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Summer Courses

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Master of Music Education Summer Courses - 2015

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MUSC 6220—WORLD MUSIC—ON-LINE—2 HOURS                    
June 8 – June 26, 2015

Instructor:  Dr. Linda Schubert

Focuses on world music in ways that are pertinent to the music educator. This course will assist music educators with incorporation some aspects of world music into their classrooms and rehearsals.


MUSC 6110—GRADUATE MUSIC THEORY—3 HOURS                    
June 15, 16, 17, 18 (Thursday), 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, July 1, 2015, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday,
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Instructor:  Dr. Jonathan Brooks

This course begins with a review of the core components of the undergraduate music theory curriculum with emphasis placed on formal, harmonic and motivic/thematic analysis. This class focuses on the integration of score analysis into the performance of musical works frequently used in the educational setting. An emphasis will be placed on conveying analytic information appropriately in the performance score. Evaluation in this course is based on demonstrating analytic techniques in several score preparations with written support and explanation.


MUED 5550 (01)—SELECTED TOPICS IN MUSIC:  First Steps in Music—2 HOURS   
June 15 – 19, 2015, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Instructor:  John Feierabend

During the First Steps in Music course, participants will be introduced to current research findings and the implications of that research on the development of an early childhood music and movement curriculum. Materials and activities will be presented for children from birth to age 7. Collecting materials, designing teaching strategies, lesson plans, and yearly curriculum, as well as developing and promoting an early childhood program, will be covered. Active participation in both music and movement activities will be the basis for most instruction.


MUED 5550 (03) - SELECTED TOPICS IN MUSIC: DRUMMING - 2 HOURS
June 29 - July 3, 2015, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Instructor: Jim Solomon

Focus on a wide variety of rhythmic training activities and repertoire designed to further elementary and middle schools students’ and teachers’ rhythmic expertise. Areas covered every day will include percussion ensemble and technique, improvisation, movement to build beat and rhythm skills, rhythmic exercises, body percussion, and form. There will also be sessions on the teaching process, advanced (adult) conga technique and ensemble, composition, meter, and polyrhythms. This class will be capped at 20 participants.


MUED 5550 (03) - SELECTED TOPICS IN MUSIC: FOLK DANCE AROUNG THE WORLD - 2 HOURS
June 29 - July 2, 2015, Monday through Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Instructor: Lillie Feierabend

Humor, love, and exuberance are universal. Community music making builds a bridge where we are offered a glimpse into another culture and are delighted to find ourselves looking back. History, spirit and heart are present in a country’s musical culture. This knowledge can lead to greater awareness and global understanding. This lively workshop will explore a dozen cultures through folk dance, rounds, passing games, play parties, and clapping games. Join us as we meet wonderful people through the gift of their music. This world just might become a kinder, more tolerant place if we all held hands and danced, and clapped, and sang and…
 


MUED 5550 (04)—SELECTED TOPICS IN MUSIC:  TECHNOLOGY WITH INTEGRITY
IN THE ORFF CLASSROOM—1 HOUR – Prerequisite:  Orff Level I                
June 24 – 26, 2015, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Instructor:  Lisa Sullivan

This course will show you how to take lesson plans and create coordinating notation and PowerPoint files. You will work in a lab setting and learn to place notation into Word documents (lesson plans), create notation icons for use in PowerPoint, and animate icons to encourage active involvement by all in the classroom. You may choose to work with Finale or Sibelius notation software. Level I Orff training at an accredited program is required to enroll in this course.


MUED 5110—LEVEL I ORFF CERTIFICATION—3 HOURS                    
July 6 – 17, 2015, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Instructors:  Lisa Sullivan, Cyndee Giebler, Paul Cribari, Sarah Hassler, and Jenny Handshoe

This course serves as an intense introduction to basic Orff teaching philosophy and techniques including the study of rhythm, harmony, solfege, modes, improvisation, pedagogy, pentatonic melodies, ostinati, bordun accompaniments and elemental forms. Students also participate in recorder study and movement skills each day. This course addresses classroom application of Orff practices, techniques, and improvisational methods.


