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Friday, July 22 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Get On the Good Foot - Building a Jam Session for Elementary School FULL

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Is your Modern Band constantly falling off beat?  Are you facing challenges in making your jam sessions engaging to your students?  This breakout will focus on how to solve these very common issues.  During the session we will cover crucial topics such as how to build a steady groove with all of your students, layering in instrument sections, keeping the jam interesting by carving out solo sections, improvising song arrangements, and call & response strategies.  A jam session will look and sound differently depending on your age group so this session will focus specifically on Middle and High school aged students.  By the end of the workshop, you will feel empowered and be ready to run super fun jam sessions with your kiddos that will keep them wanting more!  

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Tony Sauza

Regional Program Director for LA County, Little Kids Rock
Tony taught music in Los Angeles for 8 years before joining the Little Kids Rock team. He is now the Los Angeles County Regional Program Director where he is supporting teachers in developing their programs across the southern California area. Tony has been working with Little Kids Rock since 2007 and is a firm believer in recreational music making and music therapy. | Tony received his bachelor’s degree from UCLA in Ethnomusicology with a... Read More →

Friday July 22, 2016 9:00am - 10:30am
Ballroom D

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