Workshops

School of Music Workshops



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!

2018 Faculty

Charlotte Royal, Conroe ISD (retired) Stephen Van Hooser, Richardson ISD
Ogechi Ukazu, Cypress Fairbanks ISD Emmy Ramos, Richardson ISD
Britni Nuckols, Amarillo ISD Matthew Fehl, Klein ISD
Randy Luster, Pearland ISD (retired) LeAnn Roth, Klein ISD
Robert Carlin, Cypress Fairbanks ISD Tom Harrington, Cypress Fairbanks ISD
Jerriald Dillard, Conroe ISD Donnie Artley, Katy ISD
Scott Plugge, SHSU Steve Gulledge, Trumpet
Matthew McInturf, SHSU Susan Patterson, Conroe ISD
Mary Santarelli, Dickinson ISD Amy Bennett, Lamar CISD
Jed Maus, Keller ISD Rachel Luegering, Katy ISD
John Ware, Aldine ISD JD Janda, Tomball ISD
Michael Dick, Cypress Fairbanks ISD Michael Keig, Klein ISD
Chris McGinty, Euphonium and Low Brass Rumaldo Saenz, Dickinson ISD
Amanda Doyle, Cypress Fairbanks ISD Sharon Kalisek, Klein ISD

The workshop fee is $250.00

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THE ART OF TEACHING MUSIC

Presented by SHSU Center for Music Education
in partnership with
Southern Methodist University Young Educator Seminar and Summer Workshops

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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2018 Faculty

Larry Livingston, Keynote Speaker, University of Southern California Doug Howard, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, SMU
Claire Johnson, Freelance Flute Instructor, The Juilliard School, SMU Darla McBryde, Timber Creek High School, Keller ISD
Fred J. Allen, Stephen F. Austin State University (retired) JD Guzman, Spring High School, Spring ISD
Lynn Jackson, Berkner High School, Richardson ISD Jed Maus, Keller Middle School, Keller ISD
Mike Howard, Vandegrift High School, Leander ISD David Lown, Carroll Senior High School, Carroll ISD
Sarah Allen, Southern Methodist University Jolette Wine, Fort Worth ISD
Rob Chilton, Killian Middle School, Lewisville ISD Ben Osborne, Sam Houston State University
Matthew McInturf, Sam Houston State University Joseph Clark, Spring ISD


STRING PEDAGOGY WORKSHOP FOR MUSIC EDUCATORS

Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX  |  June 25-27, 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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Phone: 936-294-1360

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