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2022 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

November 17-19, 2022

Greater Richmond Convention Center

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Active Members (current teachers who are current NAfME members)

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT PRICE $90.00

after October 15th $120.00

Retirees, College Students, First-Year Teachers (current NAfME members)

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT PRICE $25.00

after October 15th $45.00

Non-Members (those without current active NAfME status)

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT PRICE $235.00

after October 15th $250.00

Non-Music Teacher spouses/guests that accompany a VMEA member to conference are welcome to

pick-up at Guest Badge at on-site registration.

Our registration portal allows payment via Credit Card or Check

Please remit Checks payable to VMEA to:

VMEA Treasurer

114 Powhatan Dr.

Williamsburg, VA 23188

Full refunds are available up to 30 days prior to event.

50% refunds are available up to 7 days prior to event.

No refunds available within 7 days or beyond event.

*To request refund, email Laurel Phillip at laphillip.vmea@gmail.com

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WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?

  • Refreshes and enhances teaching skills.

  • Serves as an opportunity for quality professional development.

  • Provides information and training on the latest research and trends in music education.

  • Reviews the latest developments in music technology.

  • Affords networking opportunities with fellow music teachers from across the Commonwealth.

  • Provides clinics and workshops presented by master teachers and leaders from across the United States.

  • Provides opportunity to visit with music industry professionals and discuss the latest in curriculum materials for use in the classroom.

  • Presents outstanding performing groups conducted by fellow teachers.

  • Provides opportunity for meaningful and relevant recertification points.

  • Provides new thoughts and ideas to be used in the classroom immediately.

VMEA welcomes the following presenters and clinicians at the 2022 Conference. 

PERFORMERS & CLINICIANS

Justin Alexander

Angela Ammerman

Doug Armstrong

Reid Atkinson

MUC Jason Ayoub

Taylor Barnett

Sean Beavers

Denise Bernardini

Tina Beveridge

Foster Beyers

Kelly Bisogno

MU1 Pamela Blakely

Annamarie Bollino

Dr. Meredith Bowen

Kevin Brawley

Justin Caithaml

Scott Casagrande

Edryn Coleman

Vimari Colón-León

Kyle Cook

Philip Coston

Ashley Cuthbertson

David Dockan

Jason Dungee

Dennis Edelbrock

Michael Ehrlich

Mathias Elmer

Beth Fabrizio

Denise Gagne

Robin Giebelhausen

Dr. Arris Golden

Sandy Goldie

Kristin Gomez

Bobby Gregg

Shannon Gunn

Chelsey Hamm

Darla S.Hanley

William Hart Wells

Amy Hernandez

Tiffany Hitz

Robin Hodson

Daniel Holland

Clyde Hughes

Marshaun Hymon

Veronica Jackson

Erik Jacobs

Michael Kamuf

Allison P. Kipp

MUCM David Kolo Kolo

MU1 Alex Kovling

Aaron Kunk

Dr. William L. Lake, Jr.

Andrew LaPrade

Michelle Milligan

Ariel Mitchell

Tim Niebergall

John Nye

Anne Marie Patterson

John Peterson

Erin Plinco

David Pope

Erin Price

Nicholas Prosini

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Shaan Rais

Elizabeth Reed

Dr. Luis Rivera

Allison Russo

Jackie Secoy

Stephanie Standerfer

Gregory Thomas

Matt Trkula

Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy

Kevin Vigil

Shelbie Wahl-Fouts

Dr. LaToya Webb

Edward L. Weiner, Esq

Gene Welch

MUC Thomas Wheeler

Ran Whitley

Molly Wikens-Reed

Allison Wilkinson

Franklin Willis

MUC Nathaniel Willson

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INVITED PERFORMANCE ENSEMBLES

Choral Performances

St. Christopher's School 7th and 8th Grade Choir

Nick Brata, Director

West Springfield High School MadrigalsHS

Dustin Brandt, Director

Brian Woods HS Falcon SingersHS

Nigel Tangredi, Director

Woodson Bella VoceHS

Amy Moir, Director

Southern Virginia University Chamber Singers

Kyle Bishop Nielsen, Director

Orchestra Performances

Rachel Carson Symphonic Orchestra

Devyn Grimes (Wilcox), Director

South County High School Chamber Orchestra

Marci Swift, Director

Fairfax High School Chamber Orchestra

Gerald Fowkes, Director

Old Dominion University Symphony Orchestra

Dr. Paul Sanho Kim, Director

Band Performances

Cooper Middle School

Matthew Baker, Director

Lake Braddock Symphonic Band

Michael C Luley, Director

Grafton High School Wind Ensemble

Darren Kirsch, Director

James Madison University Wind Symphony Stephen P. Bolstad, Director

Shenandoah Conservatory Studio Big Band Matthew Niess, Director

Alexandria City High School Jazz Band "A"

Doug Rogers, Director

EXHIBITOR
INFORMATION

The 2022 VMEA Professional Development Conference exhibit booths registration is live - please register with the link below. Please contact Exhibits Business Manager, Justin Ratcliff, for additional information.

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