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OMEA Covid-19 Updates:

OMEA’S ACTIVITIES DURING COVID-19 DOCUMENT (MAY 30, 2020)

OMEA PRESIDENT VIDEO MESSAGE (May 22, 2020)

Educational Resources for Families and Educators:

Parent Support – Elementary Classrooms

Parent Support – Secondary Classrooms

Literature and Research for Music Teachers related to COVID-19:

An Initial Guide To Leveraging The Power Of Social Emotional Learning, Casel, accessed June 3, 2020,
<https://education.musicforall.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2020/05/CASEL_Leveraging-SEL-asYou-Prepare-to-Reopen-and-Renew.pdf>

Army Band COVID-19 Risk Mitigation for Large Groups.” West Point Music Research Center, https://www.westpointband.com/westpointmusicresearchcenter/army-band-covid-19-risk-mitigation-for-largegroups.html. Accessed 6/4/2020

Arts Education is Essential, NAfME, accessed June 5, 2020, <https://nafme.org/wp-content/files/2020/05/Arts_Education_Is_Essential-unified-statement.pdf>

Cleaning and Disinfection for Public Settings, Public Health Ontario, accessed June 3, 2020, <https://www.publichealthontario.ca/-/media/documents/ncov/factsheet-covid-19-environmental-cleaning.pdf?la=en>

Coalition for Music Education 2020, accessed June 3, 2020, <https://coalitioncanada.ca/en/getinvolved/>

Covid-19 Response Committee Report, American Choral Directors Association, https://acda.org/wpcontent/uploads/2020/06/ACDA-COVID-19-Committee-Report.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1h31_rFEk2nVRIpbJVm4DH963LLbkhY0NzkMJegQRePzQeC-uCxRv0iVM, accessed 6/15/2020.

COVID-19 – GOOD PRACTICE GUIDE – for music stores / violin-making, accessed 6/13/2020
workshops https://www.csfi-musique.fr/les-publications-de-la-csfi/guide-des-bonnes-pratiques-covid-19

EPA document, <https://www.epa.gov/pesticide-registration/list-n-disinfectants-use-against-sars-cov-2-covid-19>

Farrington, C. A., Maurer, J., McBride, M. R. A., Nagaoka, J., Puller, J. S., Shewfelt, S., Weiss, E.M., & Wright, L.
(2019). Arts education and social-emotional learning outcomes among K–12 students: Developing a theory
of action. Chicago, IL: Ingenuity and the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research.

Gerdy, John, “The Power of Music in a Stressful Pandemic”, April 12, 2020, Lancaster Online. <https://lancasteronline.com/opinion/columnists/the-power-of-music-in-a-stressful-pandemic-column/article_034cc37a-7aa7-11ea-af23 6b7600f1035d.html>

Government of Canada, COVID-19 guidance for schools Kindergarten to Grade 12 <https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/health-professionals/guidanceschools-childcare-programs.html?fbclid=IwAR3euErXZesJlFl0k0Ya9fljJ0IUpY7ENVq5ijqE0mgYkudZ_AI5dNlr6zY>

Guide to Reopening Ontarios Schools <https://www.ontario.ca/page/guide-reopening-ontarios-schools> https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/assets/info/ppih/if-ppih-covid-19-sag-singing-risk-transmissionrapid-review.pdf
https://www.chorusamerica.org/sites/default/files/resources/COVIDRehearsalGuide_Seelig_Final.pdf
https://www.choiralberta.ca/online-tools-and-resources.html

Instrument Cleaning Guidelines, NFHS, accessed June 3, 2020, <https://www.nfhs.org/articles/covid-19-instrument-cleaning-guidelines/>

Keeping Your Instruments Clean, West Music. August, 10, 2020. https://content.westmusic.com/keepingyour-instruments-clean/

Making Music Together Considerations for a Safe Return to the Instrumental Music Classroom, accessed June
5, 2020 <https://docs.google.com/document/d/17-A2k939uZerksc9V2sOLx2ne7ZNE8SEHJKVj1izv64/>

Mlynczak, John, (2018). Arts Education is Essential. Noteflight, LLC.

Music Education and Social Emotional Learning, NAfME, accessed June 3, 2020, <https://nafme.org/wpcontent/files/2020/05/NAfME-SEL-Brochure-April-2020.pdf>

Ontario Band Association Return to Band Document <https://drive.google.com/file/d/1OiiIrVkbInohSA6ckI98YfG2SC1ZJXvK/view>

Ontario Public Health Guidelines <https://www.publichealthontario.ca/-/media/documents/ncov/factsheet-covid-19-environmental-cleaning.pdf?la=en> accessed August 7, 2020

Product Disinfection Guide Produced by Yamaha <https://www.yamaha.com/yamahavgn/Documents/disinfection/DisinfectionGuide-Winds-Strings.pdf_ga=2.207997585.2068700657.15953425381794339041.1595342538&fbclid=IwAR2tGQ61o1zP7TusyUadzGRbEleBUFvH9FQJPmV0_bXKaZedpdw4xDbc74>

Recommendations for School Reopening Sick Kids <https://www.sickkids.ca/PDFs/AboutSickKids/81407-COVID19-Recommendations-for-School-Reopening-SickKids.pdf>

Resuming Classroom Instruction During Covid-19 by American String Teachers Association <https://www.astastrings.org/Web/Resources/Returning_to_School_During_COVID-19.aspx> accessed August 7, 2020

Sanitizing your Stringed Instrument, Amro Music, accessed June 3, 2020, <https://www.amromusic.com/amro-blog/posts/how-to-sanitize-your-string-instrument>

Taylor, Katie, “Why we need to Arts Now, More Than Ever” March 27, 2020, The Globe and Mail <https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/article-why-we-need-the-arts-now-more-than-ever/>

“UK Association for Music Education – Music Unlocked” https://www.musicmark.org.uk. Accessed June
5, 2020

The University of Colorado International Coalition Performing Arts Aerosol Study (round 2) <https://www.nfhs.org/media/4030003/aerosol-study-prelim-results-round-2-final.pdf?fbclid=IwAR33FRPS3lG_uaBA2SMTbqugrwFlPrJZXIkDCe8-HGlpNbIftYoUEyYb7MA> Accessed 8/7/2020

“Unprecedented International Coalition led by Performing Arts Organizations to Commission COVID-19
Study.” The National Federation of State High School Associations, https://www.nfhs.org/articles/unprecedented-international-coalition-led-by-performing-arts-organizations-to-commission-covid-19-study/. Accessed 5/27/2020

“Vienna Philharmonic says no increased virus risk for orchestras.” Medical Xpress, https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-05-viennaphilharmonic-virus-orchestras.html. Accessed 4/28/2020