Teacher R&D Workshop

Teacher Research and Development Workshop 

at the

Summer Guitar Conservatory

June 18, 19 and 20, 2018


Registration is now open for the Teacher R&D Workshop at the 2018 Summer Guitar Conservatory.  


Guitar teachers of any age or experience may register.

Teachers should be able to read standard music notation and be familiar with classical guitar ensemble. 

(Loaner instrument and unlimited technique consultation is available, just ask!  No classical guitar experience required.)

The Teacher R & D Workshop is an opportunity for guitar teachers to meet together, play through ensemble repertoire, discuss and practice conducting techniques and to learn from each other.  The workshop will draw on the GuitarCurriculum.com repertoire and teaching approaches, as well as from other sources.

Registration is free.  There is a suggested donation of $20 per day.  

Please consider sponsoring a student to attend the day camp occurring concurrently with this workshop -  Sponsorship 

We are pleased to announce

The 2018 Teacher R & D Workshop will be facilitated by:

Susan Rozanc
Founding Secretary, Texas Guitar Directors Association


Susan Rozanc is director of Guitar Ensembles and Orchestra at William B. Travis Early College High School in Austin, Texas.  She has taught band, choir, orchestra, piano, musical theater, music appreciation and classical guitar ensemble.   She has also had extensive experience teaching disadvantaged and at risk, inner city youth.  Ms. Rozanc coordinates the Austin ISD High School All City and All Region Guitar Ensembles, the AISD content lead teacher for high school guitar and Fine Arts Department Head at William B. Travis Early College High School.  (BA Music Education and Music Performance, MME Kent State University)

The schedule for the workshop is:

June 18, 2018 -- 9:00am - Opening presentation and mini-concert (Pershing Middle School Auditorium)

June 18, 2018 -- 9:30am - 2:00pm  (with an 45-min lunch break)  -- YEAR ONE in one day!  
    (Posture, Technique, Following the conductor, Sight-reading, Beginner Ensemble Repertoire)

June 19, 2018 -- 9:30am - 2:00pm  (with an 45-min lunch break)  -- YEAR TWO in one day!  
    (Additional Techniques, Conducting practicum, More sight-reading, more Ensemble Repertoire)

June 20, 2018 -- 9:30am - 2:00pm  (with an 45-min lunch break)  -- PUTTING it ALL TOGETHER!  
    (Additional Techniques, Conducting practicum, more repertoire, addressing each participant's needs)

June 21, 2018 -- No class but consider attending the final concert of the Conservatory at 1:30pm.

All events are held in a classroom at Pershing Middle School, 3838 Blue Bonnet Blvd, Houston, TX 77025.  

(Check-in at registration desk, 8:30am-9:00am, June 18)

Refreshments / lunch NOT provided, please bring your own.  OR inquire about catered lunch.  

T-shirts may be available for purchase.

Space is very limited, so register right away and make all confirmation arrangements by email.  

Teachers: please select one or more ensemble pieces from the GuitarCurriculum.com repertoire, Andrew Forrest repertoire, Eythorsson Guitar School repertoire or from another source.  Please try to have the PDF ready to share with other registrants in advance.  We will send out selected pieces in advance for other teachers to practice.  (This is OPTIONAL, sight-reading and ensemble repertoire will be provided).

TO REGISTER, please SUBMIT THIS FORM below, you will be sent an email informing you about confirmation and other details.


(Registration form by google docs)
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