The School of Music recently hosted an exhibit at the annual Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Convention in San Antonio, Texas. The convention is the largest music educators conference in the world with over 25,000 teachers and participants attending.
Many students, both graduate and undergraduate, visited the School of Music’s booth. Several School of Music alumni were also present at the convention, including Jay Jacobs, Director of Bands at McNeese State University and Alicia Vause-Hernandez, Band Director at Waller Independent School District. A number of UF-online Music Education students who live in Texas stopped by the booth to connect in person with UF faculty, staff, alumni and other students.
Dr. Russell Robinson, Professor of Music and Chair of the Music Education Department, presented a workshop, Creative Rehearsal Techniques for Today’s Choral Classrooms, at the Texas Music Educators Association, February 13, in San Antonio. TMEA is the largest music educators conference in the world with over 25,000 teachers and participants attending. Dr. Robinson has an instructional DVD by the same title and his appearance was sponsored by Disney Performing Arts.