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NDMEA now has a group on facebook. If you haven't already done so, please search out the group on facebook and request to become a member. The NDMEA facebook group exists to help its members communicate about upcoming events and opportunities for students and teachers, alike. Please feel free to share information about upcoming concerts, professional development events, and even research questions. If for some reason you have any trouble joining or posting on the group, feel free to contact Darcy Brandenburg at dm.brandenburg@sendit.nodak.edu.





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                                  Darcy Brandenburg and Representative Cramer's Aide Tyler Flom

            
                      Darcy Brandenburg and Senator Heitkamp's Aide Allison Grigonis

                     
                             Darcy Brandenburg and Senator Hoeven's Aide Shawn Affolter

                                            

                 NDMEA President Darcy Brandenburg and NAfME President-Elect Denese Odegaard


                   EVENTS

                     

All-State Audition Workshop 

The University of Mary music faculty will present a workshop for students preparing for All State Auditions on Saturday, Dec. 6, 3:00-6:00 pm in Heskett Hall in the Clairmont Center for the Performing Arts. The workshop is free, but we ask that students register by Thursday, Dec. 4. The workshop will include general sessions on audition etiquette and sight reading strategies, as well as individual sessions for instrumentalists and vocalists auditioning for orchestra, band, choir, jazz ensemble, and vocal jazz.

 

Following the workshop, students are invited to a free dinner at U-Mary, and the 7:30 pm performance of Christmas at Mary in Our Lady of the Annunciation Chapel.

 

If you have seniors who are interested in auditioning for music scholarships at U-Mary, we will be holding scholarship auditions earlier the same day.

 

Please feel free to share this info with other directors, and let us know if you have any questions.

Tom Porter

Chair, Department of Music

music@umary.edu

701-355-8301

 

Registration form: http://www.umary.edu/forms/music/allstate.php

Scholarship registration form: http://www.umary.edu/forms/music/

Campus map: http://www.umary.edu/pdflibrary/campusmap.pdf





Save the Date:

See www.worldmusicdrumming.com for information about a four and a half day drumming workshop with Will Schmid: June 15-19 Dickinson, ND (Level 1) at

Hagen Jr. High, Dickinson, ND.




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