Ensemble directors from New York City middle and high schools, as well as community settings, sharpen their skills during this yearlong series of professional training and musical activities. This unique opportunity aims to enhance the artistry of educators at all levels, while incorporating best teaching practices into their ensemble settings. In addition to attending concerts, instructors engage in hands-on workshops, classroom observations and mentoring, and professional networking to receive invaluable supplementary training while reinvigorating their own musical practice. The 2014–2015 program will be offered to band, orchestra and choir directors throughout the New York City area. Confirmed guest faculty include: Steven Reineke, James Ross, Rossen Milanov, Peggy Dettwiler, Randal Swiggum and Margaret Jenks. Future summer sessions of Music Educators Workshop will be open to ensemble directors from across the United States.
In 2014–2015, up to 50 middle and high school ensemble directors will be selected to participate in a yearlong workshop that includes monthly interactive workshops with top music educators focused on pedagogy, conducting, and best teaching practices. Workshops will take place on Saturdays from September to June. Please see the program details page for workshop descriptions. The Music Educators Workshop will include:
To apply, you must
Participants will receive an honorarium of $500 upon
successful completion of the program and have the option to register for P-credit
from the Department of Education.
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