Marvin E. Latimer Jr. is currently Associate Professor, Head of the Music Education Department, and Assistant Director of the School of Music at the University of Alabama. He received a BME and MME from Wichita State University and a PhD in Music Education from the University of Kansas. Dr. Latimer taught secondary choral music in Wichita, Kansas and served as Assistant Professor of Music Education at Wichita State University prior to his appointment at Alabama. In addition to his work in education, he has been active as Church Choir Director, Community Choir Director, Performer, Music Theater Director and Producer, Technical Director, and Scenic Designer. He has published research in numerous journals and is a frequent presenter at state, national, and international music conferences and symposia. Dr. Latimer is Past President of the Alabama Choral Directors Association and Chair of the Organizational History Subcommittee of the ACDA Research and Publications Committee.
Register for the Youth Division at Music & Arts Week if you are entering grades 7-12 or you graduated from high school in 2017. If you are entering the 7th grade, you may opt to register for the Children's Division instead if you so desire.
Guitar, signing, art, instrumentals, handbells, men's ensemble, women's ensemble, drama, photography, newspaper, dance, banners, and possibly others.
Note: Art and Banners require an extra fee of $15
Bible, good attitude, comfy clothes and shoes, bug spray, toiletries, towels, sleeping bag (or sheets and blanket), pillow, swim suit, sunscreen, and paper and pencil. You can also bring other items for classes such as a musical instrument or a camera. You need to bring appropriate clothes and shoes if you want to participate in the ropes course, hiking, canoeing, or other outdoor activities during free-time. Youth campers need to bring "Sunday" clothes to wear for the concert.