Professional Development Series Week 2

Please join us on Wednesday, August 12, from 6:30-7:30 pm, where we will continue our Professional Development series by focusing on instrumental music with our guests, Julius Tolentino and Bob Morrison.

Julius Tolentino, Saxophonist and music educator, has been on the New York jazz scene for over 20 years. In 2007 he became the jazz director at Newark Academy, where he currently conducts five jazz ensembles. He also holds positions at the New Jersey Youth Symphony as the Director of the NJYS Jazz Orchestra, and at Jazz at Lincoln Center as a JALC traveling clinician.

Bob Morrison, founder, and CEO of Quadrant Research, the nation’s leading arts education research organization, has created a deep body of research and policy work and is recognized as a pioneer in statewide arts education status and condition research.

Please sign up using this LINK to register. We will send you a registration confirmation email on Wednesday afternoon. After attending the PD session, you will receive a Professional Development certificate.

Sincerely,

The NJMEA Executive Board

Date/Time

Wednesday, August 12, 6:30-7:30 PM

Session

Instrumental Music in a Virtual Setting, “Embrace the Virtual Journey”

Presenters

Julius Tolentino & Bob Morrison

Synopsis

There are many educational benefits that can improve our teaching and help our students become better musicians when we embrace this virtual journey. We will review these benefits and map out three different ways to engage your music class. An overview of virtual rehearsal techniques, a masterclass approach, and some fun games will be demonstrated.

Bob Morrison will continue the conversation by discussing the latest findings from the NFHS Performing Arts Aerosol Study as well as a statewide update. Bring your questions to this round table discussion.

Signup:

Please sign up using this LINK to register. After attending the PD session, you will receive a Professional Development certificate.