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2017 SMU Music Educators Workshops

Summer professional development and learning opportunities available for music educators and students of music

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For further information about SMU Music Educators Workshops, or to register for one of these classes, visit here; or contact Julie Scott at scottj@smu.edu or 214-768-3717; or call the SMU Music Office at 214-768-1951.

About the Workshops

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The SMU Music Educators Workshops are annual professional development and learning opportunities offered for music educators and students of music through the Music Division of SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts. The Music Division of Meadows is an accredited institutional member of both the National Association of Schools of Music and the Texas Association of Music Schools.

Adult students who earn graduate credit for participation in the Music Educators Workshops may apply the credit to a Master of Music in Music Education degree, once accepted into the masters program.

Learn more about the Master of Music in Music Education.

Conversational Solfege, FAME Certification Course

June 7-9
Wednesday and Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Noncredit Cost: $400
Housing: No on-campus housing is available for this workshop. Visit here for a listing of local Dallas hotels near the SMU campus and out-of-state discounts.
Instructor: John Feierabend

Instrument Repair for the Band Director

June 8-9
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Noncredit Cost: $300
Housing: No on-campus housing is available for this workshop. Visit here for a listing of local Dallas hotels near the SMU campus and out-of-state discounts.
Faculty: Ann MacMillan

Developing an Orff Schulwerk Curriculum

June 12-16
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day
Noncredit Cost: $400
Housing: No on-campus housing is available for this workshop. Visit here for a listing of local Dallas hotels near the SMU campus and out-of-state discounts.
Instructors: Julie Scott and Michael Chandler

Advanced Choral Conducting

June 14-16
9:00-11:00 a.m.; 12:30-5:00 p.m.
Noncredit Cost: $350
Housing: No on-campus housing is available for this workshop. Visit here for a listing of local Dallas hotels near the SMU campus and out-of-state discounts.
Instructors: Pam Elrod Huffman and Robert Bode

The Art of Teaching Music: A Workshop for Band Directors

June 19-21
Brian Merrill and Matthew McInturf, Directors
Visit here for more information.

Orff Schulwerk, Levels I, II, And III

June 19-30
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays
Noncredit Cost: $800
Housing: $800 for single; $600 for double (No meals are included.)
Faculty: Dena Byers, Michael Chandler, Paul Cribari, Andrew Ellingsen, Amy Fenton, Paul Hallsted, Richard Layton, Beth Melin Nelson, Jacqueline Schrader, Meg Tietz, and Paul Weller

Kodály Certification Training, Levels I, II, III
Kodály Choral Track, Levels I & II

July 5-July 21, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays
Presented in conjunction with the Plano ISD Kodály Certification Program
Noncredit Cost: $900
Housing: $1,300 for single; $900 for double (includes breakfast each morning)
Faculty: Kenny Allen, Janell Bjorkland, Gay deMontel, László Durányik, Lenke Igo, Brenda Keen, Kathy Kuddes, Kristin Moore, and Lori Wagner

SMU Institute for Young Pianists

July 9-15
Cathy Lysinger and Kevin Gunter, Co-Directors
Visit here for more information, or for registration

The Art of Teaching Orchestra

July 16-July 18
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm Sunday; 10:00 am to 5: 00 pm Monday and Tuesday, as well as nightly off-campus events
Cost: $250
Housing: No on-campus housing is available for this workshop.Visit here for a listing of local Dallas hotels near the SMU campus and out-of-state discounts.
Director: Deborah Perkins

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SMU Institute for Young Pianists

2017 SMU Music Educators Workshops

Conversational Solfege

Orff Schulwerk Curriculum

Orff Schulwerk, Levels I, II, And III

The Art of Teaching Orchestra

Kodály Certification Training and Choral Track

Advanced Choral Conducting Techniques

Instrument Repair for the Band Director

Piano Preparatory Department

Registration for Year-Round Prep

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