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JAN12: Workshops for Classroom Teachers and Music Specialists

Brooklyn Conservatory of Music

Apr 2013

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January 5, 2014
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Sunday, January 12, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Sheri Gottlieb, Associate Director of the Music Partners Program at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, will facilitate a series of five workshops designed for music teachers and classroom teachers working with groups of children Pre-K through 3rd Grade. Each session will cover Process, Sequence, Sharing of songs and materials, and Strategies for classroom management.  The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music offers these workshops to educators in early childhood music education who are looking for additional resources and peer support.

COST: (materials fee) $85 for series of five, $20 for single workshop. Registration is recommended, as space is limited.

WORKSHOP LOCATION: All workshops take place at Brooklyn Conservatory of Music,
58 Seventh Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217, except on January 12th, where the workshop will be held at the Old Stone House (5th Ave & 3rd St.) Park Slope, Brooklyn.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call Sheri Gottlieb at 718.622.3300 x 217 or email

Sheri Gottlieb is Associate Director of Music Partners Program at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and the Early Childhood Orff specialist at LREI (Little Red School House & Elisabeth Irwin HS) and co-director of their Recorder Ensemble. Her teaching career has given her opportunities to work with diverse populations in Public and Private schools, Head Start Programs and Community Music Schools. Her extensive experience as a mentor and workshop clinician include seminars for NYC Arts in Education Roundtable, MENC, NYSAIS and working with the DOE and the Harlem Success Academies developing music education programs. Se is co-author of “Melodic Weavings– A Soprano Recorder Approach for Teachers.” Sheri is a past president of the New York City Chapter American Orff Schulwerk Association and current board member. She has also served on the board of NYC Arts in Education Roundtable.

Sheri is a trained hospice volunteer and a founding member of the Threshold Choir NYC. She sings at interfaith memorial services and for clients and caregivers by helping to honor, ease and give support through the gift of song.

Robert Levin will join Sheri Gottlieb for the January 12 workshop.  He is a specialist in traditional West African music and has brought traditional West African Music to many students across the USA. He is a composer whose credits include the feature film Inside, directed by Arthur Penn, as well as many documentaries and works for television. Robert is also an active performer on keyboards, percussion and West African drums, and has played for film soundtracks, Broadway shows, TV programs, album projects, and live tours in the USA and abroad. Robert studied ethnomusicology at Wesleyan University and received his Masters in composition at Yale University. He has spent much time in Ghana, West Africa, studying drumming, singing and dancing.


This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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