SAM 2018 Fall Workshop – Teacher Training2018-10-05T13:55:14+00:00

Teacher Training with Winifred Crock

Registration deadline –– October 10th, 11:59pm. Please register here before this deadline.

Winifred Crock, Clinician

In demand as a clinician, teacher and conductor, Winifred Crock has lectured at numerous music conferences including SAA, ASTA, NAFME and Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic and has been the featured string clinician at conferences and institutes in over 20 states and abroad. In addition to music degrees from SIU Edwardsville and Kent State University in Ohio, Mrs. Crock graduated from the Suzuki Talent Education Institute in Matsumoto, Japan under the tutelage of Shinichi Suzuki and is a certified Kodály method instructor. Mrs. Crock’s most recent publications include the Pattern Play for Strings Series: A Sequential Introduction to Reading Music, Forrester Press and the Learning Together Series: Sequential Repertoire for Solo Strings or String Ensemble, Alfred Music.

Winifred Crock was the Director of Orchestras at Parkway Central High School for over twenty-five years and has maintained a private violin studio in suburban St. Louis, Missouri for far longer. During her tenure, the Parkway Central High Music Department was awarded GRAMMY Gold Signature school status as one of the top high school music departments in the country. Mrs. Crock has been named the Missouri ASTA Private Studio Teacher of the Year, the Missouri ASTA Secondary String Teacher of the Year, the St Louis Symphony Educator of the Year, the NFHA Outstanding Music Educator of the Midwest, and the 2014 ASTA Elizabeth Green National School Educator. Mrs. Crock is currently serving on the board of the SAA and on other national committees dedicated to developing materials, supporting opportunities for string students and sharing pedagogy with teachers.

Workshop Information

Developing literacy and ensemble skills in the Suzuki group class, studio and classroom

Winifred will discuss a number of concepts and sequences for group class or studio teaching that will help students develop both literacy and ensemble skills. She will not only share new conceptual approaches to literacy and ensemble work, but also review and discuss new teaching materials. Please join us for an in depth exploration of new possibilities in fluent sight-reading development and aural skills in the ensemble.
  • SAA credit available for all registered Suzuki teachers.
  • Please bring your instrument.

Friday, Oct 12th

Teacher Training – 5:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday, Oct 13th

Teacher Training – 9:00am-11:30am
Annual Mtg – 11:45am
Honors Recital – 1:00 pm
Observation of students – 2:00-5:00pm

Sunday, Oct 14th

Teacher Training – 10:00am-4:30pm

$180 for full workshop and SAA Training credit

$100 for one day

Early registrants (by September 15th) receive a free copy of Learning Together, Volume 1

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