Professional Development Clinics

Dr. Neves is available to serve as a clinician providing in-school professional development for music teachers, with specialization in the following:

  1. Individual Student Assessment Techniques for Large Ensemble Classes

  2. Understanding and Using the 2014 National Music Education Standards

  3. Curriculum Development and Design for Music Classes Based on UBD

  4. Teacher Evaluation Systems and the Music Educator

  5. Incorporating Comprehensive Musicianship in Daily Ensemble Rehearsals

  6. Boot Camp for Improving Day-to-Day Music Teaching K-12

  7. Standards-Based Lesson Design for the Music Performance Class K-12

  8. The Rehearsal experience as an authentic performance based educational experience for all

Contact Dr. Neves directly at dneves@aol.com to discuss other needs not listed above and for rates and availability. Note: all rates are negotiable and tailored to your budget.

Clinics for Middle School & High School Bands

Dr. Neves is available for single period and multiple period workshops to improve overall ensemble performance skills with a focus on developing student ownership of the process.   Workshops are tailored to each ensemble director’s needs and wishes and can be adjusted to run from a single session from 45 minutes to 90 minutes, or multiple sessions over multiple days.  Each clinic is designed specifically for the target group in consultation with the director. Contact Dr. Neves directly at dneves@aol.com for rates and availability. Note: all rates are negotiable and tailored to your budget.

Adjudicating

Dr. Neves is available to serve as an adjudicator for the following:

  1. Ratings and Rankings Based Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble Festivals

  2. Clinic based Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble Festivals

  3. Solo-Ensemble adjudication for all types of ensembles and soloists.

  4. All-State or District Honors Groups selection adjudications – saxophones only, both classical and jazz.

Contact Dr. Neves directly at dneves@aol.com to check availability.

Guest Conducting

Dr. Neves is available to serve as a guest conductor for middle school and high school Concert Bands, both for individual schools and for regional and state music associations. Contact Dr. Neves directly at dneves@aol.com for availability and rates. Note:  all rates are negotiable and tailored to your budget.

Private Music Lessons

Dr. Neves accepts a limited number of high school or middle school private saxophone students each year for weekly private lessons out of his home in Cranston, RI.  Lessons can be 30, 45, or 60 minutes, dependent on each individual student’s situation.  Contact Dr. Neves directly at dneves@aol.com for rates and availability.

Services

A Variety of Services to Fit Your Music Education Needs​

All Professional Development Clinics and Workshops are targeted towards an organization's specific goals and custom designed based on time availability, number of participants, level/grades, and experience level of the faculty being served. Fees for services are reasonably set to fit almost any budget. Do not let lack of or limited funds stop you.

Dr. Neves' passion to serve overrides his need to earn!. 

 
 
 
 
 

Contact

401-226-4874

Address

260 Phenix Avenue

Cranston, RI 02920

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