Professional Development for Music Educators

SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR MUSIC TEACHING AND LEARNING OFFERINGS

Providing high-quality professional development for music educators in workshops coordinated with Ohio Standards and contextualized for the music educator

All programs are offered for-credit for both graduate and undergraduate students. International students may register as a not-for-credit student and must call the Community Music School office at (440) 826-2365 to pay for their course between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday. International students are responsible for attaining their own visas.

Contact: 

Lisa Manning, Program Coordinator
lmanning@bw.edu
(440) 826-8065

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Summer 2017 Offerings

EDU 565-PD1 Rehearsal and Assessment Strategies for Innovative Instrumental Music Rehearsals

With time at a premium and accountability concerns, music educators need refined, efficient rehearsal strategies and goal-setting that leads to age-appropriate, measurable objectives. Topics will include insightful rehearsal techniques, innovative instructional strategies and ensemble-focused assessment procedures. Participants will conduct and play in a laboratory ensemble to actively engage in all aspects of this content. All instrumental music teachers — band and orchestra — are welcome. 

Dates: June 12 - 13
Time: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Instructors: Laura Joss and Jared Rawlings
Credits: 1
Cost: $195

EDU 565-PD2 Creative Music Teaching and Learning in Large Ensembles

This workshop will develop personal skills, teaching strategies and knowledge of repertoire and materials essential to integrating creative music making in bands, choirs and orchestras. Participants will be engaged in focused readings, discussions and musical activities to enhance the creative musicianship of themselves and their students. Topics will include ear-playing, improvisation, composition, the use of technology and other types of creative engagement through diverse musical genres. 

Dates: June 19 – 22, 2017
Times: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Instructors: William Bauer and Barry Hartz
Credits: 2 credits
Cost: $390

EDU 565-PD4 Orff-Schulwerk Teacher Education Course Level I

Develop Orff-Schulwerk principles and techniques through instruction in recorder, pitched and unpitched percussion, singing, movement and Orff process. This is an AOSA-approved course.

Dates: July 3 - 14, 2017
Times: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Instructors: Lennie Davis, Laura Webster and Nick Wild
Credits: 4 credits
Cost: $780
On-campus housing is available upon request. 

EDU 565-PD5 Orff-Schulwerk Teacher Education Course Level II

Develop Orff-Schulwerk principles and techniques through instruction in recorder, pitched and unpitched percussion, singing, movement and Orff process. This is an AOSA-approved course. 

Dates: July 3 - 14, 2017
Time: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Instructors: Michelle Przybylowski, Laura Webster and Nick Wild
Credits: 4
Cost: $780
On-campus housing is available upon request. 

EDU 565-PD6 Gordon’s Music Learning Theory: Applications to the Instrumental Classroom, Level 1

Learn the theoretical framework behind Gordon’s Music Learning Theory. Participants will develop skills in diverse tonalities and meters, instrumental pedagogy, movement, improvisation and assessment. Applications will start on recorder and transfer to all wind, string and percussion instruments. This course is an approved PDLC through GIML. Please contact Dr. Marshall regarding options and requirements for this course. 

Dates: July 17 - 28, 2017
Times: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Instructors: Richard Grunow and Kathy Liperote
Credits: 4 credits
Cost: $780, plus a $100 certification fee to GIML
On-campus housing is available upon request. 

EDU 565-PD7 Gordon’s Music Learning Theory: Applications to the General Music Classroom, Level 1

Learn the theoretical framework behind Gordon’s Music Learning Theory. Participants will develop skills in diverse tonalities and meters, teaching a song repertoire, movement, improvisation and assessment. Applications will focus on K-5 developmentally appropriate music education. This course is an approved PDLC through GIML. Please contact Dr. Marshall regarding options and requirements for this course.  

Dates: July 17 - 28, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Instructors: Herbert Marshall and Jennifer Bailey
Credits: 4
Cost: $780, plus a $100 certification fee to GIML
On-campus housing is available upon request.

EDU 565-PD8 West African Drumming, Song, and Dance, with Studies in the Music of the African Diaspora

This course will draw on Professor Ryan’s experience as a student and performer of Afro-centric music and will involve participants actively drumming, singing and dancing. The focus will be on building participants’ familiarity and confidence in a few different West African and Afro-Cuban genres while learning strong drumming fundamentals and pedagogical techniques. 

Dates: July 17 - 21, 2017
Time: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Josh Ryan
Credits: 2
Cost: $390
On-campus housing is available upon request. 

Contact: 

Lisa Manning, Program Coordinator
lmanning@bw.edu
(440) 826-8065