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2020 SMU Meadows Music Educators Workshops

Summer professional development and learning opportunities for music educators

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Advanced Choral Conducting 

  • June 4-6
  • Thursday-Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Noncredit Cost: $350
  • Housing: No on-campus housing is available for this workshop. For a listing of local Dallas hotels near the SMU campus and out-of-state discounts, go to:
  • https://www.smu.edu/Admission/Visit/WhereToStay
  • Pam Elrod Huffman and Robert Bode, Instructors

Culturally Responsive Teaching in Music Education

  • June 8-10
  • Monday-Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Noncredit Cost: $100
  • Scholarships are available for this workshop. Send an email to Julie Scott at muedworkshops@smu.edu for further information.
  • Housing: No on-campus housing is available for this workshop. For a listing of local Dallas hotels near the SMU campus and out-of-state discounts, go to: https://www.smu.edu/Admission/Visit/WhereToStay
  • Connie McKoy, Keynote Speaker and Presenter
  • Vicky Suarez, Brandi Waller-Pace, Instructors

Instrument Repair for the Band Director

  • June 11-12
  • Thursday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Noncredit Cost: $300
  • A required toolkit will be available at the workshop for an additional $100. Payment will be made directly to Ann MacMillan by cash or check.
  • Housing: No on-campus housing is available for this workshop. For a listing of local Dallas hotels near the SMU campus and out-of-state discounts, go to:
  • https://www.smu.edu/Admission/Visit/WhereToStay  
  • Ann MacMillan, Instructor

The Art of Teaching Music: A Workshop for Band Directors

Orff Schulwerk, Levels I, II, And III

  • June 15-26
  • 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays
  • Noncredit Cost: $800
  • Housing: $850 for single; $650 for double (No meals are included. Single rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis.)
  • Michael Chandler, Paul Cribari, Andrew Ellingsen, Amy Fenton, Paul Hallsted,
  • Richard Layton, Beth Melin Nelson, Jacqueline Schrader, and Meg Tietz, Faculty

Eurhythmics: Purposeful Movement in the Music Classroom

  • June 29-July 3
  • 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Noncredit Cost: $400
  • Housing: No on-campus housing is available for this workshop. For a listing of local Dallas hotels near the SMU campus and out-of-state discounts, go to https://www.smu.edu/Admission/Visit/WhereToStay
  • Kay Piña and Steven Robbins, Faculty

Purposeful Pathways: Possibilities for the Elementary Classroom

  • June 29- July 3
  • 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily
  • Noncredit Cost: $400
  • Housing: No on-campus housing is available for this workshop. For a listing of local Dallas hotels near the SMU campus and out-of-state discounts, go to https://www.smu.edu/Admission/Visit/WhereToStay
  • Roger Sams, Instructor 

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

  • Presented in conjunction with the Plano ISD Kodály Certification Program
  • July 6-22
  • 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays
  • Noncredit Cost: $900
  • Housing: $1,250 for single; $900 for double (No meals are included. Single rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis.)
  • Janell Bjorklund, Gay deMontel, Jason Dove, László Durányik, Lenke Igo, Brenda Keen, Kathy Kuddes, Kristin Vogt, and Melissa Young, Faculty

Click here to view or download 2020 Music Educators Workshops Faculty Bios

For further information about SMU Music Educators Workshops, or to register for one of these classes, visit https://gradadmission.smu.edu/portal/SummerMusicEdWorkshops; or contact Julie Scott, Lisa Beyer, or Courtney Wilson at muedworkshops@smu.edu; or call the SMU Music Office at 214-768-1951.

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2020 SMU Meadows Music Educators Workshops

Advanced Choral Conducting

Culturally Responsive Teaching in Music Education

Instrument Repair for the Band Director

The Art of Teaching Music: A Workshop for Band Directors

Orff Schulwerk, Levels I, II, and III

Eurhythmics: Purposeful Movement in the Music Classroom

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