Conference Schedule


Schedule of Events

You may view and download a PDF of our current schedule of events by clicking here. We will be continuing to update the schedule prior to the conference.

Now accepting late registrations! Please register online and bring your check to the registration table at the conference. Unfortunately, at this point, we cannot accept anymore banquet orders.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

5:00–6:00

Registration
Lobby of the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

6:00 –6:30

Welcome

6:30 – 7:45

Opening Keynote:
Dorinda Carter Andrews
“Decolonizing Music Education: Why Althea Rene, Kevin "K.O." Olusola, and Damien Escobar Matter” 
Auditorium

7:45 – 9:00

Opening Reception
Riverside Room
Featuring Salsa Verde

Friday, February 17, 2017

7:45 – 8:30 Registration
Lobby of the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
Room Auditorium Room 103 AB Room 106

 

8:30 – 9:00

Paper Session

Cara Bernard Alexandria Bodick
“Crossing Musical Boundaries:
The Intersections of Race, Class, and Gender”

Chair: Becky Marsh

Workshop

David Wayne Robinson, Jr.; Buckingham Browne, Nichols School
“21st century music making: A critical and compassionate conversation about racism in American music education”

Chair: Amy Lewis

Workshop

Allison Thorp “Combating Invisibility: A Workshop on Collaborating with Socially Identified Ensembles to Break Barriers and Build Empathy”

Chair: Chair: Jennifer Giustino

9:00 – 9:30

Paper Session

Erin Hansen
“Music Making to Negotiate Feelings for Sexual and Gender Minorities”

Chair: Becky Marsh

9:30 – 10:00

Paper Session

Colleen Sears 

“‘Anything essential is invisible to the eyes.’ A meditation on love, loss, and music education”

Chair: Judy Palac

Panel: “Beyond Tolerance: A Model for Community Action”

Tom Wine,

Sam Myskens,

Mayor Jeff Longwell (Skype),

Bishop Wade Moore

Chair: Amy Lewis

Papers with Breakout Sessions (4 papers)

Kevin Tutt
“Teaching Large Ensembles to Recognize, Honor, and Promote All Students and Cultures”

Daniel Shevock
“Placing Interdisciplinarity in Eco-Literate Music Pedagogy”

Randi Bolding, Elijah Jones, Noah Peak, and Blake Oerther “Emphasizing Ensemble While Encouraging Music Discipline and Empathetic Character Development”

Jonathan Doram “Surviving or Thriving: Investigating Student Thriving in a Racially and Ethnically Diverse High School Choral Setting”

Chair: Mark Adams

10:00 – 10:30

Paper Session

Karen Howard  and Angela Broeker

“Locating the Critical in a Music Teacher Education Program: From Theory to Practice”

Chair: Judy Palac

10:30 – 11:00

Break (refreshments)

11:00 – 11:30

Paper Session

Brent Talbot

Hakim Williams “Critically Assessing Forms of Resistance in Music Education”

Chair: Juliet Hess

Panel

André de Quadros

Emily Howe

Kinh T. Vu

“Musicking Equity: Enacting Social Justice Through Empowering Song”

Chair: Jennifer Giustino

Alternative Format: Curricular Innovation

Colleen Sears

David Vickerman,

Adam Warshafsky

“Exploring Race in the Band Classroom”

Chair: Latasha Thomas

11:30 – 12:00

Paper Session

Teryl Dobbs
“Music Education and the Holocaust: So What?”

