Giving Voice To Democracy in Music Education - June 20-22, 2014

This conference will present ideas and forward thinking teaching practice about developing young musicians in a democratic society. How we design spaces for democratic participation in the profession and in the classroom contributes not only critical thought about music but also to the place of music in a broader social context. Featured speakers will be Dr. David Elliott, celebrated author of Music Matters, Dr. Nicholas Michelli, international spokesperson and author for education as democratic practice, and Dr. Paul G. Woodford, distinguished author of Democracy and Music Education.

Conference Program June 20-22, 2014

Location:  The John J. Cali School of Music, 1 Normal Avenue, Upper Montclair, New Jersey.
The university is 25 minutes from Newark airport and 15 minutes from either hotel.

Registration:  Registration is ongoing and available during the first two days of the conference. Early bird registration with a conference discount ends April 1st, 2014. See the Conference ‌Registration Form for further details.

Airport:  Newark International Airport (EWR)

Hotels: La Quinta Hotel, 256 Route 3 East, Clifton, NJ  07014   
Conference room rate per person:  $99/night
For Reservations call: 1 (866) 527-1498 before 5/30/14

Residence Inn West Orange, 107 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ    07052 
Reservations on your own:  1-800-331-313

Transportation: Clairidge Taxi Transportation (973-746-2600)
Newark Aiport to hotels:  $72
Hotels to conference site: $36

For Further Information:
Dr. Lisa DeLorenzo
Conference Coordinator