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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.

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

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.

Join us for this year’s
Workshop in Music Education:

“A Musical Classroom Paves the Way to an Engaging Classroom and
Let’s Dance! A Sequential Approach”
Presented by Sandy Knudson

Saturday, September 29, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Lekberg Hall, Amy Robertson Music Center, Simpson College 

“Developing Joyful, Playful Musicians; A Morning of Singing Games and Orff Instruments and an Afternoon of Developing Strong Vertical Connections Between the Elementary and Middle School Curriculum.”
Presented by Kathy Kuddes

Saturday, January 19, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Lekberg Hall, Amy Robertson Music Center, Simpson College 

Pre-registration is required for non-Simpson attendees.
Register Online
Download and mail the 2018-2019 registration form

Deadline for online registration for the fall workshop will be 12:00 Noon on Thursday, September 27.
After that time, please call the Music Office (515-961-1637) for late registration assistance.

Pricing is as follows:
Non-Simpson student with ID: $10 per workshop
Teachers: $37.50 per workshop OR attend both for $65

Graduate Credit Available

Teachers who attend both the September and January workshops are eligible to receive one (1) Graduate Credit.  Simply pay the registration amount of $65 to attend the workshops plus an additional charge of $150.00 graduate credit tuition.  (Your total cost will be $215.)



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
Paul Cribari
John Feierabend
Lillie Feierabend
Dr. Leigh Ann Garner
Virginia Giglio
Helen Kemp
Cynthia Lilley
Sanna Longden
Ellen McCullough-Brabson
Linda McEachran
Andrew McMahan
Aileen Miracle
Joy Nelson
Sarah Richardson
Martha Riley
Teresa Schroepfer
Julie Scott
Wendy Sims
Robyn Swanson
Jill Trinka
Marilyn Wood
Sister Lorna Zemke