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Workshops & Professional Development

Whether you are pursuing a Master’s Degree in Music Education or looking for a specific professional development opportunity to enhance your skills, we invite you to be encouraged, challenged and invigorated with new perspectives as a music educator.

Highlighted Programs

Graduate Music Education Online Spring Workshop Session 2021

First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk: Sing, Say, Dance, Play! Online

Clinicians: Betsy Greene

Experience classroom-ready activities for use in-person and/or remote learning which follows the eight-part workout from First Steps in Music with the Orff approach while gaining a better understanding of how to integrate these two approaches. Learn how to lesson plan using First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk and to develop your own integrated activities to use in your teaching. Prior First Steps in Music and/or Orff Schulwerk experience and access to Orff instruments are not required. This course is applicable to elementary classroom music educators.

Online Program Schedule
Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
March 30; April 6, 13, 27, 2021 | One (1) Graduate Credit

Class does not meet on April 20 during Massachusetts school vacation week

Class meets live via Zoom on 4 Tuesday evenings; asynchronous content and self-paced digital engagement are provided using CANVAS, Gordon College's digital learning management system.

Complete workshop program description, clinicians' bios, and registration information can be found here.