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Thursday, October 12, 2023

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Registration Opens
Exhibits/Vendors Open
Room: Lake Mizell B

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Keynote Address: “Reimagining and Rebuilding Strings for the Future”
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rebecca B. MacLeod
Session Coordinator – Cheri Sleeper
Room: Lake Mizell A

1:35 pm - 2:15 pm

Successful Practices for Students on the Spectrum
Dr. Tian Sanchez
Session Coordinator-Cheri Sleeper
Room: Lake Virginia A

Sound & Subdivisions - Back to the Basics of Tone and Bow Technique
Session Coordinator – Vinny Conrod
Room: Lake Virginia B

2:20 pm - 3:00 pm

Effective Rehearsals: Combining Artistry & Pedagogy
Dr. Rebecca MacLeod
Bring your instrument!
Session Coordinator – Cheri Sleeper
Room: Lake Mizell A
Handout

3:05 pm - 3:20 pm

Refreshments in the Exhibit Room
Lake Mizell B

3:25 pm - 4:55 pm

Reading Session
Excelcia Publishing, Larry Clark
Bring your instrument!
Session Coordinator – Valerie Terry
Room: Lake Mizell A

5:15 pm

EXHIBITS CLOSE

Friday, October 13, 2023

8:30 am

Registration Opens
Exhibits/Vendors Open
Room: Lake Mizell B

9:00 am - 9:40 am

The Geometry of Intonation - Shaping the Approach to the Fingerboard
Dr. Marguerite Richardson
Session Coordinator – Vinny Conrod
Room: Lake Mizell A

9:45 am - 10:25 am

Somewhere to Belong: Non-Musical Activities to Build Relationships in the Music Classroom
Dr. Dakeyan C. Graham
Session Coordinator – Matt Davis
Room: Lake Virginia A

Logistical, Cultural, and Student-Led Approaches to Recruiting and Retaining Students: Three Successful Models
Marcey Sperr, Portia Bradby, Lauren Pardee
Session Coordinator – Andrea Szarowicz
Room: Lake Virginia B

10:30 am - 11:30 am

FOA & FLASTA General Business Meeting
Room: Lake Mizell A

11:35 am - 1:05 pm

Lunch Break

1:10 pm - 1:50 pm

Chamber Music... It’s not Just for Solo/Ensemble
Steven Bossert
Session Coordinator – Andrea Szarowicz
Room: Lake Virginia A

Music Boosters - What Can They Do for You?
Cheri Sleeper
Session Coordinator-Lauren Pardee
Room: Lake Virginia B

1:55 pm - 2:35 pm

That Will Do For Now: Quick Fixes for Common Instrument Issues
Christopher Morgan
Session Coordinator – Marcey Sperr
Room: Lake Virginia A

You Had Me at Cello!
Tian Sanchez
Session Coordinator – Andrea Szarowicz
Room: Lake Virginia B

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm

Increasing Creativity in the Strings Classroom
Dr. Rebecca MacLeod
Bring your instrument!
Session Coordinator – Cheri Sleeper
Room: Lake Mizell A

3:25 pm - 4:55 pm

Reading Session - J.W. Pepper
Dr. Rebecca MacLeod
Bring your instrument!
Session Coordinator – Laurie Bitters
Room: Lake Mizell A

4:30 pm

EXHIBITS CLOSE