Date and Time: Tuesday, August 4, 2020 – 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Virtually hosted by Wisconsin School Music Association
Instructor: Natasha Verhulst
Natasha Verhulst is an enrolled tribal member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and a descendant of the Menominee Nation. She received her bachelor’s degree in music education with triple certification from St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin, in 2015, and is currently working towards her master’s degree in music education with emphasis in Kodaly at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Natasha’s career began at Menasha High School where she taught for two years as the band and choir director and served as the department head. In 2017, she switched jobs to return to her hometown to teach 5th-8th grade choir, 5th-7th grade general music, and 5th grade beginning band lessons at Kiel Middle School in Kiel, Wisconsin. Natasha’s career goal is to help bring native music and culture to the music classroom setting for children to experience and learn from. Natasha is a member of the Wisconsin Indian Education Association (WIEA), National Association for Music Education (NAfME), Organization of American Kodaly Educators (OAKE), and the Feierabend Association for Music Education (FAME). She is currently serving as a member of the Diversity, Equality and Inclusion board for the Feierabend Association of Music Education. Natasha enjoys spending time with her husband, performing, and Native American beadwork in her spare time.
Pre-registration is required 10 business days before workshop.
Enjoy Special 2020 Summer Rates!
- Member* – $25
- Non-Member – $30
- Undergraduate Music Degree Student – $25
- Graduate Credit Available
*Discounted rate available for members of WMEA, NAfME or staff in WSMA member schools.