In addition to his playing and compositional skills Fintan is in demand as a teaching artist and designer of custom music programs for schools. His areas of expertise include innovative approaches to using jazz and world music to illustrate and develop a knowledge of history, literacy, teamwork, problem solving and conflict resolution. It’s very interactive and lots of fun!
Fintan also gives Professional Development Workshops to teachers on incorporating music in the classroom while making connections to other subjects in the curriculum.
Assembly programs/performances are given by The Fintan O’Neill Quartet.
Below is a partial list of some of Fintan’s clients:
Jazz Standard Discovery Program
New York City Dept. of Education.
Brooklyn Arts Council
The Archdiocese of New York / Creative Classrooms.
The Ark Children’s Centre (Ireland).