Instrumental Methods Week
August 7 - 9, 2013


This series of workshops will provide opportunities for music educator to increase proficiency in areas they may feel need improvement. Workshop are offered in Brass, Guitar and Strings and will cover basic techniques, pedagogy and resources. One graduate credit will be available for every two workshops attended.

Guitar Methods
Julie Goldberg, Vandercook College of Music
August 7, 2013
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


 

Workshop Description Registration
Instructor Graduate Credit Information
Location and Directions Lodging Information


Location and Directions:
Wisconsin Center for Music Education, Waunakee, WI

Description:

Students will learn basic technique for playing chords, notes, accompaniment patterns, ensemble pieces, and early solos. Varying approaches to guitar pedagogy and playing styles will be surveyed. Recommendations for instruments and classroom supplies will be provided.

Wisconsin Teaching Standards Addressed: 1, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10
Wisconsin Music Standards Addressed: B, E


Instructor:

Named Guitarist of the year by Classical Guitar Alive, internationally-broadcast radio program, Dr. Julie Goldberg is the first guitarist to receive a doctorate in music performance from Northwestern University, and also holds degrees from the Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University and College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. Assistant Professor of Guitar at VanderCook College of Music and North Park University since 1997, Dr. Goldberg directs the Chicago Community Classical Guitar Ensemble, and performs regularly as a soloist and with the Avanti Guitar Trio throughout the U.S.

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Registration:
Pre-registration closes 7/29/13
Members*            $65.00
Non-Members       $80.00
Undergraduate     $30.00
On Site                $90.00
Print registration form (pdf)
Register online (secure site)

*Discount for members of WMEA, NAfME or staff in WSMA member schools.


Graduate Credit Registration:

Registrants have the opportuity to earn one graduate credit for two workshops attended between August 7-9, 2013, at an additional fee of $220. This is a separate registration and fee from the workshop registration. Please download a copy of the Viterbo registration form (below) and mail it with a check for $220 per credit (payable to Viterbo University) to:

Mary Elsner
Wisconsin Center for Music Education
1005 Quinn Dr.
Waunakee, WI  53597

Viterbo registration form (pdf)  $220 (must attend 2 days)
View syllabus (pdf)

Please do not send credit registrations to Viterbo University. If you are registering for more than one course, please include a separate check and Viterbo form for each course.

Viterbo University will email participants instructions for retrieving their grade reports online approximately 4-6 weeks after the course has been completed, after which time you may request a transcript. Transcripts may be requested directly from Viterbo by completing and mailing in a Transcript Request Form (pdf). Transcripts are $5 per transcript per request.

For more information on graduate credit opportunities, please visit our Graduate Credit Information page.

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Brass for the Non-Brass Player
Thomas Bough, Northern Illinois University  - *appearance Sponsored by Yamaha Corporation
August 8, 2013
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Wisconsin Center for Music Education

 

Workshop Description Registration
Instructor Graduate Credit Information
Location and Directions Lodging Information



Location and Directions:
Wisconsin Center for Music Educations, Waunakee, WI


Description:
One of the most effective ways to teach is to demonstrate! You must be able to pick up each instrument and not only play the right note, but be able to model proper handling of the instrument and an appropriate tone quality as well. Dr. Bough will assist participants to increase their proficiency with and knowledge of brass instruments (trumpet, trombone, baritione and tuba). Participants should plan to bring brass instruments with them.

Wisconsin Teaching Standards Addressed:1, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10
Wisconsin Music Standards Addressed: B, E


Instructor:
Dr. Thomas Bough is a member of the faculty of Northern Illinois University as the Director of Athletic Bands. He also conducts the Wind Symphony and teaches conducting and instrumental arranging. Dr. Bough's diverse performance background includes wind bands, brass bands, orchestras, chamber music ensembles, jazz bands, Dixieland, the Walt Disney World All American College Band and the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps. He is an active conductor, arranger, composer, clinician and adjudicator for both concert band and marching band. Dr. Bough is also a Yamaha artist and clinician.

