Today’s music educator must reach the heart of the student while shining a light on the mechanics of making music. In this workshop, teachers will participate in engaging grammar school music lessons that are both challenging and enjoyable, believing all of life is enhanced through an appreciation and understanding of music. Participants will leave with many practical ideas that can be implemented right away. This workshop is not only great for music teachers, but also teachers who want to integrate music in their classroom.
Abbi French teaches junior kindergarten through 12th grade Music and Choir at Faith Christian School in Roanoke, Virginia. She received her bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Indiana Wesleyan University. Abbi is passionate about instilling in her students a deep love of music while pointing them toward the God who created it. Abbi and her husband, Paul, are active in their church in both music and children’s ministries.