Professional Development

Serona Elton is a professor and director of the Music Business and Entertainment Industries Program at University of Miami Frost School of Music. She is also the Head of Educational Partnerships at The Mechanical Licensing Collective.
Dr. Jeffrey Nytch is the director of the Entrepreneurship Center for Music at the University of Colorado-Boulder.
Dr. Donny Gruendler is the vice president of music education at Guitar Center. 
Dr. David Cutler is a distinguished professor of music and director of music entrepreneurship at the University of South Carolina. 
For over 30 years, I have had the tremendous privilege of playing trumpet for audiences around the world.
Omar Thomas is an assistant professor of composition at The University of Texas at Austin, Butler School of Music. He is helping educators rethink the way that they can build non-exclusionary curricula.  
Flutist Mimi Stillman compares her role of managing the chamber music group Dolce Suono (“Sweet Sounds”) to running a small country.
Mimi Stillman was only 12 years old when she started working toward her bachelor’s degree at the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.
As you prepare for the next musical journey with your students, here are some ideas to help your young timpanists.
“Going virtual” was something that terrified even the most seasoned and skilled music educators, but it is now a reality for all of us.

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