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GOOD TEACHING DOESN'T HAPPEN BY ACCIDENT. GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN MUSIC EDUCATION SUMMER 2016 COURSE SCHEDULE

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GOOD TEACHING DOESN'T HAPPEN BY ACCIDENT. GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN MUSIC EDUCATION SUMMER 2016 COURSE SCHEDULE MISSION ST. THOMAS GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN MUSIC EDUCATION exist to raise the standard of music teaching
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GOOD TEACHING DOESN'T HAPPEN BY ACCIDENT. GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN MUSIC EDUCATION SUMMER 2016 COURSE SCHEDULE MISSION ST. THOMAS GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN MUSIC EDUCATION exist to raise the standard of music teaching in the United States by promoting artistic, intelligent, reflective and inspired music teaching at all levels of music instruction. Our programs are designed for teachers by teachers in order to serve professional music educators who wish to strengthen their classroom teaching effectiveness by combining theoretical and applied study at a graduate level. Internationally recognized educators and musicians many of whom teach in elementary and secondary schools serve as faculty for our programs. Graduate Programs in Music Education 2 DEGREE OFFERINGS ED.D. IN LEADERSHIP WITH A CONCENTRATION IN MUSIC EDUCATION Admission Deadlines Early consideration: Nov. 15 July cohort: March 15 MASTER OF ARTS IN MUSIC EDUCATION Choral concentration Instrumental concentration Kodály concentration Orff Schulwerk concentration Piano pedagogy concentration Admission Deadlines Summer term: April 1 Fall term: July 1 Spring term: Dec. 1 CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OAKE-endorsed Certificate Program AOSA-approved Teacher Education Courses Piano Pedagogy Certification Nondegree studies More than 50 courses and workshops are offered year-round to facilitate lifelong learning opportunities for music education practitioners. ED.D. IN LEADERSHIP WITH A CONCENTRATION IN MUSIC EDUCATION CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN MUSIC EDUCATION GMUS841 (3 credits) Douglas Orzolek, Ph.D. 6-9:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays June 20-Aug. 1 Curriculum development and evaluation in music education raises fundamental questions about the purposes and characteristics of music programs in school settings. Curriculum as a field of study often draws upon closely related foundational disciplines history, philosophy, psychology, sociology and educational policy studies to examine what is taught and learned in music classrooms. We will also draw upon these fields to understand contemporary curriculum theory and practice, as well as to examine educational policies and their impact on music programs, particularly in this climate of school reform. Students will analyze and critique available curricular models, and design comprehensive programs to foster their students musical growth. Please note that the primary artistic area explored will be music. Tuition Graduate degree: $857.50/credit Graduate nondegree: $643/credit 50-minute lessons: $1, minute lessons: $750 Audit/workshop rate available for 2- or 3-credit courses Scholarships Accepted and current M.A.M.E. students are eligible to apply for merit-based awards. Scholarship applications are due April 1. Alumni Discount M.A.M.E. alumni are eligible for a one-time $100 discount on a nondegree course. stthomas.edu/music/graduate 3 COURSES FOR EVERYONE AFRICAN MUSIC ENSEMBLE GMUS671 (2 credits) Sowah Mensah 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July Study of traditional African music (Ghanaian culture) through music performance. Performance of chants, songs, music for social and festive occasions, and other vocal and instrumental examples selected from a variety of styles. All instruments provided, except flute and CDs, which can be purchased in class. CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN MUSIC EDUCATION GMUS841 (3 credits) Douglas Orzolek, Ph.D. Mondays and Wednesdays 6-9:30 p.m. June 20-Aug. 1 Curriculum development and evaluation in music education raises fundamental questions about the purposes and characteristics of music programs in school settings. Curriculum as a field of study often draws upon closely related foundational disciplines history, philosophy, psychology, sociology and educational policy studies to examine what is taught and learned in music classrooms. We will also draw upon these fields to understand contemporary curriculum theory and practice, as well as to examine educational policies and their impact on music programs, particularly in this climate of school reform. Students will analyze and critique available curricular models, and design comprehensive programs to foster their students musical growth. Please note that the primary artistic area explored will be music. SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS CERTIFICATION COURSE IN WORLD MUSIC PEDAGOGY GMUS (3 credits) Karen Howard, Ph.D. