Workshops in Music Education

The Simpson College Music Department provides unique experiences for Simpson College music students with the presentation of one Music Education Workshop every semester, each led by successful music educators from across the country.

These Workshops are interactive opportunities to learn about different methods, philosophies, and ideas of teaching in the field of music, and helps equip our students with many different ideas and skills to become fantastic and versatile music educators.

Teachers and graduate students from the community are also invited to attend, and should register using the link listed below.

Announcing the 2015-16
Workshops in Music Education:


September 12, 2015

Presented by Kurt Cereske

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Lekberg Hall in the Amy Robertson Music Center


January 16, 2016

Presented by Peter and Mary Alice Amidon

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Great Hall 



Pre-registration is required for non-Simpson personnel.
Pricing is as follows:
Non-Simpson student with ID: $12.50 per workshop
Teachers: $37.50 per workshop OR attend both for $65
Graduate Students: please see additional information below

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Graduate Student Credit Available

Graduate students who attend both the September and January workshops are eligible to receive one (1) graduate credit.  Simply pay the registration amount of $65, and the Simpson College Business Office will send an invoice directly to you for $150.00 graduate credit tuition.  (Your total cost will be $215.)
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Past clinicians featured in
Simpson’s Workshops in

Music Education:

Peter & Mary Alice Amidon
Eunice Boardman
Pam Bradford
Angela Broeker
Jay Broeker
Nyssa Brown
Susan Brumfield
Dee Coulter
John Feierabend
Lillie Feierabend
Dr. Leigh Ann Garner
Virginia Giglio
Helen Kemp
Cynthia Lilley
Sanna Longden
Ellen McCullough-Brabson
Linda McEachran
Andrew McMahan
Joy Nelson
Sarah Richardson
Martha Riley
Julie Scott
Wendy Sims
Robyn Swanson
Jill Trinka
Marilyn Wood
Sister Lorna Zemke