2022 SMU Meadows Music Educators Workshops

A Dynamic, Interactive Orff Approach For Early Childhood, Pre-K To Grade 3

  • June 6-8
  • 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • 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, go to: https://www.smu.edu/Admission/Visit/WhereToStay
  • Lynn Kleiner, Instructor

SMU High School All-State (Large School) Choir Camp

  • June 9-11
  • 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Cost: $250
  • Housing: No on-campus housing is available for this workshop.
  • Dr. Pamela Elrod Huffman, Director
  • Jesse Cannon, Sarah Council, Clorese Porter, Joseph Tomkins, Section Leaders
  • Becky Baker, Sharon Bailey, Brian Bentley, and Jimmy Emery, Collaborative Pianists

Instrument Repair for the Band Director

  • June 9-10
  • Thursday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Daily
  • Noncredit Cost: $300
  • A required toolkit will be available at the workshop for an additional $125. 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 Master Class: Re-Imagining the Familiar; Deepening Your Personal Artistry

  • June 20-24
  • 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • 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, go to:
  • https://www.smu.edu/Admission/Visit/WhereToStay
  • Beth Melin Nelson, Instructor

Orff Schulwerk, Levels I, II, And III

  • June 20-July 1
  • 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM 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, Jacqueline Schrader, Meg Tietz, Ben Torres, and Michael Vasquez, Faculty

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

Presented in conjunction with the Plano ISD Kodály Certification Program.

Note: The Plano ISD/SMU Kodály Certification Course will be held in Plano, rather than on the SMU campus.

  • July 5-20
  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM 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, Bethany Houff, Brenda Keen, Kathy Kuddes, Georgia Newlin, Corey Fisher Smith, Kristin Vogt, and Melissa Young, Faculty

Advanced Choral Conducting

  • July 11-13
  • 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Daily
  • 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, go to: https://www.smu.edu/Admission/Visit/WhereToStay
  • Pam Elrod Huffman and Robert Bode, Instructors

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Music Education

  • July 18-20
  • Monday-Wednesday: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Daily
  • 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, go to: https://www.smu.edu/Admission/Visit/WhereToStay
  • Keynote Speakers: Dr. Jason Max Ferdinand, Dr. Nicole Robinson, and Dr. Loneka Battiste
  • Workshop Presenters: Lauren Knebel, Victor Lozada, Amanda Soto, and others TBD

The Art of Teaching Orchestra

  • July 25-27
  • 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Noncredit Cost: $200
  • 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
  • Dr. Deborah Perkins, and Ms. Susan Younghans, Clinicians/Directors

Eurhythmics: Music in Motion

  • July 25-29
  • 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • 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, go to: https://www.smu.edu/Admission/Visit/WhereToStay
  • Kay Piña and Steven Robbins, Instructors

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.