Creative Approaches to Musical Expression in Instrumental Ensemble Rehearsals

Saturday, January 29, 2022
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM


This session will explore strategies for cultivating musical expression in instrumental ensemble rehearsals for middle school and high school levels. We will explore rehearsal strategies to engage students in musical expression, score study techniques, and approaches for establishing a classroom environment that promotes student creativity.

Learning Objective 1
Discuss rehearsal strategies that elicit musical expression through student collaboration.
Learning Objective 2
Explore score study techniques to develop a deeper connection with expressive musical ideas.
Learning Objective 3
Consider the importance of a safe and nurturing classroom environment for students to take musical risks resulting in the development of student agency.
Target Audiences
Session Level
MS/JH, High School
Session Type