Professional Learning Day

'To teach is to learn twice over'
- Joseph Joubert

Friday June 30th, 2017

Leone Buyse and Margaret Crawford will direct the Professional Learning Day.

  • The Professional Learning Day is aimed at teachers who teach students of all levels and all ages
  • Registration to the main Festival does not include registration to Professional Learning Day
  • You may register to attend the Professional Learning Day only (Registration page)

9.00 - 9.30     Introduction

Margaret and Leone will share how/where they first met and their goals for PLD 2017

9.30 - 10.30   Leone

Learning to Listen.  Consider how improved aural awareness will enhance music making

10.45 - 11.45      Margaret

Searching for the Meaning in Music.  The understanding of the meaning in music is the foundation of all technique

12.00 - 1.00        Leone

Fine Tuning Your Mozart.  Teach the essence of Classical style with confidence

1.00 - 2.00        LUNCH
2.00 - 3.00        

Elements of Sight-Reading and Erich Graf’s Sight-Reading Game.  A basic approach to sight-reading, followed by a fun game invented by Erich Graf, former principal flutist of the Utah Symphony Orchestra

3.15 - 4.15        

The Value of Empathy in Teaching - What we say as teachers is important; how we say it is even more so

4.30 - 5.00        Q and A

An opportunity to ask Leone and Margaret questions about almost anything

Leone Buyse     

                  Leone Buyse                                                                      Margaret Crawford