Summer 2015 workshops!
The University of Akron School of Music
Summer 2015 Graduate Music Workshops
Current/active students: register today at My Akron.
For more information, call the School of Music Office at
330-972-7590 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
7500:590:947 Brass Teaching Techniques for School Band Directors
June 8 -12, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Brass techniques and incorporating them into the school setting.
7500:590:943 Contemporary Marching Band Rehearsal Techniques
June 19-20, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Newest techniques in designing and teaching marching band shows, cleaning for success, and Pyware tutorial.
7500:590:959 Steel Band for Educators
July 13-14, 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
History, operation, performance techniques and tips on purchasing instruments.
7500:590:961 Percussion for the Public School Band Director
July 15-17, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Literature resources, new percussion products, recruiting percussionists for the school band, instrument repair, and performance techniques.
7500:590:958 Everything Czech: Art Song, Diction and History
May 18-21, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Expand your knowledge of Czech composers, language and history.
7500:590:954 The Conductor’s Toolbox
June 15-16, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Refine your skills in choral and instrumental conducting gesture, musicianship, rehearsal techniques, and score study.
7500:590:962 Diction for Vocal Music Educators - Italian, Latin and English
July 13-14, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Further your understanding of the International Phonetic Alphabet as it pertains to Italian, Latin and English.
7500:590:956 The Changing Voices with Dr. Leon Thurman
July 20-21, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Innovative strategies for assessing the changing voice, selecting appropriate literature for JH/MS choirs, and implementing effective rehearsal procedures.
7500:590:953 Intro to Recording and Production Arts
June 15-16, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Learn the basics of operating digital audio workstations, virtual instrument implementation, mobile recording and post-production techniques.
7500:590:965 Notes and Code: Learn Coding with Music
July 6-8, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Learn mobile device coding using music as the basis for logic applied to mobile device coding.
7500:590:964 Using Smartboards in the Music Classroom
July 22-23, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Pedagogical procedures, lessons and assessment using the Smartboard.