CASMEC 2020

2020 CONFERENCE ACTIVITY HOURS:
THURSDAY, FEB 20: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
FRIDAY, FEB 21: 8:00 AM – MIDNIGHT (All-State Jazz Ensemble Concert and All-Conference Reception)
SATURDAY, FEB 22: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM (All-State Choral and Instrumental Ensemble Concerts)
SUNDAY, FEB 23: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (All-State Instrumental Ensemble Concerts)

2020 REGISTRATION HOURS:
THURSDAY, FEB 20 – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
FRIDAY, FEB 21 – 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
SATURDAY, FEB 22 – 7:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Download the CASMEC 2020 app for up-to-date information about the schedule with maps and detailed information. The app is free and is available for all operating systems.

Online registration closes Sunday, February 17, but in-person registration is available in the Fresno Convention Center Lobby. For more information, visit https://casmec.org/

Day 1 Schedule:

  • 12:00pm – Reading Session 1: Easy SATB, Junior High, Elementary
  • 1:00pm – Reading Session 2: Advanced SATB, Jazz, Pop, A Cappella
  • 2:00pm – Reading Session 3: Treble, Bass, Multi-Cultural, Music in Worship
  • 2:00pm – Make it Work! Real-Life Repertoire Strategies for Developing Choirs, Susie Martone
  • 3:30pm – Concert 1: Vivace Youth Chorus & CSU Stanislaus Chamber Singers
  • 5:00pm – Headliner Concert: Derek Brown

Day 2 Schedule:

  • 8:00am – Choral Leadership Academy
  • 9:00am – Slightly Different Ears: Successful Choir Rehearsals for Instrumental Conductors, Dr. Rachel Samet
  • 10:00am – Concert 2: Gilroy High School Chamber Singers & Clovis East Choraliers
  • 1:00pm – I Sing Because I’m Happy: Engaging and Retaining Black Men in Choral Music, Marshaun Hymon
  • 2:00pm – Wander the World with Vocal Warm-ups!, Dr. Lynn Brinckmeyer
  • 2:00pm – Being “Musical” – Ideas for Moving Beyond the Notes, Polly Vasche
  • 3:00pm – Pop Secrets: Kernels of Wisdom for Choral Directors from Pop Artists, Dr. Jeffrey Benson
  • 4:30pm – All-State Jazz Choir Performance
  • 10:00pm – All-Conference Reception

Day 3 Schedule:

  • 8:00am – Choral Leadership Academy
  • 9:00am – Concert 3: Ayala High School Vocal Ensemble & Bakersfield College Chamber Singers
  • 11:00am – Fostering Internalization in Developing Singers, Dr. Corie Brown & Emilie Bertram
  • 1:30pm – All-State Honor Choir Performance 1: Junior High, SSAA, TTBB
  • 4:30pm – All-State Honor Choir Performance 2: SATB