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Peter Loel Boonshaft

Peter Loel Boonshaft

Teaching Music with Purpose: 25 Things You Can Do Tomorrow to Improve Your Ensemble

Clinic Synopsis:

This session offers twenty-five simple things you can do to improve the quality of your ensemble, make any rehearsal more productive and energize the power of your teaching. Useful for conductors of any level and type of ensemble.

Peter Loel Boonshaft - Biographical Information

Called one of the most exciting and exhilarating voices in music education today, Peter Loel Boonshaft has been invited to speak or conduct in every state in the nation and around the world. Dr. Boonshaft is the author of the critically acclaimed best-selling books Teaching Music with Passion, Teaching Music with Purpose, and Teaching Music with Promise, as well as his first book for all educators, Teaching with Passion, Purpose and Promise. He is also co-author of Alfred Music Publishing’s new beginning method book series, Sound Innovations for Band and Sound Innovations for Strings. He is currently on the faculty of Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, where he is professor of music, director of bands and director of the Graduate Conducting Program.