Literature and Concert Programming: Improving Student Learning Through the Music
- This session will explore the importance of literature selection in the wind music curriculum. Using the Comprehensive Musicianship through Performance model, participants will explore criteria for quality music selection and how to generate active student engagement. The session will present a four-year curricular approach to programming, including a full-year concert cycle for various level bands, specific details for a single concert, and ways to create strategies for sequential learning from year to year.
- Matt Temple (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- 12/19/2014 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
- Meeting Room W185
- Matt Temple is Director of Bands at New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois. Under Mr. Temple’s direction, the New Trier Symphonic Wind Ensemble has performed at the Midwest Clinic, Music for All National Concert Band Festival, University of Illinois Superstate Festival, and Chicagoland Invitational Concert Band Festival. He has earned degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Eastern Illinois University, and Aurora University.
Mr. Temple recently completed a four-year term on the Advisory Committee for the Music Educator’s Journal and is a Contributing Editor for the Instrumentalist magazine. He is also a founding member of the Illinois chapter of Comprehensive Musicianship through Performance (CMP). Mr. Temple has presented a variety of clinics on music selection, student-centered instruction, and innovative band curriculum at the Indiana and Illinois All-State Music Conferences.