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6746 Tips for Success: 24 Game-Changers for Music Educators

 

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Tips for Success revolves around a collection of strategies revealed from teaching legends and leading music educators that help make the overall job a whole lot easier. Many of the topics covered are often neglected in formal education and this comprehensive collection provides practical, easy-to-use information as well as “911” solutions to help educators stay on top of the many and varied elements of the successful K-12 music program. This comprehensive course is a blueprint-for-success that has been designed to put your program management skills on the road to success.

Instructor: Marcia Neel

neel-marciaMarcia Neel taught 33 years in secondary choral music education in Texas and Missouri. Professional positions include Texas Music Educators Association Vocal Chair, and President of both TMEA and Southwest American Choral Directors Association. He has served on numerous TMEA, TCDA and ACDA committees including the program chair for the 2009 & 2013 National ACDA Conferences, and is active as an adjudicator, speaker, director and clinician throughout the United States. 

He was one of four national authors for the Warner Brothers Music Expression Textbook for Secondary Choirs. Mr. McGill, along with co-author Dr. Morris Stevens, wrote “90 Days to Sightreading Success” and “Another Sightreading Success” available through AMC Publications. Their middle school sight reading methods book “18 Lessons to Sightreading Success” is available through Hal Leonard. His choral methods book “Beyond Singing”, is also published by Hal Leonard and co-authored with Elizabeth Volk. His choral arrangements are available through Shawnee Press as well as the Stan McGill Choral Series with Hal Leonard.

Mr. McGill has had extensive leadership service with ACDA and his articles have been published in the Southwestern Musician, Common Times, Choral Journal, and Texas Sings. He has directed numerous honor choirs including all state choirs in Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Kentucky, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and South Carolina. He has directed ACDA Honors Choirs including the 2008 SWACDA 8-10 Boys Honor Choir in Kansas City. His choirs have performed nine times for TMEA, SWACDA and National ACDA Conventions and have made 3 European tours. A native of Sikeston, Missouri, Mr. McGill graduated from William Jewell College and received his master's degree from Arizona State University. 

 
 

 
 

 

 

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6746 Tips for Success: 24 Game-Changers for Music educators

July 11-15
3 graduate credits
Classroom: TBD

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Tuition: $960
A $75 deposit is required at time of registration. Tuition balance is due in full by the first day of class.


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