NEA Grant Resources

Bryann Burgess PEDx Speaker NCKP 2019

Date of Recording: July 25, 2019 

Bryann Burgess was one of our keynote speakers during the NCKP 2019 conference in Lombard, IL in 2019. One of our primary goals for the NCKP 2023 conference is to amplify the transformative power music in the life of every person regardless of age, background, culture, or ability. 

3:57 minutes.

Karen Zorn NCKP 2021

Date of Recording: July 28, 2021 

Karen Zorn, President at Longy School of Music , presented on how to prepare students to make a difference in the world. She discussed how musicians are change makers and how music teaching is a meaningful endeavor.  

3:49 minutes. 

Joseph Conyers NCKP 2021

Date of Recording: July 30, 2021

Joseph Conyers, Executive Director at Project 440, presented a keynote address during NCKP 2021 on the importance of music in relation to diversity, equity, and inclusion. He discussed how music and the arts are the critical blocks to equalizing the playing field in society. 

4:00 minutes. 

Dr. Artina McCain Unsung Heroes Online Course

Date of Recording: December 9, 2020

Dr. Artina McCain, coordinator of Keyboard Area, University of Memphis, presented on “Three-Fours Waltz-Suite” by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor for the Unsung Heroes Teacher Online Course.  In this course, Dr. McCain shared the history of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, and discussed the pedagogical insights for his composition. 

3:41 minutes.

Webinar: Rapid Response for Studio Teachers by Shana Kirk

Date of Recording: March 16, 2020

Shana Kirk, Director of Digital Operations for the Frances Clark Center, shared resources to move teaching online during the pandemic. She presented helpful tools and strategies to support the piano teachers and students. 

3:50 minutes.

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