What Do I Do Now?
Essential Tools & Resources
for Online Teaching

February 8March 14, 2021

Teaching music online has been an adventure! Learn new ideas and tools to reinvigorate your online teaching arsenal. Explore fun and easy ways to incorporate composing, ear training, and resources to sharpen your students’ playing skills. We’ll also explore tools like BandLab Flat, Pear Deck, Flipgrid Shortz, Audacity and more to up your technology game.

Note: This course is geared toward band, orchestra and chorus teachers teaching in a remote or hybrid learning environment.

Instructor: Keith Ozsvath

Ozsvath,_Keith_headshot_2020Music educator Keith Ozsvath is passionate about helping other directors improve their craft. He maintains an active schedule as a blogger, professional development leader and middle school band clinician. Ozsvath has been sharing his life-long passion for music with the students at Rotolo Middle School in Batavia, IL, a five-time NAMM Best Community for Music Education, since 2001. Ozsvath currently directs the Symphonic Band, Eighth Grade Band, and Jazz Ensemble, while finding unique ways to integrate technology to enhance his students’ learning.

He has presented numerous professional development sessions for music educators at the Midwest Clinic, Virginia Music Educators Association, Illinois Music Educators Conference, VanderCook College of Music, and the Association of Middle Level Educators. His dedication to teaching has been recognized through the Chicagoland Outstanding Music Educator award in 2015 and twice by Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers. In 2017, Ozsvath was honored with an Exemplary Educator Award from the Batavia CANDO parent organization. He was inducted into the Nazareth Academy Fine Arts Hall of Fame in 2018.

VanderCook College of Music - (312) 225-6288