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Music Education hosts CIC Conference

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The Indiana University School of Music's Music Education Department is pleased to host the Committee on Institutional Cooperation's (CIC) 2005 Annual Conference Oct. 19-21 in Bloomington.

The conference is titled "Intersections: Music Performance, Research, and Education."

The CIC, established in 1958, is the academic consortium of twelve major teaching and research universities in the Midwest. Its programs and activities extend to all aspects of university activity except intercollegiate athletics.


Wednesday, October 19

6:00-8:00 PM Registration and Opening Reception, University Club, Indiana Memorial Union (IMU), IU Harpist Jaymee Haefner

6:30-7:30 PM Research Poster Session, University Club, IMU

7:00 PM Optional: Attend IU Opera dress rehearsal, Gounod's "Romeo et Juliette," Music Arts Center (MAC) (free of charge for CIC guests)

8:00 PM Optional: Attend I.U. Chamber Orchestra, music of Webern, Schoenberg, and Mozart; Auer Hall in the Simon Music Building (free of charge)

Thursday, October 20

7:45 AM Continental breakfast, Musical Arts Center (MAC) Lobby

8:30 AM Sharp! Welcome by IU Music Education Chair Patrice Madura and School of Music Dean Gwyn Richards; Premiere of "CIC FANFARE: Quodlibet on Themes from the Big Ten" by David Ward-Steinman for IU Brass Choir and Timpani, conducted by Edmund Cord, Auer Hall.

8:45 AM Paper Presentation: Estelle Jorgensen (Indiana University), "Thinking Figuratively: A Response to Virginia Richardson," Auer Hall

9:35 AM Paper Presentation: Mary Lennon (DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, Dublin, Ireland), "The Performer as Researcher," Auer Hall

10:25 AM Refreshment Break, Second Floor Hallway below Ford Hall.

10:40 AM Paper Presentation: Charles Schmidt, Rhonda Baker, Beth Hayes, and Eva Kwan (Indiana University), "A Descriptive Study of Public School Music Programs in Indiana," Ford Hall (Simon Building)

11:30 AM Panel Presentation: Ann Clements, Robert Gardner, Joanne Rutkowski, Linda Thornton (Pennsylvania State University), "Musicians, Scholars, and Educators: Intersections in a New Curriculum for Undergraduate Music Education," Ford Hall

12:20 PM Lunch - on your own. See "Lunch Options" list.

"In-Progress Research Roundtable Luncheon" for Doctoral Students, Mother Bear's Pizza Parlor, Back Room, 1428 E. Third St.

1:40 PM Paper Presentation: Frederick W. Burrack (Kansas State University) and John W. Scheib (Ball State University), "Designing Partnerships: Enhancing Interaction between University & K-12 Music Educators"; Ford Hall

2:30 PM Panel Presentation: Peter Webster (Northwestern University), Patrice Madura (Indiana University), Maud Hickey (Northwestern University) and John Kratus (Michigan State University), "Intersections: Musical Creativity in Performance, Research and Education," Ford Hall

3:40 PM Refreshment Break, Second Floor Hallway below Ford Hall.

4:00 PM Singing Hoosiers Performance, directed by Michael Schwartzkopf, including the Vocal Jazz Ensemble, directed by Patrice Madura, MAC Lobby

4:30 PM Tour of the MAC Stage

5:00 PM IU Children's Choir Performance, directed by Ruth Boshkoff, Kathy Domingo, Brent Gault, Jamie Kirsch, and Katherine Strand, MAC Lobby

5:30 PM Break before dinner

6:00 PM & 6:30 Bus Departs from IMU Circle Drive for Oliver Winery, wine tasting/reception as guests arrive. (Please dress warmly; part of the evening is outside.)

7:15 PM Dinner begins, Oliver Winery, with IU Jazz Faculty Combo

9:00 PM & Bus returns to IMU

9:30 PM

Friday, October 21

8:00 AM Continental breakfast, MAC Lobby

8:30 AM Opening Performance, IU Guitarist Daniel Bolshoy, Ford Hall

8:45 AM Institutional Reports and Invitation to University of Michigan* in 2006, Ford Hall

Indiana University, University of Illinois, University of Iowa, University of Minnesota, Michigan State University, Northwestern University, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, University of Wisconsin, University of Michigan.

9:35 AM Paper Presentation: Peter Miksza (Indiana University), "Relationships among Selected Individual Difference Variables and Music Practice," Ford Hall

10:30AM Refreshment Break, Second Floor Hallway below Ford Hall.

10:45 Technology/Paper Presentation: Peter Webster (Northwestern University) "Performance Teaching and Learning at a Distance: The Promise of Video Conferencing for Teaching Music," Ford Hall

11:35 Roundtable Discussion: "Reflections and Future Directions for CIC," Ford Hall

12:30 PM Final Performance, The Kuttner Quartet, and Conference End