2023 Conference Presentations

by Jake Harkins

June 2023

We had a wonderful conference full of singing, learning, and playful fun this year in Boston, Massachusetts. Handouts from each session, as well as those from previous conferences, are available in the Members Access area of the SWEA website. To explore the handouts for each of these presentations, become a member today!

Jake Harkins

Conference Chair

Jake Harkins
Falls Church, VA
Erin Bailey
Emilee Knell

Children’s Choir Meets SongWorks!

Dr. Erin Bailey and Emilee Knell
Provo, UT
Doug Bartholomew

Hancock’s Driftin’:

A Study in Mapping

Dr. Doug Bartholomew
Bozeman, MT
Molly Feigal

Kids’ Brains After a Pandemic

Molly Feigal
Minneapolis, MN
Nan Fitzpatrick

Break ‘Em On Down, These Walls Between Us

Nan Fitzpatrick
Sacramento, CA
Debanhi Garcia
Vicky Suárez

Hoy Cantamos y Jugandos:

Bringing Songs and Games Into Your Classroom
With Authenticity and Engagement

Debanhi Garcia and Vicky Suárez
Dallas, TX and Richardson, TX
Rebecca Hahn

Playing Pictures:

Student-Created Arrangements, Student-Centered Learning

Rebecca Hahn
Apple Valley, MN
Katie Herzberg

High Hopes for Rhythm and Solfège

Katie Herzberg
Charleston, IL
Susan Kenney

Embracing the Classics:

Dance of the Comedians

Susan Kenney
Alpine, UT
Danielle Solan

Marko Skače: Slovenia’s Most Popular Folk Song

Danielle Solan
Hong Kong, China
Alice Nordquist

Now the Song Is in Your Hand:

Mapping Manifested

Alice Nordquist
Baltimore, MD
Betty Phillips

Back to Our Beginnings:

It All Starts with Play

Betty Phillips
Corvallis, OR
Taryn Raschdorf

You Must Learn to Join the Dance

Dr. Taryn Raschdorf
Virginia Beach, VA
Lisa Schoen

Ice Skates and Snowflakes:

Movement, Mapping, and Melody

Lisa Schoen
Farmington, MN
Anna Shelow

Sidewindin’ Towards the Staff

Anna Shelow
Cleveland, OH
Danielle Solan

Hear That Train: From Song Game to Concert Piece

Danielle Solan
Hong Kong, China

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