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Music Education Teacher Workshop: Lee Higgins

Saturday, March 9, 2019
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Talbot College (TC)
Room: 307
Lee Higgins

Join us for a series of music education workshops (open to teachers), presented by the Music Education Department at the Don Wright Faculty of Music.

Music Education Workshop:
Lee Higgins presents "Approaches to Practice: Group Improvisation"

Professor Lee Higgins is the Director of the International Centre of Community Music based at York St John University, UK. He has held previously positions  at Boston University, USA, Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, UK and the University of Limerick, Ireland. Lee has been a visiting professor at Ludwig  Maximilian University, Munich, Germany and Westminster Choir College, Princeton, USA. He received his PhD from the Irish Academy of Music and Dance, Ireland and is the President of International Society of Music Education (2016 - 2018). As a community musician he has worked across the education sector as  well  as  within  health  settings,  prison  and  probation  service,  youth  and  community,  adult  education,  and  arts  organizations such  as  orchestras  and dance. As  a  presenter  and  guest  speaker,  Lee  has  worked  on  four  continents  in  university,  school,  and  NGO  settings.  He  is  the  senior editor  for  the  International Journal of Community Music and was author of Community Music: In Theory and in Practice (2012, Oxford University Press) and co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Community Music (2017).

For the complete schedule and information about other music education workshops, visit the Music Education Workshops webpage.

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Patrick Schmidt - Chair, Music Education

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