2021 SMU Meadows Music Educators Workshops

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

A Brief Introduction To Orff Schulwerk

  • Dates: June 14-15
  • Times: 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Noncredit Cost: $30

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

The Art of Teaching Orchestra

  • Dates: July 26-28
  • Times: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Noncredit Cost: $200
  • Credit Cost: Additional $500 for 1 hour of graduate credit (Paid separately to SMU)
  • Housing: There is no on-campus housing available for this workshop. For a listing of local Dallas hotels near the SMU campus and out-of-state discounts, go to http://www.campustravel.com/university/smu/visit_smu.html

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.