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The Music Administration Collaborative at Conn-Selmer Institute 2015

June 7 - 10, 2015

Bethel College, Mishawaka, IN

At Conn-Selmer Institute, Music Program Leaders will have the opportunity to hear from some of the greatest minds in the music industry, network and connect with colleagues from across the country, and so much more.

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For more information about the Music Administration Collaborative, send inquiries to education@conn-selmer.com or call 574-523-0677.

Touchpoint Article : Building Trust

By Gary Markham 

fac-gary-markham-sm-bw.jpgIt takes great personal character traits to be a successful educator, but trustworthiness is of the highest order. Having great pedagogical skill, wonderful instructional strategies and inspiring conducting prowess are certainly important traits for a music educator. However, the ability to develop trusting relationships must have equal weight and be at the center of your character. 

Students will be motivated to work harder when there is genuine caring and the trust that you want them to succeed. They must know that you will not give up on them and you will do whatever is necessary to support their instructional needs. Moreover, your modeling of trustworthiness will be a positive inspiration beyond the music making.   

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