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2021 SMU Meadows Music Educators Workshops

Summer professional development and learning opportunities for music educators

Culturally Responsive Teaching in Music Education

  • June 7-9
  • Monday-Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Daily
  • 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
  • Brandi Waller-Pace and Vicky Suarez, Presenters
  • Participants may choose in-person or remote learning via Zoom

The Elemental Style: Composing and Arranging, Part I

  • June 7-18, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Weekdays
  • Noncredit Cost: $150
  • Paul Cribari and Richard Layton, Instructors
  • Classes will be held remotely via Zoom

Instrument Repair for the Band Director

  • June 10-11
  • Thursday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Daily
  • 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
  • In-person or remote learning to be determined

The Art of Teaching Music: A Workshop for Band Directors

Orff Schulwerk, Levels I, II, And III

  • June 21-July 2
  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays
  • Noncredit Cost: $800
  • 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
  • Michael Chandler, Paul Cribari, Amy Fenton, Paul Hallsted, Richard Layton,
  • Beth Melin Nelson, Jacqueline Schrader, Meg Tietz, and Ben Torres, Faculty
  • Orff Schulwerk classes will be held in person

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 6-21
  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays
  • Noncredit Cost: $900
  • 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  
  • Gay deMontel, Jason Dove, Beth Houff, Brenda Keen, Kathy Kuddes, Georgia Newlin, Corey Fisher Smith, Kristin Vogt, and Melissa Young, Faculty
  • Level I participants will attend classes in person
  • Level II & III participants may choose in-person or remote learning via Zoom

SongWorks in Action: Playful Teaching, Vibrant Learning!

  • July 26-30
  • 9 a.m. to 4 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
  • Vicky Suárez and Jake Harkins, Instructors
  • SongWorks classes will be held in person

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

For further information about these online classes, or to register, visit https://gradadmission.smu.edu/portal/SummerMusicEdWorkshops; or contact Julie Scott at muedworkshops@smu.edu.

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Workshops and Special Programs

2021 SMU Meadows Music Educators Workshops

Culturally Responsive Teaching in Music Education

The Elemental Style: Composing and Arranging, Part I

Instrument Repair for the Band Director

The Art of Teaching Music: A Workshop for Band Directors

Orff Schulwerk, Levels I, II, and III

Kodály I, II, and III; Choral Track Levels I, II, and III

Songworks In Action: Playful Teaching, Vibrant Learning!

Workshop Faculty and Staff Bios

Piano Preparatory Department

Registration for Year-Round Prep

SMU College Music Audition Preparation Workshops

SMU Young Artist Flute Orchestra Audition

SMU Institute for Young Pianists

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