Music and Dance Arts Integration Workshop , Farmington Community Arts Center, Wednesday, 08. April 2020

Music and Dance Arts Integration Workshop
Join us, as we explore how music and dance connect to support the Utah core standards! This hands-on workshop will explore strategies for integrating both music and dance into the classroom to provide meaningful connections and exciting ways to engage elementary students (K-6). 

Relicensure hours are available for licensed educators.
Light snacks will be provided.  
Where: Farmington Community Art Center (120 S Main St, Farmington, UT 84025)
When: Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 4:30-6:00 (sign in 4:15-4:30)
Presenters: Kelly Bruce Glynn - Dance & Debbie Beninati - Music

Kelly Bruce Glynn  
Kelly Bruce Glynn is a dedicated educator and passionate arts advocate based in Salt Lake City, Utah. She graduated with a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Utah in 2015, and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The University of Southern Mississippi in 2012. She also holds a Secondary Dance Education License with a K-12 Extension. During her time in academia, she received numerous awards and accolades which honored her commitment to the arts.
Kelly was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she began her formal dance training at a young age. She has been working in dance education for eight years, and has spent the past 3 years teaching with the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program in Canyons School District. Throughout her career as a dance artist and educator, she has presented and taught for school districts, universities, and non-profit organizations both nationally and internationally. Kelly currently serves as the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program Coordinator and Adjunct Dance Professor at Weber State University.
Debbie Beninati

Debbie was born and raised in Colorado Springs, CO, and earned a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Colorado in 1987. During her 22-year tenure traveling the country as a career Air Force spouse, she taught K-6th general music, private piano lessons, substituted in regular elementary education classrooms and autism unit classrooms, and taught early childhood music. For a period she took a hiatus from teaching to start her own family, but remained active in public education by serving on PTA Boards and School Community Councils. Upon her husband’s retirement from the Air Force in 2009, the Beninati family relocated for the last time to Sandy, UT.  Since arriving in Sandy, Debbie has substituted in the regular education classroom, taught elementary orchestra, K-6 general music, K-6 choir, and has written an original musical suitable for young children (grades 2-5). She earned her Level 1 Orff certification through Utah State University, and is an active member of the Utah American Orff Schulwerk Association. 


Wednesday, 08. April 2020, Farmington Community Arts Center, Music and Dance Arts Integration Workshop

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