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December, 20, 2024
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM




Raine Hollingsworth

Raine Hollingsworth

Diagnosing Your Orchestra: Common Pedagogical Ailments with Technique-Based Remedies

Clinic Synopsis:

Tone-production. Bow technique. Ensembleship. These, and many other prominent areas of concern, give even the most seasoned directors cause for frustration and distress. In this session, attendees will be shown real-world video examples of common pedagogical mistakes made in student orchestras, and then provided with video examples of both individual and group exercises that can correct these errors, leading to an improved group sound through better individual technique.

Raine Hollingsworth - Biographical Information

Ms. Raine Hollingsworth is the director of orchestras at Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando, FL. In 2011, she earned her Bachelor's in Instrumental Music Education, and in 2015, she earned her Master's in Music Education, both from the Florida State University, both Magna Cum Laude. Ms. Hollingsworth has contributed prolifically to the Florida music education community through publishing articles, presenting sessions, serving in professional organizations, and serving as an adjudicator and clinician throughout the state of Florida. She has over a decade of experience in the classroom, and is highly sought-after for her expertise, education, & experience. The orchestras under her direction consistently receive Superior ratings at district, state, & national events, and are active in the community through arts outreach performances.