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Continuing Education Credits

SUNY New Paltz offers Continuing Education Credits throughout the year. Please contact Dylan Hurley at 845-257-3299 or email him at hurleyd@newpaltz.edu for more information about current CEUs.

Current CEU Opportunities:

 

Toni Blackman "The Art of the Cypher" 

Please join the Graduate Music Therapy Program for an exciting evening with Toni Blackman on "The Art of the Cypher." Toni is a world renowned MC who was named USA's first Ambassador of Hip Hop as the U.S. State Department Cultural Envoy. Her workshop will focus on the art of the cypher, an improvisational experience focusing on storytelling and narrative through rhythm and groups participation.
Monday April 23rd from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
3 CMTE Credits Awarded
3 LCAT Credits Awarded
Please visit the Facebook Event Page for more information. This event is FREE. For more information please contact Dr. Viega at viegam@newpaltz.edu.

Ariel Weissberger "Unleash the Drummer in You"

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This lively experiential workshop is dedicated to help participants feel more comfortable incorporating rhythm-based music experiences in their practice. We will review basic drums and percussion technique, rhythm-coordination exercises, and a variety of stylistic rhythmic feels, such as Rock, Hip-Hop, Latin, and Reggae. Attendants will be able to enhance their inner sense of rhythm, develop rhythmic creativity, and transfer those skills to other instruments and musical situations. 
Saturday April 28th from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
3 CMTE Credits Awarded
3 LCAT Credits Awarded
Please visit the Facebook Event Page for more information. This event is FREE. For more information please contact Dr. Viega at viegam@newpaltz.edu.

Demeko Freeman "More than a Drum, More than and Circle: Cultural Significance and Techniques of West African and Latin Percussion"

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Across populations, music therapists make use of various drums and percussion to achieve therapeutic goals. The presenter will explore the cultural roots/history of the Djembe and Conga Family, including technique, tuning, and rhythms, in an effort to foster cultural understanding an musical aesthetic of world percussion use in music therapy. 
Saturday May 5th from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
3 CMTE Credits Awarded
3 LCAT Credits Awarded
Please visit the Facebook Event Page for more information. This event is FREE. For more information please contact Dr. Viega at viegam@newpaltz.edu.