Pedagogy Saturday

This year’s Pedagogy Saturday has something for everyone. Four tracks will offer an array of topics sure to be of interest to all teachers. Attendees are encouraged to mix and match the sessions to maximize their preconference experience.
An additional fee plus a minimum one day conference registration is required to attend Pedagogy Saturday sessions.

Click the Track title to learn more about the track.

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Musician Wellness

Empowering Musicians

Leading a Healthy and Music-Filled Life

Gail Berenson, chair


Schedule and presenters subject to change


8:00–8:10 a.m.

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

  • Gail Berenson, NCTM, Ohio University emeritus, University Park, Florida

8:10–9:00 a.m.

Healthy Teaching

  • Pete Jutras, NCTM, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

9:15–10:15 a.m.

A Musician Afraid of Sound

  • Janet Horvath, former associate principal cellist, Minnesota Orchestra, Minneapolis, Minnesota

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Teachers’ and Physicians’ Collaboration in Health Education and Clinical Services for Musicians

  • Hara Trouli, MD, University College London, London, England

11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Lunch on Your Own

1:00–2:00 p.m.

Coping with Birthdays—Maturity Need Not Be the Enemy!

  • William J. Dawson, MD, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois

2:15–3:15 p.m.

One Note at a Time: Exploring the Connection Between Sport Psychology Principles and Musicians

  • Chelsea Butters Wooding, National University, Carlsbad, California

3:30–4:30 p.m.

Turning Performance Practice Up to 11: Counterintuitive Practice Strategies for Beating Nerves and Having More Fun on Stage Too

  • Noa Kageyama, The Juilliard School, New York, New York

4:30–5:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Q & A

  • Gail Berenson, NCTM, Ohio University emeritus, University Park, Florida

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