REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
2023 INVITED PERFORMANCE ENSEMBLES
Katherine Johnson MS Bella Canzone
Kelly Harbison, Director
Deep Run HS Cantate
Amy El-Khouri, Director
Osbourn Park HS Madrigals
Dominick Izzo, Director
Kelli Pierson, Director
The Madison Singers of James Madison University
Dr. Jo-Ann van der Vat-Chromy, Director
Mason Jazz Vocal Ensemble
Dr. Darden Purcell, Director
Katherine Johnson MS Chamber Orchestra
Anna Sengstack, Director
Centreville HS Symphony
Mark Taylor, Meredith Kohut, Directors
Colgan HS Philharmonic Orchestra
Ben Bernstein, Director
Virginia Commonwealth University Symphony
Daniel Myssyk, Director
J. Michael Lunsford Guitar Ensemble
Jared Eastridge, Director
Radford University Guitar Ensemble
Dr. Robert S. Trent, Director
Brambleton Middle School Symphonic Band
Martin Blount, Samantha Charriez, Colson Meeks, Directors
Shelburne Middle School Band
Charlie Nesmith, Jon Wilson, Directors
Langley HS Wind Symphony
Doug Martin, Director
James W. Robinson Symphonic Band
Andrew E. Loft, Director
Thomas Jefferson HS Percussion Ensemble
Steve Ballard, Director
Christopher Reichers, Director
James Madison University Brass Band
Dr. Kevin Stees, Director
Liberty University Jazz Ensemble
Joseph Henson, Director
Virginia Wind Symphony
Captain Brian O. Walden, Director
Williamsburg Classic Swing Orchestra
Steve Turner, Director
The Pines Sound Orff Ensemble
Mary Catherine Campbell, Director
Special Featured Guests
The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own"
The U.S. Army Choir
P.o.D.4 of the 380th Army Band
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.
The City of Richmond is excited to host our VMEA Annual Professional Development Conference.
Explore the links below to make your experience in Richmond even more positive!!