Hey, so I've been asked to present at the 2018 International Music Education Summit to be held June 14 - 16 on a screen near you. It is a 100% online, 3-day music education conference geared toward you—the music educator who wants to go to an amazing international conference but can't due to time, money, and … Continue reading Presenting at the International Music Education Summit in June 2018
I am very pleased to announce the long-awaited launch of my first book designed for music teachers. Everything in it is made to be as practical as possible so that you can implement any of this in your classroom easily and effectively! Here is the write-up from the back of the book: "Have you ever … Continue reading Rock Coach: A Practical Guide for Teaching Rock Bands in Schools is Now Available!
Teaching rock bands in schools is a passion of mine. The kids really gravitate to it and can really impress me. They blow me away at every concert. The following is an excerpt from my soon-to-be published book called "Rock Coach" where I take you through how to set up and successfully teach a rock … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Start a Rock Band at Your School (Part 1)
The PEI Jazz and Blues Festival School Tour, headed by Andrew Waite and The Firm, was a huge success at Montague Consolidated School. We have never hosted the tour before and I am incredibly happy that we did. The band members were great with the audience and included the kids as much as possible. They … Continue reading Inspiring Kids and Workshopping a Rock Band
Over the last couple of years of presenting to teachers a handful of times I’ve realized that I absolutely love presenting Workshops and Professional Development to other music teachers. Most recently, I had a ton of fun presenting on live and from source sound at the PEIMEA Professional Learning Day earlier this month. I am … Continue reading Now Offering Workshops