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2015 OMEA Professional Development Conference
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2015 OMEA
Professional Development Conference

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John Philip Sousa
Elementary
Middle School
Band
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  • Registration
  • Sessions
  • Clinicians/Conductors
  • Ensembles
  • Exhibitors
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The 2015 OMEA Professional Development Conference will be held on February 5-7, 2015 at the new Cleveland Convention Center! Lots of details about the Conference will be posted on this website over the next few months.

You are able to pre-register by mail by downloading a form (below) and mailing it (along with payment) to the address listed on the form.

The online hotel reservation system is available now! Click the button (below) to access the system and reserve your hotel room in Cleveland!
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Lauren Haas Amanfoh
Mitos Andaya
Aaron Backes
Paul Baransy
J. Patrick Barrett
Bill Basel
Wendy Bedrosian
Ryan Beeken
Chris Bernotas
Tiffany Berting
Stephanie Bettinger
James Bowyer
Brian Boyd
Jeremy Bradstreet
Timothy Brakel
Erin Broadhurst
Birch Browing
Kristen Brown
Paul Brown
Terri Brown Lenzo
Susan Brumfield
Kathy Bullock
Brian Burnett
Robby Burns
Jack Butcher
Marla Butke
Justin Caithaml
Brandan Caldwell
Chris Carmean
Andrew Carr
Jeff Ceresnie
Christopher Chidsey
Linda Christensen
Gary Ciepluch
Don Clark
Larry Clark
Tim Cloeter
Zach Compston
Frank Cosenza
Donna Cox
Daniel Crain
Betsy Cranston
Teresa Crews
Hong Da
Ian Davidson
Gary DeVault
Nancy Ditmer
Brandon DuVall
Catherine Dwinal
George Edge
Kay Edwards
Trista Emmons
Kevin Estes
Scott Eversdyke
Paul Ferguson
Sarah Fischer
Daniel Fleischaker
Rachael Fleischaker
John Franklin
Robert Franzblau
Cathy Frastaci
Cathy Frastaci
Stephen L. Gage
Scott Garlock
Matthew Garrett
Leonard Garrison
Brent Gault
Devon T. Gess
Jason Gibson
Lee Gibson
Sara Given
BettyAnne Gottlieb
Robert Grifa
Patricia Grutzmacher
Emily Hage
Greg Handbaum
Marshall Haning
Linda Hartley
Barry Hartz
Sarah Hassler
Gayley Hautzenroeder
David Hedgecoth
Keith Heimann
John Hendricks
BethAnn Hepburn
Stephanie Heriger
Zebulon Highben
David Holland
Dr. Shane Hoose
Kathleen Horvath
Bradley Hruska
Roberto Iriarte
Shelley Jagow
Amy Johns
Brandon Jones
Kelvin Jones
Robert Jones
Leigh Kallestad
Mavis Kallestad
Galen Karriker
Tim Katz
David Kay
Lalene Kay
Heidi Keppen
Jody Kerchner
David Kilkenney
Ann Kimpton
Paul Kimpton
Marsha Kincade
Shana Kirk
Lisa Huisman Koops
Christa Kuebel
Will Kuhn
Annemarie Kulbis
Tammy Kuntz
Jennifer Kustec
Pete La Victoire
Brian Laakso
Stacey Larson Dolan
JD Latorre
Charles Laux
Jonathan Saeger
Raphael Sanders
Sarah Santilli
Karen Schindler
Chris Selby
Bobby Selvaggio
Andrew Shahriari
Cathy Shinaberry
Carol Shively Mizes
Robert Sinclair
Dawn Sloan
Robert Sloan
Ryan Smith
Sean Smith
Stephanie Smith
Gregory Snyder
Ethan Sperry
Michael Spresser
Natalie Steele Royston
Sandra Stegman
Mike Steinel
Brian Stevens
Brian Stith
Lisa Sullivan
Gregory Taylor
Pamela Thiel
Bill Thomas
Janine Tiffe
Jacqueline Townsend
Max Treier
David Turrill
Ann Usher
Ryan Van Bibber
Kent Vandock
Loren Veigel
Julie Vish
Bowling Green State University Vocal Faculty
Celeste Wagner
Ray Walczuk
Suzanne Walters
Holly Walton
Alice Wang
Robert Ward
Jay Wardeska
Matthew Warner
Gretchen Weber
Myron Welch
Eric West
Jay White
Jackie Wiggins
John Wiscombe
Jeanne Wohlgamuth
Jan Wolf
Craig Woodson
Robert H. Woody
Arthur Wright
Ryan Yahl
Gina Yi
Paschal Younge
Michelle Zinck
Edward Zunic
