We all know that the Covid 19 Pandemic has leveled untold damage on our world. Included in that damage is the impact on, not only music education, but music EDUCATORS. More than a pep talk, this webinar offers real hope, encouragement, useful tools for all music educators. It may be the most important message you hear this season.
Dr. Mike Parkinson is a professional trumpet player, conductor, educator, and consultant in metro Kansas City. He most recently served as Director of the School of Music at Middle Tennessee State University where he founded the IMPROV Ensemble and taught courses in jazz studies. He performed with the MTSU Jazztet on tours of China in 2017 and 2018, and was named Guest Professor of Performing Arts at the Wuhan Conservatory of Music. As an Educational Specialist for Bach trumpets and Conn-Selmer, Mike has appeared as an adjudicator, clinician or performer at events all across the United States. He is the author of the article posted below, “Staying Positive – Focusing on the Future, One Day at a Time.” MORE…
To gain the most benefit, please follow these suggested steps:
Prepare to either type your notes into the Word.doc or Google Doc and save the changes, or write in your notes by hand into a printed copy.
As you view the webinar, we encourage you to take notes as you go along. Feel free to stop the recording and rewind as needed.
Choose either format; Word Doc or Google Doc. After considering the key points that you wish to implement, describe the point in the ACTION BOX select a date for the initial implementation. Then, select a date that you plan to review and assess the success of the implementation.
An 80% score or better will result in a Certificate of Completion emailed to the address you provide. Those scoring less than 80% will be allowed to retake the quiz.
You are encouraged to review these links for further study related to this topic.
Webinar – Making Music Amidst the Madness – Rediscovering Our Musical Self, with Dr. Milt Allen, a KHS Clinician
Webinar – Go with the Flow – What to Do When Plans Change – with Joe Simino
The following are from The Nottelmann Blog:
Motivation: It Appears After The Action – Dr. Tim Lautzenhauser
Mike Parkinson’s Article – Staying Positive – Focusing on the Future, One Day at a Time
The Savvy Music Teacher: Blueprint for Maximizing Income & Impact – by David Cutler
The Savvy Musician: Building a Career, Earning a Living & Making a Difference – by David Cutler
Reach out to Mike Parkinson: