John Bertles is currently featuring Building Virtual Skills for Arts Educators and Performers - a series of online workshops about how to rethink and reconceptualize formerly “live” programs for the small screen. Workshops have been presented for organizations in NY, NJ, PA, NC, HI, OH, TX, MD, OK, CA

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John Bertles is an educator, composer and instrument-builder. He has worked in arts education since 1988 as a teaching artist, administrator, professional developer and consultant. A workshop leader with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts National Touring Workshops for Teachers, he is also the founder of Bash the Trash Environmental Arts LLC, which presents performances, residencies and professional development nationwide. He is a former board member of the New York City Arts-in Education Roundtable; and was nominated for the 2018 Drama Desk Award for Best Orchestration for his work on the Tony-award winning “Once on This Island. 

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