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2016 SMU Music Educators Workshops

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

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Register now for SMU Educators Workshops.

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.

First Steps, FAME Certification Course
June 8-10
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: $250 for single; $175 for double (includes breakfast each morning)
Instructor: John Feierabend

Percussion Ensemble for Elementary/Middle School Music Teachers
June 13-15
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Noncredit Cost: $300
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, visit here.
Instructor: Jim Solomon

Developing an Orff Schulwerk Curriculum
June 15-17
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Noncredit Cost: $300
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, visit here.
Instructors: Julie Scott and Michael Chandler

Orff Schulwerk Master Class
June 20-24
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays
Noncredit Cost: $500
Housing: $300 for single; $250 for double (No meals are included.)
Faculty: Christa Coogan and Werner Beidinger

Orff Schulwerk, Levels I, II, And III
June 20 - July 1
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

The Art of Teaching Music: A Workshop for Band Directors
June 20-22
Directors: Brian Merrill and Matthew McInturf
For further information, visit here.

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

Advanced Choral Conducting
July 6-8
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily
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, visit here.
Instructors: Pam Elrod Huffman and Robert Bode

SMU Institute for Young Pianists
July 10-16
Co-Directors: Cathy Lysinger and Kevin Gunter,
For more information, or for registration, visit here.

The Art of Teaching Orchestra
July 17-July 19
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: $150
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, visit here.
Director: Deborah Perkins

Introduction to Dalcroze Eurhythmics: Rhythm Flowing Inside You
July 25-29
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily
Noncredit Cost: $500
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, visit here.
Instructor: David Frego

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2016 SMU Music Educators Workshops

First Steps In Music

Percussion Ensemble

Orff Schulwerk Curriculum

Orff Schulwerk Master Class

Orff Schulwerk, Levels I, II, And III

The Art of Teaching Orchestra

Kodály Certification Training and Choral Track

Advanced Choral Conducting Techniques

Dalcroze Eurhythmics

SMU Institute for Piano Teachers

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