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The Music Administration Collaborative at NAMM 2014

IMG_00000034.jpgThe Music Administration Collaborative is pleased to announce its second annual meeting at the NAMM Conference in Anaheim, California this January. For more information and to register for the NAMM meeting, click here.

Other Scheduled Events:
NAMM Meeting – January 24-25, 2014
Anaheim, California
Conn-Selmer Institute Meeting – June 8-11, 2014
Mishawaka, Indiana

For more information about the Music Administration Collaborative, send inquiries to education@conn-selmer.com or call 574-523-0677.

Touchpoint Article : Building Trust

By Gary Markham 

fac-gary-markham-sm-bw.jpgIt takes great personal character traits to be a successful educator, but trustworthiness is of the highest order. Having great pedagogical skill, wonderful instructional strategies and inspiring conducting prowess are certainly important traits for a music educator. However, the ability to develop trusting relationships must have equal weight and be at the center of your character. 

Students will be motivated to work harder when there is genuine caring and the trust that you want them to succeed. They must know that you will not give up on them and you will do whatever is necessary to support their instructional needs. Moreover, your modeling of trustworthiness will be a positive inspiration beyond the music making.   

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