Peter Warshaw

Peter Warshaw

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Fine Arts Director
Leander ISD

  Biography

Peter J. Warshaw is the Fine Arts Director in Leander ISD. He received the Texas Bandmasters Association Lifetime Administrator Award in 2016 and was named Music Administrator of the Year by the Texas Music Administrators Conference in 2014. Previously, Mr. Warshaw was Director of Bands at J.J. Pearce High School in Richardson ISD, which earned the Sudler Flag of Honor in 2000 and was named the TMEA Class 4A Honor Band in 2001. He is a member of the American Bandmasters Association, is a life member of the International Percy Grainger Society and received the Grainger Medallion in 1998. Under his leadership, Leander ISD fine arts programs have earned a reputation for excellence and artistry. He is in high demand as an adjudicator, clinician, and speaker and is a published writer, music transcriber, and poet.

  Session Titles

Advocacy 101

Teacher

A template for giving a presentation advocating for music education, along with an example for how to use it


Creating and Maintaining a Culture of Excellence in Your Band Program

Teacher

How to develop a culture of excellence, involving communication, education, and awareness


Rehearsal Techniques for Band

Teacher

Provides a means for improving one's rehearsal pedagogy, including score study, important concepts to address in the rehearsal, and a way to self-assess


When One of your Students or Staff is More Than Sad

Teacher

A presentation designed to address depression and increase suicide awareness from the perspective of one who has depression, one who has survived the loss of a loved one, and how one can help someone who is depressed