MUED 5120—LEVEL II ORFF CERTIFICATION—3 HOURS                    
July 6 – 17, 2015, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Instructors:  Lisa Sullivan, Cyndee Giebler, Paul Cribari, Sarah Hassler, and Jenny Handshoe

This course is a continuation of the study of Orff teaching methodology begun in Level I Orff Certification. It includes the study of pentatonic, diatonic and modal melodies, melodic ostinato, bordun and shifting chord accompaniments, and irregular and changing meters. Students review pentatonic modes and their transpositions, begin the study of pentachordal and hexachordal scales. Students participate in the study of recorder and movement each day. This course also addresses classroom application of Orff practices, techniques, and improvisational methods, including the sequential teaching of dance forms and folk dances.

If you completed Level I prior to 2009, you will need to re-take Level I.At least one year of teaching experience is required before you take Level II.
 


MUED 5130 - LEVEL III ORFF CERTIFICATION - 3 HOURS
July 6 - 17, 2015, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Instructors: Lisa Sullivan, Cyndee Giebler, Paul Cribari, Sarah Hassler, and Jenny Handshoe

A continuation of the study of Orff teaching from Level II. It includes improvisation in diatonic modes and asymmetric meters and harmonic accompaniments. Students continue intensive work in concepts of rhythm, melody, harmony, timbre, form, and pedagogy. Students participate in the study of recorder and movement each day. It also includes ensemble performance of all recorder voices, choreography, and improvisation relative to movement and music. If you completed Level II prior to 2010, you will need to re-take Level II before taking Level III.


 


MUED 6020—BIBLIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH—3 HOURS                   
June 22 – 26, 2015, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Instructor:  Dr. Janet Brewer

This course will introduce students to the major research tools that are available to them as music scholars and will give them practical experience in using these tools. As a result, students will become aware of the breadth of scholarly materials available to them and will take initial steps toward using these tools to make valuable contributions to the field of music education research and scholarship. Included in the course will be an overview of major library reference tools, on-line resources, internet sources of scholarly information, and music periodicals and scholarly journals available to them (on-line and in print). Students will develop an understanding of the type of information in each resource and where to look for a particular type of music scholarship. This course will conclude with a research project conducted by the student that will demonstrate their understanding of how to use various research tools to provide new insights and understandings about musical scholarship and performance practices.


PRIVATE MUSIC STUDY (MUPF 5700—5980)                        
Dates and time, arranged
All private music lessons for this degree are intended as to serve as a means for music educators to “brush up” and enhance their performance skills. Lessons are encouraged as a way of keeping performance standards high and maintaining healthy performance practices. These lessons are not intended to lead to a recital or a public performance of any type. However, students who wish to give a recital may petition the music faculty to do so and will be expected to complete the recital hearing process as outlined in the School of Music Bulletin. Private music study is offered for 1, 2 or 3 semester hours of credit in the following areas and must be arranged with the appropriate faculty member before registering:

 


VoiceDouble bassFrench horn
PianoFlute/PiccoloTrombone
HarpsichordClarinetEuphonium
OrganOboe/English HornTuba
ViolinBassoonPercussion
ViolaSaxophoneHarp
CelloTrumpetGuitar

Planning Ahead for 2015:

  • June 22-26, 2015 – First Steps in Music – 2 Cr. – John Feierabend
  • June 22-25, 2015 – World Folk Dances and Songs – 1 Cr. – Lillie Feierabend
  • June 29 – July 3, 2015 – Drumming – 2 Cr. – Jim Solomon
  • June, 2015 - Orff Elective – Technology – 1 Cr. – Lisa Sullivan
  • Prerequisite – Successful completion of Orff Schulwerk Level I
  • July 6-17, 2015 – Orff Schulwerk, Levels I, II & III – 3 Cr. –
  • Lisa Sullivan, Cyndee Giebler, Paul Cribari, Sarah Hassler and Jenny Handshoe


For More Information!! Contact Beth Doub at 800-619-3047, 765-641-4543 or badoub@anderson.edu Brochures regarding all summer offerings are now available on our web page www.anderson.edu/music-theatre-dance

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