One Man Many Voices<br />

Talks, seminars and workshops concerning:
– Storytelling, Literacy and Curriculum: (Pre-K – 5th grades)
– Developing Children Chapel programs with stories, storytelling, music, and children's art

– Arts Approaches to Literacy

Conferences, Seminars and Workshops include:

    KEYNOTE Speaker:
  • Nassau County AEYC (2010)
  • MAESA (Mid Atlantic Assoc. of Episcopal Schools) 2010
  • Manhattanville College: "Supporting Literacy through the Arts: Early Childhood Conference"
  • Presbyterian Weekday Ministries Conference, Houston, TX, 2008.
    FEATURED Speaker
  • NAES (National Association of Episcopal Schools) Early Childhood Leadership Conferences: Los Angeles (2010); NYC, Chicago (2007).
  • SAES Early Learning Retreat, Houston, TX 2009
  • Hollins University Children’s Literature Institute, VA 2009.
  • NAES Biennial 2008, 2000.
  • West Virginia Episcopal Diocesan Conference, Fall 2007.
  • In collaboration with ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) NCTE Conference, 2007.
  • Tenn-AEYC (1996)
    SEMINAR/WORKSHOP Leader
  • Full Day Seminar/Course: Union Theological Seminary (2011, 2012)
  • Full Day Seminar Leader, New York Library Association (NYLA) 2008
  • Full Day Seminar Leader, Mercer School of Divinity, 2007
  • Seminar: NAES Biennial 2000, San Francisco
  • Panel: New York Public Library (2011)
  • Workshop: Episcopal Women’s Triennial, CA, 2009
  • Workshop: NAES Biennial 2002, 2004, 2006
  • Workshop: New York Philharmonic Teaching Artists 2004
  • Workshop: NYS-AEYC (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003)
  • Workshop: NAEYC (2 years), NYC-AEYC (1998, 1999)
  • Workshop: ATIS (Association of Independent Schools) ’97 – 2009.
  • Workshop: Sesame Street Magazine Editorial Staff
  • Workshops: Individual schools include: Diller Quayle Music School (2 day intensive), All-Souls School; Columbia Green House, Riverside Day School, Riverside Church Pre-School, St Chrysostom's (Chicago)


Events


Nov 17. Very Young Composers at Lincoln Center. On Saturday, Nov. 17 Founder/Producer Jon Deak and Co-producer Bill Gordh will present the opening round of the Very Young Composer (VYC) Showcases that precede the New York Philharmonic's Young Peoples Concert at David Geffen Hall. The showcase presents new work by 3 very young composers inspired by the theme of the YPC. Instruments A'Spinnin': A Dizzying Adventure with the Very Young Composers features pieces by Allesandra Gallo, Alexi Pravich and Mack Scocca-Ho. The pieces will be played by a 5-piece ensemble including members of the NY Philharmonic and include Anna Urrey on flute, Pascual Martinez on clarinet, Howard Wall on French horn, Peter Kenote on Viola and Alexei Gonzales on Cello. The performance begins at 1:00 PM preceding the 2:00 YPC and is included as part of that admission.