Wednesday March 4 Deep Dive Workshops

Right from the Start! Rolland Pedagogy from Bottom to Top

Hyatt Regency Orlando  -  Room Location Coming January 2020

Internationally renowned former students of Paul Rolland present movement training for all ages, instruments, and playing levels. Designed to free players from excessive tensions, Rolland movement training can be introduced right from the start and in remedial work, resulting in faster learning and ease in playing and music making.

Led by Lynne Denig, Frisch and Denig Custom-Fitted Chinrests
Abigail Albaugh, Abby Albaugh Studios 
Joanne Erwin, Rowan University
Michael Fanelli, University of Northern Iowa 
Gerald Fischbach, University of Maryland, Retired
Joanne May, Elmhurst College

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K-12Teaching Lower Strings through Graded Orchestral Literature

Generally violins tend to have more interesting and challenging parts than do lower strings in the orchestra classroom. How More...
Lisa Caravan, Eastman School of Music, Janeen Wilkins, Anchorage School District07:00 AM08:00 AMViola; Cello; Double BassListen and Learn (60 min)Literature/repertoire, Pedagogy
Eclectic StylesTraditional Fiddle Techniques

Fiddling for fun and function! You and your students can learn many valuable musical ideas (while having a blast!) through traditional fiddling. Learn abo More...
Aisha Ivey, Florida State University07:00 AM08:00 AMAny/AllLearn and Play (60 min)Community music, Eclectic Styles (fiddle, rock, jazz, world music, etc.); Improvisation
GeneralAmplify Creativity through Computer-Based Performance Practice

This session will address how to utilize technology in live performance, from amplification to effects processing to arti More...
Robert Matheson, Dixie State University07:00 AM08:00 AMAny/All; Double BassListen and Learn (60 min)Technology, Eclectic Styles (fiddle, rock, jazz, world music, etc.); Performance
Chamber MusicEnsemble Intonation for Early String Quartet Experiences

One of the most important issues facing chamber musicians in performance is intonation. In order for a string quartet to play i More...
Timothy Cuffman, Rocky Ridge Music Academy07:00 AM08:00 AMViolin; Viola; CelloListen and Learn (60 min)Chamber Music, Pedagogy; Rehearsal techniques
K-12Looking Past The Grade: Emphasizing Feedback in String Assessment

Are you tired of students ignoring your written feedback and only checking their number grades on assessments? See how More...
Tim Nowak, East Carolina University, Scott Glasser, Arizona State University07:00 AM08:00 AMAny/AllListen and Learn (60 min)Assessment, Standards based learning
Private StudioShifting With Ease: Getting the Most Out of Sevcik, Op. 8

Are you frustrated with shifting problems? Have you practiced Otakar Sevcik’s Op. 8, Changes of Position and Preparatory Scale More...
Soh-Hyun Park Altino, University of Wisconsin-Madison Mead Witter School of Music07:00 AM08:00 AMViolin; ViolaLearn and play – Bring your instrument and learn with the speaker with a high level of hands on interactivity (60 min)Pedagogy, Practice techniques; Training future string educators and performers
GeneralYoga Lessons for the String Player

a 60 minute Vinyasa Style yoga session developed for the physical needs and challenges of string players.  Participants of all levels are guided thr More...
Jeffrey Boga, T163T144:T171T109T144:T15807:00 AM08:00 AMWellnessListen and learn – a blend of lecture based instruction, interaction and case studies (60 min),
Private StudioRunning A Successful Private Studio

Do you enjoy teaching studio lessons but dread the entrepreneurial aspects of the job? Whether you’re a career studio instructor, a school orchestra More...
Manda Deegan, Private Studio Teacher, Jacob Dakon, University of Kansas08:15 AM09:15 AMAny/AllListen and Learn (60 min)Building or maintaining a school program or studio, Technology
Eclectic StylesFrom The Bottom Up: Build Your Own Jazz Bass Lines

Embrace the mystical world of jazz chord changes head on! In this session attendees will be taught how to create their own jazz bass More...
Michael Geib, University of Central Oklahoma School of Music08:15 AM09:15 AMAny/AllLearn and Play (60 min)Improvisation, Improvisation; Theory and composition
GeneralThe 'SKILL, WILL, THRILL':  Effective Learning through Efficiency, Mindset and Motivation in the Practice Room

How do we get the most out of all those hours in the practice room? In th More...
Sarah Kim, Miami University Alan Rafferty, University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music Nick Curry, University of North Florida08:15 AM09:15 AMAny/AllListen and Learn (60 min)Practice techniques, Research related to pedagogy and performance

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