Ohio Music Education Association Conference

Ohio Music Education Association Conference 2018

February 8 - 10, 2018

Booth 329

Columbus Convention Center
Exhibit Hall A
400 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215
United States

The Ohio Music Education Association Conference provides the opportunity to visit with music industry professionals and discuss the latest in curriculum materials for use in the classroom with the purpose of refreshing and enhancing music teacher's skills. Multiple clinics and workshops are presented by master teachers and leaders from across the United States with opportunities for meaningful and relevant re-certification points. The conference also affords networking opportunities with fellow music teachers from across the state.

For more information, visit omeapdc.com.

Clinic Details

Friday, February 9

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Hyatt Franklin

BEGINNING STRINGS: The First Two Years Are Critical

Bob Phillips

Learn ideas and tips for teaching technique, aural skills, musicianship, pedagogy, classroom management, and reading to young players. These and other factors of success will be covered.

Saturday, February 10

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Hyatt Madison Room


Bob Phillips

Great intonation is easy to teach using simple listening strategies and games. Progressive steps to develop students with high listening skills using traditional and creative approaches.

Saturday, February 10

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Hyatt Union AB


Bob Phillips

Teaching shifting, vibrato and scales has never been easier. Specific strategies are presented for teaching students to shift with ease. This is a must for band/choir directors teaching strings.

Clinician Details

Bob Phillips

Bob Phillips

Pedagogue, composer, and teacher trainer Bob Phillips taught strings for 27 years. An expert in large group pedagogy and alternative styles, he has presented clinics throughout the world.

Phillips has authored many books, including Alfred Music’s new method Sound Innovations. He has had over 140 pieces and 19 book series published for orchestras and bands, is an award winning ASCAP composer, and has a broad conducting resume.

As the current Director of String Publications for Alfred Music and the Past-President of ASTA, Bob was inducted into the University of Michigan School of Music Hall of Fame in 2013.

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