Professional Development Workshops

Colleen Vernon has inspired music educators around the US with dynamic professional development workshops.  She is an energetic presenter who draws on thirteen years of classroom experience, as well as certifications in Orff Schulwerk, First Steps in Music, and Conversational Solfegge to create custom workshops that motivate and revitalize teachers.  Contact Colleen to schedule a presentation for your school or professional organization!

cvernonmusic@gmail.com

410 703 5576 

Past workshop topics have included:

  • Swing music and vernacular jazz dance in the music classroom
  • Irish music and dance in the music classroom
  • Guiding students though composition and improvisation
  • Creative movement and folk dancing for beginners and beyond
  • Crafting a DIY musical production
  • Early childhood music education
Past presentations:
  • AOSA National Conference presenter; 2015, 2013
  • San Diego Orff Chapter Workshop, 2016
  • Central Texas Orff Chapter Workshop, 2015
  • Greater Baltimore Orff Chapter Workshop; 2012, 2011
  • Howard County MD Public Schools In-Service Workshop, 2012
  • Mid-Atlantic Orff Chapter Sharing, 2011
  • Eagle Cove School In-Service Workshop, 2010

University Instruction:

  • Orff Schulwerk Level 1 Movement, Winthrop University, 2014