This day-long symposium brings together music educators of multiple disciplines to network and discuss the ins and outs of teaching young musicians. Both private and in-school instructors will discuss a range of topics, including establishing a private studio or summer program, innovative approaches to classroom curriculum, and engaging underserved communities.
Registration fee: $50*
*Fee waived for SFCM students and alumni
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
9:30: Welcome reception
10:00: SFCM Provost and Dean Kate Sheeran
10:10: Music Education for Generation Z
Dylan Tatz - Executive Director - zSharp
Discussing zSharp's role in providing full-time music teachers to underprivileged East Bay Schools and their unique Common Core-based curriculum.
10:40: Funding a Music Education Program
Stan Hutton - Senior Program Officer - Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation
Frances Phillips - Program Director of Walter & Elise Haas Fund
Eugene Rodriguez - B.M. Guitar '87, Founder/Executive Director - Los Cenzontles Cultural Arts Academy
Cynthia Mei - Alumni Relations Officer - SFCM
11:20: Music Educators on LinkedIn - Rock Your Profile
Bradford Rose - LinkedIn Marketing Solutions Consultant and Percussionist
Learn tips on how music teachers can expand their studios by leveraging LinkedIn's platform.
11:50: Inspiring Musical Creativity-Musicianship as Both "Means" and "Ends"
Seth Brenzel - Executive Director - The Walden School
Discussing The Walden School's unique, composition and improvisation-based summer music program, and long-distance arts administration.
12:20: Lunch (not provided)
1:10: Fundamentals of a Contemporary Teaching Studio
Kate Campbell - B.M. Piano '04, San Francisco Contemporary Players
Building a contemporary, private music studio and developing a strong studio policy.
1:50: The Future of Studio Teaching
Kate Campbell - B.M. Piano '04, San Francisco Contemporary Players, private studio teacher
Doris Fukawa - Executive Director - Crowden School
Michael Goldberg - M.M. Guitar '90, Left Coast Chamber Ensemble, private studio teacher
Ryan Brown - M.M. Composition '05, SFCM Faculty, Director - Professional Development
2:20: Bonnie Hampton: A Life and Legacy of Teaching
Bonnie Hampton - Former cello faculty at SFCM and The Juilliard School
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