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Schmitt Music's 76th Annual EXPO 2013

August 5 & 6 @ the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis North
Brooklyn Center, MN

This year we're celebrating 76 Years of the Schmitt Music Expo! Gear up for fall with North America's premier showcase for new music, outstanding sessions and clinicians, and superior shopping. Music and products for piano teachers and church choral directors are highlighted over two days - Monday, August 5th and Tuesday, August 6th!

Once again, EXPO will take place at the beautiful Crowne Plaza Minneapolis North Hotel, just steps away from our recently remodeled Schmitt Music Brooklyn Center location.

Pre-registration is now closed. Walk-up registration is $50 per day on Monday (8/5) and Tuesday (8/6).

Monday, August 5

Sacred Choral Sessions - Grand Ballroom

Time Activity
8:00 am - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast at Schmitt Music
9:00 am - 10:30 am Lloyd Larson (Lorenz Corporation) More Info
10:30 am - 10:45 am Break
10:45 am - 12:15 pm Lloyd Larson (Mixed Publishers) – What’s New at Beckenhorst Press, Hope Publishing, & SoundForth More Info
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Jerry Rubino (Hal Leonard) More Info

Piano Sessions - Lake of the Isles

Time Activity
8:00 am - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast at Schmitt Music
9:00 am - 10:00 am Joyce Grill – New Piano Solos More Info
10:00 am - 10:15 am Break
10:15 am - 11:45 am Timothy Brown (FJH Music) – Succeeding at the Piano: Quality Music Education Begins at the First Lesson More Info
11:45 am - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Joyce Grill – New Collections and Pop More Info
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Break
2:15 pm - 3:45 pm Christos Tsitsaros (Hal Leonard) – Journey Through the Classics More Info
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm Break
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Martha Mier (Alfred Music) – The Magic of New and Inspirational Repertoire More Info

Tuesday, August 6

Classroom & Early Childhood Sessions - Lake of the Isles

Time Activity
8:00 am - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast at Schmitt Music
9:00 am - 10:30 am Myra Murray (Hal Leonard) – Around The World in 180 Days: Part 1 More Info
10:30 am - 10:45 am Break
10:45 am - 12:15 pm Myra Murray (Hal Leonard) – Around The World in 180 Days: Part 2 More Info
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Matthew Fisher (Hohner USA) – Ukulele in the Classroom More Info
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm - 4:45 pm Wynn-Anne Rossi – Make My Own Music: Creative Composition in the Classroom More Info

Piano Sessions - Grand Ballroom

Time Activity
8:00 am - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast at Schmitt Music
9:00 am - 10:30 am Catherine Rollin (Alfred Music) – Shall We Dance? Building a Rhythmical Foundation through Dance-Related Music More Info
10:30 am - 10:45 am Break
10:45 am - 11:45 am Joyce Grill – New Duets & Sacred More Info
11:45 am - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Joyce Grill – New Classics & Christmas More Info
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Joyce Grill – Best of Joyce Grill & Teaching Tips More Info
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Break
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm Catherine Rollin (Alfred Music) – Duets! Students Who Play Together – and Continue Piano Studies! More Info

Stay on-site this year! Same Great Location!


Crowne Plaza Minneapolis North Hotel
2200 Freeway Blvd.
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
Toll-Free: 1-800-481-3556
Phone: 763-566-8000 Fax: 763-561-9531

www.crowneplaza.com

Mention Schmitt Music's EXPO for special reduced rates!

CLICK HERE to reserve your room online!

EXPO 2013 Registration Fees


Pre-registration is now closed! Please register at the door.

NOW - August 1, registration is $35 a day per person, and lunch is an additional $12 per day (optional).

August 5 & 6, walk-up registration is $50 a day per person.

LUNCH at EXPO 2013 & other food options


Starting at 8:00 am both days, a "Meet & Greet" Continental Breakfast will be served at Schmitt Music Brooklyn Center. Store will be open at 8:00 am.

A box deli lunch is available at EXPO for $12. Please choose your lunch when you register online! Below you'll find the complete menu options for EXPO boxed lunches:


Smoked Turkey Wrap Sandwich

Ham Wrap Sandwich

Caesar Salad or Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Caribbean Green Salad

Romaine Lettuce with Fresh Mint, Strawberries, Mangoes and Daikon Radish topped with Toasted Almonds and served with a Curry Ranch Dressing.

Blackberry & Grilled Chicken Salad

Mixed green and spinach topped with Grilled Chicken, cashews, red and green onions, gorgonzola cheese crumbles and fresh blackberries with a tangy blackberry vinaigrette

All lunches include chips and cookie and choice of bottled water or canned soft drink.




On-site at the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis North Hotel, you'll find: Lombard's Restaurant, Grants Lobby Lounge and Room Service. Attendees are welcome to bring snacks or bag lunches to eat on the grounds.

Questions about EXPO? Contact Us!


Give us a call at # 763-398-5093

or

Send us an email at expoinfo@schmittmusic.com... CLICK HERE.