The Residency and Symposium are two overlapping events that share multiple workshops with Dr. John Kratus. Dr. Kratus will address the future of music education as it relates to contemporary music making, songwriting, listening, and growing communities of amateur musicians.
Students must attend all sessions to enroll for Continuing Education Units.
Instructor Name: Dr. John Kratus
John Kratus is professor emeritus of music education from Michigan State University. He has presented his ideas on children’s creativity, music curriculum, and popular music education in most of the world’s leading music education journals, and to audiences in Sweden, Ireland, Scotland, England, Germany, Austria, Italy, Greece, Egypt, China, Malaysia, Japan, and across Canada and the United States. Kratus is founding and current chair of the Popular Music Education Research Group of the National Association for Music Education and a member of the editorial boards of the International Journal of Music Education and the Journal of Popular Music Education. He resides in Tarpon Springs, Florida.