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summer professional development for music educators

July 24 & 27, 2023

Tucson Girls Chorus, 4020 E River Rd


This warm, meaningful workshop features presenters who will offer practical ideas that you can apply to your classroom right away, along with inspiration to carry you into the year as you create a space for your students to know that they belong. Ideal for music educators who teach singing, and music education students.


Attend Day 1, Day 2, or both!


Wednesday July 24th, 4:30-6:30 pm (in-person only)

11th Annual Reading & Resource Session- FREE!

Led by TGC Staff

The perfect way to start the year! Gain accessible, practical rep ideas and resources while connecting with fellow music educators. Casual and friendly. Snacks provided!



Saturday, July 27th, 8:30-3:30 pm (in-person & virtual options!)

1-day workshop

$50 current teachers

$10 students

Partial scholarships available! Contact Nicky-


9:00am Refreshments and Mingling


9:30am Dr. M. Nicole Davis -  Do-Re-Mi, A-B-C, 1-2-3: Intertwining Improvisation and Literacy in your Rehearsal Space

In this session, we will discuss ways to incorporate music improvisation and literacy in the choral classroom.  

11:00am Break


11:15am Dr. Elizabeth Schauer - Group Vocal Techniques for K-12 Singers


Dr. Schauer will present fun approaches for engaging singers in the process of developing healthy and flexible vocal technique in a group learning environment. Areas covered include inhalation, relaxation, singing on the breath, register negotiation, consistency of tone production, intonation and balance. Tools for teaching and assessing also will be shared and discussed, and participants will serve as a demonstration choir.


12:45pm Lunch on your own


2:00pm Workshop with TGC Staff!


When we sing together, we belong. 


3:30pm BYE!

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