Music Educators Workshop Summer Program at Carnegie Hall

  • Music Educators Workshop
    Summer Program

    In July 2015, Carnegie Hall will host the first Summer Music Educators Workshop for school and community ensemble directors working with middle or high school-aged ensembles. Over the course of a four days, educators will have the opportunity engage with expert guest faculty on a range of topics including pedagogy and classroom practices. There will also be opportunities to see student ensemble demonstration rehearsals and to exchange best practices with peer educators. The Summer 2015 workshop, to be held in Carnegie Hall’s new Judith and Burton Resnick Education Wing, will also include tickets to the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America’s (NYO-USA) Carnegie Hall performance and a chance to interact with these inspiring young musicians from across the country.

  • MEW in Weill Music Room 3 (Richard Termine)

  • Workshop Schedule
    • Thursday, July 9 | 12 PM – 6 PM, plus opening night reception
    • Friday, July 10 | 9 AM – 6 PM
    • Saturday, July 11 |  9 AM – 6 PM, plus 8 PM NYO-USA concert
    • Sunday, July 12 | 9 AM – 2 PM
    Guest Faculty to Include:
    • Eric Booth, Senior Advisor, El Sistema USA, Teaching Artist
    • Michael Haithcock, Director of Bands and Professor of Conducting at University of Michigan
    • Margaret Jenks, Choral Director, Madison Public Schools
    • Richard Mannoia, Teaching Artist
    • Randal Swiggum, Music Director, Elgin Youth Symphony
    • Reginald Thomas, Director of Jazz Studies, Nothern Illinois University
    To register for the Summer Music Educators Workshop, you must
    • work in either a school or community setting.
    • be the director of a middle- or high-school-aged instrumental or vocal ensemble (eg. band, chorus, orchestra, guitar ensemble, etc.).
    • be able to attend four full days of workshops in New York City.
    • be willing to contribute to and participate in a community of learners.
    • be interested in receiving supplementary training or rejuvenating your musical and teaching practice.

    A registration fee of $75 is required to participate.

    Financial aid is available to a limited number of registrants. Please for more information.


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