Early childhood music development includes all children ages newborn through eight. Movement and singing are two important and fun components of making music during this important time.
During this workshop, participants will explore pedagogical best practices, research-based activities, and fun interventions that will have everyone exploring movement and voices!
Date & Time: Monday, July 29, 2019 – 9:00am – 4:30pm
Location: Wisconsin Center for Music Education
Instructor: Dr. Christina Svec
Dr. Christina Svec is Assistant Professor of Music Education at Iowa State University, specializing in elementary and secondary choral music. In addition to her duties at Iowa State, she is Director of Choirs for the Ames Children’s Choirs, serves as treasurer and bookkeeper for the Early Childhood Music & Movement Association, and serves as Midwestern Chair II for the Organization of American Kodály Educators. Dr. Svec received her Ph.D. in Music Education and Bachelor of Music Education degrees from the University of North Texas and her Master of Music Education from Michigan State University.
Before coming to Iowa State, Dr. Svec taught elementary music, early childhood music (ages newborn-4), and early childhood through adult sacred choirs in Texas. She received three Music Learning Theory levels and three Kodály levels from Michigan State University and Texas Tech University, respectively. She has presented both pedagogical and research sessions internationally, nationally, and locally. Dr. Svec is published in Update: Applications of Research in Music Education and in Psychology of Music. Her research interests include research methodology, research pedagogy, and singing voice development.
- Pre-registration is required 10 business days before workshop:
- Member* $75
- Non-Member $100
- Collegiate FREE
Contact Darin Menk
800-589-9762, 608-850-3566 (Madison area)