Spiewak – Instrumental Pedagogy: Percussion with CSO Principal Percussionist David Fishlock
Eva Floyd – Mix It Up with Modal Music: Explore and Enjoy the Modes!
Shaun Fontaine – Cross-curricular collaboration made easy.
Thomas Gamboa – Preparing the Mind and Body of a Conductor
Robert Gardner – Anything Doesn’t Go: Teaching Improvisation
Robert Gardner – Bottom’s Up
Robert Gardner – Swingin’ Strings
Robert Gardner – Musical Culture Bearers
James Gates, Maria Smith – Apply-Prepare-Interview-Hired! How To Excel In Interviews Through Preparation
Jeff Gershman – Keeping Them in the Seats: Secrets of Successful and Engaging Concert Programming
Robert Gillespie – The Real Goal—Playing Expressively: Teaching Musical Expressiveness in the School Orchestra
Dennis Giotta – Getting the Job and Thriving: Discussions with a High School Principal About Music Education
Kerry Glann – Tales from the Pit: Musical Directing and Conducting the High School Musical
Rachel Grimsby – First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk
Rachel Grimsby – Folk dancing tricks from K-6!
Rachel Grimsby – Prepare, Practice, Present: A Sound Before Sight Approach to Recorder
Rachel Grimsby – Universal Design for Learning in the Elementary Music Classroom
Lisa Gruenhagen, Abby Reeder – Reflective Practice in Elementary Music: Developing Musical Thinking and Creativity through Play
Lisa Gruenhagen, Anna Vogelgesang – Most Won’t Get it at Home: The Inclusion of World Musics in General Music Programs
William Guegold – AE: Woodwind Adjudication Session
Elizabeth Hainrihar, Dara Gillis – The Pitch Sitch: Addressing Intonation in the Choral Ensemble
Soo Han – Connecting The ‘Dots’ – modeling rehearsal skills that lead to more effective practice habits
Elizabeth Hankins – AE: Orchestra Affairs: Orchestra Adjudicated Events as a Teaching Tool.
Elizabeth Hankins – AE: String Adjudication Session
Linda Hartley – Not Your Mother’s Community Music Ensemble: Channeling Your Inner Creativity and Expertise with New Horizons Band
Audrey Hathaway – Japanese Drumming in Ohio? Yes You Can!
Scott Hayward, Kathryn Hayward – Finding the Heart of Your Character – A Coaching Process for Musical Theatre Singers
David Hedgecoth, Ashby Goldstein – Renaissance and Rejuvenation: Reflective Practice for the Experienced Music Educator
Jody Hepp, Scott Schmidt, Jennifer Ulery – Small Schools, Big Musicals
Therees Hibbard – Building Body Voices: Engaging the Whole Singer for Choral Performance
Therees Hibbard – Let the Body Sing! Integrating Body, Mind, Voice and Spirit in Choral Singing
Therees Hibbard – Finding the Feel: Creating Moving Musicians in Choral Rehearsals
Therees Hibbard – Developing Your Gesture Vocabulary: BodySinging for Conductors
Shawna Hinkle – Meeting the Standards in Middle School using Composers
Christopher Hoch – Making the Most of Your Limited Time: Top Ten Tips for Leading an Efficient Marching Band Rehearsal
Haley Holden – Social Skills in the Elementary General Music Classroom
Chrissy Hutzel, Linda Seamons – Vocal Play- a Critical Key to In Tune Singing: Books, Activities, & Stories you can use right away
Chrissy Hutzel, Linda Seamons – Fifty Manipulatives for the Elementary Music Classroom: Their importance and where to find or make them
Erica Jacobson – Disney’s The Lion King Choreography Training
Shelley Jagow – Ten Steps to Improve Your Saxophone & Clarinet Section Sound
Jim Javorsky – A-Z Learning Objectives for Today’s Music Teacher
Jim Javorsky – Student-Led Stations for the Music Classroom
Brandon Jones – Programming for the Mind and Soul: Choosing Quality Band Literature That Teaches and Inspires
Tim Katz (OAAE Rep) – Advocacy: Current Events Impacting Arts Education, and Your Role as an Educator
Tim Katz (OAAE Rep) – Arts Education Data Project – What it Means for Ohio’s Arts Educators
Lalene Kay, Maddy Silver-Riskin, Ron Stollar – Behind Bars–Music for Self-Expression and Self-Discovery in a Juvenile Detention Center
Lalene Kay – Special Learners Roundtable
Mala Kennard – Bag of Tricks to Teach Choral Concepts
Jody Kerchner, Stafford Merk – Connecting Research and Practice: Creativity in Choral Ensembles
David Kish – Practicing with Purpose: A teacher’s guide to motivating student practice
William Kish – Taking control of your residence: How to get the most out of your time as a Resident Educator.
