Orff & Kodaly Supplemental Courses

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Orff & Kodály Supplemental Courses

SUMMER 2019 INFORMATION WILL BE UPDATED BY FEBRUARY 15, 2019!

These exciting one week supplemental courses are designed to enrich and enhance your Orff and/or Kodály experience, as well as introduce emerging techniques.  Whether it’s an introduction or a “next step”, these courses give you an opportunity to expand your knowledge and invigorate your teaching methods.  Plus, special series courses such as The Orff Schulwerk Experience Series and the Early Childhood Experience Series allow participants to delve more deeply into pedagogy and process in a collaborative way. Expert faculty are drawn from leaders in the field of music pedagogy, and teach an outstanding selection of courses which rotate each summer.  Supplementals may be taken for credit or non-credit, and tuition will vary accordingly.  Courses are eligible for teacher Recertification Points in many school systems.  Check with your county/district for verification.

July 9 – 13, 2018

 

 

SUMMER 2018 COURSES

 


Clip art of a scrollRhythmic Training & Percussion Ensemble for Elementary/ Middle School Teachers
Instructors:
 Jim Solomon and David Reynolds
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Dates:  July 9 – 12, 2018*  *Note date exception, M-Th
Time:  9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Location:  Mason Fairfax Campus, Performing Arts Building
On-Campus Housing:  See Details
Parking: $25 per week  Purchase A Pass  

Tuition NON-CREDIT:  $620

WE’RE SORRY, THIS PROGRAM IS CLOSED.

             
OR    Register by Fax/Mail

 

Tuition FOR-CREDIT:  $1,110 in-state or $1,320 out-of-state


Register by Fax/Mail only (no online registration)

 

Worth 2 graduate credits for “For-Credit” participants

Experience the excitement of playing congas and tubanos in ensemble. Focus on process and technique for elementary and middle school pieces. Analyze rhythmic composition, Form, and design a drumming performance. Perform dynamic skill-building exercises appropriate for all experience levels. Work with body percussion, play a variety of percussion instruments, and improvise.

Books & Materials Information:
Coming soon!

 

2018 Supplemental Book Prices from West Music

 


 

Clip art of a scrollCreative Choral Techniques
Instructor:
Keith Hudspeth
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Dates:  July 9 – 13, 2018
Time:  12:00 noon-4:30 p.m.
Location:  Mason Fairfax Campus, Performing Arts Building
On-Campus Housing:  See Details
Parking: $25 per week  Purchase A Pass  

WE’RE SORRY, THIS PROGRAM IS CLOSED.

Tuition NON-CREDIT:  $620

             
OR    Register by Fax/Mail

 

Tuition FOR-CREDIT:  $1,110 in-state or $1,320 out-of-state


Register by Fax/Mail only (no online registration)

 

Worth 2 graduate credits for “For-Credit” participants

Rejuvenate your rehearsals with new ideas for your elementary and middle school choral ensembles!  Polish your teaching process from opening rehearsal to final performance. Class topics include: maximizing your warm-up time, basic vocal technique and pedagogy, pacing rehearsals, teaching strategies, conducting as communication, and creative concert programming. Orff approaches are highlighted throughout this class. Participants will read, review, and analyze unison, SA, SSA, and SAB selections in daily reading sessions. A materials fee of $20 will be charged on-site for the choral reading packet.

Books & Materials Information:
Coming soon!

 

2018 Supplemental Book Prices from West Music

 


 

Clip art of a scrollIntegrating Technology into the 21st Century General Music Classroom
Instructor:
 Manju Durairaj
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Dates:  July 9 – 13, 2018
Time:  12:00 noon-4:30 p.m.
Location:  Mason Fairfax Campus, Performing Arts Building
On-Campus Housing:  See Details
Parking: $25 per week  Purchase A Pass  

 

Tuition NON-CREDIT:  $620

             
OR    Register by Fax/Mail

 

Tuition FOR-CREDIT:  $1,110 in-state or $1,320 out-of-state


Register by Fax/Mail only (no online registration)

 

Worth 2 graduate credits for “For-Credit” participants

This course lays the foundation for integrating technology effectively in the music classroom while maintaining the integrity of an existing active music-making curriculum. The course is designed for all music teachers regardless of whether they have limited or considerable expertise with technology applications like PowerPoint (Google Slides), SMART Notebook, and/or tablet apps like Seesaw, Book Creator, Explain Everything, Educreations, Socrative, and GarageBand. Participants learn to integrate technology while establishing curricular objectives using movement, dance, song, story, poetry, speech, instruments, children’s literature, active listening, world music drumming/recorder/ukulele instruction, improvisation, and composition. Participants will create digital manipulatives, engaging lesson activities and assessments using templates provided and will customize these to their own curriculum. This course is packed with animated visuals, presentations, iPad/tablet activities, and SMART Board/interactive whiteboard application templates, lessons, activities and assessments for Pre-K–5 general music teachers

Books & Materials Information:
Coming soon!

 

2018 Supplemental Book Prices from West Music

 

 


 

Clip art of a scrollAlexander Technique for Music Educators
Instructor:
 Robbin Marcus
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Dates:  July 9 – 13, 2018
Time:  9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Location:  Mason Fairfax Campus, Performing Arts Building
On-Campus Housing:  See Details
Parking: $25 per week  Purchase A Pass

 

Tuition NON-CREDIT:  $310

             
OR    Register by Fax/Mail

 

Tuition FOR-CREDIT:  $555 in-state or $660 out-of-state


Register by Fax/Mail only (no online registration)

 

Worth 1 graduate credit for “For-Credit” participants

This introductory Alexander Technique class is for everyone who stands, sits, moves, sings, plays an instrument, conducts an ensemble, gets up and down from the floor, writes on a board, or does any one of a myriad of activities music teachers are called upon to do each day with their students. Learn new ways to adjust to the daily physical (and mental) demands of music teaching, and have less pain and tension at the end of the day. Discover how to make everyday movement more comfortable by gaining deep structural support and developing an increased physical awareness. Explore how it is possible to be relaxed and ready, soft and strong, light and substantial, firm and flexible, awake to the world! Class size limited to 15.

Books & Materials Information:
Coming soon!

 

2018 Supplemental Book Prices from West Music

 


Clip art of a scrollBrush Up Your Kodály
Instructors: Ivy Rawlins Ward, Beth Anne Young, and Sarah Meadows
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Dates:  July 9 – 13, 2018
Time:  12:00 noon-4:30 p.m.
Location:  Mason Fairfax Campus, Performing Arts Building
On-Campus Housing:  See Details
Parking: $25 per week  Purchase A Pass  

 

Tuition NON-CREDIT:  $620

             
OR    Register by Fax/Mail

 

Tuition FOR-CREDIT:  $1,110 in-state or $1,320 out-of-state


Register by Fax/Mail only (no online registration)

 

Worth 2 graduate credits for “For-Credit” participants

Pre-requisite: minimum Kodály Level I training
Teachers of K – 12 welcomed to this course 

This course in advanced Kodály study will provide a solfege brush-up for those who may wish to sharpen their skills. This year’s course will also include a “Choral Boot Camp” to help you in the planning of your choral programs and rehearsals for the next school year. Students will work on choosing literature appropriate for their own choral groups, creating a long term plan, and daily rehearsal planning. We will work on the implementation of the tenets of Kodaly Pedagogy – Prepare, Present and Practice – as they are used within a Kodaly-inspired choral classroom Using a wide variety of choral literature, we will explore resources and activities that develop your students music literacy within a choral setting.

Books & Materials Information:
Coming soon!

 

2018 Supplemental Book Prices from West Music

 


 

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