2022 South Central Regional Conference (37th)

2022 South Central Regional Conference (37th)
March 11-12, 2022
East Central University
Ada, Oklahoma

   Conference Schedule

   Restaurants in Ada

CMS Member: $65
CMS Retired Member: $50
CMS Student Member: $30
Non-Members: $140

Registration Deadline for Presenters & Composers: 12 noon Mountain Time on Friday, January 21, 2022
    * All presenters, performers, panelists, collaborators, & composers whose works will be performed on the program must register before this deadline

Online Registration Closes: 12 noon Mountain Time on Thursday, February 24, 2022
    * Attendees must register on site after this (a $20 late fee will apply)

Cancellation Deadline: 12 noon Mountain Time on Thursday, February 24, 2022 (see terms & conditions for details)

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ada
2828 E Arlington St
Ada, OK 74820
(580) 436-5000

King: $85+ taxes & fees
Double: $90/double+ taxes & fees

How To Reserve
To get the conference rate, call the hotel directly (580-436-5000) and mention the “CMS” block rate. This rate is not available online.

Reservation Deadline
Reservations must be made by Friday, February 25 to receive the conference rate.

Other Area Hotels:

Hampton Inn & Suites Ada
1220 Lonnie Abbott Blvd
Ada, OK 74820
Phone: (580) 436-4040
Rate: $115/night + taxes & fees

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ada
1201 Lonnie Abbott Blvd
Ada, OK 74820
(580) 310-9200
Rate: $91/night + taxes & fees

Quality Inn Ada Near University
400 N.E, J A Richardson Loop
Ada, OK 74820
(580) 279-0414
Rate: $56/night + taxes & fees

Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Ada
1003 Lonnie Abbott Blvd
Ada, OK 74820
(580) 436-9900
Rate: $68/night + taxes & fees

SureStay Plus Hotel By Best Western Ada
2830 Arlington St
Ada, OK 74820
(580) 279-0800
Rate: $73/night + taxes & fees

Raintree Inn
1100 N Mississippi Ave
Ada, OK 74820
(580) 332-6262
Rate: $60/night + taxes & fees

Budget Inn
1115 N Broadway Ave
Ada, OK 74820
(580) 332-4995
Rate: $50/night + taxes & fees

“We’re Not Going Back (and We Shouldn’t Try): Reconciling the New Normal in College Music”

jeffrey loeffert Jeffrey Loeffert serves as Professor and Director of the Michael and Anne Greenwood School of Music at Oklahoma State University and is the incoming Executive Director of The College Music Society, beginning June 2022. A dedicated teacher, Loeffert is a past recipient of the Oklahoma State University College of Arts & Sciences Junior Faculty Award for Scholarly Excellence, the Wise-Diggs-Berry Award for Teaching Excellence, and the Friends of Music Distinguished Music Professor Award.

Loeffert is a very active chamber musician. As a founding member of the h2 quartet, Loeffert has won numerous chamber music prizes including First Place at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, First Place at the North American Saxophone Alliance Quartet Competition, and First Place at the Union Française des Artistes Musiciens Chamber Music Competition (France), among others. Loeffert is featured on fourteen commercially available discs and a DVD, as well as on a PBS television episode of Backstage Pass. His recording of Groove Canon by Marc Mellits was recently used as the monologue theme music for the Broadway show The Heidi Chronicles, starring Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men) and Jason Biggs (Orange is the New Black).

Loeffert graduated summa cum laude from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Music double major in Saxophone Performance and Jazz Studies. At Northwestern, Loeffert received the Program Honors Award for his graduating class. A Frank Huntington Beebe Scholar, Loeffert studied in Paris at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Cergy-Pontoise where he received the Médaille d'Or à l'Unanimité - Saxophone, and the Médaille d'Or à l'Unanimité - Musique de Chambre. Loeffert also studied at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Boulogne-Billancourt where he received the diploma Cycle d'Orientation Professionnel. Loeffert completed graduate studies at Michigan State University (MSU) as the recipient of a University Distinguished Fellowship. He received a Master of Music degree and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Saxophone Performance as well as a Master of Music degree in Music Theory Pedagogy. At MSU, he was awarded the Paul Harder Award for music theory and composition.

Loeffert is a Yamaha and Vandoren Performing Artist and plays exclusively on Yamaha saxophones and Vandoren reeds, mouthpieces, and ligatures.

Event Summary

Event Date 03-11-2022
Event End Date 03-12-2022
Cut off date 02-24-2022 12:00 pm
Individual Price $140.00
Location East Central University

Registration is closed.