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COVID-19 Update: Due to the spread of Covid-19, HGOco will not send out teaching artists in-person this season. Keep reading for information on virtual professional developments for your school or organization.

Teachers and lifelong learners are given the chance to explore topics related to professional and pedagogical goals. HGOco holds two professional development workshops per year focusing on mainstage repertoire, and tours one workshop to visit you and your team for team building professional development at your business, school, or company.

 

ON YOUR CAMPUS (Virtually!)

Cultivating Empathy Through Music and Storytelling

Building mutual respect and understanding creates more empathetic professionals who are poised to deeply listen, find common ground, and work more cooperatively with one another. Our fun and uplifting workshop is designed to bring your team together and build morale through a series of activities that cultivate self-awareness, self-management and relationship skills. 

The workshop can be 60 - 90 minutes in length and is available virtually (via Zoom) or in person when it is safe to do so. Up to 30 participants per session is optimal, but we can accommodate a variety of situations.

This workshop was inspired by research conducted by Marcel Zentner, et. al. (2008), Emotions Evoked by the Sound of Music: Characterization, Classification, and Measurement. It incorporates Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) core competencies as identified by The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL).

Voice Physiology & Health in and out of the Rehearsal Room

Led by Teresa Proctor and Maurice Goodwin, Houston Voice Center  & Dr. Carleen Graham, Director of HGOco

How to use SEL in the Music Classroom and Beyond

Join us as we explore the CASEL competencies and strategies through this 75 minute virtual professional development workshop. Using the power of music, you'll  learn how to make sincere connections with students in a fun and playful environment.

Led by Alisa Magallon, Senior Education Manager, HGOco

  • AT THE OPERA Pricing
    $25.00 per workshop Workshops include: Lecture and discussion with workshop leader, 5 CPE credits for Texas Educators, Tickets to HGO orchestra dress rehearsal of respective opera
  • AT YOUR CAMPUS OR WORKPLACE Pricing
    $300.00 per workshop

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