- Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association -
This website is part of an ongoing project from the MSBOA Music Education Committee. This group of music educators meets twice each year to discuss music education related topics and to create and compile resources for school instrumental music directors.
Directors are encouraged to visit the Music Education Workshop Committee website regularly. Resources are updated periodically throughout the year, including meeting minutes and the results of surveys that were sent out to the membership. If you have suggestions or concerns for the Music Education Workshop Committee, please contact your district representative.
Updates from the Committee
1/5/19 Meeting Summary:
We worked on revamping the website--redoing the design, adding links, and organizing the pages to make it more user-friendly.
MSBOA Special Needs Accommodation Policy
We are holding off on official forms for this policy, but discussed a step-by-step process. Directors are still responsible for communicating with VPs for specific festivals. We are still discussing getting information to Adjudicators. VPs are still responsible for communicating information to adjudicators and site hosts as necessary.
We continued using the new, clean format! The yearly “calendar” of information is organized for the year, by month. The idea is to get out information earlier before people might be looking for it. We compiled multiple months of newsletters that will get information out to the membership ahead of time.
Solo and Ensemble Rep Lists
We compiled a list of resources (focusing mostly on middle school). The resource is available on the website.
The demographic survey is complete and results are available on the survey page of our website.
Writing Across the Curriculum
We discussed and compiled information pertaining to writing in an ensemble setting, focusing on Common Core standards at the high school level.