The Schedule

All sessions will occur on Zoom. Participants will receive the meeting link via e-mail.

Saturday, January 9, 2021

10:00 - 10:55 AM (CST)

Straight, No Chaser: Tackling Racism in the 21st Century

Dr. Joyce McCall | Assistant Professor of Music Education, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

5-minute break

11:00 - 11:30 AM (CST)

Lesson Demonstration: "Nurturing the non-musician: Applying traditional methods and contemporary models"

Gillian Desmarais | Music Teacher, Hanover Public Schools

Saturday, January 16, 2021

10:00 - 10:55 AM (CST)

Understanding Trauma: Therapeutic Applications of Hip Hop and Beat Making

Dr. Elliot Gann, Psy. D. | Executive Director, Today's Future Sound

5-minute break

11:00 - 11:30 AM (CST)

Beatmaking with the Groove Pizza

Ethan Hein | Doctoral Fellow in Music Education, NYU Steinhardt

Saturday, January 23, 2021

10:00 - 10:55 AM (CST)

Music Inside Out: A Glimpse into Medical Music Therapy and Techniques that Transfer to the Classroom

Julia Summers MA, MT-BC | Board Certified Music Therapist, Northridge Hospital Medical Center

5-minute break

11:00 - 11:30 AM (CST)

Lesson Demonstration: "Teaching Instrument Families with Shapes"

Shawna Longo | Music Teacher, Hopatcong Schools, New Jersey

11:30 - 12:00 PM (CST)

Remixing General Music Closing Session

Vince Genualdi | Music Educator, Warren Township High School