Katie Wardrobe: Trainer, Presenter, Consultant
Midnight Music’s director Katie Wardrobe is a music technology trainer and consultant with a passion for helping music teachers. She runs hands-on professional development workshops throughout Australia and a series of after-hours online courses. Her workshops and courses focus on incorporating technology into the music curriculum through a range of creative projects.
Katie is a qualified teacher and has worked in a variety of music and education-related workplaces, including Sibelius Australia and Orchestra Victoria. She has also worked as a freelance copyist, music arranger and transcriber for more than 20 years and is an Executive member of the Music Arrangers Guild of Australia. In 2011 she released an ebook for users of open-source software program MuseScore, titled MuseScore: The Essential Beginner’s Guide.. In 2012 she wrote a keyboard and music technology workbook for middle school students titled Studio Sessions (published by MusicEDU).
In 2011 Katie was the Project Manager of the Soundhouse Alliance’s Music Technology in Education Conference and is currently working in the same role for the 2013 conference. Katie has presented at more than 30 music and education-related conferences and events and has run workshops at more than 50 schools throughout Australia.
Work With Me
I run informal, fun hands-on sessions that offer a supportive learning environment for teachers of all skill levels. I’ve been told that I have an easy-going manner that puts even the most techno-phobic teachers at ease! You can see what other people say about my sessions on the Testimonials page. I am based in Melbourne but I travel regularly to other states in Australia.
Although people find it hard to believe, I really do like reading software manuals (!) and I enjoy passing that knowledge on to music teachers that don’t have the time or inclination to sit through pages of instructions.
My workshops cover a range of software programs and topics, including iPads In Music Education, Interactive Whiteboards In The Music Classroom, Sibelius, GarageBand, Acid, Mixcraft, Audacity, free music technology resources and much more.
There are three main ways you can work with me:
- attend an upcoming face-to-face workshop
- schedule a professional development workshop for the staff at your school
- register for an online course
There is a list of upcoming workshops and courses on my Events page and new events are added regularly.
Katie’s experience speaks for itself: she has delivered in excess of 100 presentations at more than 30 different conferences and events, and she has trained hundreds of teachers throughout schools all over Australia.
You can read more on the Experience page.
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