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7467 Chicago Area Kodály Educators (CAKE) 2017-2018 Workshop Series

September 30, 2017 - Georgia Newlin, Developing Part-Singing Skills in School-Age Children
 
November 4, 2017 - Jill Trinka, OTSFM, Sequencing Movement Skills Using Singing Games, Play Party Games, Dances, and Listening Examples
 
February 24, 2018 - Chapter Share
 
 
April 7, 2018 - Deborah Skydell, Everything Old is New Again: Keeping What Works and Changing What Doesn't
 

 

Students seeking credit must also register with CAKE for each workshop. Please visit www.cake.oake.org for more information. VanderCook tuition is in addition to fees assessed by CAKE. A materials fee ($20 for CAKE members; $50 for non-CAKE members) will be assessed for all participating students.

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Coordinator: Patrick Benson

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Patrick Benson joined the administration of VanderCook College of Music in July 2015 as the director of continuing and online education. Benson earned his B.M.Ed. from VanderCook in 2008 and also received VanderCook’s Esprit de Corps Award. Benson attended the School for New Learning at DePaul University, earning his Master of Arts in Applied Professional Studies in 2017. While at DePaul, Benson was awarded the School for New Learning’s Student Excellence Award and Writing Showcase Award.

Benson returns to his alma mater having taught for seven years at Hubbard High School in Chicago as the director of bands. While at Hubbard, Benson led the marching, jazz and pep bands. He was also the audio/visual coordinator, as well as the school activity director and a local school council representative. Benson is a member of VanderCook’s Alumni Association and served as its president from 2014-2015. Patrick also teaches Technology in Music Education to VanderCook undergrads.

In addition to teaching and working at VanderCook, Benson is an active percussionist and drummer in the Chicagoland area, and currently serves as assistant director of the Lakeside Pride Jazz Orchestra. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Course Information

7467 Chicago Area Kodály Educators (CAKE) 2017-2018 Workshop Series
 
Tuition for 1 credit for 4 sessions (7467): $340, due in full with registration
Location: All workshops will be held at Groove Elementary 900 S. Grove Ave., Barrington, IL.
 

 

OPEN ENROLLMENT
 
 

Click HERE to download the CAKE 2017-2018 Workshop Series Registration.

Click HERE to download the CAKE 2017-2018 Workshop Series Information Sheet.

Click HERE to download the CAKE 2017-2018 Workshop Series Notebook Rubric.

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