Laura Kitchel, Joshua Borths, Lynda Hasseler, Chad Payton – Singing All Sides: A Holistic Approach to Choral Music Making.
Christopher Kiver – Overcoming Rehearsal Difficulties Through Movement
Bill Klein, Eric Bable – Don’t Be A Harold Hill: Producing a Musical as a Choir and Band Director
Karen Koger – Music Standard-Students Create Music-Let’s see how easy it can be–together (Interactive)
Jennifer Korecki, Jay White – I Just Want to Be a Star: Preparing Your High School Musical Theatre Students for College Musical Theatre Auditions
Martin Kral – The Reluctant Mentor: When did I become the person that people turn to for advice?
Stephanie Kramer – Expressive Movement & Special Needs Applications
Penny Kruse, Steven Kruse – Greatest Hits from the OMEA Chamber Music List: Choosing Repertoire and Coaching String Quartets
Mary Land – Teach Like Your Hair is On Fire!
Mary Land – When the Maestro Is NOT A Mister
Mary Land – What to Know Before You Go
Laurie Lashbrook – The Voice at its Best: Resources to Help Solo Singers Excel
JD Latorre – AE: Marching Band Affairs General Session
JD Latorre – AE: A Discussion on Our Strategic Vision for OMEA MB.
K. Lewis – Project-Based Learning: Creating Music That Impacts The World
Holly Lewis Pemberton – Sight-Singing Success: Teaching Music Literacy in the Choral Classroom
Kathy Liperote – Developing Music Literacy: Where to Begin
Alexander Looney – Controlling the Choral Chaos: streamlining the administrative aspects of the choral program
Debra Lyle – The Basics of Bornoff
Herbert Marshall, Lisa Heinrich – Connecting Research and Practice: Creativity in General Music
Herbert Marshall – Let’s Start at the Very Beginning: PreK and K Foundations for Music and Movement Learning
Lisa Martin – Tips for Traveling Teachers: Managing Multiple Schools
Sarah Mattern – Riding the Waves:A Brief History of Feminist Scholarship in Music Education
Wendy K. Matthews, Elizabeth Hankins, BethAnn Hepburn – Connecting Research and Practice: Creativity in Instrumental Ensembles.
Robert McClure – OMEA Young Composers Initiative Composition Competition
Terri McCoy – How Do They Do That? A round table.
Colleen McNickle, Jessica McKiernan – Vernacular Music in the Choral Classroom
Patricia Meeks, Meg Beavers – No, she’s not my daughter! Mentorship for the young, experienced, and everyone in between
Emily Meyerson – Teaching Students to Be Musicians Using Studio Habits of Mind: Reinvigorating Your Music Room
James Miglia – Jazz Saxophone 101: A Toolbox for Teachers of Young Jazz Saxophonists
Alyssa Miller – How To Secure Grants and Fellowships for Music Education
Doug O’Neal – OCDA Elementary Reading Session
Doug O’Neal – OCDA Jr. High/Middle School Reading Session
Doug O’Neal – OCDA High School/University Reading Session
Bruce Pearson – Inspire Excellence in Your Young Band: Achieve the Most in Every Lesson!
Brad Pierson – Instruments Can Sing Too!
Chad Pittman – Super Scary Assessments… that Students Absolutely LOVE
David Pope, Julia Ellis, Ed Zunic, Gretchen Zunic – Surviving Your First Few Years in the Music Classroom: What I Wish My Professors Would Have Told Me
David Pope, Kalee Bondzio, Andrew Machamer – How to Improve Student Recruitment and Retention in School Band, Chorus, and Orchestra Programs
Christopher Redd, Rachael Fleischaker – OTES: Does Your Rating Really Reflect Your Teaching?
Double Reed, Becky Spiewak – Instrumental Pedagogy: Double Reeds with CSO Members (Tentative)
Thomas Resnick – You want to me to teach what? Helpful solutions for teaching students with disabilities.
Craig Resta – Pragmatic and Purposeful Research: The Ohio Journal Contributions to Music Education from 1972-2020
Brian Rivers – Every Music Educator Can Be a Great Guitar Teacher – tools for developing successful guitar classes
Jennifer Rozsa – Straighten Up and Fly Right:Jazz Movement in the K-8 classroom
Jennifer Rozsa – Lesson Planning and Curriculum Organization the 21st Century Way
Heather Russell – A Classroom Management Toolbox for Success with Classroom Instruments
Christine Russell – Teaching for independence: Connecting sight and sound for musical accuracy and literacy
Nathan Santos – Covering the BASSics: Beginning Tips for Playing Jazz Bass
Ann Schertzer, Jacob Hartman, Ethan Yuji Jones – Choir and Band: Why Can’t We Be Friends? Yes, we are singing AND playing today.
