Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year!
Course: Guitar "Job-Alike" Workshop
For guitar teachers or music teachers interested in adding guitar to their programs.
Open to HISD teachers as a OneSourceMe Learning Course.
Also open to other local guitar teachers on an individual invitation basis (contact info below).
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Pershing Middle School
3838 Blue Bonnet Blvd, Houston, TX 77025
8:30am - 11:30am Sessions A, B, C
11:30 - 12:30 LUNCH (on your own)
12:30pm - 3:30pm Sessions D, E, F
NOTE: There will be one (or more) MAKE-UP Workshops if you cannot attend the August 16 workshop.
These will be scheduled as needed Monday to Friday, August 21 - 25 at Bellaire High School.
(Please email Edward Grigassy, firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for a MAKE-UP Guitar Workshop).
Workshop Schedule, August 16, 2017:
Room 1: (exact room numbers: to be determined)
A: Right and left hand technique (Established guitar programs, All Levels, grades 2 - 12)
B: Common rehearsal and literacy standards (Stand-by position, following the conductor, introduction of sight-reading, etc.)
C: Planning for the HISD Guitar Festival 2018
--- LUNCH ---
D: UIL Solo and Ensemble: Repertoire and Calendar (Secondary levels)
(Note: UIL Regional Solo and Ensemble is now open to Middle School guitar students!)
E: Sight-Reading Contest: Procedures, Repertoire and Practicum (Secondary)
F: Ensemble Repertoire and Curriculum (Secondary)
Room 2: 8:30am - 3:30pm
A: Introduction to classical guitar technique (First session with other group in Room 1)
B: Level 1 guitar ensemble technique and repertoire (in Room 2), with teacher conducting practicum
C: Level 2 guitar ensemble technique and repertoire (in Room 2), with teacher conducting practicum
-- LUNCH ---
D: Solo and Ensemble Repertoire (Primary Level)
E: Teaching Sight-Reading from first to last class session (Primary Level)
F: Ensemble Repertoire and Curriculum (Primary Level)
For non-HISD employees:
Please RSVP by contacting Edward Grigassy, at email@example.com or calling Mr. Grigassy at 832-693-8345 .
For HISD Employees:
Please register for the course through the OneSource portal AND RSVP so that we know to expect you.
(Please RSVP by contacting Edward Grigassy, at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling Mr. Grigassy at 832-693-8345)
Here are instructions for the OneSourceMe Learning portal:
Log in to OneSource from the houstonisd.org web page. (Can do this from home)
Here is the link: https://onesource.houstonisd.org/irj/portal
Make sure pop-ups are enabled for this page in your browser.
Under "Employee Quick Links", click: OneSourceMe
Click on the "Home" menu -- Select "Learning"
On the "HISD Learning" Panel (right side), Put "Guitar" in the Course Search field
Press Enter or click "Go"
It should come up:
CU_Job Alike 2017: Guitar (COURSE 625001)
Register for the class by clicking Register (may need to click Confirm)
NOTE the Wednesday August 16 event will be at PERSHING MIDDLE SCHOOL (the location may incorrectly be listed as Bellaire HS on the OneSourceMe Course Listing).
If you have any questions, contact Edward Grigassy, at email@example.com or by calling 832-693-8345)
We look forward to seeing you there!!!
- Edward Grigassy
Instructor, Bellaire HS Guitar Program