Music Department - St. Cloud State University

Music Department - St. Cloud State University

Smart Music

When Thursday, July 26@ 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Room 271
Contact Hours

This class gives teachers an introduction to SmartMusic 2012a learning and grading software.  In addition, participants will learn how to use SmartMusic to guide, document and share student progress.

  • Working with SmartMusic Content
  • Creating your own SmartMusic Content
  • Documenting Student Progress

Leigh Kallestad

LEIGH KALLESTAD is the Senior Account Manager for Colleges and Universities atMakeMusic, the manufacturer of Finale and SmartMusic software.  He works with college music education programs,presents SmartMusic webinars, as well as clinics for music conventions and school in-service workshops. 

Leigh holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Vocal and Instrumental Music Educationfrom the University of North Dakota and a Master’s Degree in Music Education from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.  Prior to coming on board with MakeMusic in 2003, Leigh taught vocal and instrumental music for 6 years in Jamestown, North Dakota, and was director of instrumental music for 22 years in the Mound Westonka School District, Mound Minnesota.

During his tenure at Westonka, he taught band at every grade level, directed jazz ensemble and also added classes in guitar and music technology.

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