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Curious, Collaborative Creativity: 21st Century Artistry for All Ensembles

Friday, January 12, 2018
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Marriott Waterside
Meeting Room 5
Alternative Style Research
Grade Levels
All Grade Levels
Sponsored By
Curious, Collaborative Creativity

Creating, performing, and responding all within a single ensemble rehearsal sound impossible? Curious, Collaborative, Creativity will provide you with tools for student-centered learning to empower your music ensemble with 21st century skills. Watch video demonstrations of students and teachers sharing the decision-making process within a band, choir, and orchestra, while building musical expertise. Examples, teacher and student testimonies, and access to an e-Handbook will be provided.

Dr. Caron L. Collins 

The Crane School of Music, State University of New York at Potsdam
Associate Professor

Caron Collins, Associate Professor of Music Education at The Crane School of Music, State University of New York in Potsdam, has 25 years teaching experience in K-12 instrumental and general music, and 10 years at the college level. Currently, she teaches undergraduate courses in modern instrumental methods and graduate music courses in action research and learning styles. She is music director of the Campus-Community Band, a collaborative, inquiry based ensemble. Dr. Collins has published articles, books, and presented clinics at numerous state and national conferences. She earned her undergraduate degree from Indiana University and doctorate from The Ohio State University.

Dr. Danni Gilbert 

Doane University
Assistant Professor

Danni Gilbert is the Assistant Professor of Music and Director of the Tiger Pep Band at Doane University, Nebraska. In addition, she teaches online graduate courses in music education for Kent State University, Ohio. She has held positions at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Iowa Western Community College, the College of Saint Mary, and Blair Community Schools. Dr. Gilbert serves as a saxophone performer and music mentor for the Omaha Symphony and has had several articles published in peer-reviewed journals.

Session Coordinator:
Ree Nathan

Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

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