March 19-20, 2021
Nick will be one of 5 professional musicians presenting a workshop at THEMposium entitled “Singing for Our Soul." This workshop, geared for LGBTQIA+ youth from ages 13-18, while address positive coping through vocal music.
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March 24-27, 2021
European Association for Music in Schools
Nick will be presenting a workshop entitled Empowering our Youth Through Emotional Awareness at the European Association for Music in Schools at the Music is What People Do National Conference.
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April 11, 2021 @ 2pm
Nicholas Sienkiewicz and Matthias Murphy
Nick and Matthias will be giving a short recital in the Jacobs School of Music Auer Hall. Both Matthias and Nick will be performing ten minutes of music with masked socially distanced vocal chamber ensembles. The link is private, so please reach out via the contact form, or the email list on the top of this page to be sent the link!
Learn more about the Master's program in Choral Conducting at the Jacobs School of Music
April 16-17, 2021
College Music Society Great Lakes Regional Conference
Nick will be presenting a workshop at the College Music Society’s Great Lakes Regional Conference entitled Welcome Home: Empowering our Youth Through Emotional Awareness. This workshop will address a music educators role in cultivating a trauma-sensitive classroom, strategies for creating trust within an ensemble, and generating resilience within our music classrooms. Topics will include trauma-sensitive instruction, shame, shame resilience, vulnerability, trust, and emotional awareness.
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June 1 - August 29, 2021
French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts
Nick will be working as Music Faculty for the Summer at French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts. Nick will participate in rehearsing and conducting a portion of the eighty musical theatre performances done at French Woods every Summer. Furthermore, Nick will play an active role in teaching voice students, instructing in piano labs, and working with vocal chamber ensembles.
More detailed information is to come soon!
Learn more about French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts