Potomac Arts Academy

Kodály Teacher
Training
July 7- July 11 &
July 14 - July 25

(Monday - Friday)

Ages: Adults
See Register section for pricing*

*Graduate Credit option available

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July 7 - July 11
Supplementals
July 14 - July 25
Levels I-II-III

School of Music
George Mason
University

in Fairfax, VA
near Washington DC


 

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Kodaly Teacher Training

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Change the way you think about teaching music forever! Participate in engaging training sessions in Musicianship, Pedagogy, Kodály Materials, and Choral Music-Making. We will be offering all 3 levels for Kodály Certificate awards PLUS exciting Kodály Supplemental courses. We are very proud to be an officially OAKE-endorsed program.
(For Music Teachers Grades K-8)

What is Kodály?
The great Hungarian composer Zoltan Kodály believed that singing is the primary musical response of children. Beginning with folk songs, children are introduced to the world of art music, from which they develop skills, insight, singing, and analysis to sustain them throughout a lifetime of music appreciation and music making. The study of the Kodály method explores this unique approach to teaching music to children through song and movement.

2014 Program Highlights:

Earn Your Certificate in Kodály! (Levels I-II-III)

A Certificate in Kodály is a powerful professional development and career enhancement. Certificates are awarded upon successful completion of LEVEL III.

At Mason, you have the choice of taking Kodály Courses "for credit" and receiving 3 graduate credits for each Level (applicable towards the Masters in Music Degree), or enrolling for "non-credit". While each has different requirements, BOTH paths lead to Certificate awards!

Level courses are also eligible for TEACHER RECERTIFICATION POINTS in many elementary school systems. Check with your county for verification!

Supplemental courses in Kodaly and Orff Schulwerk are also offered, providing you with great opportunities to build upon your knowledge and experience.

Final Sharing Session on Friday, July 25th

Level course participants will have the opportunity to present a final "Sharing" in the de Laski Performing Arts Building, demonstrating the connection of skills and techniques gained during the program. Feel free to invite family and friends!

 

PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Robbin Marcus, RobbinLMarcus@gmail.com
Robbin Marcus

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OAKE certification

Kodály at GMU receives official OAKE certification in Spring 2011

Photo by Beth Pontiff ©2011 OAKE,
used with permission

 

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Why choose MASON?

MasonJoin one of our outstanding summer programs and become a part of our acclaimed Mason arts community. Whether you are a teacher, student or child, you will find professionally staffed programs that enrich and inspire- all within the respected Mason setting. Our excellent faculty, world class guest artists, and brand new facilities make Mason the place to be this summer!

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