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2007 State Convention

Saturday, November 3, 2007
Easton Public Library Auditorium
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

9:00 am Coffee
9:15 am State Board Meeting
Greeting by Fairfield Chapter President
Address by Vice-President and President-Elect
Business by Chair
New Business
9:45 am Performance - Young Artist Winner 2007
10:00 am Panel Discussion on Keynote Theme: "Music Lessons, or Music For Life?"
Diane Wittry, Conductor/Music Director, Norwalk Symphony
Gregory Rahming, Singer/Director Opera Group
Dorothy Straub, Composer/Music Educator/State Board of Education
11:30 am Gregory Rahming: Opera Presentation
12:00 noon Lunch
12:45 pm Performance
1:00 pm Presentation: John Metz - "My Cleaning Lady Told Me..."
2:00 pm Presentations (45 minutes each)
Benita Rose: The Importance of Sight-Reading
Kathleen Thiesen: Reading Jazz Symbols
3:30 pm Break
3:45 pm Performance: Commissioned Work
4:00 pm Lecture/Performance by Gregory Chodos,
Faculty member, New England Conservatory of Music



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