Druffel, Williams to present at Minn Music Educators Winter Conference This Week

Dr. Benjamin Druffel and Dr. Kenyon Williams from the MSUM School of Performing Arts will present sessions this weekend at the Minnesota Music Educator’s Winter Conference. MMEA is the largest annual gathering of music educators in the state of Minnesota.  Presentations will include: Thursday, 1 p.m.: “Respect The Rhythms: Teaching Basic World Percussion in Band and Choir” (Dr. Kenyon Williams) […]

Mother & Son Present at ND Autism Conference with MSUM Inspiration

Dr. Caitlin Johnson (Dept. of Leadership & Learning) and her son, Sage (11), were invited to present to a classroom of MSUM pre-service teachers this past fall about their experiences as a parent and child affected by autism spectrum disorders.  Students in the course generated their own questions for ice-breakers, classroom/social experiences, and ways to support students with autism to […]

School of Art Professor Anna Sigridur Arnar organizes panel on Artists in Conflict Zones for New York conference

On February 17, 2023 Anna Sigrídur Arnar, School of Art, will be convening an academic panel at the annual College Art Association in New York. As a member of the International Committee of the organization, she and co-chair Dr. Tenley Bick of Florida State University will convene the panel titled “Aesthetics of Resistance: Artists Respond to Armed Conflict at Home” […]