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Grant Event: A Good Less is Not Reliant on How Much or Little the Student Has Practiced
April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Presenter: Dr. Jeanine Jacobson, NCTM
Presenting District: Blue Mountain
How to make a lesson a positive and effective learning experience when the student hasn’t practiced.
About the Presenter:
Dr. Jeanine Jacobson, NCTM obtained her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Washington. She was awarded her master’s degree from the University of Minnesota and a doctorate from the University of Oklahoma. Subsequently, she taught at California State University, Northridge for 20 years and currently holds professor emerita status. Prior to her academic career she was an independent teacher for 30 years. She has written numerous articles and four books. Two books apply movement activities (Dalcroze) to teaching elementary piano students. Her first piano pedagogy textbook was published in 2006 by Alfred Publishing, and the second volume was released in early 2015. The second edition of the first volume was released in 2016 and includes two new chapters. Both volumes are widely used at universities across the United States and abroad. They received the 2016 MTNA Frances Clark Keyboard Pedagogy Award.
Dr. Jacobson received an award from NAMM in 2016 for her pedagogy textbooks. There is also a Youtube video about the books at https://www.youtube.com/user/AlfredMusicPiano.
Dr. Jacobson currently performs chamber music, teaches, conducts master classes, and gives lectures and workshops. She has been married for 56 years, has two daughters and two grandchildren and divides her time between Hood River, OR and Olympia, WA.