TEACHING PERFORMERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IN BAND OR ORCHESTRA
CLINICIAN: Dr. Alice Hammel
TIME: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2016 at 10:45 AM Radisson Silver
Students in instrumental classes often need support and strategies that differ from those of other students. Use of size, color, pacing, and modality enhance the experience of all students while creating a fair and workable environment for students who need these adaptations to succeed. Suitable for educators all teaching levels.
GIFTED AND TALENTED WITH AN IEP
CLINICIANS: Dr. Elise Sobol and Dr. Alice Hammel
TIME: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2016 at 1:15 PM Radisson Silver
Twice-exceptional students who have both intellectual and/or musical gifts and documented disabilities are at-risk in our schools without specific knowledge of their dualism. Clinicians will share specific teaching experiences plus provide session attendees with strategies to assist 2E students receive the support and challenge deserved to optimize their development.
STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING STUDENTS WITH EMOTIONAL/ BEHAVIORAL NEEDS
CLINICIANS: Sarah J. Midgley and Ashley Sponaugle
TIME: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2016 at 7:15 PM Radisson Silver
PreK-12 students with emotional and behavioral needs can participate positively in classroom music with the right strategies in place. Through discussion of different scenarios and participation activities, presenters will focus session on techniques that teachers can implement immediately into various music settings to help these students achieve their very best.
DRUM TALK: ACCESSING WORLD MUSIC FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED
CLINICIAN: Marc Wagnon
TIME: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2016 at 10:45 AM Radisson Silver
Popular clinician shares his multi-level inclusive group setting teaching approach developed from using prosody to convey rhythms to visually impaired students. Utilizing world drumming oral traditions to gain musical skills and understand sophisticated rhythmical concepts, exceptional learners fully experience the joy of playing music together and learning about world cultures.
STUDENTS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM IN THE LARGE ENSEMBLE SETTING
CLINICIANS: Sarah Fischer-Croneis and Missy Rozelle Reed
TIME: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2016 at 2:30 PM Radisson Lilac
This session will focus on strategies band, choir, and orchestra teachers can implement in the large ensemble setting to maximize success for students of all ages who may be on the autism spectrum.