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Music Workshops and Lectures for Students and Faculty

Explore our recent workshops and lectures, featuring teaching tips and suggestions from authors and adopters and lectures from trade authors about their recent books. Check back here to learn about upcoming workshops.

Featured Events

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Getting Started with Resources for What’s That Sound?, Sixth Edition

Hosted by Norton music team member
Trevor Penland

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Looking for simple ways you can incorporate digital resources into your rock history course with What's That Sound?, Sixth Edition? Join Norton music team member Trevor Penland for an introduction to the resources that will help your students develop their listening skills.

The 30-minute webinar will cover:

- Interactive ebooks with features that offer an enhanced reading and listening experience.

- Interactive listening guides and engaging videos.

- Adaptive learning through InQuizitive, Norton's online learning tool that helps students master chapter content and build listening skills.

The webinar will last for 30 minutes, with time for questions. The recording will be available upon registration and request.

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The Enjoyment of Music Resources Workshop

Hosted by Norton music team member
Trevor Penland

The date of this workshop has passed.

Looking for simple ways you can incorporate digital resources into your music appreciation course with The Enjoyment of Music, Fourteenth Edition? Join Norton music team member Trevor Penland for an introduction to the resources that will help your students develop their listening skills.

The 30-minute webinar will cover:

- Interactive ebooks with features that offer an enhanced reading and listening experience.

- Low-stakes tutorials for learning the musical elements and for guided listening.

- Adaptive learning through InQuizitive, Norton's online learning tool that helps students master chapter content and build listening skills.

The webinar will last for 30 minutes, with time for questions. The recording will be available upon registration and request.

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Taking Stock of a Decade of Rock

Hosted by Andy Flory

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Join us for this exciting webinar where Andy Flory, associate professor at Carleton College and coauthor of What's That Sound?, will discuss the most recent decade of rock music, where rock stands in the cultural mainstream, and the work that went into revising What's That Sound? to take stock of the 2010s in a broader historical context.

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Many Voices and The Enjoyment of Music

Hosted by Andrew Dell’Antonio

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In the newest edition of The Enjoyment of Music, the authors tackle the thorny question of musical canons, exploring how canons are shaped and change over time, while broadening the canon featured in the book through new Many Voices and New Voices features.

Author Andrew Dell'Antonio will host an online workshop where he will discuss the new “many voices” theme in The Enjoyment of Music and the ways we can bring the discussion of evolving musical canons into the music appreciation classroom. We look forward to you joining us!

Archived Events

"How to Make It in the New Music Business" hosted by Ari Herstand, November 2020

Join Ari Herstand, author of How to Make It in the New Music Business, Second Edition, to talk about the most recent edition of his best-selling book, the music business landscape and the impact of COVID, and tips and tricks for becoming a successful musician in today's world.

"On Musical Collaboration: The Beatles and Duke Ellington" hosted by Tom Brothers, March 2020

In this online discussion for students, Tom Brothers, Professor of Musicology at Duke University and author of Help! The Beatles, Duke Ellington, and the Magic of Collaboration will discuss how The Beatles and Duke Ellington both used collaboration to refine their sound and create timeless music. In his talk, Tom will discuss the creative process at work, demonstrating that the cooperative method at the foundation of these two artist-groups was the primary reason for their unmatched musical success.

"Getting Started with Resources for What’s That Sound?, Sixth Edition" hosted by Norton's Trevor Penland

Looking for simple ways you can incorporate digital resources into your rock history course with What's That Sound?, Sixth Edition? Join Norton music team member Trevor Penland for an introduction to the resources that will help your students develop their listening skills.

The 30-minute webinar will cover:

- Interactive ebooks with features that offer an enhanced reading and listening experience.

- Interactive listening guides and engaging videos.

- Adaptive learning through InQuizitive, Norton's online learning tool that helps students master chapter content and build listening skills.

"The Enjoyment of Music Resources Workshop" hosted by Norton's Trevor Penland

Looking for simple ways you can incorporate digital resources into your music appreciation course with The Enjoyment of Music, Fourteenth Edition? Join Norton music team member Trevor Penland for an introduction to the resources that will help your students develop their listening skills.

