Summer 2022 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.


Mark your calendars and join us for the Summer 2022 workshops!

  • Teaching in the Middle School Band, June 6 – 9, 2022
  • Art of Teaching Music (in Dallas, TX), June 13 – 15, 2022
  • Art of Teaching Music – NEW TEACHER (in Dallas, TX), June 13 – 15, 2022
  • String Pedagogy Workshop, June 13 – 15, 2022
  • Choral Educators Workshop (at Woodlands Center), June 27 – 28, 2022

Band Director Workshops LIVE Summer 2022


Teaching the Middle School Band

June 6 – 9, 2022
Sam Houston State University - Huntsville, Texas

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!

Workshop Fee: $250

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The Art of Teaching Music

June 13 – 15, 2022
Southern Methodist University - Dallas, Texas

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 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.

Workshop Fee: $250

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The Art of Teaching Music: NEW TEACHERS

June 13 – 15, 2022
Southern Methodist University - Dallas, Texas

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 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.

Workshop Fee: $250

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String Pedagogy Workshop for Music Educators

June 13 – 15, 2022
Sam Houston State University - Huntsville, Texas

The SHSU Center for Music Education is excited to offer a professional development workshop for public school orchestra directors. The workshop runs June 13 - 15, 2022, and is in person on the campus of SHSU in Huntsville. Participants will work with outstanding teachers and will be offered excellent pedagogical resources for beginning through advanced students. Topics will cover teaching from the podium, how to recruit post-pandemic, how to set up a beginner, and many more. Accomplished teachers and musicians will address the significant issues of pedagogy, best practices, and creating success for students. The schedule will allow time for personal interaction with presenters and participants and is focused on giving teachers strong pedagogical tools and resources to use them well. A total of 18 CPE credits can be earned during our workshop. Please direct all questions about this workshop to Daniel Saenz at: danielsaenz@shsu.edu.

Workshop Fee: $150

Payment Options:

  • Pay full price now ($150)
  • Pay $75, SHSU Alumni discount
  • Pay $50, SHSU Student discount

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Choral Educators Workshop

"Resilience, Reinvention, and Reminders"
June 27 – 28, 2022
8:30am to 4:30pm at The Woodlands Center
*virtual attendance option available*

The SHSU Choral Educators Professional Development Workshop will be held in person June 27-28, 2022, from 8:30am to 4:30pm in The Woodlands Center, located at 3380 College Park Drive The Woodlands, TX 77384 (virtual attendance also an option). Educators can earn up to 16 hours CPE hours credit during the workshop. This year's workshop theme is "Resilience, Reinvention, and Reminders," and will include sessions that explore current social and emotional issues, as well as address fundamentals that contribute to effective teaching in the choral classroom. Guest presenters will include Professor Coty Raven Morris (Portland State University), Dr. Amon Eady (Central Michigan University), and Denise Eaton (Choral Editor for Carl Fischer/BriLee Music), as well as area choral directors and SHSU faculty. Registration is open for this online workshop. Please direct all questions to Dr. Sandy Hinkley at: sxh080@shsu.edu.

Prof. Coty Raven Morris

Prof. Coty Raven Morris

Portland State University

Denise Eaton

Denise Eaton

Choral Editor, Carl Fischer and BriLee Music

Dr. Amon Eady

Dr. Amon Eady

University of Central Michigan

Elisa West

Elisa West

The Woodlands High School

Jason Womack

Jason Womack

Cypress Woods High School

Kristin Likos

Kristin Likos

Seven Lakes Junior High School

Ben Fahnders

Ben Fahnders

Kingwood Park High School

Kevin Riehle

Kevin Riehle

James E. Taylor High School

Prof. Clay West

Prof. Clay West

Sam Houston State University

Dr. Emily Heilman

Dr. Emily Heilman

Sam Houston State University

Dr. Sandy Hinkley

Dr. Sandy Hinkley

Sam Houston State University

Workshop Fee: $100

Payment Options:
  • Pay full price now ($100)
  • Pay $50, SHSU Alumni discount
  • Pay $25, SHSU Student discount

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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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