2017 Conference Master Schedule

8th Biennial 2017 Andover Educators Conference

Pre-Conference training: Thursday, June 22 and Friday, June 23

Saturday, June 24 8:00 am registration through Thursday, June 29 at 12:00 noon

Columbus State University, Schwob School of Music 


Thursday, June 22 and Friday, June 23

Pre-conference Lessons with Sponsoring Teachers

9:00 - 12:00

12:00- 1:30 Lunch

1:30 - 4:30


Janet Alcorn 2601

Stephen Caplan 2717

Jennifer Johnson 2707

Amy Likar 1914

Lisa Marsh 2609

David Nesmith 2611


Friday, June 23

Conference registration

Housing check-in


Saturday, June 24

8:00 - 8:55 Conference Registration

9:00 - 9:15 Welcome by Vanessa/Bridget

9:15 - 10:45 Keynote address by Dana Fonteneau 

10:45 - 11:00 Break

What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body

The basic course with the following presenters will be offered for trainees and those new to the information.

**A second "course" will be discussed in a round-table format for licensed Andover Educators. This discussion

will focus on additions and updates to the training manuals, and will include an open dialogue regarding new 

images and presentations ideas.

Private sessions individually scheduled 9:00-11:30 and 1:00-5:00

Mark Erickson (Feldenkrais) afternoon only

Bob Britton (Alexander Technique) afternoon only

Dana Fonteneau (WholeHearted Musician Career Development and Somatic Respiratory Integration) afternoon only

11:00 - 12:00  Hour One - Attention/Senses/Movement David Nesmith

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 Hour Two - Places of Balance Vanessa Mulvey

2:10 - 3:10 Hour Three - Arms James Blumer

3:20- 4:20 Hour Four - Breathing Bonnie Draina

4:30 - 5:30 Hour Five - Legs Heather Buchanan

5:30 - 7:30 Dinner

7:30 - 8:45 Gala Concert

8:45 - 10:00 Hosted Reception


Sunday, June 25

Private sessions individually scheduled 9:00-11:30 and 1:00-5:00

Mark Erickson (Feldenkrais) 

Bob Britton (Alexander Technique) 

Dana Fonteneau (WholeHearted Musician Career Development and Somatic Respiratory Integration) afternoon only

8:30 - 9:20 Taketina with Mary Kogen

9:30 - 10:30 Supervised Teaching   Supervising Teachers

10:30 - 10:45 Break

10:45 - 11:45 WholeHearted Musician/Body Mapping Dana Fonteneau

11:45 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 2:30 Master Class

1:00 - 2:30 Movement interest sessions Select AE members

2:30 - 2:45 Break

2:45 - 3:45 Member presentations (2 or 3) Select AE members

3:45 - 4:00 Break

4:00 - 5:00 Presentation Richard Nichols


Monday, June 26

Private sessions individually scheduled 9:00-11:30 and 1:00-5:00

Mark Erickson (Feldenkrais) afternoon only

Bob Britton (Alexander Technique) afternoon only

Dana Fonteneau (WholeHearted Musician Career Development and Somatic Respiratory Integration) morning only

8:30 - 9:20 Taketina with Mary Kogen

9:30 - 10:30 Supervised Teaching   Supervising Teachers

10:30 - 10:45 Break

10:45 - 11:45 Feldenkrais/Body Mapping Mark Erickson

Alexander Technique/Body Mapping Bob Britton

11:45 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 2:30 Master Class

1:00 - 2:30  Movement interest sessions Select AE members

2:30 - 2:45 Break

2:45 - 3:45 Member presentations (2 or 3) Select AE members

3:45 - 4:00 Break

4:00 - 5:00 Presentation Richard Nichols

5:00 - 5:30 Teaching Basic Taketina Rhythmic Movements Mary Kogen


Tuesday, June 27 (no master class)

Private sessions individually scheduled 9:00-11:30 and 1:00-5:00

Mark Erickson (Feldenkrais) 

Bob Britton (Alexander Technique) 

8:30 - 9:20 Taketina with Mary Kogen

9:30 - 10:30 Supervised Teaching   Supervising Teachers

10:30 - 10:45 Break

10:45 - 11:45 Member Presentations Select AE members

11:45 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 2:30 Master Class

1:00 - 5:00  White Water rafting afternoon http://www.whitewaterexpress.com/chattahoochee/

1:00 - 2:30  Movement interest sessions Select AE members

2:30 - 2:45 Break

2:45 - 4:00 Round table discussion of Body Mapping teaching strategies w/ AE facilitator

5:00 Possible organized no-host group dinner at local restaurant


Wednesday, June 28

Private sessions individually scheduled 9:00-11:30 and 1:00-5:00

Mark Erickson (Feldenkrais) 

Bob Britton (Alexander Technique) 

8:30 - 9:20 Taketina with Mary Kogen

9:30 - 10:30 Supervised Teaching   Supervising Teachers

10:30 - 10:45 Break

10:45 - 11:45 Member presentations (2 or 3) Select AE members

11:45 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 2:30 Master Class

1:00 - 2:30  Movement interest sessions Select AE members

2:30 - 2:45 Break

2:45 - 3:45 Member presentations (2 or 3) Select AE members

3:45 - 4:00 Break

4:00 - 5:00 Presentation

5:00-5:30 Teaching Basic Taketina Rhythmic Movements Mary Kogen

5:00 - 7:00  Dinner Break

7:30 - 9:00 Closing Concert

9:00 - 10:00 Hosted reception or organized no-host gathering at local restaurant

Thursday, June 29

9:00 - 11:00 Brunch meeting and closing event








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