Weekly Notes 6/18/2020

Friday, June 19, 2020 1:37 PM | Hannah Miller (Administrator)
This month, the Board of Directors was challenged to reflect on the value of MSVMA in their lives. Treasurer and scheduling guru Julia Holt shares her thoughts this week. Read More...
Join us for the 48th Summer Conference! For the first time offered online, attendees will enjoy professional development sessions designed for vocal music educators of all levels.

Registration Fees

Conference Pass $100

Student  $65

Retired/Emeritus  $65

1st Year Teacher  $65

For more information, visit http://www.msvma.org/summerconference.


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Volunteerism is the lifeblood of the Michigan School Vocal Music Association. Our vast network of volunteers continues to ensure the success of our festivals and student opportunities. MSVMA is in need of the following positions for the upcoming school year:

Supervisor for State Choral Festivals
Host and Host schools for April 23-24 South State S&E
Host and Host schools for April 28, 29, 30 South State Choral Festival
Hosts and Host schools for May 10, 11 Central State Choral Festival 


If you are interested in volunteering for any of these positions, please email Kathy Cunningham at kathycunningham@msvma.org
Registration is open now at https://bit.ly/TheatreWorkshops For full details, visit https://oakland.edu/smtd/community-engagement/
Questions? Email smtdadmissions@oakland.edu.

Subbmitted by Michelle Tschirhart

Submitted by Will Nichols
You are invited for a time to connect with other MSVMA members! Each Monday, we would like to meet together to talk about whatever is on your mind about your program, what inspired recently, questions about...well, anything! MSVMA has always been a great place for community and supporting one another as vocal music teachers. It’s important that we maintain our community in this time of change. Head over to the MSVMA Discussion Group on Facebook for the link that will be posted each Monday! Hope to see you there! 

If you have any questions, please email Adam Wurst (WurstAda@APSFalcons.netor Kathy Cunningham (kathycunningham@msvma.org).

Submitted by Adam Wurst 
"A Community Well" Choral Rubric Curriculum

MSVMA members are working together to create a curriculum resource that can be used to teach the MSVMA Choral Performance Rubric in a variety of learning environments: In the classroom, online, or a hybrid model. You are invited to share your ideas for teaching Tone Quality, Pitch, Rhythm, Diction, Interpretation, and Presentation. Below is a great introduction video by Sarah Stockton (Walled Lake Western HS)! For more information, click here.

If you have any questions, please email Adam Wurst (WurstAda@APSFalcons.net) or Sarah Stockton
Submitted by Adam Wurst


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