Immerse yourself in an exciting day of inspiration, unity and self-discovery at our Music & Wellness Winter Festival! Registration is $15 and gets you access to all the sessions you’d like to attend.
Presentations by Noa Kageyama, The Bulletproof Musician: Nationally known, The Bulletproof Musician specializes in teaching performing artists how to utilize sports psychology principles to more consistently demonstrate their full abilities under pressure. Kageyama has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Musical America, Strings Magazine, Strad, and Lifehacker. Kageyama will hold two presentations during the festival:
Panel Discussion: Life in the Arts: Conversation with art leaders Dana Murray of North Omaha Music & Arts, Allison Swenson of Opera Omaha, and Bulletproof Musician Noa Kageyama on the unique challenges and opportunities that careers in the arts can present. Discussion facilitated by Omaha Conservatory of Music’s own Meghann Henry. Recommended for adults and educators as well as high school and middle school students interested in careers in the arts.
Yoga, Movement & Mindfulness for Children 10 and Under: Through games and guided exploration, yoga instructor and OCoM Artist-Faculty Melissa Tatreau-Holtmeier will help participants find a deeper connection of being present. Parent/Caregiver attendance required for children under age 10. Please select 2 as your quantity if you plan to attend with your child.
Yoga, Movement & Mindfulness for Children 10 and Up: Explore how it feels to consciously move your body. Through this guided somatic exploration, yoga instructor and OCoM Artist-Faculty Melissa Tatreau-Holtmeier will help participants find a deeper connection of being present.
North Omaha Music & Arts: North Omaha Music & Arts (NOMA) is a creative academy for the youth of the Omaha community and world-class entertainment destination. In this session participants will explore what it really means to listen critically and improvise with those around you. Educators welcome to observe. This session is recommended for high school, middle school, and upper elementary students.
Opera Omaha Workshop – Empowering Your Limitless Voice: In this workshop, we will explore the limitless possibilities of your unique voice. We will discover ways every voice can access their resonance and feel more connected to their body. No previous singing experience necessary! All ages welcome.
Omaha Integrative Care Sound Bath: Come FEEL the music in this vibrational sound bath using the Nepalese Sacred Metal Bowls and Gong. Nepalese sound healing is traditionally done on or near the body as the vibrations from the bowls and Gongs are said to hold immense healing potential. Drop out of the mind and into the body with this ancient vibrational style of sound healing. Session is open to all ages. Caregiver attendance required for children 10 & under.
Ruth Meints — BIG Motivation: Author of the String Sprouts curriculum and Little Guide to BIG Motivation, OCoM Artistic Director Ruth Meints will empower you to diversify the tools we use to motivate so we can maximize engagement in all endeavors. This presentation is for educators, students, and parents. Recommended for adults and educators as well as high school and middle school music students.