WHEN: Saturday, March 7, 2020 (9:00am-1:00pm)
WHERE: William Paterson University, Hunziker Hall Room 101
REGISTRATION: Registration is available at the workshop beginning at 8:30am or online. Please visit our registration page for more info.
John Barnes is a member of the faculty at Georgetown Day School, Washington, DC, where he teaches general music to students in grades two through eight. Previously, he taught for nine years at Sully Elementary School in Loudoun County, Virginia. While at Sully, John served as chair of the district’s All-County Chorus Festival, contributed to the district’s research newsletter, Stride, and was a finalist for Shenandoah University’s Teacher of the Year award. Outside of the classroom, he has served in several capacities on the board of the Middle Atlantic Chapter of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association. He currently holds the position of past president. John has presented workshops for various state MEA conventions and local chapters of AOSA. He completed his Orff-Schulwerk certification and Level IV coursework at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA, apprenticed for recorder at The University of St. Thomas, and has been a participant in additional masterclasses throughout the US. John earned a bachelor of science degree in music education at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, and a masters degree in saxophone performance at the University of Florida.