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Sing a Story, Play a Poem: Developing Music from Text Sources

Friday, January 11, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tampa Convention Center
Grade Levels
Elementary, Middle School
Sponsored By
World of Musical Play Jay Broeker handout
Sing A Story Jay Broeker handout
Sing A Story Jay Broeker slides
World of Musical Play Jay Broeker slides

Explore uses of picture books, stories, poetry, and rhymes as sources for creating classroom musical experiences. Participants who teach or play the soprano recorder should bring one along.

Mr. Jay Broeker 

The Blake School
Director of Visual and Performing Arts

Jay Broeker serves as Director of Visual and Performing Arts at Blake School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mr. Broeker holds both Kodály and Orff Schulwerk certification, and is a frequent clinician for national and state music education organizations in the areas of creativity, curriculum development, and effective teaching practice. During the summer he is an instructor in music teacher education courses at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, and the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. His choral arrangements are published by Santa Barbara Music Publishing and by Boosey & Hawkes.

Session Coordinator:
Sydney Johnson

The FMEA Professional Development Conference and All-State Ensembles are sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.