One-Day Intensive Training
Conflicting schedule? Unable to make the entire conference? Don't worry! We have you covered. In addition to our regular conference activities on Wednesday and Thursday, we are pleased to offer two "Intensive Training Day" opportunities at this summer's conference. Conferees that choose this option will be immersed in break-out sessions and workshops dealing specifically with his/her area of interest!
We encourage you to bring your children's choir and handbell staff or volunteers! Help improve your ministries and problem solve weaknesses.
OPTION 1: CHILDREN'S MUSIC INTENSIVE (Wed. July 20)8:00-9:00 Children's Music Breakout Session [Choose 1 of 3]
Pam Andrews - Steady Beat, Rhythm, Pitch
Allison Blumenthal - God Loves the World (Preschool Curriculum)
Susan Eernisse - Buildling a Child's Legacy of Faith Through Song
Pam Andrews - Musicals Can Be Fun
Allison Blumenthal - Keep 'Em Busy! (Preschool - 1st Grade)
Susan Eernisse - THEIR Favorite Things
11:45-12:45 (Optional: Lunch Discussion - Children's Choir Coordinator Forum)
1:00-2:15 Children's Music Breakout Session [Choose 1 of 3]
Pam Andrews - Instruments in Worship
Allison Blumenthal - God Loves the World (Elementary Curriculum)
Susan Eernisse - Music All Around with Preschoolers
Pam Andrews - Why Children's Choir?
Allison Blumenthal - Share Joy!: Creating Space for Musical Delight (Grades 1-6)
Susan Eernisse - See, Read, Sing, and Play: Preschoolers CAN Read Music!
Pam Andrews - Move to the Beat!
Allison Blumenthal - Spectacular Supplements: Additional Resources to Inspire
Susan Eernisse - Packing Your Choir Bag
OPTION 2: HANDBELL INTENSIVE (Thurs. July 21)8:00-9:00 Handbell Breakout Session[Choose 1 of 2]
John Behnke - Making Techniques More Effective (Advanced Bells)
Tammy Waldrop - Ringing in Color (Beginner Bells)
John Behnke - Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me 40 Years Ago (Advanced Bells)
Tammy Waldrop - 3D Ringing (Beginner Bells)
1:15-2:30 Handbell Breakout Session [Choose 1 of 2]
John Behnke - Handbell Reading Session – Levels 2 and 3 (Advanced Bells)
Tammy Waldrop - Out of the Box Rehearsal Techniques (Beginner Bells)
John Behnke - Musicianship: Playing Together and Improving as an Ensemble (Intermediate/Advanced Bells)
Tammy Waldrop - Handbell Reading Session (L1-L2+)
John Behnke & Tammy Waldrop - Using Handbell/Handchimes in Worship (Combined Class))