Workshops

School of Music Workshops

TEACHING THE MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND

Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX  |  June 12-15, 2017

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!

Presentations in instrumental pedagogy for 2017 will include Mary Santarelli, Jason Harvey, Dr. Patricia Card, Randy Luster, Dr. Scott Plugge, Michael Flake, Randy Adams, Jed Maus, Ali Jackson, Chris McGinnis, Season Summers, Dr. Nathan Koch, Amanda Doyle, Michael Dick and Jerriald Dillard. Presentations on other topics will be given by Dr. Bradley Kent, Josh Mooney, Donnie Artley, Rachel Luegering, Rachelle Isaacson, Charlotte Royall, Jennifer Dillard, Allyson Whitsett, Robert Carlin, John Hinojosa and Dr. Matthew McInturf.

The workshop fee is $250.00

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THE ART OF TEACHING MUSIC

Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX  |  June 19-21, 2017

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 summer’s workshop will be held on the campus of SMU June 19-21. Presenters include Allen Hightower, Tom Bracy, Lynne Jackson, Reagan Brumley, David Brandon, David Puckett, Aric Schneller, Mark McGahey, Peter Warshaw, Jed Maus, Jeff King, Steve Gulledge, Stephen Van Hooser, Emmy Ramos, Michelle Hanegan, Matthew McInturf, and Brian Merrill.

This 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 Teachers" 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.

The schedule will run from 9:00 am until 6:30 pm on June 19 and 20, and 9:00 am – 4:30 pm on June 21. SMU is a provider of Continuing Professional Education credit and 23 hours of CPE credit may be earned.

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 19-21, 2017

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 26-28, 2017

The SHSU Center for Music Education is excited to offer a new 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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