Presiden’t Conference Invitation 2016

President’s Invitation

from Karen Callan, MMEA President


Please join us in Great Falls for the 79th Annual MMEA Conference!


Our conference features:


General Interest Sessions

focusing on technology to enhance your teaching, information        on the new Montana State Arts Standards, developing student leadership and wisdom from the MMEA Past President’s panel

Remarkable host night concert starring Taiko Drumming phenom Kenny Endo

Eckroth Music Reception Wednesday evening at the Holiday Inn Convention Center

Astounding General Session

with inspirational Keynote Addresses by Scott Rush (“Habits of a Significant Music Educator”) and Northwest Division President Camille Blackburn

Terrific MMEA Exhibit Hall with vendors who support our efforts in the classroom

Fantastic sessions presented by our affiliate organizations to inform, challenge and inspire us

Amazing opportunities to network with friends, old and new

Lively (and delicious!) affiliate business and planning luncheons

Lyrical performance by the Montana Choral Director’s Association at the General Session

Smashing All State Festival rehearsals and performances under the guidance of three of the best conductors in the country


                  Dusty Molyneaux and his staff are rolling out the welcome mat for us at Great Falls High School. They have worked hard to make our conference a success, giving us equipment for each session, setting up session rooms and rehearsal space and providing us with catered lunches on both days. Thank you Dusty, and the Great Falls Public Schools music staff. We couldn’t have a successful conference without your efforts!


                  Come to Great Falls in October! Bring a friend and enjoy the benefits of being part of a group of enthusiastic, passionate music educators. We are the Montana Music Educators Association. We love getting together each fall.

                  And we want you to join us!