Presentations

Refereed Conference Presentations

McCallum, Wendy.  Addressing Our Musical Landscape:  Pre-service Teacher Participation in Large Ensembles.  North Central Division Conference of the College Band Directors National Association, Ames, Iowa, February 25, 2016.

McCallum, Wendy.  Establishing Professionalism in Teacher Candidates:  Brandon University Student Music Educators Association. Canadian Symposium on Arts and Learning: Winnipeg, Manitoba, December 1-3, 2010.

McCallum, Wendy and Sheila Scott.  Constructivist Perspectives of Instruction and Assessment Within Instrumental Music Education.  The Second International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education.  University of Florida School of Music, Gainesville, Florida, April 15-17, 2009.  (Blind peer-review; participation included paper presentation and poster session). 

McCallum, Wendy.  Integrating Theory and Practice: Creating an Effective Instrumental Music Education Methods Course.  Instrumental Music Teacher Educators (IMTE), The 2nd Biennial Colloquium for Teachers of Instrumental Music Methods. Deer Creek Resort and Conference Center, Mt. Sterling, Ohio, May 17-20, 2007.

McCallum, Wendy and Sheila Scott.  Integrating Assessment with Instruction in Instrumental Music Education.  The Midwest Clinic: An International Band and Orchestra Clinic, School Leadership Training. Chicago, Illinois, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, December 20-22, 2006.

McCallum, Wendy.  A Study of Nadia Boulanger’s Pedagogical Style and Influence on American Music.  College Music Society Regional Convention, South Central Division.  Edmond, Oklahoma, March 8, 2002.

Invited Provincial Music Education Conference Presentations

McCallum, Wendy.  Presence, Potentiality, and Place:  Music Making with a Purpose, Ways of Knowing: HABITS for Strong Fundamental Skills in Beginner Band, and Saxophone Essentials. Kaleidoscope, Quebec Band Association Conference.  Centre d’arts Orford, Quebec.  October 21-23, 2017.

McCallum, Wendy.  Quality Literature for Festival Performance, Concept Development, and Musical Independence.  Ontario Music Educators Association, Resonate 2016, Niagara Falls, Ontario, November 4, 2016.

McCallum, Wendy, Julie Mongeon-Ferré, and Beryl Peters.  Orientation to the Grades 9-12 Music Curriculum Framework and Implementing the Grades 9-12 Music Curriculum Framework, “Leading Change in Music Education in Manitoba,” Association of Music Administrators of Manitoba and Manitoba Music Educators’ Association Leadership Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 22, 2015.

McCallum, Wendy.  Enhancing Student Learning:  Effective Questioning and Feedback. Tempo:  Manitoba Music Educators Association Conference.  Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 24, 2014.

McCallum, Wendy.  Beginner and Intermediate Rehearsal Techniques for Band and Orchestra, Conducting:  Three Gestures for Impact, and Concert Band Reading Session with Central Band of the Canadian Forces. Ontario Music Educators Association. Toronto, Ontario, November 6-8, 2011.

McCallum, Wendy.  Ways of Knowing, Repertoire as Curriculum, and What to Listen for in Music, Saskatchewan Music Conference.  Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, November 4-6, 2010.

McCallum, Wendy.  Beginner and Intermediate Rehearsal Techniques, Enhancing Ensemble Facility and Musicianship, and Conducting Techniques. Presto 2010: British Columbia Music Educators Association.  Richmond, British Columbia.  October 22, 2010.

McCallum, Wendy.  Repertoire as Curriculum and Constructing Lessons in a Rehearsal Format.  Texture 2008: Ontario Music Educators Association.  Toronto, Ontario, November 6-8, 2008.

McCallum, Wendy and Sheila Scott.  What’s in a Grade?:  Evaluation and Assessment in Instrumental Music.  Tempo: Manitoba Music Educators Association. Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 21, 2005.

Participant in Panels

Pan-Canadian Music Education Think Tank II, “Role of University Instrumental Ensembles in Music Education.”  Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland, June 25-27, 2007.

Manitoba Teachers Society, “Music Teacher Evaluation.”  Supervision and Evaluation III, November 22, 2005.

Invited Lectures and Workshops

Presence, Potentiality, and Place:  Music Making with a Purpose and Nudging:  Developing Critical Self-Reflection and Building Independence.  Winnipeg School Division Instrumental Music Educator Professional Development Session.  Winnipeg, Manitoba, January 11, 2018.

Ways of Knowing:  Beginner and Intermediate Rehearsal Techniques and Repertoire:  Year-at-a-Glance. Workshops and Reading Session, Long & McQuade Music Educational Division, Halifax, Nova Scotia, August 31, 2017.

Teaching PRACTICE:  Increasing Student Focus and Critical Thinking.  Toronto Catholic District School Board Music Educators, Etobicoke, Ontario, February 17, 2017.

Pathways and Destinations Symposium, featured clinician.  Presence, Potentiality, and Place:  Music Making with a Purpose, Conducting and Rehearsal Techniques Master Class, Selecting, Grouping, and Sequencing Repertoire, and Hidden Gems:  Tried and True Repertoire.  Steve’s magasin de musique (Education Division), Toronto, Ontario, August 29-31, 2016.

