Workshops and Presentations 2018


2019 International Kodaly Symposium, Kuala Lampur Malyasia

2018 OAKE National Conference, Oklahoma City, OK  March 22-25

2017 MKMEA Regional Conference, Kansas City, MO. October 27-29

USD 259 Inservice August 16, 2017  Why Music? Handout

OAKE National Conference in Philadelphia, March 23-26, 2017.

ISME Conference 2016: Glasgow, Scotland

Edinbrough Special Learners Pre-Conference: July 20-23, 2016

Bernstorf Session: STOP: Enhancing Executive Functions through Music Learning

Powerpoint Handout

Glasgow   Sessions: July 25-29

Culp and Bernstorf Session: Deconstructing the Constructs: Speech, Language and Music

Powerpoint, Handout

KMEA 2016: Wichita, Feb. 27, 2016

Bernstorf/Hansen Session: The Music and Literacy Connection Part 2/ Affective Domain

Miller Session:

MKEMA Workshop: Wichita Oct 24-26, 2015

Bernstorf and Vanausdall Session:  Tuning the Eye, Sharpening the Ear

Handout,  Powerpoint, Research Article

International Kodaly Symposium: Edinburgh, Scotland

Bernstorf, Kaser, McGovern and Vanausdall: Music as Therapeutic Education,

Handout, Powerpoint,  Marion Blank question protocol


KMEK Workshops:

See www.kmek.org for detail or follow KMEK on Facebook.  CURRENT FLYERS HERE!



Summer Workshops:

REGISTRATION for CREDIT is an ONLINE registration process and requires admission to the graduate school either as a degree bound or non-degree student. Click here to apply to the WSU graduate school. If you have questions about the workshop content, contact the person listed on the workshop description.   Costs for Summer 2015 Workshop Credit vary according to location and fees.   Offerings and costs are subject to change. For graduate admission assistance contact:  Aleks Sternfeld-Dunn, Graduate Coordinator aleks.sternfeld-dunn@wichita.edu , or Steve Oare, Summer Workshop Coordinator steve.oare@wichita.edu

Please try to be admitted as soon as possible if you plan to take summer workshops.  Then, try to enroll before the workshops begin.   If that is not possible, we may be able to help you enroll on site but it may delay posting to your transcript. 

NON-CREDIT registration is $60.00 (with the exception of the Kodaly program) payable to WSU School of Music Workshops.  Offerings and costs are subject to change.  Contact steve.oare@wichita.edu with workshop graduate program questions or the contact person listed below for each individual workshop.


Summer Workshops: 2016

Due to budget uncertainties, be advised that KODALY TRAINING and Kodaly Children's Choir workshop will be happening, but other workshops are on hold.  Those who have finished their levels can take KODALY APPLICATIONS MUSE 767.   If you are not involved with Kodaly, consider the Teaching Guitar Workshop at Senseney as an option (TWG brochure here).  If you need graduate credit this summer for re-licensure or you master's program, please contact Dr. Bernstorf (elaine.bernstorf@wichita.edu)  Dr. Oare (steve.oare@wichita.edu) or Dr. Wine (tom.wine@wichita.edu) directly to find out what is available.  We will try to keep this site updated as we have more information.


June Offerings

For information on Kodaly Certification Courses-- see www.wichita.edu/kodaly

Kodaly Applications: June 5-17.  MUS E 767 (CRN# )  2 credit hours.  NOTE:  Only students who have completed the Kodaly Certification levels may participate in this workshop. Contact: steve.oare@wichita.edu

Kodaly Children's Choir: June 6-10. MUS E 750P (CRN# )  1 credit hour.
Participants may observe Elaine Quillichini in her work with the children's choir for 15 hours during the choir week by arrangement. 
Contact: steve.oare@wichita.edu

Teaching Guitar Workshop Flyer

Hillside Connection: Arranged by contract for June. MUSE 750U (CRN#) 1 credit hour
The Hillside Connection is designed for music educators attending a special conference or workshop.  The Hillside Connection will help participants apply what they have learned to their individual school setting.  WSU faculty will consult with participants individually. 
Contact: elaine.bernstorf@wichita.edu

July Offerings:  More Information will be Coming

 General Music Workshop: Contact: elaine.bernstorf@wichita.edu

Hillside Connection  Arranged by contract.  MUE 750U (CRN# - July only) 1 credit hour
The Hillside Connection is designed for music educators attneding a special conference or workshop.  The Hillside Connection will help participants apply what they have learned to their individual school setting.  WSU faculty will consult with participants individually.  Contact: tom.wine@wichita.edu.


WSU Faculty Presentations and Handouts

International Symposium on Assessment in Music Ed

2015 Williamsburg: Hansen and Bernstorf  Assessing Artistic Literacy in Core Music Standards

Southcoast Music Education Research Symposium

2015 Tampa: Oare, Bernstorf, and Giray Powerpoint: From Common Core to Common Score


ISME (International Society for Music Education)

2014 Brazil, Porto Alegre:  Bernstorf, Kobialka, Jones and Jones:  Layering Music, Language and Literacy for Inclusion

Additional handouts:  Kobialka Listening Template; Bernstorf Differentiation Chart; Bernstorf Differentiation KMR article


NAfME (National Association for Music Education)

2014 Nashville: Bernstorf and Hansen Special Learners Pre-Conference Session Hanouts

Music and LIteracy: Adaptations for Special Learners

HandoutDifferentiation Chart, Powerpoint

2014 St. Louis:  Bernstorf and Hansen Session

2012  St. Louis:  Bernstorf and Oare Powerpoint:  Implications of Inclusion: Don't be Outwitted

2012 St. Louis:  Oare and Bernstorf: PDAE


Southwest Division NAfME/TMEC

2011 Dallas:  Bernstorf, Hunt and Johnson Poweroint:  Tattoos, Timecards, and Technology

KMEA (Kansas Music Educators Association)

2015 KMEA Special Learners Sessions:

  • McGovern, Kaser, Vanausdall, Bernstorf: AAA Session
  • Bernstorf, Jones and Kobialka Session
  • Hedden and Bernstorf Session:


2014 KMEA Special Learners Sessions: Scott Iseminger 

2014 KMEA Research Poster:  Bernstorf and Kobialka

2013 KMEA Board meeting:  Bernstorf and Brezinkofer: 

2013-2014  Research Session:  Ricketts, McKellar, Bernstorf, Ellsworth:  Relationships Between Instrumental Music Participation and Academic Achievement in Low SES Students

2012  KBA Session:   Oare and Bernstorf:  Integrating Reading:  What's the Score?

2012  Research Session:  Oare and Bernstorf:  PDAE Grant: USD 259 and WSU Kodaly Training


OAKE (Organization of American Kodaly Educators) 

2014  Atlanta:  Bernstorf, Oare, Hirsh, Simmelink, Taylor Session:  Student Teachers and Kodaly

2012  Phoenix Bernstorf Poster Session:  Preschool Music in the US and Kenya

2012 Phoneix  Bernstorf Poster Session:  Accentuating Literacy

2011  Dallas:  Bernstorf and Johnson:  Communication Aritistry through Choral Literacy


School District Professional Development

2012  Bernstorf:  Music and Literacy for Shawnee Mission Kansas School District