In the Schools
IPM Music Educator Workshop
Saturday, June 29, 2013
Gowen Room, Wilson Commons, River Campus, University of Rochester (see map below)
We are pleased to announce a one-day workshop for music educators. This IPM Music Educator Workshop will address a wide variety of issues and opportunities for using pop music in middle- and high-school music programs, ranging from general music to ensembles. The cost of the workshop is $20, with the optional purchase of a box lunch costing $9.50. The program appears below.
For registration and more information, contact Elaine Stroh at firstname.lastname@example.org or (585) 275-9397.
8:30 - 9:15 Matt Warren (Webster Central School District)
"The Three Processes: What Popular Music Can Do For You"
9:15 - 10:00 Brian Franco (Weedsport Central School District)
"Reaching the Other 80%: Authentic Rock Music Experiences in the Secondary Music Classroom"
10:15 - 11:00 Dr. Joseph Abramo (The University of Connecticut)
"Songwriting and Popular Music Composing"
11:00 - 11:45 Stephanie Heriger (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum)
"'Roll Over Beethoven': K-12 Education with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum"
11:45 - 12:45 LUNCH BREAK (box lunch may be ordered with registration)
12:45 - 1:30 Ben Proctor (Fairport Central School District)
"Sitting Around and Playing Guitars: Performing Popular Music in the Middle School General Music Classroom"
1:30 - 2:15 Dr. Jim Frankel (MusicFirst)
"Rethinking Music Education in the Digital Age"
2:30 - 3:15 Dr. Justin Burton (Rider University)
"Making It Pop: Thick Description and the Thrill of Popular Music Writing"
3:15 - 4:00 Dr. John Covach and Josef Hanson (The University of Rochester)
Rock Ensembles, Or, Can I Really Rehearse a Group Without Parts and Score?"