Workshops & Events

All KASC Workshops are FREE for full-time students and administrators!

3-package deal available to members. These workshops offer great resources to everyone!


KASC offers three music education workshops on a variety of topics each year.  Join us for a single workshop – or get a great deal and attend all three!  It’s a great way to recharge your teaching with new activities and ideas that you can use right away in your classroom. Workshops are FREE for full-time college students and administrators! Members: If you bring a first-time participant you will receive a $5 KASC store gift certificate redeemable for any KASC item!

Mark your calendars for three inspiring workshops for the coming season:

KASC Workshops for the 2018-2019 season

Bring your tablet/device or print your own hard copy at home before the workshop.

Saturday, September 22, 2018 – 9:30-3:00pm
Hook, Line and Sinker: Catching the Attention of Older Learners in the Music Room  Amy Abbott, Clinician
Location: CSU Fullerton Room 119, Minor Hall, Fullerton, CA *Parking at CSUF is free on weekends
Saturday, November 3, 2018 – 9:30-1:30pm
Choral Nuts and Bolts – Putting the Pieces Together  Diane Geller & Kelly Adams, Clinician
Location: Azusa Pacific University, Azusa CA
Saturday, February 2, 2019 – 9:00-3:00pm
Fun with Folk – Learn to play the dulcimer and folks dance the Kodály way  Robbin Marcus, Clinician
Location: St. Paul’s Lutheran School, North Hollywood
KASC Junior Choral Festival with Guest Conductor, Lissie Quishenberry
May 18-19, 2019 (deadline to sign-up to participate is October 1st)
*Email for details
Three weeks in July 8-26, 2018, M-F

Music Education Institute
Nationally Endorsed Kodály Certification Courses American & Hungarian Kodály Faculty
Location: Azusa Pacific University, Azusa CA   *scholarships available
To ensure receiving workshop materials, download them in advance or request a hard copy when you pre-register at least a week in advance by phone or email:  909 983-9879. Those interested in credit or salary points, email the credit coordinator, Juanda Marshall. 

Past KASC Workshops & Events for the 2017-2018 season

Saturday, September 23, 2017 – 9:30-3:00pm
Plant the Seeds that Grow  Ginger Littleton, Clinician
Location: Fairmont Private Schools, Anaheim Hills Campus
Saturday, January 27, 2018 – 9:30-1:30pm
Singing is fun! (And learning is sneaky!) Melissa Hedrick, Clinician
Location: St. Paul’s Lutheran School, North Hollywood
Saturday, March 10, 2018 – 9:30-3:00pm
Kodály in the Instrumental Classroom Shelly Suminski Mahpar & Asuncion Ojeda, Clinicians 
Location: St. Paul’s Lutheran School, North Hollywood
Oct. 28, 2017, 8pm with Gilbert De Greeve, Internationally-Known Pianist
50th Kodály Commemoration at The Glendale City Church: 610 E. California Ave., Glendale

Three weeks in July 2-20, 2018, M-F

Nationally Endorsed Kodály Certification Courses Kodály Faculty
Location: Azusa Pacific University, Azusa CA   *scholarships available
Katinka Daniel Day – All members and friends welcome!
Saturday, July 14, 2018 11-3pm – *email for more details

Past KASC Workshops for the 2016-2017 season

Saturday, September 24, 2016 – 9:30-1:30pm
Performance at Play: Curriculum Based Performance Diane Geller, Clinician 
Location: Fairmont Private School, Anaheim Hills
Saturday, November 5, 2016 – 9:30-3:00pm
Folk Songs From Around The World Various Clinicians 
Location: St. Paul’s Lutheran School, North Hollywood
Saturday, January 21, 2017 – 9:30-3:00pm
Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Music Classrooms and Ensembles 
Alice Hammel, Clinician 
Location: St. Paul’s Lutheran School, North Hollywood
May 20-21, 2017 – Open Rehearsal: Saturday, 9:00am – 12:30pm
Open Rehearsal: Sunday, 11:30am – 2:15pm; Performance: Sunday, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Annual Kodály Honor Chorus Festival 
Location: Hall of Liberty, Los Angeles *free event to attend
Monday through Friday, July 10-28, 2017  
Nationally Endorsed Kodály Certification Courses Kodaly Faculty
Location: Azusa Pacific University, CA   *scholarships available

Past KASC Workshops for the 2015-2016 season

Saturday, September 26, 2015,  9:30am – 3:00pm
Kodály in Action: Music in K-8 Setting
Gemma Arguelles, Clinician

Saturday, November 7, 2015, 9:30-1:30pm
Demystifying and “Kodály-fying” the Common Core Standards
Juanda Marshall, Clinician

Saturday, January 23, 2016, 9:30-1:30pm
Choral Conducting, Diction, and Vocal Techniques
Niké St. Clair, Clinician
*bring a music stand & click to download materials
Thursday, March 10-13, 2016
National OAKE Conference
Long Beach, CA

Past KASC Workshops from the 2014-2015 season

Saturday, September 13, 2014, 9:30-3:00pm
Teaching in the Cracks, etc
Jerry Jaccard, Clinician

Saturday, January 24, 2015, 9:30-1:30pm
Kodály for the Older Beginner
Diane Geller, Clinician

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 9:30-1:30pm
Singing Games and Dances
Kurt Cereske, Clinician

Sunday, April 25, 2015
Annual Kodály Children’s Honor Festival
Julie Corallo

Saturday, July 17, 2015
KASC’s Annual Katinka Day
Honoring Katinka/KASC Friends Event (email for more details)

Past KASC Workshops from the 2013-2014 season

Saturday, September 21, 2013
Creating Artistry through Visualization, Gesture and Movement
Henry Leck, Clinician

Saturday, November 16 , 2013
American History through Folk Songs and Musical Activities
Dr. katherine Hickey and Marilyn Sousa, Clinician

Saturday, February 22, 2014
Employing Technology in Music Education
Robben Fenderson, Clinician


Past KASC Workshops from the 2012-2013 season

Saturday, September 15, 2012 (9:30 am – 3:00 pm) Lunch Included
‘Jazz Up’ Your Music Class: Catchy Ideas for the Younger Crowd and Jazz Ideas for the Older Crowd
Sister Lorna Zemke, Clinician 
Saturday, November 3 , 2012 (9:30 am – 1:30 pm)
Do You Hear What I Hear?  Meeting Standards for Music Listening
Dr. Katherine Hickey, Clinician 
Saturday, February 23, 2013  (9:30 am – 1:30 pm)
Nested Hierarchy of the Developing Voice
Donald Brinegar, Clinician