Conference presentations

Here you'll find handouts from my presentations at state, national, and international conferences including the Association for Popular Music Education, Jazz Education Network, numerous state MEA conferences, and the National Association for Music Education, among others. 

California MEA 2020 - Fresno

A Paradigm Shift - Where do we go from here? a discussion of where music education has been, where we are now, and where I believe we might (should?) be headed. PowerPoint presentation PDF
Adding Elements of Popular Music to Your Program - a discussion on the what, how, and why of popular music education and adding facets of PME to an existing music program. PowerPower presentation PDF

Colorado MEA 2020 - Colorado Springs

Blending Formal, Non-Formal, and Informal Approaches in the Ensemble Rehearsal - a discussion on blending pedagogies and shifting roles in the rehearsal to the benefit of the collective.

APME - 2019 - New York

Crowd sourcing a secondary popular music curriculum - panel discussion with Shane Colquhoun, Judy Lewis, and David A.  Williams (survey results)
What’d I Say? How to protect your most important instrument - a discussion on the benefits of hearing protection
Discussing Diversity in Musical Literacy - panel discussion with Danielle Collins, Paul Fleet, Corbin Jones, Jarritt Sheel 
Adding arrows to your quiver: Blended rehearsal strategies to improve your ensemble coaching
Hip-Hop Culture and the School - panel discussion with Danielle Scott, Chris Manik, Eric Dalio, and Steve Holley; moderated by Jarritt Sheel

International Music Education Summit - June 2019

Colorado MEA 2019 - Colorado Springs

A Paradigm Shift: Where is music education going? - a discussion on the state and future of music education and how that affects music teacher training programs

National Association for Music Education 2018

Towards a More Inclusive Music Education From NAfME's Music in a Minuet blog, November 2018 2.15 MB
Blending Traditional and Contemporary Teaching Methods From NAfME's Music in a Minuet blog, August 2017 23.4 MB
Where do we go from Here? Poster presented at NAfME 2018 6.39 MB

Modern Band Colloquium 2018 - Ft Collins

APME 2018 - Nashville

Jazz Education Network 2018 - Dallas

Colorado MEA 2018 - Colorado Springs

APME 2017 - Denver

NAfME 2018 - Thoughts on Inclusion and PMe slideshow