Leading Minds

Leading Minds of Music Education Symposium

This year’s theme, Promising Practices toward the Future, seeks to explore the essence of innovative pedagogical practice for musical teaching and learning. Dr. Clifford Madsen (Florida State University) and Dr. Wendy Valerio (University of South Carolina) will be keynote presenters and the University of Utah is so thrilled to host these two leading minds of music education.


Pre-registration is closed. Onsite registration is available beginning 4:30 p.m. on March 31, 2017 in the lobby of David Gardner Hall

Schedule:

Friday, March 31, 2017:

4:30pm    

Registration & Reception (David Gardner Hall, Main Entrance)

5pm    

Opening Remarks & Clifford Madsen (Dumke Recital Hall)

6pm

Wendy Valerio (Dumke Recital Hall)
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Saturday, April 1, 2017:

7:30 am

Registration Opens (David Gardner Hall, Atrium)

8:30 – 11:30am

Session I: Elementary Workshop with Wendy Valerio (Thompson Recital Hall)

9am    

Session II (choose one)

  • “What it Means to be Musical in a Changing Profession”, Mark Ely, University of Utah (DGH 318)
  • “Thinking Outside the Box: Creating Distance-Based Intergenerational Music Programs”, Melita Belgrave, Arizona State University (DGH 306)

10am

Coffee Break

10:30am

Session III (choose one)

  • “Honor Band Best Practices”, Thomas Kloss, Idaho State University (DGH 302)
  • “Curriculum, Pedagogy and Music for All”, Seth Pendergast, University of Utah (DGH 306)
  • “Music Therapy: Helping People Tap into the Power of Music”, Beth Hardy, SCMT, MT-BC, Huntsman Cancer Hospital, Heather Fellows, SCMT, MT-BC, Huntsman Cancer Hospital, Kayla Zuckerman, SCMT, MT-BC, Primary Children’s Hospital, (DGH 324)

11:30 – 1pm   

Lunch (on your own)

1pm

Session IV: General Session – Clifford Madsen (Dumke Recital Hall) 

2:30 – 4:30pm

Session V: Elementary Workshop with Wendy Valerio (Thompson Recital Hall)

2:30pm

Session VI (choose one)

  • “Teaching Music Beyond Notation”, Jared R. Rawlings, University of Utah (DGH 324)
  • “Blended Curriculum in the Choral Classroom”, Jean Applonie & Emily Pulham, Brigham Young University (DGH 306)

3:30pm

Session VII (choose one)

  • “How to Become a Career Music Educator”, Thomas Kloss, Idaho State University (DGH 324)
  • “Intergenerational Music Making Experiences”, Melita Belgrave, Arizona State University (DGH 306)

4:30pm

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Last Updated: 4/3/17