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December, 16, 2015
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM




Pamela Tellejohn Hayes

Pamela Tellejohn Hayes

Strategies for Improving Playing Position and Flexibiity in Your Orchestra Students

Clinic Synopsis:

Will they ever get it right? This session presents practical techniques for establishing proper playing position and flexibility in the heterogeneous string class. Ideas will be given for both developing and remediating common position problems that prevent students from reaching their full potential.

Pamela Tellejohn Hayes - Biographical Information

Pamela Tellejohn Hayes is nationally recognized for her work in the field of music education. She is the recipient of the Merle J. Isaac Lifetime Achievement Award from NSOA and the SC chapter of ASTA, the Elizabeth Green School Educator Award from ASTA, and has been inducted into the SCMEA Hall of Fame. In 1999, SC Governor Jim Hodges awarded her The Order of the Silver Crescent for exemplary performance, contribution, and achievement within the community. She has served as president of NSOA, SCMEA, the Orchestra Division of SCMEA and the SC chapter of ASTA. Mrs. Hayes is co-author of the comprehensive method book series Essential Elements for Strings published by the Hal Leonard Corporation. As a public school coordinator and teacher for 31 years, her award winning orchestras performed three concerts in Carnegie Hall. She currently is a violinist with the SC Philharmonic and adjunct instructor of violin and string methods at Columbia College.