Gift of Music: Educators Exchange

San Francisco Conservatory of Music
San Francisco 94102
January 10.
San Francisco
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This day-long symposium brings together music educators of multiple...

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

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
More information on the website of the event.


San Francisco Conservatory of Music
San Francisco 94102, 50 Oak St


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