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ERIE COUNTY Music Educators Association

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2018-19 ECMEA  CALENDAR

APPROVED March 8, 2018

 

 

JULY 2018       

15                     Membership Guide Deadline

 

AUGUST 2018

  1                    Public and Private School membership Deadline  

  1                    Music Approved and Checked Out of Library by Ensemble Chairs

31                     Membership Guide Mailed to All Members and Superintendents (2017-18 Members)

 

SEPTEMBER 2018

  3                    Labor Day

(4                     First Day for Students – at least Erie 1 BOCES…)

  4                    ECMEA Conference Day registration opens on SoloChair.com

13 (Th)              4:30 PM Board Meeting - ECMEA Office

15                     Music Programs Submitted to Festival Administrator for Ordering

15                     Membership Due Date

15                     Elementary Choral Pre-application OPENS on SoloChair.com

24                     Announcement for General Membership Meeting

 

OCTOBER 2018

1                      4:00 PM New Music Teacher Orientation at General Membership Meeting (Kleinhan’s)

                        4:00 PM General Membership Meeting – Reception starts - Kleinhan’s Music Hall (Henry’s)

                        4:30 PM G.M. Meeting Commences – 5:30 PM Reception continues

8                      Columbus Day

9 (Tu)                4:30 PM Choral Committee Meeting – Lancaster HS Conference Room

9 (Tu)                4:30 PM Instrumental Committee Meeting – Maryvale Alumni Hall

11 (Th)              4:30 PM Board Meeting - ECMEA Office

15                     Instrumental, JH Choral Trios, and SH Choral Quartet Registration OPENS on

                        SoloChair.com

15                     Deadline – Elementary Choral Pre-Application on SoloChair.com

18 ?                  NYSBDA/ECMEA Regional Band Workshop – Clarence Middle School

20 (S)               Classroom Music Festival, Windemere School, Amherst CSD

 

NOVEMBER 2018

1                      Audition Materials to Chairpersons

1                      Advertising Deadline for Festival Program

2-3                    NYSSMA Junior High Area All-State – Akron HS (assuming)

8 (TH)               4:30 PM Board Meeting – ECMEA Office

12 (M)               Veterans’ Day Observance (no school) (the 11th is Sunday)

15                     Deadlines

                        All Instrumental Solos

                        Jazz Solos

                        JH Choral Trios

                        SH Choral Quartets

                        Elementary Choral Names

                        Scholarships

15                     SH Choral Audition Music Distribution

16-17                NYSSMA Senior High Area All-State – SUNY Fredonia (assuming)

 

JANUARY 2019

2                      HS Chorus Quartet Name Registration open on SoloChair.com

12                     Elementary Instrumental, JH Choral, and Instrumental Jazz Auditions – Depew

12                     Elementary Choral Music Distributed at Elementary Auditions

15                     Deadline – SH Vocal Quartet names submitted on SoloChair.com

19                     JH Instrumental Auditions - Orchard Park

18                     Deadline – SH Vocal Quartet names submitted on SoloChair.com

26                     SH Instrumental, Choral Quartet, and Vocal Jazz Auditions – BAVPA

                       

 

 

 

FEBRUARY 2019

1                      WNY Conference Day for Music Educators - Buffalo Niagara Convention Center

1                      Last Day for ALL Name Changes to Concert Program

2                      Scholarship Auditions – Maryvale HS

2                      6:00 PM ECMEA Board Banquet

7 (TH)               4:30 PM Instrumental Committee Meeting – Maryvale Alumni Hall

9                      Scholarship Interviews (if needed) – Maryvale HS

14 (TH)              4:30 PM Board Meeting – Lancaster HS

15                     Last Day for Elementary and Junior High Chorus Substitutions

18                     President’s Day

18-22                Mid-Winter Recess – both BOCES

 

 

MARCH 2019                                       

2 (Sat)              Elementary Rehearsals – Sweet Home Middle School

6 (W)                Elementary Rehearsals – Sweet Home Middle School

8-9                    Elementary Dress Rehearsals / Concerts – Kleinhans (confirmed) 

8-9                    Jazz Festival - Cheektowaga HS

14 (TH)              4:30 Board Meeting – Lancaster HS

15-16                JH North All-County Festival – location TBA        

15-16                JH South All-County Festival – location TBA

22-23                SH All-County Festival – University at Buffalo

23                     10:00 AM General Membership Meeting – University at Buffalo

25 (M)               7:00 PM Choral Committee Meeting – Gary Lee’s Home

28 (TH)              4:30 PM Instrumental Committee Meeting – Maryvale Alumni Hall

 

 

APRIL 2019

4                      Election Ballot Notice

5                      Festival Music Due Back to Library

15                     Deadline for the Selection of Instrumental Chairs and Conductors

15                     Deadline for the Selection of Choral Chairs and Conductors

30                     Election Ballots Deadline

 

 

MAY 2019

9 (TH)               4:30 PM Board Meeting - ECMEA Office

 

JUNE 2019

3                      4:30 PM Notebook Meeting with all Chairs – Amherst MS

                        Instrumental and Choral Committees Meet

15                     Music Selections Chosen By Conductors

21                     MUSIC LIBRARY CLOSED

20                     4:30 PM Re-organization Board Meeting – Revett’s Home

 

JULY 2019

15                     Membership Guide Deadline

15                     Music Library Opens

 

AUGUST 2019

1                      Public and Private School Membership Deadline for 2019-20

1 – Sept. 15      ECMEA Membership Drive