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 27-July 1 Audio, video, print, electronic and human resources will be sampled in this intensive course, with the aim of learning as well as developing an understanding of ways to teach music of the world s cultures. Attention will be given to learning culture through songs, movement and dance experiences, instrumental music and contextualized cultural components. Participants will be guided through recordings and curricular materials from the Smithsonian Folkways archives that fit the needs of students in knowing music (and knowing culture through music). Musical experiences will be tailored for use at various levels, including in classes for children, youth, and adults in university and community settings, with occasional small-group sessions to decipher and discuss applications for particular teaching contexts and aims. Enrolled participants will join together to share particular means of teaching world music, and will receive documentation from the Smithsonian Institution that certifies their specialized study in world music pedagogy. TEACHING JAZZ GMUS (2 credits) Sarah Minette 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July Study of methods used in effective teaching of jazz at all grade levels and to all types of ensembles. Emphasis on basic principles of jazz performance as learned through jazz history, theory, score study and arranging. Discussion of repertoire and methods for teaching jazz rhythms, articulations, harmony and improvisation. LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC GMUS (1 credit) Karen Howard, Ph.D. 8:30 a.m.-noon July 5-8 Participants will be guided through musical experiences that cover selected musical cultures and genres from throughout Latin America including Puerto Rican plena, Mexican son jarocho, Dominican merengue and Brazilian samba. This hands-on workshop is appropriate for vocal and instrumental educators who teach at the elementary, middle or high school level. VOICE FUNDAMENTALS GMUS676 (2 credits) Matthew Mehaffey, Ph.D. 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aug. 1-5 Practical training for working with pre-k to adult voices of all ranges while preserving and protecting your voice and your students voices for long-term use. Examination of literature and practice of appropriate techniques that foster vocal health. Various teaching approaches, from scientific to empirical, are presented and discussed. Graduate Programs in Music Education 4 CHORAL COURSES ADVANCED CHORAL CONDUCTING GMUS727 (2 credits) Angela Broeker, D.M.A. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July For the advanced choral conductor. Laboratory course with in-depth study of conducting gesture and its effect on choral sound. Individual lessons in the choral lab setting constitute a major component of this course. Challenging SATB and treble choir pieces and choral/ orchestral repertoire. Score study, rehearsal techniques and performance practice issues. Prerequisite: Intermediate Choral Conducting (GMUS726). Additional course fee: $45. ADVANCED CHORAL CONDUCTING LAB GMUS728 (1 credit) Angela Broeker, D.M.A. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. July During this course, advanced choral conducting students will extend their skills by choosing, analyzing, teaching, rehearsing and conducting a choral octavo in a conducting lab setting. Prerequisite: Advanced Choral Conducting (GMUS727). Additional course fee: $45. CHORAL SCORE STUDY AND LITERATURE II GMUS674 (2 credits) Angela Broeker, D.M.A. 9 a.m.-noon June 20-July 1 Study of choral literature representing the Classic, Romantic and 20th century style periods. Survey of historical and style evolution of major choral genres and analysis of representative works for each era. Additional course fee: $30. GLOBAL MUSIC TRADITIONS FOR CHOIR GMUS (1 credit) Karen Howard, Ph.D. 1-4 p.m. June Participants will experience singing and choral traditions from a wide variety of musical cultures. Emphasis will be placed on musical characteristics and healthy vocal techniques to achieve particular culturally specific timbres and styles. The music will hail from a variety of countries including (but not limited to) Bulgaria, Macedonia, Tahiti, Ghana and Tanzania. This course is appropriate for singers and choral directors with a particular focus on upper elementary through secondary choral settings. INTERMEDIATE CHORAL CONDUCTING GMUS726 (2 credits) Angela Broeker, D.M.A. Noon-3 p.m. July Designed for the intermediate choral conductor. Laboratory course with in-depth study of conducting gesture and its effect on choral sound. Individual lessons in the choral lab setting constitute a major component of this course. Score study, rehearsal techniques and performance practice issues. Additional course fee: $45. IPA/ENGLISH/FRENCH DICTION GMUS530 (1 credit) Matthew Mehaffey, Ph.D. 1-4 p.m. June 27-July 1 Introduction to singing in the French language utilizing the International Phonetic Alphabet. Emphasis on pronunciation, enunciation, declamation, artistic expression and interpretive considerations in the context of French song texts and choral repertoire. stthomas.edu/music/graduate 5 TEACHING ADOLESCENT VOICES IN A CHORAL SETTING GMUS523 (3 credits) Matthew Culloton, D.M.A. and Daniel LeJeune 8 a.m.-2 p.m. July 5-8, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July Exploration of a wide range of repertoire that considers the vocal, emotional, behavioral and intellectual characteristics of middle and high school students. Emphasis on criteria for selecting repertoire and developing a choral library that includes music for single-gender and mixed choirs in grades Additional course fee: $45. VOICE FUNDAMENTALS GMUS676 (2 credits) Matthew Mehaffey, Ph.D. 