Lori Schwartz Reichl, Shiney Ann John – Stronger Together: Get Administration on Your Side
Robert Sheldon – Preparing Your Ensemble For Expressive Performance
Robert Sheldon – Fix It Now! Developing Ensemble Skills for More Effective Rehearsals and Successful Performances
Robert Sheldon – The Small-School Band
Patrick Sheridan, Richard Canter, Josh VanGorder – Beginning Band Basics: Daily Workouts & Techniques Designed to Energize and Motivate Your Students!
Patrick Sheridan – The Breathing Gym in Rehearsal with Jr. Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble
Patrick Sheridan – I Think I’m Terrible, What Now??
Elizabeth Singer, Brad Hruska, Amanda McMurtrie, Jeff Miller – Standards Based Grading in the Music Classroom
Jarred Small – Take a (Field) Trip! Funding Opportunities for the Active Music Educator
Stephanie Smith – AE: Brass Adjudication Session
Thai Sribanditmongkol – AE: Creative Events: Composition for All Ages
Brian Stevens, Scott Jones – AE: Band Affairs: The Teaching Power of the March with Kings HS Band
Missy Strong – Developing Independent Musical Thinkers in Elementary School
Missy Strong – The Brain and Music: What it Means in your Music Room
Frank Ticheli – Ticheli on Composing with the Fillmore Wind Band
Frank Ticheli – Making Music Matter: A Composer’s Effort to Connect with Musicians From the Very Beginning with Mason MS Band
Frank Ticheli – To Be or Not to Be: A Composer’s Thoughts On Embodying the Music From the Podium
Alyssa Titi, Rachel Cline – I Have to Teach…What? A Guide to Conquering your First Year
Christopher Tubbs – Copyright: What Can I Really Do?
David Vandewalker – Booster Institute: Rally the Troops
David Vandewalker – Booster Institute: Roll It Out
David Vandewalker – Foundations for Wind Band Clarity: Exploring Practical Ideas for Developing a Superior Ensemble Sound
David Vandewalker – Developing a Quality Curriculum Through Music Literature
Cristina Wade, Holly Walton – The Power of ‘YET’: Growth Mindset in the K-12 Music Classroom
Shelbie Wahl-Fouts – Feisty, Fierce, & Fast: Energetic and Engaging Repertoire for Women’s/Treble Choirs
Melinda Wallace – Music Education and Social Emotional Learning: Working Hand in Hand for a Better Outcome
Jay Wardeska – AE: For Teachers and Future Teachers New to OMEA Adjudicated Events.
Kristina Weimer, Kevin Lynch – Creating Individualized Professional Development Opportunities
Kristina Weimer – Developing Performance Skills Through Improvisation/Creativity Games in Secondary Instrument Courses
Jay White, Jennifer Korecki, Herbert Marshall, Christopher Venesile – Building Your Musical Theatre Program: Facing the Challenges of Mounting Musicals
Jay White – Belt or Mix? A Hands-On Tutorial to Healthy Music Theatre Singing
Laura Wiedenfeld – Purposeful Assessments for the Elementary Music Educator
Sarin Williams, Christopher Venesile – Vocal Jazz Rehearsal Techniques with GlenOak Notables
Jeanne Wohlgamuth, Ken Holdt – AE: Vocal Affairs: Infusing Solo and Ensemble Adjudicated Events Into Your Curricular Program.
Lara Wolford – Taking the Stage By Storm – Starting a Middle School Musical Program from Scratch
Mark Wood – The 21st Century Classroom – Developing Creative Musicians for the Future
Craig Woodson – The Nitty Gritty of Playing Hand Drums: Techniques for Playing the Djembe, Bongos, and Doumbek.
Jeremy Woolstenhulme – Back to Basics: Steps to Establishing Solid Rhythm, Intonation & Tone from the Beginning!
Paul Young – The Job Interview: How Aspiring Music Teachers Can Gain an Edge
Paul Young – Why Music Teachers Make Great Principals: How to Plan Your Next Career Step
John Rine Zabanal, Cathy Miller – May I see your hall pass? Sociological issues new and young teachers face in the classroom
John Rine Zabanal, Christopher Lape – In tune or out of tune? Teaching tuning independence of open strings to beginning string players with Fairfield MS Orchestra
Julia Zanella, Mary Robinson – Connect the Dots: From Early Childhood to Kindergarten and Beyond
David Zerull – Teaching the art of music for meaningful student assessment
Thomas Zugger – Brass Pedagogy 101: from fittings to fabulous