Workshops

School of Music Workshops



The Sam Houston State University Center for Music Education, in partnership with the Texas Bandmasters Association, will host a Professional Development Session for Middle School Music Teachers:

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Jed Maus, Keller Middle School, Keller ISD
David Puckett, Indian Springs Middle School, Keller ISD

Saturday, January 13, 2018
SHSU Woodlands Center

Each school or teaching situation presents unique challenges and untapped potential. Mr. Puckett and Mr. Maus have taught in demanding teaching situations that pushed them to create unique solutions while remaining positive. Strategies and ideas will be presented for the creative and consistent approach to meeting the needs of the students while building a solid music program in a variety of circumstances.

The Schedule is:

8:30 AM - Registration
9:00 AM - Session I
Noon - Lunch
1:30 PM - Session II
4:30 PM - End

The workshop fee is $10.00

The SHSU Woodlands Center is west of I-45 on SHS 242 (College Park Drive) across from College Park High School. A map with directions is located here: http://www.shsu.edu/academics/woodlands-center/map.html

The SHSU Center for Music Education is delighted to present this session as part of an ongoing series of collaborations with our colleagues in the public schools to serve teachers and students.

6 Hours of CPE Credit will be offered

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TEACHING THE MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND

Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX  |  June 11-14, 2018

Teaching the Middle School Band is a workshop designed to explore all aspects of a successful middle school band program. The presentations are organized in two tracks that focus on beginning pedagogy and developing successful advancing students. Accomplished teachers and musicians will address the significant issues of pedagogy, best practice and creating success for your students. The schedule will allow time for personal interaction with presenters and participants. This is an excellent workshop focused on giving teachers strong pedagogical tools and the resources to use them well. Come join us for an inspirational, educational, informative and practical professional gathering. Recent graduates are welcome!

The workshop fee is $250.00

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THE ART OF TEACHING MUSIC

Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX  |  June 18-20, 2018

The Art of Teaching Music is a workshop for band directors produced as a joint project of The Center for Music Education at Sam Houston State University and Young Educator Seminars of Southern Methodist University. This is a comprehensive event brings together teachers, performers and students to explore teaching at the highest levels. Instrument pedagogy, ensemble rehearsal, advocacy, and musicianship will all be addressed. Participants may select offerings from all tracks. This is an intense, exciting, practical, and inspiring experience for both new and veteran teachers. 

One of the tracks in The Art of Teaching Music will focus on recent graduates who are beginning a teaching career. The "New Teacher" track is an ideal way to prepare for your first year to teach and to begin a successful career. It is also a terrific place to meet people in the profession and begin to develop a network of mentors and colleagues.

If you would like more information, please contact:
Matthew McInturf at mcinturf@shsu.edu or 936-294-1861
Brian Merrill at merrill@smu.edu or 214-850-7814

The workshop fee is $250.00

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NEW TEACHERS - THE ART OF TEACHING MUSIC

Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX  |  June 18-20, 2018

New Teachers is one of the tracks in The Art of Teaching Music. It will focus on the needs and interests of recent graduates who are beginning their teaching careers. Lead by Lynne Jackson, new teachers will get an opportunity to work with both experienced educators and recent graduates who are having outstanding success. There is also a laboratory component that will help provide encouraging feedback and hands on experience.  This workshop offers exceptional preparation for your first year to teach and is an ideal way to begin a career with confidence. It is also a terrific setting in which to get acquainted with others in the profession and begin to develop a network of mentors and colleagues.

The workshop fee is $250.00

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STRING PEDAGOGY WORKSHOP FOR MUSIC EDUCATORS

Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX  |  June 25-28, 2018

The SHSU Center for Music Education is excited to offer a professional development workshop for public school orchestra directors. This event is an opportunity for music educators to enhance their teaching in string education. Participants will work with outstanding teachers, and will be offered excellent pedagogical resources for beginning through advanced students. Accomplished teachers and musicians will address the significant issues of pedagogy, best practice and creating success for students. The schedule will allow time for personal interaction with presenters and participants. This is an excellent workshop focused on giving teachers strong pedagogical tools and resources to use them well.

The introductory workshop fee is $180.00

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Faculty & Staff Workshops

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Phone: 936-294-1360

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