Welcome to the official website for Music in Motion
Music in Motion has been postponed for 2014.
Please plan on attending MiM in 2015.
Music in Motion (MiM) is a fun-filled weekend of music-making and interactive learning events for both students and educators.
Who: High school musicians; middle school, high school, and professional music educators. High school instrumentalists and vocalists, as well as educators, are welcome! Both individual and ensemble applications are accepted.
What: For two days, the music community comes together to perform, listen to concerts, workshop ideas, and observe clinics to advance one's music making and build life-long relationships.
When: Please plan to join us Friday, February 7 through Saturday, February 8, 2014. (Music educators may select the Saturday-only option.)
Check out anticipated events on the MiM events page and the festival accommodations.
MiM LINKS: Registration - Accommodations - 2014 Events - Past Events - Contact Us
Seong-Kyung Graham, a native of Korea, received her Bachelor of Music degree from Sungshin Women's University in Seoul before moving to the United States in 1989. After earning her Master of Music degree at the University of North Texas, she pursued additional graduate studies in conducting at the University of Illinois and the College Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Graham has a wide range of conducting experience with orchestras, bands, choral groups, and chamber ensembles. She conducts the Civic Symphony of Green Bay, Fox Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra, is visiting Instructor of Music at Ripon College, and is the Adult Choir Director at Pilgrim Congregational Church in Green Bay. Previously, Dr. Graham was music director of the Bradley Chamber Orchestra at Bradley University.
Johnnie Vinson is Director of Bands and Professor Music Emeritus at Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama. He received the Bachelor of Science and Master of Education degrees in Music Education from Auburn, and the Doctor of Arts degree in Music Theory from the University of Mississippi.
Dr. Vinson retired from Auurn University in 2007 after a 36-year career with the Auburn bands. Prior to joining the Auburn faculty, he taught in the public schools of Columbus, Georgia, and worked as a Graduate Assistant with the bands at the University of Texas and University of Mississippi. At Auburn, he supervised the overall band program, conducted the Symphonic Band, and taught conducting and band arranging. He was also faculty sponsor to Auburn's Theta Lambda Chapter of Tau Beta Sigma.
With well over 400 published works, Dr. Vinson is an internationally recognized arranger/composer of music for band. His publisher is the Hal Leonard Corporation, the world leader in the music print industry. He has served as an adjudicator and clinician throughout the United States and Canada. More information about Dr. Vinson can be found here.
Bradley Ellingboe is Director of Choral Activities at the University of New Mexico. He has led a wide-ranging career in the world of singing, including accomplishments as a choral conductor, soloist, composer, scholar and teacher. As a choral conductor he has led festival choruses in 40 states and 14 foreign countries. He made his operatic conducting debut in December, 2011, leading the world-premiere of Stephen Paulus’s opera Shoes for the Santo Niño in a joint production by the Santa Fe Opera and the UNM. As a bass-baritone soloist he has sung under such conductors as Robert Shaw, Helmuth Rilling, and Sir David Willcocks. Ellingboe has over 130 pieces of music in print, including the Requiem for chorus and orchestra, which has been performed more than 300 times in this country and Europe, and his newest work, Star Song, which premiered in December of 2013. Star Song will have its New York debut (Lincoln Center) in May of 2014, and its European debut (London, Oxford, Bath) in July of that year. For his scholarly work in making the songs of Edvard Grieg more accessible to the English-speaking public, he was knighted by the King of Norway in 1994. As a teacher, the University of New Mexico Alumni Association named him Faculty of the Year in 2008.
Bradley Ellingboe has been on the faculty of the University of New Mexico since 1985, where he is Professor of Music and Regents Lecturer. He has served as Chairman of the Department of Music. In the fall of 2005 Ellingboe stepped down from his post as Head of the Voice Area and assumed the title of Director of Choral Activities. He is a graduate of Saint Olaf College and the Eastman School of Music and has done further study at the Aspen Music Festival, the Bach Aria Festival, the University of Oslo and the Vatican.
Click here for a complete list of Music in Motion Faculty participating in the event!