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December, 17, 2021
12:45 PM - 01:45 PM


W 193


Jeremy Woolstenhulme

Jeremy Woolstenhulme

But We Learned This Already!” Back to the Basics for Students Who Already “Know It All

Clinic Synopsis:

A recent career move brought me to the high school orchestra setting after teaching in middle school for 20 years. Because I taught beginning strings for so many years, I was immersed in the basics and felt those tools were vital to all students and should always be reinforced no matter their age or experience. This session will offer a variety of tips and tricks to keep the basics fresh and exciting so that orchestra teachers can teach and re-teach.

Jeremy Woolstenhulme - Biographical Information

Jeremy Woolstenhulme received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Brigham Young University in 2000, and a Master of Arts degree in cello Performance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2005. Mr. Woolstenhulme currently serves as the orchestra director at Northview High School in Fulton County, Georgia and taught for 20 years previously in the Clark County School District of Las Vegas, Nevada. He has traveled with his orchestras to London, Washington, D.C., Boston, San Diego, and New York. His orchestra was selected to play at the 2008 and 2017 Midwest Clinic and in 2010, 2011, 2015 and 2018 at the National ASTA Conference. With a steadily growing number of original and arranged works to his credit, Mr. Woolstenhulme is a commissioned and published composer, many which have been performed around the world. His works have consistently been included as J.W. Pepper Editors’ Choice selections and can be found on festival repertoire lists. He is co-author, with Terry Shade and Wendy Barden of the highly acclaimed string method, String Basics. His specialty is to write for middle and high school orchestras where he composes to teach, challenge, and inspire. He has served as clinician and guest conductor throughout the United States, Canada, Australia (including the prestigious Maryborough Conference) and the People’s Republic of China.