Performing Arts Conference Set for October

August 19, 1999

The Fall Performing Arts Conference for music, dance and theatre education is scheduled for October 17-19 at Oglebay Park in Wheeling.  

The conference will focus on performing arts curriculum and give participants an opportunity to share ideas and concerns with other performing arts professionals across the state. Teachers, artists, administrators, supervisors, county contacts and parents are invited to attend. The conference is being sponsored by the County Music Directors Association of the West Virginia Music Educators Association, the West Virginia Commission on the Arts, the Division of Culture and History, and the West Virginia Department of Education.  

The pre-registration fee is $45, and the deadline for pre-registration is October 8. On-site registration is $55, and the registration fee for college students is $35. The registration fee includes the cost of the reception on Sunday evening and lunch on Monday. Persons are encouraged to pre-register so that an accurate count can be given to the caterer.  

Persons wanting more information or a registration form should contact Nancy Daughery at (304) 558-0220 (extension 145) or Dr. Francene Kirk at (304) 558-7805 ( Conference participants should make their own lodging reservations by contacting the Wilson Lodge at Oglebay Resort and Conference Center at 1-800-624-6988.

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