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aug. 1-5 Practical training for working with pre-k to adult voices of all ranges while preserving and protecting your voice and your students voices for long-term use. Examination of literature and practice of appropriate techniques that foster vocal health. Various teaching approaches, from scientific to empirical, are presented and discussed. DALCROZE DALCROZE MUSICIANSHIP GMUS651 (3 credits) Kathy Thomsen, D.M.A. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 20-July 1 Musicianship development based on the Dalcroze approach. Study of eurhythmics (training the body in rhythm and dynamics), solfege (training the ear, eye and voice in pitch, melody and harmony using fixed-do), improvisation (combining eurhythmics and solfege according to the students own invention in movement, with the voice or on an instrument) and methods (application tools for the classroom and studio). INSTRUMENTAL ADVANCED INSTRUMENTAL SCORE STUDY AND LITERATURE GMUS687 (3 credits) Douglas Orzolek, Ph.D. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June Designed for the experienced conductor interested in deepening skills in practical score analysis. Primary attention addressing performance problems in the score through rehearsal preparations and physical conducting technique. Literature appropriate to class membership is selected for use in the course. This course is a prerequisite for Advanced Instrumental Conducting (GMUS690). Additional course fee: $45. AFRICAN MUSIC ENSEMBLE GMUS671 (2 credits) Sowah Mensah 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July Study of traditional African music (Ghanaian culture) through performance of chants, songs, music for social and festive occasions, and other vocal and instrumental examples selected from a variety of styles. All instruments provided, except flute and CDs, which can be purchased in class. Graduate Programs in Music Education 6 SMALL ENSEMBLE AND SOLO LITERATURE GMUS558 (1 credit) Douglas Orzolek, Ph.D. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July Opportunity for instrumental music educators to review and study standard and significant solo, as well as small ensemble literature. Examination, analysis and listening to important solo works for all instruments and a variety of small ensembles. Emphasis on a review of literature for all levels of solo small ensemble playing, pedagogical techniques and resources. TEACHING JAZZ GMUS (2 credits) Sarah Minette 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July Study of methods used in effective teaching of jazz at all grade levels and to all types of ensembles. Emphasis on basic principles of jazz performance as learned through jazz history, theory, score study and arranging. Discussion of repertoire and methods for teaching jazz rhythms, articulations, harmony and improvisation. KODÁLY KODÁLY LEVELS I-II-III Jay Broeker, Nyssa Brown, Leigh Ann Garner, Ed.D., and Daniel LeJeune KODÁLY LEVEL I GMUS741 (3 credits) 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m. July Kodály Level I studies in musicianship and choral ensemble; materials, analysis, classification and retrieval systems; and curriculum, pedagogy and instructional techniques. Emphasis is placed on teaching grades K and 1. Additional course fee: $45. KODÁLY LEVEL II GMUS742 (3 credits) 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m. July Kodály Level II studies in musicianship and choral ensemble; materials, analysis, classification and retrieval systems; and curriculum, pedagogy and instructional techniques. Emphasis is placed on teaching grades 2 and 3. Prerequisite: Kodály Level I (GMUS741 or GMUS750, GMUS751 and GMUS753) or equivalent. Additional course fee: $45. KODÁLY LEVEL III GMUS743 (3 credits) 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m. July Kodály Level III studies in musicianship and choral ensemble; materials, analysis, classification and retrieval systems; and curriculum, pedagogy and instructional techniques. Emphasis is placed on teaching grades 4 and 5. Prerequisite: Kodály Level II (GMUS742 or GMUS753, GMUS754 and GMUS755) or equivalent. Additional course fee: $45. PLANNING AND INTEGRATING DIVERSE, KODÁLY-INSPIRED TECHNIQUES: CURRICULUM, ARTISTRY AND ASSESSMENT GMUS (1 credit) Leigh Ann Garner, Ed.D. 1-4 p.m. June Advanced study in Kodály-inspired teaching. Topics such as curriculum planning, assessment, movement and musicianship through group performance will be covered. In addition, advanced pedagogical strategies will be explored in a peer teaching setting. Prerequisite: Kodály Level III (MUS743 or GMUS756, GMUS757 and GMUS758) or equivalent. stthomas.edu/music/graduate 7 ORFF SCHULWERK ORFF SCHULWERK LEVELS I-II-III Jay Broeker, Michael Chandler, Cindy Hall, Mona Mann, Beth Melin Nelson and Jacque Schrader ORFF SCHULWERK LEVEL I GMUS731 (3 credits) 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 25, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 26-Aug. 5 Basic Orff elemental musicianship, including study of pentatonic melodies, ostinati, bordun accompaniments and elemental forms; soprano recorder technique; classroom application, technique and improvisation; basic movement skills and classroom application; and folk dance. Additional course fee: $45. ORFF SCHULWERK LEVEL II GMUS732 (3 credits) 