AES Virtual Workshop 2024
Join us on Saturday April 13th from 8am to 10:30 am PST for a morning of Eurhythmics! Presenters include Alex Port, Clinton Pratt, and Jason Jones.
An email with a zoom link to our workshop session will be sent out the night before!
Students, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to get your link to the zoom session!
Sat April 13
- 8:00 - 8:05
- 8:05 - 8:40
- “It’s Time to Play Everyone’s Favorite Game!” Using Movement Games to Teach Singers to Sight-Read
- 8:40 - 9:10
- Move More Than Your Fingers: Eurhythmics in the Private Piano Lesson
- 9:10 - 9:20
- 9:20 - 9:55
- “When I Move, You Move!: Scaffolding Movement Activities for Young Musicians.”
Alex Port teaches 8-12 choir and 5th grade general music at Harper Creek Community Schools in Battle Creek, MI. He also works as the voice area teaching assistant at Interlochen Arts Camp in the summers. Alex holds a Bachelors in Music Education from Miami University, a Masters in Choral Conducting from The Ohio State University, and a certification in Eurhythmics teaching from the American Eurhythmics Society. When not teaching, Alex and his wife Kate enjoy finding plant-based restaurants, taking walks, playing Disney themed board games, re-reading Harry Potter books together, and snuggling with their two cats Jupiter and Nelson.
Clinton Pratt has a BM and MM in piano performance and has been teaching piano for over 20 years. He is the current President of the Ohio Music Teachers Association Southwest District, and owns a multi-teacher piano studio in Cincinnati Ohio where he loves incorporating Eurhythmics in both private and group lessons. He has been attending Eurhythmics teacher training sessions since 2007 and recently earned his certification!
Jason Jones PH. D, is a native of the Appalachia region. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Music Education at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Jones is an OAKE-certified Kodàly teacher and has extensive Dalcroze training from the American Eurhythmics Society. He has experience teaching elementary general music, choir, and strings to children in urban and suburban areas as well as conducting collegiate treble choirs. He has presented workshops, research, and clinics on several topics for school districts, state, national, and international conferences, non-profits, and universities.