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"Developing Arranging Skills to Foster Creativity"

"Developing Arranging Skills to Foster Creativity"

This presentation from the 2019 El Sistema USA National Symposium was led by Garrett Mendez (PROJECT MUSIC), Armand Hall (ROCmusic Collaborative), and Natalie Frakes (Accent Pontiac).

About the session

In this session participants will practice skills (aural, instrumental, and theoretical) necessary to understand and gain confidence in arranging. In a simulated class, the participants will experience how to employ basic skills and warm-up in the service of arranging – offering their students the ability to make informed choices, and  encouraging creativity and student leadership.

About the resource

This resource includes the following:

  • Lead sheet template for use with students


"Developing Arranging Skills to Foster Creativity"


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