COLL: ­2017 AMEA Professional Development Conference Highlights for Collegiates

Josh MeyerClinics chosen especially for the Collegiate Division

  • Sing, My Tongue, the Glorious Battle: Resources and Ideas for Pronunciation, Comprehension, and Memorization of Sung Texts ­ Tiffany Bostic Brown and Ian Loeppky, Clinicians
  • The ‘Few Good Men’ in a Choir of Women: How to Employ Quality Repertoire and Teaching Strategies ­ Greg Lefils, Clinician
  • Learning from the Great Maestros: Five Principles We Can Apply to our Daily Conducting ­ Blake Richardson, Clinician
  • Developing Part­Singing Skills in School­Age Musicians ­ Georgia Newlin, Clinician
  • Copyright ­ Barry Morgan, Clinician
  • Communication with Parents ­ Anne Witt, Clinician
  • Congratulations! You Got Hired! Now, Don’t Get Fired ­ Lisa Gillespie, Clinician
  • Get Organized!: Time Management for Music Educators ­ Frank Buck, Clinician
  • Woodwind Repair: I Can Do All THAT By Myself? ­ Dave Lawson, Clinician
  • The Developmental Years of a Band Director ­ What I Needed to Know but Didn’t. ­ Russ Thompson, Clinician
  • Plus 49 other clinic sessions of interest to music educators and future music educators


  • Alabama Intercollegiate Band
  • The Huxford Symphony Orchestra
  • Alabama All­State Show Choir
  • Alabama All­State Jazz Bands
  • 22 Invited Performing Groups (bands, choirs, percussion ensembles, jazz bands) representing Elementary, Middle School, High
    School and College

Special Events and other Conference Highlights

  • Collegiate Luncheon
  • Collegiate/HED Mixer
  • Keynote Speaker: Scott Lang
  • Conference Exhibits Networking

Joshua Meyer
AMEA Collegiate Division President
(256) 566-1265