Beyond Eclectic Strings with Beth Fortune

Steve and Alan talk with Beth Fortune about all the alternatives to traditional music in the classroom and how to introduce other genres. Referenced in this episode: Elizabeth Fortune has been the Director of Orchestras and Eclectic Strings at Seattle’s Washington Middle School since 2002 and is the Director of the award nominated educational programming … Read more

Inclusive Programming with Lee Nelson

Steve and Alan talk to Dr. Lee Nelson about appropriately programming diverse choral literature in Midwestern programs. Recommended Composers Mentioned: Adolphus HailstorkLevente Gyöngyösi Resources Mentioned: Teaching with Respect: Inclusive Pedagogy for Choral Directors – Stephen Sieck (Hal Leonard Pub.) In Their Own Words: Slave Life and the Power of Spirituals – Eileen Guenther (MorningStar Pub) … Read more