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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 Winter Workshop Sessions 2020
Gordon College is pleased to offer two Friday-Saturday professional development workshop weekends for music educators this winter, 2020.


Friday, January 24, 2020: 6:40–9:30 p.m. 
Saturday, January 25, 2020: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (lunch provided)

Topics and Clinicians
Active Music Making and the English Language Learner
Clinicians: Kathryn Phillipson and Susie Petrov

Mixed Choirs: Breaking Barriers to Success
Clinician: Colleen Thompson



Friday, January 31, 2020: 4:30 p.m.–8:30 pm (dinner provided)
Saturday, February 1, 2020: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (lunch provided)

Topics and Clinicians
Navigating Access and Accommodation for Diverse Learners in the Music Classroom
Clinician: Eve Montague

Teaching and Learning with Technology in the Music Classroom
Clinician: Sean Hagon

Cultivating Artistry on the Podium: Promoting Collaborative Music Making When Conducting Instrumentalists
Clinician: Dr. Benjamin Klemme


Participants have the opportunity to earn graduate credit, explore a topic of interest, and to join with all other program participants, colleagues, and clinicians on campus for dinner and lunch, included with the cost of registration.