26-28 October 2017 | The Sheraton Hotel, Red Deer
Music Conference Alberta is Alberta’s premier professional development opportunity for music teachers, choral conductors, band directors, and studio instructors. Held at centrally-located Sheraton Red Deer, delegates are invited to attend interest sessions, interactive panel discussions, open rehearsals and rehearsal labs, masterclasses, MCA One-on-One sessions, and concerts. The MCA Marketplace provides an opportunity for delegates to browse and purchase product, meet industry representatives, and learn about upcoming travel and fundraising opportunities. Leaders in music education in the province are recognized in the company of their peers at the MCA Awards Luncheon.
Music Conference Alberta is a joint venture of Choir Alberta, Alberta Band Association,and Alberta Music Education Foundation in partnership with Alberta Kodály Association, Alberta Registered Music Teachers' Association, and Alberta String Association.
CALL FOR INTEREST SESSIONS
Choir Alberta invites proposals for the presentation of interest sessions at Music Conference Alberta. A range of topics related to choral music and music education will be considered, including choral techniques, the changing voice, assessment, working with non-auditioned choirs, repertoire, and use of technology in the classroom and rehearsal. Submission deadline — Friday, Mar 31.
CALL FOR DEMONSTRATION CHOIRS
Choir Alberta is seeking elementary/children's choirs and high school/youth choirs to serve as demonstration choirs at Music Conference Alberta. Demonstration choirs will participate in an open rehearsal which may be led by the choir's conductor or by a conference presenter. Submission deadline — Sunday, Apr 30.