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We invite you to join a supportive and driven community of students and faculty who share a passion for advancing music education with Transformative Teaching and Learning

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2017 WINTER SESSION WORKSHOP FOR MUSIC EDUCATORS
Friday, January 27, 2017 | 4:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 28, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

MIXED CHOIR: BREAKING BARRIERS TO SUCCESS AT ALL LEVELS
Colleen Thompson, Simsbury Public Schools, CT 

This workshop will challenge participants to overcome the myths that keep singers and directors from achieving their highest potential in the upper elementary through high school mixed choral classroom. Discover:

  • unique vocal techniques that build range tone and confidence
  • ear training, sight reading and assessment strategies to promote complete musicianship
  • repertoire suggestions that will expand programming possibilities
  • motivational, recruiting and retention techniques that keep students singing

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Testimonials

Ben

“Gordon has given me the tools to encourage even my youngest students to create and improvise, building their confidence far beyond just learning about music.”

Ben Glaser, M.M.Ed. '17
K–5 General Music Teacher, Revere, MA


 

Alison

“The joy of gathering each day as a professional music community in peer-led ensembles has been invaluable to my growth as an educator and performer.”

Alison Yankowskas, M.M.Ed. '16
Elementary General Music, Strings, and Chorus Teacher, Sandown, NH


 

Brian

“Gordon puts me at the center of what is evolving nationally in the field of music education.  Exploring current research helps me connect methodologies and assessment techniques to meet my students’ needs.”

Brian Freed, M.M.Ed. '17
Middle School General Music and Middle/High School Chorus Teacher, Epping, NH

 

Sarah

“Gordon has given me the confidence to articulate how musical learning contributes to the 21st –century skills children need to succeed as adults.”

Sara Carson, M.M. Ed. '16
Elementary and Middle School General Music and Chorus Teacher, Waltham, MA

 



NASM Accreditation
Gordon College is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).