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Neuro-Linguistic Programming: Techniques for Improving the Efficacy of Teaching Music

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  • Mr. Booth, a certified practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), will share his applications of this revolutionary approach to learning as it relates to teaching the instrumental musician.
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  • 12/20/2012 11:30 AM - N/A
  • W179
  • Tom Booth has been adjunct professor of trumpet at Southern Methodist University since 1978. A noted teacher, he heads the Winds, Brass and Percussion Department, coaches chamber music, and is a graduate advisor at SMU. He has been a member of the Dallas Symphony since 1977 and has also taught at the University of Texas at San Antonio, The University of Illinois, and Illinois Wesleyan University. Prior to moving to Dallas, he served as Second Trumpet in the San Antonio Symphony from 1975 to 1977. He holds a BM degree from Baldwin-Wallace College, where he studied with James Darling and Mary Squire, and an MM degree from the University of Illinois, where he studied with David Hickman and Ritchie Clendenon. During the summers, Mr. Booth performs and teaches at the Round Top Music Festival in Round Top, Texas.