Chair: Juliet Hess

12:00 – 12:30

Paper Session

Jacqueline Kelly McHale
“Developing a Critical View of Marginalization in Music Teacher Preparation”

Chair: Becky Marsh

 

Paper Session

Julie Derges Kastner
“Finding Their Voices: Informal Music Learning in the Choir Classroom”

Chair: Cindy Taggart

12:30 – 1:30

Lunch on Your Own

1:30 – 2:30

Poster Session
103AB

2:30 – 3:00

Paper Session

Kerri-Leigh Wayne  
“Diversity beyond “neutrality”: Disrupting the depoliticization of music education in South Africa and the USA”

Chair: Juliet Hess

Workshop

Michelle Ko
“Mary Had a Little Beat: Parodies & Raps in the Music Classroom”

Chair: Amy Lewis

Papers with Breakout Session (4 papers)

Myrtle Millares
“Getting in the cypher: Music, emotion, and the performance of difference”

Melanie Wheeler “Eminem & The Eton Choir Book: Battling Teacher Bias in the Music Classroom”

Amy Spears
Danelle Larson
Sarah Minette

“Informal Music Making Among Piano Bar Musicians: Implications for Bridging the Gap in Music Education”

Brandon Haskett “Creating Space: A Critical Examination of Steel Band Pedagogy”

Chair: Mark Adams

3:00 – 3:30

Paper Session

Joseph Abramo  “Thinking Critically About Social Justice Discourse”

Chair: Juliet Hess

3:30 –4:00

Paper Session

Sommer Forrester  Carol Frierson-Campbell

“‘Some Other Race”: Challenging the Complacency of Demographic Labels”

Chair: Adrienne Rodriguez

Paper Session

Tami Draves
“‘Outsider Within’: Dana’s Story”

Chair: Amy Lewis

Workshop

Ronnie Wooten
“Social Justice In Music Education: Opportunities for Education, Miseducation, or Missed Education?”

Chair: Mitch Robinson

4:00 –4:30

Break (refreshments)

4:30 – 5:45

Keynote: Randall Allsup
Ifs, Ands, and Buts: A Polyphonic Vision of Qualitative Research in Music Education
Chair: Juliet Hess
Auditorium

6:30 – 8:30

Banquet
Featuring Verdant Winds and Jazz Music Education
Lincoln Room

8:30 – 9:30

Etienne Charles
Research and Creative Process
The San Jose Suite

Saturday, February 18, 2017

7:45 – 8:15 Registration
Lobby of the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
Room Auditorium Room 103 AB Room 106

 

8:15 – 8:45

Paper Session

Emily Good-Perkins
“Rethinking Vocal Education As a Means to Encourage Positive Identity Development in Adolescents”

Chair: Becky Marsh

Facilitated Discussion

Jennifer Brimhall “Training the Socially Equitable Music Teacher: How Processes of Identity Construction in Choir Can Inform Teaching”

Chair: Adrienne Rodriguez

Facilitated Discussion

Carla E. Aguilar
“Social Justice and Music Education: Intersections of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access with Policy, Curriculum, and Professional Organizations”

Chair: Mitch Robinson

8:45 – 9:15

Paper Session

Christopher Cayari “Cultural Effects on the Music Education of Successful Ethnic Asian Music Professionals”

Chair: Becky Marsh

Workshop

Julia Wallace “Flexible Musicking: Song Circles as a Means of Recreating Ourselves”

Chair: Adrienne Rodriguez

9:15 – 9:45

Paper Session

Loneka Battiste
“‘Do You Want to Stand?’: Marginalized Voices in Music Teaching and Learning”

Chair: Amy Lewis

Panel

Karen Salvador
Allison Paetz
Matt Tippetts
“‘Being the Change’: Perfectionism and Vulnerability in Encountering Social Justice with Practicing Music Teachers.”

Chair: Adrienne Rodriguez

Papers with Breakout Sessions (4 papers)

Sommer Forrester “Arranger-in-Residence: Bridging Traditional Coursework with Practical Applications”

John Perkins “Peacebuilding through Choral Singing”

Chloe Kline
“Strengthening Community Through a Musical Residency”

Chair: Mark Adams

9:45 – 10:15

Colleen Conway Sarah Hodgman  “Music Students’ Developing Understandings of Social Justice and Music”

Chair: Mitch Robinson

10:15 - 10:30

Break (refreshments)

10:30 – 11:00

Paper Session

Joyce McCall  Elizabeth Bucura  “Doing a ‘Hard Reset’: Field Experiences of Pre-Service Music Teachers in Urban Settings”

Chair: Juliet Hess

Paper Session

Ruth Wright
“Music, Society, Education Revisited”

Chair: Adrienne Rodriguez

Workshop

Erin Charles Perez
Emily Hickey
Anna Thomas
“Are YOU in Tune With Privilege?”

