Workshops, Seminars, and Music Camps
Music Motivation® Workshops, Seminars, and Music Camps are focused on Theory Therapy™, Innovative Improvisation™, and Creative Composition™ with a Music Mentor™. The emphasis is on teaching music students with “Music that excites, entertains, and educates”™. If you are interested in becoming a Music Motivation® Mentor™, please email Music Motivation® at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to book Jerald M. Simon as the Music Mentor™ presenter or motivational speaker for your next event (i.e. recital, MTNA chapter meetings, workshops, summer camps, devotionals and firesides, corporate events, etc.) please email Music Motivation® at email@example.com.
These are the current topics Jerald is speaking about (if you have one in mind, Jerald will tailor a presentation to your needs):“Jazzed about Jazz™ “- Learning the theory of playing jazz through fun and upbeat music “How to arrange hymns“ – A simple approach to hymn arranging “The Creative Composer Within™“ – Introducing students to the “Composer’s Kaleidoscope™” “The Dawn of a New Age™” – Teaching new age music and styling to music students “Jazzed about Christmas™” – Jazzing up the holidays with fun, easy, and upbeat jazz arrangements of Christmas favorites “Innovative Ideas for the Independent Music Teacher“ – How to grow your studio swiftly and successfully “Making Cents of it All™” – How to make money as a musician (pursuing a career in the world of music)
“Music Motivation®” – Using music to motivate and inspire ourselves and those around us “Create like a composer – think like a business™“ – How to become business minded in a musical world “The healing power of music™“ “Good music makes you feel good™“ “How to motivate piano students to want to play the piano“ “Fake it until you make it!” – Learn how to use fakebooks and lead sheets like a pro
“To practice or play the piano…that is question“ – Helping students think of ‘practicing’ the piano as ‘playing’ the piano
Here is what others have said about Jerald’s presentations:
“Jerald’s session on improvisation and composition was an eye opener for my students! Using a wealth of creative techniques, enhancing basic theory with jazz elements…his workshop left my students excited and anxious to get home to their pianos. What more can you want?”
– Geri Gibbs, NCTM (Past President, UMTA, Past Board of Director, MTNA)
“He relates well to the students, and they find him fun, and very knowledgeable about music of interest to them, as well as ways to enhance the music, and personalize it to their own styles.”
– Coila Robinson, Coila’s Music Studio, Bountiful, Utah – UMTA Vice President/Conference
“Great for summer camps and group lessons.”
– Alisa Hardy – Director over the UMTA AIM Program, Ogden Chapter
“We’ve used the Variations on Mary had a Little Lamb book, and had a lot of fun with that book, and look forward to using others.”
– Coila Robinson, Coila’s Music Studio, Bountiful, Utah
“This is what I have been looking for, for a long time. I can hardly contain my excitement for my students to grasp these patterns and to have so much fun with improvisation. Thank you for sharing these great ideas for motivating our students.”
– Marilyn Hilton – Utah Music Teachers Association, Ogden Chapter President
“The ‘Mary Had a Little Lamb’ workshop and book are phenomenal! Students love the fun of Mary and her lamb experiencing so many different styles of music. I love it!”
– Marci Knight – Teacher
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