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 25, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 26-Aug. 5 Study of pentatonic, diatonic and modal melodies; melodic ostinato, bordun and shifting chord accompaniments; irregular and changing meters; alto recorder and classroom applications and improvisation; and sequential teaching of dance forms and folk dances. Prerequisite: GMUS731 or equivalent AOSA-approved course. Additional course fee: $45. ORFF SCHULWERK LEVEL III GMUS733 (3 credits) 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 25, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 26-Aug. 5 Improvisation in diatonic modes, asymmetric meters and harmonic accompaniments; ensemble performance of all recorder voices; and choreography and improvisation relative to movement and music. Prerequisite: GMUS732 or equivalent AOSA-approved course. Additional course fee: $45. ADVANCED STUDY IN ORFF SCHULWERK: HANDS-ON MUSIC MAKING GMUS532 (2 credits) Werner Beidinger 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July In this course students will work to advance their study of Orff Schulwerk through creative approaches to elemental music and movement. Through making music and creating dances together, students will develop and explore individual musicianship, improvisation skills and group collaborative models. This course provides an opportunity to study with an internationally known instructor who brings a highly creative and unique approach to the study of Schulwerk. Prerequisite: GMUS733 or equivalent AOSAapproved course. ORFF CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT GMUS735 (2 credits) Jay Broeker 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aug Classroom application of basic Orff vocabulary, theory, sequential skills and concepts to the classroom. Implementation of typical Orff activities in learning experiences designed for elementary students. In-depth objectives for each grade; development of supporting teaching strategies and lesson plans; and skills and concepts curriculum grid. Emphasis on application of studies through small-group and peer teaching. Prerequisite: Orff Levels I and II from any AOSAapproved course. Graduate Programs in Music Education 8 PIANO PEDAGOGY SUPERVISED TEACHING GMUS800 (2 credits) Faculty direction and observation of each students teaching. Students will videotape their own piano students for the basis of the class. Prerequisite: Completion of pedagogy courses. WORLD MUSIC GLOBAL MUSIC TRADITIONS FOR CHOIR GMUS (1 credit) Karen Howard, Ph.D. 1-4 p.m. June Participants will experience singing and choral traditions from a wide variety of musical cultures. Emphasis will be placed on musical characteristics and healthy vocal techniques to achieve particular culturally specific timbres and styles. The music will hail from a variety of countries including (but not limited to) Bulgaria, Macedonia, Tahiti, Ghana and Tanzania. This course is appropriate for singers and choral directors with a particular focus on upper elementary through secondary choral settings. INDONESIAN PERFORMING ARTS: JAVANESE GAMELAN MUSIC AND RELATED CULTURE GMUS (1 credit) Joko Sutrisno 9 a.m.-noon July Through hands-on experience, students will learn to perform and understand the basics of Javanese gamelan* music, one of the great non-western music-making traditions. Participants will play authentic gamelan instruments newly housed at St. Thomas. Also included: Indonesian classical dance, shadow puppetry, broader cultural dimensions and possible teaching applications. *Gamelan is the traditional percussion orchestra of Indonesia. LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC GMUS (1 credit) Karen Howard, Ph.D. 8:30 a.m.-noon July 5-8 Participants will be guided through musical experiences that cover selected musical cultures and genres from throughout Latin America, including Puerto Rican plena, Mexican son jarocho, Dominican merengue and Brazilian samba. This hands-on workshop is appropriate for vocal and instrumental educators who teach at the elementary, middle or high school level. SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS CERTIFICATION COURSE IN WORLD MUSIC PEDAGOGY GMUS (3 credits) Karen Howard, Ph.D. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 27-July 1 Audio, video, print, electronic and human resources will be sampled in this intensive course, with the aim of learning as well as developing an understanding of ways to teach music of the world s cultures. Attention will be given to learning culture through songs, movement and dance experiences, instrumental music and contextualized cultural components. Participants will be guided through recordings and curricular materials from the Smithsonian Folkways archives that fit the needs of students in knowing music (and knowing culture through music). Musical experiences will be tailored for use at various levels, including in classes for children, youth, and adults in university and community settings, with occasional small-group sessions to decipher and discuss applications for particular teaching contexts and aims. Enrolled participants will join together to share particular means of teaching world music, and will receive documentation from the Smithsonian Institution that certifies their specialized study in world music pedagogy. stthomas.edu/music/graduate 9 MASTE
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