Chair: Amy Lewis

11:00 – 11:30

Facilitated Discussion:

Corin T. Overland “‘You Can’t Play If You Can’t Pay!’ For-Profit Music Education and the “School of Rock”

Chair: Judy Palac

Alternative Format: 3 Connected Parts

Keitha Lucas Hamann  Laura Hynes
“Enacting Social Justice: Transforming Vocal Arts Education”

Chair: Mitch Robinson

11:30 – 12:00

Paper Session

Nasim Niknafs  “Moosighi-e-marâmi: How urban Iran reimagines a local and self-organized music education”

Chair: Amy Lewis

Paper Session

Emma Joy Jampole “Transgender Girls in School Music: An Intersectional Perspective”

Chair: Becky Marsh

12:00 – 1:00

Town Hall Meeting: Music Education Post-Election
Auditorium

1:00 – 2:00

Lunch on Your Own

2:00 – 2:30

Paper Session

William Perrine  “Music Education in the Thinking Chair: The Injustice of Classroom Advocacy”

Chair: Mitch Robinson

Workshop

Mark Adams
“Creating a New Song: Songwriting in the School Classroom”

Chair: Judy Palac

Papers with Breakout Sessions (4 papers)

Jocelyn Stevens Prendergast
“What do I do? Experiences of Five Secondary General Music Teachers” (Cont.)

Robin Giebelhausen “Elementary General Music Restored: A School Music Renaissance”

Erin Hansen
“Institutional Review Board or Institutional Road Block?”

Chair: Amy Lewis

2:30 – 3:00

Paper Session

Lisa Koops

“Start Where You Are: Responding to the Call for Change”

Chair: Juliet Hess

3:00 – 3:30

Paper Session

Kathy Armstrong  “Connecting With Rhythm: Participatory music-making as a non-verbal model of inclusivity”

Chair: Amy Lewis

Workshop

Adam Kruse
“Taking and Transforming: Sampling for Justice in Music Education”

Chair: Mitch Robinson

Facilitated Discussion

Darrin Thornton
Nicole Becker “‘What's Going On?’ Racial Literacy in Music Education"

Chair Juliet Hess

3:30 – 4:00

Paper Session

Shoshana Gottesman  “Vulnerability: A Center Piece to (Re)Generating Equal Social Relationships Through Within Musical Co-Creation”

Chair: Latasha Thomas

4:00 – 4:30

Break (refreshments)

4:30 – 5:15

Closing Keynote: Juliet Hess
“Musical Encounters and a “Discomfortable”
Music Education”
Chair Mitch Robinson
Auditorium

5:15 – 5:30

Closing Comments
Juliet Hess


Poster Authors and Titles

Author and Affiliation Poster Title
Jacob Berglin, Northwestern University A Conflict Theory of Stratification in Music Education

Erin Charles Perez, Vanderbilt University

The Retention of Minority Students in Music Programs

John Owens, Lake Michigan College

Rhythm of the Waves: Linking Transcendentalism, Nature, and Music Education

Linda Miller, Pacific Lutheran University

AMP: Student/Faculty Collaboration for Musical Equity

Tayler Boelk, The College of St. Scholastica

Rhetorical Analysis of the Still I Rise Benefit Concert

Becky Marsh, Michigan State University

The Role of Classroom Observation in Pre-Service Music Teacher Education

Jennifer Giustino, Michigan State University

No Powitanie (Greetings): Bringing Awareness to the Role of Folksong in Polish-American School Musical Culture

Latasha Thomas, Michigan State University

The Role of LGBTQ Music Educators in Mid-Michigan Schools