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.


THE ART OF TEACHING MUSIC (2021 ONLINE) ALL-ACCESS PASS

June 7-10, and June 14-16, 2021

9am to 5pm with several short breaks and a lunch break each day

Using the "Zoom" platform, this seven day virtual conference 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.

Pricing Options:

  • $180.00 for a full All Access Pass
  • $90.00 for any SHSU Alumni
  • Payment Plan Option - pay $90.00 now and pay $90.00 before workshop start date

Presenter list and schedule coming soon!

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Back in 2021!
THE PEDAGOGY PROJECT (Band Instruments)

June 7-10 AND June 14-16, 2021

9am to 5pm with several short breaks and a lunch break each day

The Pedagogy Project is one of the tracks in The Art of Teaching Music workshop, and it is designed for those with college graduation dates between December 2020 and May 2022.

Using the "Zoom" platform, and produced as a joint project of The Center for Music Education at Sam Houston State University and a consortium of universities and professional organizations, attendees will participate in clinics on beginner pedagogy on every band instrument from master teachers, non-varsity band rehearsal techniques from seasoned band directors, and advocacy and inspiration from thought leaders in music education.

If you register for The Pedagogy Project, do not also register for The Art of Teaching Music (2021 Online). The Pedagogy Project 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 fee is $30.

Full Schedule Coming Soon!​

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CHORAL EDUCATORS ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP

"Moving Forward: Renewing and Inspiring through Choral Experiences"

June 28 - 30, 2021

Dr. Sandy Hinkley
Dr. Sandy Hinkley
Dr. Jefferey Redding
Special Guest
Dr. Jeffery Redding
Director of Choral Activities
University of Central Florida
Dr. Kelly Miller
Special Guest
Dr. Kelly Miller
Coordinator of Music Education
University of Central Florida
Dr. Adam Zrust
Special Guest
Dr. Adam Zrust
Director of Choral Activities
University of Central Missouri
Heather Orr
Heather Orr
Head Director
Montgomery High School
Montgomery, TX
Amy Moore
Amy Moore
Head Director
Salyards Middle School
Cypress, TX

The SHSU Choral Educators Online Professional Development Workshop is scheduled for June 28-30, 2021 (June 28/29: 8am - 5pm; June 30: 8am - 12pm). Educators can earn up to 20 hours CPE hours credit during the workshop.

The theme for this year’s workshop is "Moving Forward: Renewing and Inspiring through Choral Experiences.” Session topics will include building community and leadership, vocal pedagogy, the male changing voice, programming repertoire, rehearsal planning, and effective feedback in the choral rehearsal.

Guest presenters will include 2019 GRAMMY Music Educator Award Recipient, Dr. Jeffery Redding (University of Central Florida), Florida ACDA President-Elect, Dr. Kelly Miller (University of Central Florida), former Texas choral educator, Dr. Adam Zrust (University of Central Missouri), as well as area choral directors and SHSU faculty.

Registration is open for this online workshop. Prior to the start of the workshop, registered attendees will be sent Zoom links, as well as links to all relevant materials. Attendees need only to have internet access with audio capabilities to participate.

All questions may be directed to Dr. Sandy Hinkley at: sxh080@shsu.edu.

Workshop Fee: $150

Payment Options:

  • Pay full price now ($150)
  • Pay $75, SHSU Alumni discount
  • Pay $40, 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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