Music Advocacy Letter (Template)
Thanks for BCMEA Member Julia Albano-Crockford for this great letter template for Music Advocacy for your school & district.
BCMEA Check-In Videos
Here are the links and recordings from the last few BCMEA Check-Ins.
Feb 24 (LSA/District Contacts)
Mar 9 (Elementary Specific)
Mar 10 (Middle/Secondary Specific)
Bell Covers - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNLzgbgP4SI&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=RyanCho
DIY Flute Masks - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7d365_KOk4&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=RyanCho
Submitted by Ryan Cho
A detailed plan for the month of September that includes activities and resource suggestions in grades K-7, as well as links and 'how to' videos. This unit takes into consideration the new BC protocols and safety measures.
Music Play on line, Indigneous Singers of Canada, songfacts. com, songmeanings.com, various youtube examples of games, Guidance for Music Classes in BC During Covid-19, SD57 Restart Plan.
Submitted By Julie Fisher
Elementary Music - Online Classes
Pre-K/K-5 Primary, general music lessons and fun songs & Intermediate, World Music online classes ideas.
Submitted by Michelle Lambert
Brian Balmages play-along on smartmusic
It's free and basically has balmages conducting the player while they read/record the music off their screen in time with the recording playback. Pretty awesome!
Submitted by Albert Chan
VIFF AMP Talent Accelerator Program
Call for Applications: Emerging musicians, composers, managers, and aspiring music supervisors. The main way to attend the Music in Film Summit is through the AMP Talent Accelerator Program, which is free. Once applications close, we will announce pass availability and cost.
Submitted by Sharon Engbrecht
Town Hall pt. 3 - K-8 Music Education
Thank you to all BCMEA members who attended "Town Hall pt 3 - K-8 Music Education". Extra shout out to Janet Wade and Jenn Britton for answering questions!
Here is the video recording of the town hall and here is the transcript for the chat.
We will hold another Town Hall/Check-In towards the end of the first week of classes. Stay tuned!
Town Hall pt. 2 - Recording & Transcript
Thank you again to Janet Wade & Christin Reardon MacLellan for their AMAZING work for the Guidelines for Music Classes in BC During COVID-19 and their leadership in the town hall!
Here is the video recording of the town hall and the transcript of the chat.
Our next Town Hall/Roundtable will be on Wed Aug 26 at 7pm, with a focus on K-8 Music Education. This will be a brainstorm of ideas to ensure safety of our Music Educators, as well as our students.
Updated Guidance Documents
Here are the list of the most updated Guidance Documents for Music Educators.
BC Provincial COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidelines for K-12 Setting
BCMEA/CMEBC Guidance for Music Classes in BC During COVID-19
Let's Sing - Safety Considerations and Guidelines for in-Person Singing
**Please note - the Ministry of Education document references the BCMEA/CMEBC Guidance for further procedures!**
Please use the link above to submit your online resource or project/assignment idea!