The purpose of the Loyola Music Education Lecture Series is to enrich the intellectual and cultural life of students, faculty, music teachers in the Greater New Orleans region, and the community at large by bringing distinguished individuals in the music education profession to campus for presentations on specialized subjects.
Samuel Hazo, February 1, 2014
Mr. Hazo has composed for the professional, university and public school levels in addition to writing original scores for television, radio and the stage. Mr. Hazo has been a music teacher at every educational grade level from kindergarten through college, including tenure as a high school and university director. Mr. Hazo was twice named “Teacher of Distinction” by the Southwestern Pennsylvania Teachers’ Excellence Foundation.
Samuel Hazo will lead seminars on:
Dr. Jamey Aebersold, September 29, 2012
Jamey Aebersold has been the leader in Jazz Education throughout the United States and around the world for over forty years. Aebersold’s lifelong mission has been to teach people about Jazz Music and Jazz Improvisation.
Dr. Aebersold lead seminars on:
Dr. James T. Frankel, March 3, 2012
Assistant Professor, Teachers College—Columbia University; Managing Director, SoundTree Technology/KORG USA, Inc.; President, Association for Technology in Music Instruction (ATMI)
Dr. Frankel presented sessions from the following:
Dr. Bruce Pearson, March 26, 2011
Music Educator, Author, Composer, Clinician and Conductor; Kjos Publishing Company.
Dr. Pearson presented a variety of workshops to Loyola students, faculty, undergraduate music education majors and area music teachers throughout the region. Undergraduate music education majors from across Louisiana participated in “Question and Answer” sessions with Dr. Pearson as part of a statewide meeting of college pre-service music teachers from across the state.
Dr. Pearson’s workshop presentations included:
Dr. Baruch Whitehead, March 25, 2011
Associate Professor of Music Education, Ithaca College; Elementary Music Specialist with the Orff-Schulwerk Process; Founder of the Ithaca College Orff Certification Program; Lead teacher of the Orff Certification Program at Boston University.
Special arrangements were made for Dr. Baruch Whitehead to do a workshop on Music and Conflict Resolution with Loyola University Music Therapy Students and a Experiential Session on the use of Orff Instruments in the Classroom with Music Education and Music Therapy Students.
Dr. Hildegard Froehlich, April 21, 2010
Music Education Professor Emeritus, University of North Texas
Dr. Froehlich's made presentations to students, faculty, and music teachers throughout New Orleans and Southeastern Louisiana on:
Dr. Jack Heller, April 23, 2008
Professor Emeritus of Music Education; Former Director of the School of Music, University of South Florida
Dr. Heller made a presentation to Loyola University New Orleans students and faculty on: