Professional Development for Music Educators

In partnership with the Baldwin Wallace University School of Education, the BW Community Arts School offers professional development opportunities for certified educators and teaching artists. With the University campus only being minutes from the airport and with modern on-campus living arrangements, participants around the world seek out opportunities to come to BW in the summer to learn from highly credentialed faculty. The portfolio of offerings is typically made available in January.

Institute for Music Teaching & Learning

Baldwin Wallace Institute for Music Teaching and Learning Students Practicing Recorder

The Institute for Music Teaching and Learning offers high-quality professional development for music educators in a format coordinated with Ohio Standards and contextualized for the music educator. All courses are offered for graduate credit through Baldwin Wallace University.

Courses are offered throughout the year and are listed below. Please check back regularly for updates.

International students may register as a not-for-credit student and must call the Community Arts School office at (440) 826-2365 to pay for their course between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday. International students are responsible for attaining their own visas.

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LoVetri Institute for Somatic Voicework™

The Summer LoVetri Institute Class in Front of the Baldwin Wallace Boesel Musical Arts Building

The LoVetri Institute for Somatic Voicework™ is offered in partnership with Baldwin Wallace University.

Somatic Voicework™ is a body-based method of vocal pedagogy that incorporates physical awareness, aural acuity, kinesthetic development, and vocal freedom. It includes three tiered courses, each required before the next, as well as several advanced programs, and is accessible to everyone from singers not yet teaching to those with decades of experience.

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