2018-2019 Workshop Schedule

February 23, 2019

Julianna Gylseth
“Reaching the Heart of the Music: Musical Experiences for the Heart, Soul, and Musical Development of our Students”

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Place: Odyssey Charter School – 738 E 700 S, American Fork, UT
Time: 9am-3pm (Breakfast at 8:30am)
Explore ways to connect to the “musical hearts” of our students while also being true to the authentic meaning of the song literature.  Learn more ways to link song games to masterwork pieces through movement.  Delve into rhythmic and melodic literacy experiences while also expanding your multicultural folk repertoire.  This workshop will focus on developmentally appropriate singing games, and learning experiences for grades K-6.
Julianna is a K-6 music specialist in the Provo City School District where she oversees a general music program at Spring Creek Elementary, a Title 1 school.  She directs the Spring Creek Concert Choir, grades 4-6.  She has served as a mentor for the elementary music teachers in her district.  In the summer, she teaches pedagogy at the InterMuse Academy for Kodály Studies at Brigham Young University.  She has presented workshops on various topics in Elementary Music Education throughout the state of Utah, as well as nationally. Julianna has participated in many choirs including the Utah Baroque Ensemble, and the Cathedral Choir of the Immaculate Conception in Denver, Colorado.  She recently received the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Legacy Award from the Utah State Office of Education.  B.M., Brigham Young University, M.M.E. Holy Names University, Gifted and Talented Endorsed.
COST: 
UFOLKS MEMBER: $35.00
GUESTS: $45.00
Student: $10.00

April 20, 2019

Miriam B. Factora, Ph.D.
“Songs and Singing Games from Asia”
Morning: Phillippines and Japan
Afternoon: China, Korea, Malaysia, and Sri Lanka

Dr. Factora will have resources to share and will show examples using folk material to teach specific concepts to different age groups.  Choral arrangements of some folk songs will also be shared.

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Place: Salt Lake City (TBA)
Time: 9am-3pm (Breakfast at 8:30am)

Miriam is at present a music specialist at the Bullis Charter School in Los Altos, California. She received her B.M. Music Education at the University of Santo Tomas, Philippines; M.M. Music Education at Holy Names University, Oakland, California; Ph.D. in Music at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia and was an International Kodály Society scholar at the Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest. She has taught a wide range of levels—early childhood, elementary, middle school, high school and university. She has presented lectures, keynote addresses and in-service training to students and teachers in the Philippines, U.S.A, Japan, Hong Kong, Australia, Mexico, England and Scotland. She was invited as a keynote speaker at the International Kodály Symposium that were held in Columbus, Ohio in 2007 and in Edinburgh, Scotland in 2015. She is a faculty member of the Kodály Summer Institute at Holy Names University, Oakland, California. Miriam has conducted a revolutionary research towards the indigenization and localization of the music education program in the Philippines resulting in the publication of several folksong collections for pedagogical use.

COST: 
UFOLKS MEMBER: $35.00
GUESTS: $45.00
Student: $10.00

State relicensure hours are available for EACH individual workshop.

Certificates will be available for workshop attendance upon request.

 

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