Gretchen Zunic
Hong Le
Melissa Lichtler
Nancy Lineburgh
Michael Lisi
George Litterst
Dennis Llinas
Ralph Lorenz
Chad Loughrige
Gerald MacDougall
Kristina MacMullen
Kirk Maddox
Heather Mandujano
Sharon Marrell
Herbert Marshall
Karen Martin
Glen McCarthy
Terri McCoy
Brody McDonald
Kathleen McGrady
Jean McKen
Gretchen McNamara
Michael Medvinsky
Benjamin Meisel
Hal Melia
Elizabeth Menard
Gene Milford
Cathy Miller
Brett Mitchell
John Mlynczak
Lora L. Moore
Elizabeth Morgan
Brandon Moss
Michelle Muro
Philip Nagy
Stephanie Nakasian
Marcus Neiman
Dane Newlove
Greg Newman
Linda Fischer Nicholas
Glenn E. Nierman
Brett Nolker
Tracey Nycz
Dr. Brandt Payne
John Perrine
Mark Pohlman
Ann Porter
Kimberly Powell
Kristin Pugliese
Sam Rao
Eric Ratica
David Rayl
Brad Rees
Thomas Resnick
Craig Resta
Dr. Floyd Richmond
Martha Riley
Robert Roche
Alberto Rodriguez
Dr. Paul Rumrill
Heather Russell
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Choirs
Bay High School A Cappella Choir
Bowling Green State University Collegiate Chorale
Hilliard Bradley High School Women's Chorus
Kettering Fairmont High School Eleventh Hour
Solon Middle School Mixed Treble Ensemble
Strausser Elementary School Choir
University of Dayton Chorale
Orchestras
Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra
Hudson High School Chamber Orchestra
Perrysburg Junior High String Ensemble
Solon High School Sinfonia
Bands
Blue Lake Festival Band
Brass Band of Columbus
Cleveland State University Chamber Winds
Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony I
Firestone High School Woodwind Ensemble
Lakota West High School Symphonic Winds
Medina Community Band
Neo-Tessares Saxophone Quartet
One Beat World Music Drumming Ensemble at Ellsworth Hill Elementary
Perry Symphonic Winds
Pickerington North Percussion Ensemble
Springfield Middle School 8th Grade Band
Youngstown State University Wind Ensemble
YSU Dana Clarinet Ensemble
Jazz
Cleveland State University Faculty Jazz Septet
Cuyahoga Falls High School Gold Tones Jazz Orchestra
JECO Intercollegiate Jazz Ensemble
JECO/Stanton's New Jazz Music Reading Session
Kent State University Chamber Jazz Ensemble
Kimpton Middle School Jazz Band
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Exhibitors as of 12/14/15
Alfred Music
All About Group Travel
American School Band Directors Association
Anderson University
Antigua Winds
Ashland University
Baldwin Wallace University
Barons Bus
Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
Bluffton University
Bob Rogers Travel
Bocal Majority
Bowling Green State University
Breezin' Thru Inc.
Brightspark Travel
Butler University
Capital University Conservatory of Music
Carl Fischer Music
Case Western Reserve University
Cedar Point - Kings Island
Cedarville University
Century Resources, Inc
Charms Office Assistant
Chenille Specialty Supply
CIM K-12 Distance Learning
Classic Pianos, LLC
Cleveland Institute of Music Conservatory & Preparatory Divisions
Cleveland State University
College of Wooster, The
Columbia College Chicago
Columbus Pro Percussion
Conn-Selmer, Inc.
Cousin's Concert Attire
Culver Summer Schools & Camps
Custom Fundraising Solutions
DeMoulin Brothers & Company
Denison University
Eastman Music Company
Educational Tours, Inc.
Educational Travel Adventures
ejazzlines/Jazz Lines Publications/Walrus Music Publishing
Elvis Presley's Graceland
EPN Travel Services
Festivals of Music/Music in the Parks
Field Studies Center of New York
Fox Products Corporation
Fred J. Miller Inc.
Gemeinhardt Musical Instruments
Getzen Company
GIA Publications, Inc.
Great Day! Tours & Charter Bus Service
Green Horn Project, The
Group Travel Planners
