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Coming Soon: Registration for Inspiration for Teachers

Inspiration for Teachers brochure 2017 – 2018 information coming soon

Inspiration Registration Form (Fillable PDF) – Type in your information and “Save As” to save a copy on your computer, or print out and fill in the old-fashioned way.

August 13 to 17, 2018

Are you a music educator or conductor working with children and youth? Inspiration for Teachers is a week-long immersive professional development program for music educators and conductors. Featuring sessions with master teachers and conductors, this week will inspire you in your musical teaching!

Inspiration for Teachers offers:

Daily rehearsal observations of Singspiration’s 2018 conductors: Elroy Friesen (Youth Choir) and Mark Sirett (Junior Choir).

Watch the conductors throughout the week as they teach new concepts, give the choristers positive experience and prepare for a successful performance. Inspiration for Teachers also provides master sessions with both conductors, and additional opportunities to talk to them about their techniques and strategies. As a bonus, you can attend the dress rehearsal and concert on Saturday, August 18 at no extra cost!

And as part of your Inspiration registration, you can join the evening Adult Summer Choir directed by Dr. Mark Sirett (no extra cost for full-week registrants).

We also offer:

  • Two sessions per day with master teachers, clinicians, and conductors. Learn from some of Alberta’s leading music educators each and every day of the week! Work on your conducting skills; hone your elementary music techniques, and get introduced to new repertoire for your students.
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate you. Attend for a day, a half-week, or the entire week. Inspiration for Teachers is scheduled Monday to Friday from 9 to 5, with the optional addition of attending the Saturday rehearsal and concert of the Singspiration Youth and Junior choirs.
  • Opportunity to receive academic credit for your participation. For a small additional fee, you can earn 1.5 undergraduate credits, which may count towards a TQS increase. Participants who enroll to receive credit will be guided by an instructor and must attend for the full week, completing assignments to be handed in the week following the program.
  • Opportunities to network with colleagues through facilitated group discussions as well as during breaks.

Registration Options
Option 1:   Attend whole week (Monday–  Saturday
Option 2:   Attend 3 days (Mon–Wed  OR  Wed–Fri)
Option 3:   Attend one day of your choice.

Register by June 15       After June 15
Option 1: $395                    $430
Option 2: $240                   $260
Option 3: $135                    $145

Full information, schedule and registration coming by the end of April.

The flexibility to accommodate your summer schedule and lots of added benefits make this week an extraordinary professional development experience at excellent value.