The International Performing Arts Aerosol Study has been released pre-press ready under the title, "Measurements and Simulations of Aerosol Released while Singing and Playing Wind Instruments" at: https://scholar.colorado.edu/concern/articles/hq37vp75r This study was possible because of a partnership across academic departments and institutions and collaboration with the … [Read more...] about International Performing Arts Aerosol Study – Released Pre-Press Ready
Many Wisconsin teachers have expressed concern about how support for music education may look post-pandemic. WMEA is offering an advocacy summit on February 16, 2021 from 6:30-8:30pm to support educators with tools and resources for local conversation about 2021-22 student needs, allocation, scheduling, and resources. Educators and administrators from across the state will … [Read more...] about 2021 WMEA Proactive Advocacy Summit
The latest "Arts Education School Operating Considerations" (November 23, 2020) information has been shared on the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Arts Education website: https://dpi.wi.gov/.../Arts_Education_Considerations-_11... Feedback about this matter can be shared directly with DPI by through email at: COVIDfirstname.lastname@example.org or through their … [Read more...] about WI DPI – Arts Education School Operating Considerations (Updated November 23, 2020)
On November 6, the Department of Public Instruction updated their document, "Interim COVID-19 Infection Control and Mitigation Measures for Schools", to include the following information (document pgs 13-14): The playing of wind instruments indoors is not recommended by DHS. The use of bell covers to mitigate risk of dispersing respiratory droplets is not supported due … [Read more...] about WI DPI November 6 Infection Control/Mitigation Measures Update for Arts Education
Registration for the 2020 Wisconsin State Virtual Music Conference, October 25-30 has begun! Join us during the late afternoon and evening for a week of timely and engaging sessions, networking, and an opportunity to check out the online exhibitor booths! Feature social events include a networking mixer, an evening “Live at the Piano Bar,” WSMA State Honors Project Virtual … [Read more...] about 2020 Wisconsin State Virtual Music Conference – Registration Open!