Keeping Your Music Students Engaged at the End of the Year

April 20, 2017 Kate Huffman

 

Four students with Encore Tours backpacks on walk down a sidewalk, surrounded by green trees

As the end of the year approaches, and with summer vacation on the horizon, it can be difficult to keep your students engaged at the end of the year. 

How can you successfully wrap up your school year? What do you have your students work on if they’ve already performed their end-of-the-year concert? How will you keep students engaged over the summer months?

Answers to all these and more can be found in our ‘How to keep your students engaged at the end of the year’ handout with content from the experts at BandDirectorsTalkShop.com.

Handout highlights include:

  • Games like Musical Jeopardy and “Beat the Director”
  • Activities teaching aural skills, rhythmic dictation and instrument care
  • Summer retention strategies
  • Social media plans summer months
  • Student and staff recognition methods
  • Books to read on your summer vacation
  • Program evaluation techniques
  • And more!

Green button: Download the handout!

 

Keeping your students engaged at the end of the year handout

About the Author

Kate Huffman

Kate first discovered the power of intercultural communication and exchange through music on a month-long trip to China and Japan with her college wind ensemble. She's been hooked on traveling ever since and has performed with different groups in cities such Beijing, London, and Kyoto to name a few! Kate is a clarinet player and a passionate arts advocate with degrees in music, arts administration, and cultural policy. Kate is the Marketing and Communications Manager at Encore Tours.

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