This Weekend at the 2016 Oklahoma Music Educators Association Conference

Jan 20, 2016

The 2016 Oklahoma Music Educators Association Conference opens Thursday morning in downtown Tulsa. Music teachers and students from across the state will gather at the Tulsa Assembly Center for workshops and band, choral, and orchestral performances. You're invited to public performances of these all-state ensembles on Friday evening and Saturday afternoon. Most concerts are free and open to the public.

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•••• THURSDAY AFTERNOON, JANUARY 21, 2016 ••••

2:00 – 2:50 pm
INTERCOLLEGIATE HONOR BAND CONCERT
DoubleTree Hotel, International Ballroom
• H. Robert Reynolds, Conductor

5:45 – 6:15 pm
DOUBLETREE FOYER CONCERT
DoubleTree Hotel, International Ballroom Foyer
• ‘Silver Strings’, Putnam City Schools

•••• THURSDAY EVENING, JANUARY 21, 2016 ••••

7:15 – 9:30 pm
BAND HONOR CONCERT
Cox Business Center, Assembly Hall
• Coweta Jr High Wind Ensemble, Heather Koehn, Conductor
• Broken Arrow High School Symphonic Band #1, Kelli Pence, Conductor 
• Oklahoma State University Symphonic Band, Douglas S. Henderson, Conductor 

7:30 - 9:30 pm
CHORAL HONOR CONCERT
Holy Family Cathedral
• Bartlesville Central Middle School 8th Treble, Ariel Ortega, Conductor
• Union 8th Grade Concert Choir, Samuel Jeremy Stevens, Conductor
• Southern Nazarene University Chorale, Jim Graves, Conductor
• University of Central Oklahoma Chorale, Karl Nelson, Conductor

8:00 – 10:00 pm
JAZZ ENSEMBLE CONCERT
Tulsa Jazz Hall of Fame
• Claremore High School Jazz Choir, Ruiel Doonkeen, Conductor
• Norman High School Jazz Ensemble, Joel Deardorf, Conductor
• Broken Arrow High School Jazz Ensemble 1, Adam Wiencken, Conductor

•••• FRIDAY MORNING, JANUARY 22, 2016 ••••

10:15 – 11:30 am
GENERAL SESSION
Cox Business Center, Assembly Hall
• OKMEA All-State Children’s Concert, Susan Brumfield, Conductor, David Hillis, Accompanist

•••• FRIDAY AFTERNOON, JANUARY 22, 2015 ••••

1:45 – 2:15 pm
DOUBLETREE FOYER CONCERT
DoubleTree Hotel, Main Lobby

3:00 – 4:00 pm
COMMUNITY ENSEMBLE CONCERT
Cox Business Center, Assembly Hall
• Oklahoma City Symphonic Band, Mark G. Belcik, Conductor
• Frontier Brass Band, Matthew Mireles, Conductor, Ryan Sharp, Artistic Director

5:00 – 5:25 pm
ELEMENTARY HONOR CONCERT
Trinity Episcopal Church
• Norman Children’s Chamber Choir, Sandra Knudson, Conductor

•••• FRIDAY EVENING, JANUARY 22, 2016 ••••

7:30 – 9:30 pm
CHORAL HONOR CONCERT
Trinity Episcopal Church
• Edmond Memorial High School Women’s Chorus, Wes Singleton, Conductor
• Colla Voce, Yukon, Darin Chapin, Conductor
• Norman High School Chorale, Stephania Abell, Conductor, Matt R. Johnson, Conductor
• University of Oklahoma Chorale, Richard Zielinski, Conductor

7:30 – 9:30 pm
BAND HONOR CONCERT
Performing Arts Center, Chapman Hall
• Union High School Wind Ensemble, Charles Pisarra, Conductor
• Moore High School Wind Ensemble, Clint Brown, Conductor
• University of Oklahoma Wind Symphony, William K. Wakefield, Conductor

7:45 – 9:30 pm
ORCHESTRA HONOR CONCERT
Cox Business Center, Assembly Hall
• Cheyenne Middle School Orchestra, Kristin Geist, Conductor
• Oklahoma Youth Orchestra, Eric Garcia, Conductor

•••• SATURDAY, JANUARY, 23, 2016 ••••

OKMEA FESTIVAL CONCERTS

11:00 – 12:00 am
OKMEA All-State Jazz Ensemble (Hall of Fame Concert $5)
Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
• Justin DiCioccio, Conductor

12:00 – 2:00 pm
OKMEA ALL STATE CHORUS CONCERT (PAC Concerts $18)
Tulsa Performing Arts Center, Chapman Hall
• OKMEA All-State Women’s Chorus, Rosephanye Powell, Conductor 
• OKMEA All-State Mixed Chorus, Jerry Blackstone, Conductor 

2:30 – 5:00 pm
OKMEA ALL-STATE INSTRUMENTAL CONCERT (PAC Concerts $18)
Tulsa Performing Arts Center, Chapman Hall 
• OKMEA All-State Symphonic Band, David Vandewalker, Conductor
• OKMEA All-State Orchestra, Matthew Troy, Conductor
• OKMEA All-State Wind Symphony, Alfred L. Watkins, Conductor