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December, 17, 2021
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM


W 193


Ingrid Larragoity-Martin

Ingrid Larragoity-Martin

SHOP Talk: Critical Conversations on DEI and Culturally Responsive Teaching

Clinic Synopsis:

This session will provide attendees a platform from which to discuss the importance of diversity, inclusion, and equity in our music classrooms. Topics will include the appropriate language used for inclusivity, honoring the diversity in your programs, and strategies on music selection with a cultural lens.

Ingrid Larragoity-Martin - Biographical Information

Dr. Ingrid Larragoity-Martin is the Director of Bands for the Visual & Performing Arts Academy at Skyline High School in Longmont, Colorado. Dr. LM, as her students affectionately call her, directs the Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Band, and Pep Band.

Dr. Larragoity-Martin received a Bachelor of Music Education Degree from the University of South Florida and a double Master Degree in Music Education and Instrumental Conducting, also from the University of South Florida. After teaching high school band and orchestra in South Florida for ten years, Dr. LM earned her doctoral degree in Instrumental Conducting at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Most recently, Dr. Larragoity-Martin has served as Associate Director of Bands/Music Education Coordinator and then Interim Director of Band at New Mexico State University. Before then she served as Associate Director of Bands at Henderson State University. She has initiated programs with New World Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, and Colorado Symphony Orchestra, connecting her ensembles to professional musicians and experiences. Dr. LM continues to keep an active guest conductor, adjudicator, and clinician schedule with concert bands, marching bands, and orchestras. Dr. Larragoity-Martin has conducted across the United States, as well as throughout Europe, Mexico, and China. An integral aspect of her work comes from her work as Advisory Board Member with CARES Mentoring Movement, a nonprofit organization that delivers socioemotional and career readiness mentoring to underserved and underrepresented students. She is also a member of the Education Committee for the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and the National Band Association IDEA Committee.