June 26 - 28, 2014
Michael Hopkins, Associate Professor of String Education, University of Michigan. Author of the String Pedagogy Notebook, the most comprehensive online resource for string pedagogy. Composer / arranger of over 30 published works for orchestra Conductor and clinician at festivals and workshops throughout the United States. ssociate Professor of String Education, University of Michigan. Author of the String Pedagogy Notebook, the most comprehensive online resource for string pedagogy. Composer / arranger of over 30 published works for orchestra Conductor and clinician at festivals and workshops throughout the United States.
Bob Phillips taught strings for 27 years and is an internationally recognized pedagogue, composer, and teacher trainer. An expert in the use of large group pedagogy and alternative styles, he has presented clinics throughout the world. Phillips has authored many books including Alfred’s new method, Sound Innovations. He has had over 120 pieces and 18 book series published for orchestras and bands, is an award winning ASCAP composer, and has a broad conducting resume. Currently the Director of String Publications for Alfred Music and the President of ASTA, in 2013 Bob was inducted into the University of Michigan school of music Hall of Fame.
Diana Gannett, Professor of Double Bass, University of Michigan. Internationally recognized performer and pedagogue. Has performed with Guarneri, Emerson, Laurentian, and Stanford Quartets, Borodin Trio, American Chamber Players. Has taught at Yale University, Hartt School, Oberlin College, University of Iowa, University of South Florida. Her students have won many solo competitions and positions in professional orchestras and teaching institutions.
Andrea Yun, freelance cellist, has been the principal cellist of the Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra, the Flint Symphony and the Laredo Philharmonic (TX). Former faculty member at the University of Texas at San Antonio and Bowling Green State University. Former orchestra director at Ann Arbor Pioneer High School and in the Okemos Public Schools. She has taught at many clinics and camps, including the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, Interlochen All-State Orchestra Camp, and Suzuki institutes in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Texas. Dr. Yun earned a dual bachelor’s degree in music education and mathematics, and a master’s degree in cello performance from Indiana University. She completed her doctorate in cello performance from the University of Michigan.
Valerie Palmieri, Adrian College. Thirty-eight years of experience teaching in Walled Lake and Bloomfield Hills Schools. Has helped build some of finest public school string programs in the U.S. In-depth experience in the area of teacher preparation and program development.
This workshop is an intensive 3-day experience where participants are immersed in classes designed to enhance their teaching in all areas of string education. Small classes are designed to improve your teaching skills and pump up your program, with lots of personal interaction with our expert faculty:
Thursday through Saturday 8:00 AM- 6:30 PM
Application deadline: June 1, 2014
All applicants must submit an online application and complete the $30 non-refundable application fee.
No audition required.
SCECH (formerly SB-CEUs)
The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) states the following: “State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH) are State Board approved in-service, workshop, training, or conference credits that are used for the renewal of selected certificates issued by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). “
The Michigan String Workshop may be taken for 24 SCECHs. There is an additional $50 fee. Applicants must select this option on their application.
All applicants are accepted upon completion of an online application and $30 non-refunable application fee. All applicants will receive an email notification confirming their admission.
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