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Andrea Hollenbeck

Andrea Hollenbeck

Students, Compose! Teachers, Keep Your Rehearsal Time While Meeting the National Standards

Clinic Synopsis:

This clinic will cover how to get the ball rolling using composition in the classroom. Whether you are teaching with a big staff, or you are the lone music educator, this session will provide techniques in order to teach music education through composition while maintaining a high standard in performance.

Andrea Hollenbeck - Biographical Information

Mrs. Andrea Hollenbeck is in her tenth year teaching and is currently the band director at Preston Junior High School in Fort Collins, Colorado. Andrea holds a master's degree from Northwestern University in music education and her bachelor's degree from the University of Alabama in music education.
Andrea has presented “Composition in the Classroom” at Northwestern University and Colorado State University. In 2005, Mrs. Hollenbeck commissioned, “Shards of Glass” by Brett Dietz, which won first place for the NBA composition award.
Mrs. Hollenbeck plays clarinet with the Fort Collins Wind Symphony, has volunteered for Crossroads Safehouse for 2 years, and currently volunteers for the Colorado Doxen Rescue. She has participated in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, walking 39.3 miles for the cure. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Eric, and their two doxens.