Singposium 2017

January 28, 2017 - Singposium 2017

The AKA and Alberta Orff Chapter present:

"Pathways to Process: Using Children's Literature to Address Musical Concepts"
Thom Borden

Edmonton, Alberta

 When: Saturday, January 28, 2017
Where: Elizabeth Finch School, 
13815 160 Ave NW, Edmonton Alberta

8:30am - 9:00am - Registration
9:00am - 10:30am  - Session 1
10:30am - 11:00am - Break
11:00am - 12:30pm - Session 2
12:30pm - 1:15pm - Lunch (provided)
1:15pm - 2:45pm - Session 3


$110 included lunch and membership fee


Thom Borden has a B.S. in Music Education and an M.A. in Education with a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction focused in Reading.  He completed Orff Levels at UNLV and an Orff Master Level at the University of Memphis under Jos Wytac.  Advanced studies include music and movement in Paris as well as Kodaly training and certification through CSU with Sr. Lorna Zemke.  He is past-president of the Greater Chicago Orff Chapter and has presented at numerous AOSA and OAKE Conferences.  He has presented in Australia, Canada, and China and presents at Orff and Kodaly chapters across the United States each year.  Currently teaching PreK-5 in Las Vegas, Thom served as the AOSA Diversity Committee Chair and has published Orff arrangements in the McGraw-Hill series, Spotlight on Music and Music Studio.  He has published materials on using manipulatives in the music classroom and using children's literature to address music concepts and skills.