Embracing the Eclectic: Activities Centering Eclectic Styles in String Orchestra

Join string educators Patti Kilroy and Leo Park for a session spotlighting the critical importance of broadening the classroom orchestra experience to include an assortment of eclectic styles. In the context of string orchestra repertoire, they will discuss adaptable creative activities that engage students in improvisation, recontextualization, and composition in its myriad forms, all filtered through the lens of appropriate cultural and musicological representation.