Workshops

School of Music Workshops

The Center for Music Education is committed to sponsoring Continuing Education Sessions for practicing teachers at the secondary level.  We offer several inspiring and informative sessions for Band Directors and String Orchestra Directors throughout the academic year. These workshops meet the requirements for Continuing Education Credit. Young teachers will develop skills and refine their technique. Veteran teachers will refresh their skills and gain new perspectives on their art. Everyone will be inspired and enriched with musical thought and professional camaraderie. See below for specific workshop information.


 

TEACHING THE MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND

Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX | June 8-11, 2020

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

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 15-17, 2020

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 15-17, 2020

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 22-24, 2020

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 $250.00

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CHORAL EDUCATORS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP

"Back to Basics: Repertoire, Reading, and Rehearsal"

Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX | June 29 - July 1, 2020

Dr. Sandy Hinkley Denise Eaton Mike Ware Dennis Boyter Choral Directors
Dr. Sandy Hinkley
SHSU Coordinator of Music Education,
Associate Director of Choral Activities
Denise Eaton
Special Guest
Mike Ware
Special Guest
Dennis Boyter
Special Guest
Nick Likos, Mica Bull, Evan Key
Cy-Fair High School

The SHSU Choral Educators Professional Development Workshop is scheduled for June 29, 30 and July 1, 2020 (June 29/30: 8am - 5pm; July 1: 8am - 12pm). Teachers can earn up to 20 hours CPE hours credit during the workshop.

The theme for the 2020 SHSU Choral Educators Workshop is "Back to Basics: Repertoire, Reading and Rehearsal." Topics this year include teaching repertoire, music literacy development, and rehearsal techniques. Presenters include Dr. Sandy Hinkley and other SHSU faculty, special guests Denise Eaton, Mike Ware, and Dennis Boyter, as well as choral directors Nick Likos, Mica Bull, and Evan Key from Cy-Fair High School.

Workshop Fee: $150

Payment Options:

  • Pay full price now ($150)
  • Pay $75, SHSU Alumni discount
  • Pay $40, SHSU Student discount
  • Register now $0, Pay $150 by CHECK ONLY at event
  • Register now $0, Pay $75 by CHECK ONLY at event, SHSU Alumni discount
  • Register now $0, Pay $40 by CHECK ONLY at event, SHSU Student discount

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*In addition to completing payment here, email shsusummerchoral@gmail.com with your name, school, and student names to confirm your attendance under the discount. Confirmation of full payment for ten students attending All-State camp will be required prior to the beginning of the workshop, and will be confirmed with Dr. Bronfman.






School of Music
Sam Houston State University
1751 Avenue I, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone: 936-294-1360

www.shsu.edu/music

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