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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

    $25.00 per person Workshops include: Lecture and discussion with workshop leader, 5 CPE credits for Texas Educators, Tickets to HGO orchestra dress rehearsal of respective opera
    $300.00 per workshop

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