The 30-minute webinar will cover:

- Interactive ebooks with features that offer an enhanced reading and listening experience.

- Low-stakes tutorials for learning the musical elements and for guided listening.

- Adaptive learning through InQuizitive, Norton's online learning tool that helps students master chapter content and build listening skills.

"Taking Stock of a Decade of Rock" hosted by Andy Flory

Join us for this exciting webinar where Andy Flory, associate professor at Carleton College and coauthor of What's That Sound?, will discuss the most recent decade of rock music, where rock stands in the cultural mainstream, and the work that went into revising What's That Sound? to take stock of the 2010s in a broader historical context.

"Many Voices and The Enjoyment of Music" hosted by Andrew Dell'Antonio

In the newest edition of The Enjoyment of Music, the authors tackle the thorny question of musical canons, exploring how canons are shaped and change over time, while broadening the canon featured in the book through new Many Voices and New Voices features.

Author Andrew Dell'Antonio will host an online workshop where he will discuss the new “many voices” theme in The Enjoyment of Music and the ways we can bring the discussion of evolving musical canons into the music appreciation classroom. We look forward to you joining us!

"Getting Set Up with Total Access for The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis" hosted by the Norton Music Team, April 2021

Need help getting set up with the online tools for The Musician's Guide? Norton staff walks you through the online resources, setting up a course, and adjusting assignment settings.

"The Musician's Guide as a Resource for an Inclusive Theory Classroom" hosted by Jane Clendinning and Betsy Marvin, December 2020

Co-authors Clendinning and Marvin discuss how the new edition broadens the repertoire and creates a more inclusive classroom.

"The Musician's Guide as a Resource for an Inclusive Aural Skills Classroom" hosted by Paul Murphy and Joel Phillips, March 2021

Co-authors Murphy and Phillips discuss how the new edition broadens the repertoire and creates a more inclusive classroom.

"Getting Set Up with Total Access for Concise History of Western Music" hosted by Norton Music Team, July 2020

To help adopters get set up with the online resources for the new Anthology Update, Norton is offering a training webinar over the summer with Norton music specialists. We will spend some time discussing what resources are available and best practices for assigning and deploying materials, and for those not using LMS integration, we will assist you in setting up a Student Set.

"Getting Started with Total Access for Enjoyment of Music: Fourth Essential Listening Edition" hosted by Norton Music Team, June 2020

To help adopters get set up with the online resources for the new Fourth Edition, Norton is offering a training webinar over the summer with Norton music specialists. We will spend some time discussing what resources are available and best practices for assigning and deploying materials, and for those not using LMS integration, we will assist you in setting up a Student Set.

"Getting Set Up with Total Access for Concise Introduction to Tonal Harmony" hosted by the Norton Music Team, June 2020

To help adopters get set up with the online resources for the new Second Edition, Norton is offering a training webinar over the summer with Norton music specialists. We will spend some time discussing what resources are available and best practices for assigning and deploying materials, and for those not using LMS integration, we will assist you in setting up a Student Set.

"Teaching Music Appreciation Online" hosted by Kurt Fowler, Christine Gengaro, Vanessa Sheldon, and Sherri Bishop, April 2020

We are hosting a webinar featuring a panel of instructors experienced in teaching appreciation online: Kurt Fowler (Indiana State University), Christine Gengaro (Los Angeles City College), Vanessa Sheldon (Mt. San Jacinto College), and Sherri Bishop (Indiana University). Each of the panelists will share a strategy or tip from their own online teaching, and then we will open the floor for questions and comments from everyone who attends to foster a conversation about teaching appreciation online and best practices.

"Music Theory Office Hour" hosted by Joe Straus and Poundie Burstein, March 2020

In this virtual office hour for instructors, Joe Straus and Poundie Burstein invite you to ask any questions you may have about teaching music theory, or about their new text, Concise Introduction to Tonal Harmony, Second Edition.

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(Flory) Sara Rubinstein; (Dell'Antonio) Andrew Dell’Antonio; (Herstand) Anthony Mongiello
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