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PERPICH SUMMER MUSIC PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS – AUGUST 5, 2024 “TEACHING GUITAR FOR ALL STUDENTS” WITH JARED WALN

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free

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Perpich is excited to offer a series of four (4) summer Professional Development sessions for music teachers, in-person, at Perpich Center for Arts Education in August, 2024. Each session will meet the needs of a variety of learners and cover a variety of topics. Come to one or all four! Separate registration is required for each workshop.

Teaching Guitar for All Students with Jared Waln

DATE: Monday, August 5, 2024

TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., plus optional off-campus lunch

LOCATION (in-person):
Perpich Center for Arts Education
Gaia Building – Glass Box
6125 Olson Memorial Hwy, Golden Valley, MN 55422
*Gaia is the white building label 6105 on the east side of Perpich campus by the soccer fields

DESCRIPTION: Learn how to create a guitar program to meet the needs of a variety of learners. We will explore reading music, reading tablature, playing open chords, strumming patterns, fingerpicking, and flat picking in multiple genres of music. From special needs students to advanced performers, we will discuss curriculum and pedagogy to engage students in songwriting and building guitar performance skills. Target audience: This workshop is primarily for general music teachers of grades 3-12. However, the ideas and methods have direct application to any K-12 music classroom.

ABOUT JARED WALN: Our workshop leader is Jared Waln. Jared Waln is a 1st place competition winning guitarist, music educator for 10+ years, classical and jazz guitarist, and performer located in the Twin Cities. Holding a bachelor degree in music performance classical guitar at the University of St. Thomas and a masters degree in instrumental K-12 music education also at the University of St. Thomas, Jared teaches high school guitar education at Southwest High School, and is an adjunct music professor at the University of St. Thomas where he directs the guitar ensemble, pop music collective, and teaches private guitar lessons for both majors and non-music majors.

DETAILS:

  • Participants are eligible to receive 5 clock hours for attending the workshop. Participants will earn 4 clock-hours for attending the workshop, and one clock our for attending lunch (pay on your own).
  • Water and snacks will be provided.
  • Please bring a guitar, if you have one. If you do not have a guitar, please email Michael Buck at the email below.

Questions? Email michael.buck@pcae.k12.mn.us

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Date:
August 5
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Perpich Center for Arts Education
6125 Olson Memorial Highway
Golden Valley, MN 55422 United States
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