Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

John Churchville is a nationally recognized music educator, musician, consultant and an exceptional presenter. For more than 20 years, John has pushed the boundaries as a musician and music educator. He has taught thousands of students from infants to elementary, to high school, college and beyond. John’s wealth of experience has been recognized nationally at conferences as well as a semi-finalist for the GRAMMY Music Educator Award. His students have won state and national recognition for their original music compositions.

He has been a consultant for dozens of schools looking to improve and innovate their music programs. As a musician, John has engineered and recorded on more than 20 albums. He has won the Detroit Music Award for Outstanding World Music Album and has been nominated for multiple categories including People’s Choice Award.

John is an exceptional musician and educator who has created this seminar and authored this handbook for elementary music teachers who are ready to take their music program to the next level.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

Wonderful seminar with lots of great ideas I can use right away!”

John’s passion for this subject is infectious. I loved this seminar!“

“John presented a wonderful seminar filled with great information. I can’t wait to get back to the classroom“

I love the passion and inspiration John provides when he speaks. I am ready to hit the ground running on Monday!“

“John gave a fabulous seminar with many great ideas I can use right away. John’s passion really shows through.“

“You can tell that John speaks from hands-on experience and that he loves his students!”

“I am so glad I attended. I have seen lots of presentations in the past and this was one of the best!”

“John reflects tremendous experience, enthusiasm and inspiration, and to top it off, a handbook full of resources and materials I can use - this is wonderful!“