2014 OMEA All-State Dates: Thursday, January 16 thru Sunday, January 19
All-State Conference- Kids First!
Single Banquet Tickets $50
Pre- registrations $175
Late registrations (no banquet) $200
Retired registrations $90
Spouse registrations $40
Collegiate registrations (with banquet) $40
Single session registration $30
Non-member registration (no banquet) $250
Conference credit from WOU will be offered for more infromation contact Susan Griffin
Collegiate Registration Instructions for OMEA Conference
Collegiate Conference Cost: $0
Please go to the conference registration page to register. Collegiate members do not need to login. You will need to bring your CMENC/NAfME card to the conference to show membership. Skip login process-Please fill out the personal information and contact Information. Skip Full Conference Registration. Select Collegiate OMEA Member and Additional Banquet Ticket if you wish to purchase a Banquet Ticket.
All-State- acceptance notifications were sent out on November 1, 2013
Student Fees for 2014: High School $280, Middle School $200, Elementary School $160
For more information contact Tom Muller, Conference Chair
High School Symphonic Band
Timothy J. Robblee is Associate Director of Bands at Northwestern University and conducts the Symphonic Band and Contemporary Music Ensemble.
High School Orchestra
Donald Schleicher is in his twelfth season as Professor of Conducting and Music Director of the University of Illinois Orchestras in Urbana-Champaign.
Paula Crider, following a distinguished 33-year teaching career, continues to share her passion for making music as guest conductor, lecturer, clinician and adjudicator in the U.S. and abroad.
High School Mixed Choir
Christopher Peterson is Professor of Music at California State University where he directs the CSUF Concert Choir, the Titan Men’s Chorus, and teaches classes in choral music education.
Robert Tapper is a native of Boston, Massachusetts and is currently Assistant Professor of Trombone and Director of jazz at the University of Montana.
Middle School Boys Choir
David L. Brunner is acclaimed as one of today’s most active and versatile conductors and composers. His wide and varied expertise embraces all ages in professional, university, public school, community, church and children’s choruses.
Middle School Girls Choir
Georgina Philippson; enthusiastic, knowledgeable, pedagogue, master teacher- these are all adjectives to describe the multi-talented Georgina Philippson.
Middle School Orchestra
Jeffrey S. Bishop is a composer and writer based in Kansas City. He’s published over one hundred works for band and orchestra and has several non-fiction articles in trade magazines. He has written five novels for young adults as well.
Middle School Band
Richard Saucedo is a freelance arranger and composer, having released numerous marching band arrangements, concert band works and choral compositions. He is currently on the writing staff for the Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation.
Susan Brumfield is Professor of Music Education at Texas Tech University and holds a Ph.D. in Music Education from the University of Oklahoma. She is widely known throughout the United States and the United Kingdom as a clinician, consultant, author, composer, arranger and conductor of children’s choirs.
OMEA Polices & Procedures Adopted 5/18/13
Please note that the nomination applications for OMEA awards are now available on the side bar.
Oregon Music Jobs are posted on the OBDA Website