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Advanced Instrument Pedagogy for Wind and Jazz Ensembles 2016
Monday, July 18, 2016
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Don Wright Faculty of Music, Music Building, Western University, London, ON

Advanced Instrumental Pedagogy


This professional development opportunity will offer music educators the chance to explore a variety of methods for instrumental music education in both concert band and jazz ensemble contexts. Workshops will address rehearsal techniques, conducting skills, working with jazz rhythm sections, repertoire selection and preparation, instructional warm ups, and improvisation.

Taught by:

Dr. Colleen Richardson, Associate Professor and Director of Bands at Western University and Dr. Kevin Watson, Assistant Professor and Artistic Director of the Western University Jazz Ensemble.

The two weeks from July 18th to July 29th, 2016 will include:

  • Discussions
  • Demonstrations
  • Rehersal labs
  • The opportunity to work with performing concert and jazz ensembles

Participants are asked to bring:

  • An instrument
  • A conducting baton

For more information contact:

Becky Ament, Department Assistant
TC 118
Phone: 519-661-2111 ext. 85358
E-mail: bament@uwo.ca

For more information please see the Advanced Instrument Pedagogy for Wind and Jazz Ensembles website.

Please contact Rachel Condie if you require information in an alternate format or if any other arrangements can make this event accessible to you.

We are sorry, the deadline for registering for this event online has passed. Please email alumnirsvp@uwo.ca or call 1-800-258-6896 and press 2 if you are still interested in attending. Please leave your name, email, phone number, the name of your guest and specify which event you will be attending.














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