MSVMA Summer Conference

2018 MSVMA Summer Conference Registration
MSVMA is pleased to offer its 46th Annual Summer Conference to its members and others who are interested in vocal music education. Join us as headliners Dr. Andrea Ramsey, Composer and Guest Conductor and Dr. Tim Sharp, Executive Director of American Choral Directors share insights on warm-ups, reading sessions and rehearsals. Choose from breakout sessions that will help you enhance your knowledge and your students’ learning environment. Enjoy sampling repertoire in high school and middle school reading sessions. Connect with new friends and catch up with old friends as well as have a great time in downtown Lansing.   

2018 Summer Conference Session List 6.5.18.pdf

Conference Pricing

Full-time student - $100
Member completing 1st year of teaching - $100


Early Bird (June 29, 2018)
1 day $85
2 days $170
3 days $210
1 day  $110
2 days $220
3 days  $275


Early Bird (June 29, 2018)
1 day $125
2 days $210
3 days $250
1 day $205
2 days $290
3 days $290
For New MSVMA Teachers
A reduced registration fee of only $100.00 is available for those finishing their first year of teaching vocal music in a Michigan school.

This registration includes:

  • Music for the sessions that you elect to attend

  • One ticket to the Thursday evening Social Hour

  • All three days and evenings of sessions

No refunds are made for Summer Conference registration.

August 1, 8:30 AM - August 3, 2018, 12:30 PM
Packet pick-up and/or on-site registration, 7:30 AM daily

Radisson Hotel Lansing at the Capitol
111 N Grand River Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48933

$116.95 for up to 4 people in a room

MSVMA Over Night Guests Valet Rate $12/night

Temporary Valet (per entry) $20/each entry

Self-Park in structure next to Radisson $10 max/day

Use promo code: MSVMA8
Radisson Hotel Lansing

MSVMA student membership is required to receive student rate at Summer Conference and music packet. 
Click here to join the MSVMA as a student for only $15.00

 Music packets guaranteed for registrations by June 29, 2018.


17 SCECHs Available at Summer Conference

Locating Your PIC.docx


Questions? Please contact Summer Conference Supervisors. 

Helen Hansens

Kent Wattleworth

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors

 Evening Mixer Buffet Event at Lansing Brewing Company for $20.00 per person.

As innovative leaders in vocal music education, we provide experiences to inspire our diverse community.
Our vision is to reach the hearts of all people through song.

The MSVMA Offices are located in the Timme Building on the campus of Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan.

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