Ben Torres teaches K–5 general music at Woodlawn Elementary in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System. Prior to this, he taught K–6 general music at Brentfield Elementary in Dallas, TX where he was chosen as teacher of the year and where both his choral and Orff ensembles were selected to perform at Texas MEA conventions and the national AOSA Professional Development Conferences. Ben received his bachelor’s degree in music education from West Texas A&M University in Canyon, TX and his Orff training and master’s degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He is a certified AOSA-approved teacher educator in movement and recorder and teaches all three levels of movement in the Orff Schulwerk teacher education courses at Trinity University in San Antonio and VanderCook College of Music in Chicago. Ben presents workshops for Orff chapters and school districts across the country.
This session will focus on ways to motivate and inspire our students’ creativity through poetry, body percussion, movement, recorders and other media.
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- 9:30 Registration | Workshop 10am-1pm | CPDUs provided
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