2020 Saskatchewan Music Conference

Friday, November 6, 2020

The conference's agenda is subject to change. Please keep checking back for more information.

10:15 am

Break /
Honour Groups Presentation

10:45 am

Session 2 Options

Select one from the following:

Robert W. Smith (Band Stream)

Session TBA

Denise Gagne (Orff Stream)

Teaching in the Post COVID Classroom

Steve Damon (Diversity Stream)

A Musical Composition Project
For Your Middle Schoolers - and You

Irene Nordheim (Diversity Stream)

Education Essentials – Reading,
Writing, “Rithmetic”, and Rhythm

11:45 am

Student Posters Presentation



9:00 am

Welcome Address

Opening remarks, online etiquette and tips.

9:15 am

Session 1 Options

Select one from the following:

Scott Lang (Band Stream)

What's Right with Education? Music!

Brent Holl (Orff Stream)

The Flop-Eared Mule -

What Can You Do with a Folk Song?

Lucas Welsh (Diversity Stream)

Fiddle in the North

Walt Hampton (Diversity Stream)

Fun With Congas/Tubanos

Music Class



12:15 pm

Lunch Break

Entertainment TBA

1:15 pm

Session 3 Options

Select one from the following:

Scott Watson (Band Stream)

Brassword – A Holophrastic
Approach to Teaching Brass

Manju Durairaj (Orff Stream)

Integrating Diverse Children’s Literature and Poetry in the Music Program

Jacob Faithful (Diversity Stream)

How to Incorporate Indigenous
Music Education into Your Curriculum

2:15 pm

Break /
RESONATE Presentation

2:30 pm

Session 4 Options

Select one from the following:

Randall Standridge (Band Stream)

Big Success with Small Resources - Strategies for Ensembles with Limited Means

Aimee Curtis Pfitzner (Orff Stream)

Hits with Children's Lit

Jennifer Lang (Diversity Stream)

Session TBA

4:00 - 4:30 pm

SMEA | Orff
Annual General Meetings



7:00 - 8:30 pm

Reading Session

Open to both SMC delegates and the general public!

Proudly sponsored by: Music Direct

8:30 pm


Music Class


SMC is proudly hosted by the Saskatchewan Music Educators Association.

P: (306) 522-9326


Box 24 Cudworth, SK SOK IBO
Phone: 306-256-3618

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The Saskatchewan Music Educators' Association would like to recognize the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund for providing significant funding support to their organization each year.