Hal Leonard Corporation
Heidelberg University School of Music
Herff Jones/Murphy Robes
Heritage Music Press
Hetzer Tours & Charters, Inc
Huddletrip, LLC
Interlochen Center for the Arts
J.W. Pepper Inc.
Jet Music
Jupiter Band Instruments
Kent State University
Lake Erie Shores & Islands CVB
Lakefront Lines Inc.
Liberty University
Macie Publishing/Ed Sueta Music Publications
Malone University
Manhattan Concert Productions
Marietta College
Melhart Music
Miami University Music Dept.
Mollard Conducting Batons, Inc.
Morehead State University
Motter’s Music
Music & Arts
Music Celebrations International
Music Filing Solutions
Music for All
Music is Elementary
Music Settlement, The
Music Travel Consultants
Musical Resources
Musicians Repair Service
Muskingum University
National Association for Music Education
Neff Company
New Era/Crowne Excellence
Noteworthy Tours, Inc.
Oboe Chicago, Inc.
Ohio Foundation for Music Education
Ohio Northern University
Ohio State University School of Music, The
Ohio University School of Music
Otterbein University
Pearl Corporation
Pee-Jay’s Fresh Fruit
Pellegrino Music Center
Percussion Marketing Council
Peter Zaret & Sons Violins
playhousesquare
Premier Tour and Travel
QuaverMusic.com
R & E Music Tours
Rettig Music, Inc.
Royalton Music Center/Professional Suite
Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn Company
Singing Buckeyes
Soundwaves Recording
StageRight Corporation
Stanbury Uniforms, Inc. - Midwest Band
Stanton's Sheet Music
Stoller Fundraising
Straight A Tours & Travel
Summit Tour & Travel, Inc.
Super Holiday Tours
The All-Ohio State Fair Youth Choir
Tiffin University
Tone Deaf Comics
Universal Orlando Resort Youth Group Programs
University of Akron, The
University of Cincinnati
University of Dayton
University of Mount Union
University of Toledo, The
US Army Bands
VanderCook College of Music
Wenger Corporation
West Music Company
Westminster College
Wittenberg University
Woodwind & Brasswind
WorldStrides International Discovery
Wright State University
Xavier University
Yamaha Corporation of America
Yankee Candle Fund Raising
Young's Screenprinting & Embroidery
Youngstown State University - Dana School of Music

Information for potential exhibitors

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Would your business or institution like to exhibit at the 2015 OMEA Professional Development Conference? If so, we encourage you to visit the new OMEA Business Portal. Our State Conference has posted @2800 registered music educators in recent years with a total attendance of approximately 9000 including music educators, exhibitors, clinicians, student performers, and parents. Exhibit Hall has contracted 170 companies/institutions in 250 booths. Join the Ohio exhibiting experience!
December/January TRIAD - NEW!
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Click on the cover to view the electronic issue of TRIAD, the official journal of the Ohio Music Education Association!

OMEA members may access back issues of the electronic TRIAD in the member portal.
All-State Choir Rehearsal Recordings

Click the link below to access and download practice recordings for the All-State Choir songs.

You will need the user name and password that was sent to you by the All-State Choir Chair.
State Board of Education Information
Beginning late afternoon on November 9, various social media outlets carried messages announcing concern regarding a vote by the State Board of Education. The purpose of this communication is to bring clarity to some of the information that has been available over the last 24 hours.

Click the link below to download information about this topic.