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Crossing the Bridge: Transitioning from Method Books to Solo and Etude Repertoire

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  • Get insight from esteemed educators/teacher educators Dr. Robert Gillespie and Pamela Tellejohn Hayes on the selection of beginning, intermediate and advanced repertoire for students moving from method book instruction to solo literature and etudes. Sample materials will be shown, along with video and audio clips of a variety of selections. Attendees will receive a repertoire list of 110+ solos, etudes and books, graded to allow introduction to this literature at any performance level.
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  • Pamela Tellejohn Hayes is nationally recognized for her work in the field of music education. The recipient of the Isaac Lifetime Achievement Award from NSOA and the Green School Educator Award from ASTA, she has served as president of NSOA, South Carolina MEA, the Orchestra Division of SCMEA and the South Carolina chapter of ASTA. Mrs. Hayes is co-author of the comprehensive string method Essential Elements 2000 for Strings.Robert Gillespie is professor of music at Ohio State University, which has one of the largest and most extensive string pedagogy degree programs in the nation. A past president of ASTA and active researcher, he is a frequent guest conductor of all-state, regional, and festival orchestras throughout the US, Europe and Canada. He is coauthor of the Essential Elements 2000 series and of Teaching Music through Performance in Orchestra.