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, Jolette Wine, 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.
Registration is done through Sam Houston State University usinghttp://shsu.edu/academics/music/center-for-music-education/
The cost is $250.
If you would like more information, please contact:
Matthew McInturf at [email protected]
Brian Merrill at [email protected]