The Kodály Society of Ireland, in association with DCU School of Arts Education & Movement, invites you to attend its annual international summer course: "Active Music Making". The course aims to give each participant the opportunity to:
- Develop as a musician and as an educator
- Learn new teaching tools and strategies
- Find new ways to think about music
- Discover strategies that will facilitate teachers in bringing students to understand music as an artisitic language which will in turn nurture the human spirit
Active Music Making
Classes include musicianship (solfège), choral conducting, music teaching methods, choir and chamber music. All levels of musical ability welcome from professional musicians to amateurs and including beginners. Suited to:
- Early Years teachers
- Primary teachers (EPV approved)
- Post-primary music teachers
- Third-level music lecturers
- Vocal and instrumental teachers
- Musicianship teachers in music schools
- Music students
- Conductors, singers and performers
Approved by the Department of Education and Skills.
Primary school teachers qualify for Extra Personal Vacation days.
The KSI summer course is designed to develop all particiants' musicianship skills and to support teaching and learning in all music learning environments (early years, primary, secondary, third level, vocal/instrumental, choral)
Small classes are structured in a way such that participants of any musical level will benefit in an appropriate and encouraging environment.
- Graded solfège (musicianship) classes
- Teaching methods
- Chamber music
- Choral singing
- Related special topics e.g. technology in music education
- Performances: Lunchtime recitals; Participants' Closing Concert
- Social events
Personal development in music, improved aural awareness, sight-reading, choral singing, ensemble skills and stylistic knowledge. Professional development in music teaching and performance, new ideas, resources and repertoire.
Our Kodály summer course is a good networking opportunity.