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Academic Year Seminars

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Summer Workshops

Music Therapy Workshop

May 19-21, 2014

This 3-day training will equip delegates to use the Music Therapy Assessment Tool for Awareness in Disorders of Conciousness (MATADOC) in clinical settings. Training includes a theoretical background to disorders of consciousness, implementing a music therapy protocol for assessment of people with disorders of consciousness and tools for scoring the MATADOC.


Alan Abel Orchestral Percussion Seminar
June 16-21, 2014
Clinics and master classes on orchestral repertoire for snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, xylophone, glockenspiel, vibraphone, marimba, tambourine, triangle, castanets, and other instrument with faculty that will include Alan Abel, Christopher Deviney, Don Liuzzi, Angela Zator-Nelson, Tony Orlando, and She-e Wu.

Summer Trombone Workshop

June 16-24, 2014
Summer Trombone Workshop 2014 will explore trombone repertoire. Daily schedule will be announced soon. Please check back by clicking on the Summer Trombone Workshop link above.

Taubman Seminar
May 19-24, 2014
The Dorothy Taubman Seminar teaches the principles of the Taubman Approach through in-depth instruction, hands-on sessions and master classes.


Temple Sings
July 21-25, 2014
Temple Sings invites choral conductors and enthusiasts to gather in Philadelphia for an opportunity to hone their complete choral craft – from daily master-classes in conducting gesture to interest sessions on a wide variety of topics, including rehearsal techniques, score study, vocal health and technique, selecting excellent repertoire and reading sessions.


Wind Conducting and Teaching Workshop

July 13-17, 2014

Wind conductors and educators of all levels are invited to participate in the second summer WCTW in Philadelphia.  Daily sessions will explore physical gestures and relationships to sound, baton technique, rehearsal technique, approaches to score study, percussion tips, programming and repertory ideas, and more.  Three Tracks of Training are offered, the Chamber Track Participants receive a public, recorded performance at the end of the workshop.