Creating and Composing Music With Younger Elementary Students


Saturday, October 23, 2021

10 AM - 1 PM

Virtual Event

Presenter: Amy Burns

Session Description: 

Using technology can help very young students create and compose music. Burns will show activities and creations/compositions from her early childhood/elementary music classrooms that vary from limited technology to 1:1 classrooms. She will also discuss how these technological tools already complement creating and composing music through visuals, movement, and performing on instruments.


Professionals: $20

College Students: $0

About the Presenter:

Amy M. Burns has taught PreK-grade 4 general music for over 20 years at Far Hills Country Day School. She has authored four books on how to integrate tech into the elementary music classroom. She has presented many sessions on the topic, including four keynote addresses in TX, IN, St. Maarten, and AU. She is the recipient of the 2005 TI:ME Teacher of the Year, 2016 NJ Master Music Teacher, 2016 Governor’s Leader in Arts Education, and the 2017 NJ Nonpublic School Teacher of the Year Awards. Her most recent publication, Using Technology with Elementary Music Approaches (2020), published by Oxford University Press (OUP) is available from OUP and Amazon.