Teaching PRACTICE: Increasing Student Focus and Critical Thinking in Rehearsals.  Con Brio Whistler Music Festival, Whistler, British Columbia, April 23, 2016.

Developing a Community of Leaders:  Growth and Reflection in Music Education.  Professional Development for Instrumental Music Education Specialists from Foothills School Division and Christ the Redeemer School Division.  Okotoks, Alberta, Friday, November 6, 2015

How’s it Going?  Student Engagement in Questioning and Feedback.  Seven Oaks School Division Professional Development for Music Education Specialists, Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 18, 2015.

Ways of Knowing:  HABITS for Strong Fundamental Skills in Beginner Band and Repertoire Selection and Sequence. Workshops and Reading Session, Long & McQuade Music Educational Division, Calgary, Alberta, August 26, 2014

Selecting, Grouping, and Sequencing Repertoire. Guest Lecture at Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, Colorado, March 30, 2014

Using Repertoire as Curriculum, Workshop and Reading Session, Steve’s magasin de musique (Education Division).  Toronto, Ontario, August 29, 2013.

Aligning Repertoire Selection with Curricular Outcomes – Repertoire Round Up.  Long & McQuade Musical Instruments and Pembina Trails School Division.  Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 21, 2013.

Habits for Strong Fundamental Skills in Beginner Band, Regina Public Schools Instrumental Music Educator Professional Development Session, Regina, Saskatchewan, January 24, 2013.

Scaffolding for Success:  Developing Tone and Technique in an Ensemble Setting.  Con Brio Whistler Music Festival, Whistler, British Columbia, April 28, 2012.

The Birdhouse:  Performance, Craftsmanship, and Creativity. Winnipeg School Division Instrumental Music Educator Professional Development Session.  Winnipeg, Manitoba, January 12, 2012.

Rehearsing for Student Leadership and Musical Independence.  Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, Colorado, November 3, 2011.

Literature Selection and Curriculum Development and Conducting Gestures that Communicate.  Northern State University, Aberdeen, South Dakota, January 30, 2011.

Rehearsing for Student Leadership and Musical Independence.  Winnipeg School Division.  Winnipeg, Manitoba, January 6, 2011.

Rehearsing for Musical Understanding.  Concert Band Reading Clinic and Workshop, Steve’s magasin de musique (Educational Division). Toronto, Ontario.  August 26, 2010.

Repertoire Round Up.  Long & McQuade Educational Division.  Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 18, 2010 and Regina, Saskatchewan, August 28, 2010.

Making the Music Count: Repertoire as Curriculum. Con Brio Whistler Music Festival, Whistler, British Columbia, May 8, 2010.

Curriculum and Planning.  Brandon School Division. Brandon, Manitoba, January 29, 2010.

Ways of Knowing:  Rehearsal Techniques.  Workshops and Reading Session, Long & McQuade Music Educational Division, Vancouver, British Columbia, August 21, 2008.

Rehearsing for Musical Understanding and Teaching Music through Performance. Workshops and Reading Session, Long & McQuade Music Educational Division, Toronto, Ontario, August 29, 2007.

Rehearsing for Student Leadership and Musical Independence.  Con Brio Whistler Music Festival, Whistler, British Columbia, April 28, 2007.

Repertoire, Lesson Planning, Conducting, and Rehearsing, Sunrise School Division, Oakbank, Manitoba, February 27-28, 2007.

Teaching Music Through Performance. Workshop and Reading Session, Long & McQuade Music Educational Division, Vancouver, British Columbia, August 17-18, 2006.

Pathways:  Exploring Rehearsal Techniques. Workshop and Reading Session, Long & McQuade Music Educational Division, Toronto, Ontario, August 24, 2005.

What to Listen for in Music.  “Jump to Junos”, Louis Riel School Division parent presentation, Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 6, 2005.

An Examination of Selected Conferences, Symposia and Special Projects Concerning Public School Music Education in the United States, 1957-1973.  University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, December 13, 2000.

Additional Reading Sessions

St. John’s Music, Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 27, 2013

St. John’s Music, Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 24, 2010

Presentations and workshops on Assessment

Connecting Authentic Assessment to Teaching, Learning, and the Manitoba Education Report Card: Learning, Teaching, and Assessing.  Keynote speaker – Music Leadership Conference – Manitoba Music Educators Association (Association of Music Administrators of Manitoba), Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 18, 2012.

Integrating Assessment with Instruction.  Brandon School Division, Brandon, Manitoba, February 29, 2008 (co-presented with Dr. Sheila Scott).

Integrating Assessment and Instruction.  Lord Selkirk School Division, Selkirk, Manitoba, October 19, 2007 (co-presented with Dr. Sheila Scott)

Integrating Assessment and Instruction, Sunrise School Division, Oakbank, Manitoba, May 14, 2007 (co-presented with Dr. Sheila Scott).