Upcoming Speaking Events
Jordan will speak to the music department at Morgan State University. Topics will include:
Founding a nonprofit arts organization
Pursuing advanced study in music
Applying music education training to a variety of musical contexts
Jordan will speak to a convocation of the music department at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Topics will include:
Creating new opportunities
Innovation in the arts
Nontraditional paths in the music career
Jordan will speak to the Percussion Pedagogy class at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Percussionists, like all musicians, find themselves in a variety of positions of musical leaders as band and orchestra directors, conductors, church music directors, and the list goes on….
Jordan will speak to the Composition Seminar at Morgan State University. The modern symphony orchestra is as supple and sophisticated as ever, but simultaneously it is a treacherously difficult ensemble for which to compose. Jordan will talk about composition from the perspective of the performer and guide students in the “tricks of the trade” in orchestration.
Classical Music is Boring, and so are the Best Ideas
Dallas Festival of Modern Music 2009
Concert Connections: Schoenberg's Use of Musical Palindromes in Pierrot Lunaire