Lectures & Masterclasses

Dr. Whipple is currently Lecturer of Music-Piano at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and maintains a private studio in Eau Claire, WI. He is an active performer, lecturer, and guest clinician around the United States and abroad.
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  • Lecture, co-presenter with Dr. Brandon Bascom, Listening With Body and Mind: Using Visuals and Movement to Enhance Ear Training. MTNA National Virtual Conference, March 2021

  • Lecture (online), Are You “Prepared” To Change Your “Vision” About Student Learning? University of Iowa Piano Pedagogy Guest Lecture Series, Iowa City, IA, October 2020

  • Pedagogy Lecture, The Importance of a Lesson Plan, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, February, 2020

  • Masterclass Clinician, St. Croix Valley Music Teachers Association, Hudson, WI February 2020

  • Pedagogy Workshop, Teaching Strategies For The Group Piano Classroom: scales, sight-reading, chord progressions, Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, February 2020

  • Graduate Pedagogy Lecture, The Importance of a Lesson Plan, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, November 2019 

  • Pedagogy Workshop, Teaching Strategies For The Group Piano Classroom: scales, arpeggios, chord progressions, transposition, sight-reading, and harmonization, Texas Woman’s University Piano Lab, Denton, TX, November 2019

  • Masterclass Clinician, Texas Woman’s University, Eberly Recital Hall, Denton, TX, November 2019

  • Lecture, co-presenter with Christina Whipple, board-certified music therapist, Neurodiversity Inclusion: Implications For Educators And Multimodal Teaching, College Music Society National Conference, Louisville, KY, October 2019

  • Lecture, Are You “Prepared” To Change Your “Vision” About Student Learning? WMTA State Conference, Eau Claire, WI, October 2019

  • Lecture, Under The Hood: Are You “Prepared” To Take Your Students Inside The Piano? MTNA National Conference, Spokane, WA. March 2019