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December, 18, 2024
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM




Lydia Oseguera

Lydia Oseguera

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Classroom Management (and Other Survival Tactics!) for Young Performing Ensembles

Clinic Synopsis:

Professional development opportunities provided by schools often cover classroom management for general education teachers, but what about ensemble directors? This presentation will share five M.U.S.I.C. classroom management steps attendees can take immediately to improve the organization of their own rehearsals. While teaching elementary musicians can feel overwhelming, this presentation will touch on some techniques that may help educators feel like they're thriving for years to come.

Lydia Oseguera - Biographical Information

Lydia Oseguera, from Collinsville, Illinois, holds her Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a current Master's in Music Education graduate student at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Mrs. Oseguera is also currently a 4th and 5th grade band director in the Edwardsville, IL school district. She has worked with students at all grade levels, including as a beginning band director and a competitive high school marching band technician. As a euphoniumist, she offers private brass lessons in the Greater Saint Louis Area in addition to her public-school teaching. Towards completing her bachelor's degree, Mrs. Oseguera received multiple awards, including being recognized as a Marching Illini Loyalty Scholarship recipient, a College of Fine + Applied Arts James Scholar, and a The Dorris Miller Sigma Alpha Iota Life Membership Award recipient. She is an alum of Kappa Kappa Psi and Sigma Alpha Iota.