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ERIE COUNTY Music Educators Association

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ECMEA  CALENDAR  2017-18 - approved 6/21/17                                              

JULY 2017       

15                     Membership Guide Deadline

 

AUGUST 2017

1                      Public and Private School membership Deadline  

1                      Music Approved and Checked Out of Library by Ensemble Chairs

29                     Music Coordinators and Superintendents Mailing

29                     Membership Guide Mailed to All Members (2016-17 Members)

29                     ECMEA Conference Day registration opens on SoloChair.com

 

SEPTEMBER 2017

4                      Labor Day

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

15                     Music Programs Submitted to Festival Administrator for Ordering

15                     Announcement for General Membership Meeting

15                     Membership Due Date

15                     Elementary Choral Pre-application OPENS on SoloChair.com

25 (Mo)             7:30 PM General Membership Meeting - Kleinhans

                        6:30 PM New Teacher Orientation

 

OCTOBER 2017

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

5 (Th)                4:30 PM Instrumental Committee Meeting – Maryvale Alumni Hall

9                      Columbus Day

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

14 (S)               Classroom Music Festival, Lindbergh Elem. School, Kenmore-Tonawanda CSD

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

                        SoloChair.com

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

19                     NYSBDA/ECMEA Regional Band Workshop – Orchard Park High School

 

NOVEMBER 2017

1                      Audition Materials to Chairs

1                      Advertising Deadline for Festival Program

3-4                    NYSSMA Junior High Area All-State – Akron HS

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

10 (F)                Veterans’ Day Observance (no school)

15                     Deadlines

                        All Instrumental Solos

                        Jazz Solos

                        JH Choral Trios

                        SH Choral Quartets

                        Elementary Choral Names

                        Scholarships

15                     SH Choral Audition Music Distribution

17-18                NYSSMA Senior High Area All-State – SUNY Fredonia

 

JANUARY 2018

2                      HS Chorus Quartet Name Registration open on SoloChair.com

6                      Elementary Choral Music Distributed at Elementary Auditions

6                      Elementary Instrumental, JH Choral, and Instrumental Jazz Auditions - Depew

6                      6:00 PM ECMEA Board Banquet

13                     JH Instrumental Auditions - Orchard Park

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

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

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

27                     Scholarship Auditions – Maryvale HS

                       

 

FEBRUARY 2018

1                      Last Day for ALL Name Changes to Concert Program

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

3                      Scholarship Interviews (if needed) – Maryvale HS

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

15                     Last Day for Elementary and Junior High Chorus Substitutions

19                     President’s Day

 

MARCH 2018                                       

3 (Sat)              Elementary Rehearsals – Sweet Home Middle School

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

9-10                  JH North All-County Festival – location TBA        

9-10                  JH South All-County Festival – location TBA

14 (W)              Elementary Rehearsals – Sweet Home

16 (F)                            Elementary Dress Rehearsals - Kleinhans           

16                     Jazz Rehearsals - Cheektowaga HS

17 (Sat)             Elementary Concert - Kleinhans

17                     Jazz Rehearsals and Concerts - Cheektowaga HS

23-24                SH All-County Festival – University at Buffalo

24                     10:00 AM General Membership Meeting – Univ. at Buffalo   

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

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

 

APRIL 2018

5                      Election Ballot Notice

6                      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 2018

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

 

JUNE 2018

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

                        Instrumental and Choral Committees Meet

15                     Music Selections Chosen By Conductors

22                     MUSIC LIBRARY CLOSED

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

 

JULY 2018

15                     Membership Guide Deadline

15                     Music Library Opens

 

AUGUST 2018

1                      Public and Private School Membership Deadline for 2018-2019

1 – Sept. 15      ECMEA Membership Drive