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Registration:
Pre-registration closes 7/29/13
Member*          $65.00
Non-member     $80.00
Undergraduate   $30.00
On Site             $90.00
Print registration form (pdf)
Register online (secure site)

*Discount for WMEA, NAfME or staff in WSMA member schools.


Graduate Credit Registration:

Registrants have the opportuity to earn one graduate credit for two workshops attended between August 7-9, 2013, at an additional fee of $220. This is a separate registration and fee from the workshop registration. Please download a copy of the Viterbo registration form (below) and mail it with a check for $220 per credit (payable to Viterbo University) to:

Mary Elsner
Wisconsin Center for Music Education
1005 Quinn Dr.
Waunakee, WI  53597

Viterbo registration form  $220 (must attend 2 days)
View syllabus (pdf)

Please do not send credit registrations to Viterbo University. If you are registering for more than one course, please include a separate check and Viterbo form for each course.

Viterbo University will email participants instructions for retrieving their grade reports online approximately 4-6 weeks after the course has been completed, after which time you may request a transcript. Transcripts may be requested directly from Viterbo by completing and mailing in a Transcript Request Form (pdf). Transcripts are $5 per transcript per request.

For more information on graduate credit opportunities, please visit our Graduate Credit Information page.

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Strings for the Non-Strings Player
Sue Chandler, UW-Whitewater
August 9, 2013
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Wisconsin Center for Music Education



 

Workshop Description Registration
Instructor Graduate Credit Information
Location and Directions Lodging Information



Location and Directions:
Wisconsin Center for Music Educations, Waunakee, WI


Description:
One-day workshop with hands-on for non-string players. Participants will have an opportunity to play acoustic string instruments and electric string instruments. Pedagogy for teaching and playing both upper string and lower strings will be presented. Music repertoire and lesson materialwill be reviewed. The objective of this day is to give refresher tips and foundation information to non-string players who may find themselves teaching string lessons/classes.

Wisconsin Teaching Standards Addressed: 1, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10
Wisconsin Music Standards Addressed:B, E


Instructor:
Sue Chandler began her teaching career in the districts of Racine, Kenosha, South Milwaukee and Oak Creek. For 23 years, she was with the Kettle Moraine School District where she was Director of Orchestras, building the district into one of the finest string programs in the state. In 2009, Ms. Chandler joined the faculty of UW-Whitewater. She has served as state Secretary, Treasurer and Solo-Competition Chair/Co-Chair for the Wisconsin American String Teachers Association. She has also served with the WSMA Honors Project as Viola Coach, as well as, a member of the WSMA Music Selection Committee. Ms. Chandler is a qualified adjudicator for WSMA festivals. She also served two terms as the State Orchestra Chair for Wisconsin Music Educator's Association.

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Registration:
Pre-registration closes 7/29/13
Member*          $65.00
Non-member     $80.00
Undergraduate   $30.00
On Site             $90.00
Print registration form (pdf)
Register online (secure site)

*Discount for WMEA, NAfME or staff in WSMA member schools.


Graduate Credit Registration:
Registrants have the opportuity to earn one graduate credit for two workshops attended between August 7-9, 2013, at an additional fee of $220. This is a separate registration and fee from the workshop registration. Please download a copy of the Viterbo registration form (below) and mail it with a check for $220 per credit (payable to Viterbo University) to:

Mary Elsner
Wisconsin Center for Music Education
1005 Quinn Dr.
Waunakee, WI  53597

Viterbo registration form  $220 (must attend 2 days)
View syllabus (pdf)

Please do not send credit registrations to Viterbo University. If you are registering for more than one course, please include a separate check and Viterbo form for each course.

Viterbo University will email participants instructions for retrieving their grade reports online approximately 4-6 weeks after the course has been completed, after which time you may request a transcript. Transcripts may be requested directly from Viterbo by completing and mailing in a Transcript Request Form (pdf). Transcripts are $5 per transcript per request.

For more information on graduate credit opportunities, please visit our Graduate Credit Information page.

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