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Course Description

Designed for participants who have a rudimentory knowledge of music theory. Participants will receive daily instruction in conducting gesture, rehearsal methods that blend the Kodaly philosophy into the choral setting, and score analysis techniques through repertoire suitable for elementary and children's choirs in a collaborative, choir lab format. Students also participate in a choir under the direction of a master choral conductor.

Learner Outcomes

Participants will develop basic conducting skills and rehearsal techniques with appropriate repertoire, as well as experience the direction of a master conductor. Specifically, by the end of the course, participants will have developed skills in the following areas:

  • Physical gesture
  • Preparation of octavos
  • Rehearsal strategies
  • Facility with the following methodological tools:
    • Moveable do with la-based minor
    • Glover-Curwen handsigns
    • Rhythm syllables
    • Use of the tuning fork

Notes

This course can either be taken for credit or clock hours. Credit is available under MUS 5078.
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Section Title
Kodaly Conducting
Type
CEU
Days
M, T, W, F, Sa
Time
8:00AM to 10:00AM
Dates
Jul 01, 2019 to Jul 06, 2019
Type
CEU
Days
T, W, Th, F
Time
8:00AM to 10:00AM
Dates
Jul 09, 2019 to Jul 12, 2019
Type
CEU
Days
Sa
Time
12:15PM to 3:00PM
Dates
Jul 13, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
20.0
Location
  • On Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition non-credit $40.00
Section Notes

Preregistration is required through Kodaly Level Programs of Seattle Here. Once you have preregistered, you will be given a link to register for SPU credit or clock hours.


Additional $275 workshop fee payable to Kodály Levels Program of Seattle prior to June 1, 2019 or $300 after that date. Additional $20 materials fee payable to Mad Robin Music at first class session (or purchase on your own).


Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted Online through SPU within 48 hours of the first class session will receive a 100% refund of SPU tuition. After this point, no refund will be granted and all withdrawals must be submitted prior to the final class session. Instructions on how to withdraw are located at: https://ce.spu.edu under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


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