Date(s) - Jun 2 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Instructor: Mary Ellen Junda, Professor of Music, University of Connecticut
Date: Saturday, June 2, 2018
Place: Holy Apostles Church, 17 Platt Ave, Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
Time: Workshop 10 am – 12 pm
(Lunch will be served between 12-1 pm)
(Q&A will be from 1 pm – 2 pm)
Suggested Donation: $20.00
Description: Nothing is more beautiful than the sound of children singing-at home, at school and at church. We invite parents, church school teachers, clergy, choir directors and others who may be interested in learning about how the child’s singing voice develops from pre-school through the early teens. Songs and age-appropriate activities will be presented that will both inspire children to sing and help to develop their vocal and aural skills. The goal is for participants to feel comfortable making music with children and for our children to have confidence in their singing voices so that they will share their talents with others.
Dr. Mary Ellen Junda is a nationally recognized master teacher of children’s voices, conductor, recording artist, and a specialist in the Kodály Concept of Music Education. With energy and style, Dr. Junda has presented sessions on children’s vocal development and musical literacy for choir directors, music teachers, and classroom teachers across the United States. A professor of music at the University of Connecticut, Dr. Junda currently teaches a unique general education course focused on music and social justice, and conducts UConntabile, the choir for soprano and alto voices, and Earthtones, the world music choir. Dr. Junda is a member of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Willimantic, Connecticut.