Active Music-Making:

The Kodály Approach

International Summer Course

6th-10th July 2020

DCU St. Patrick's Campus

In association with the School of Arts Education and Movement, DCU, the Kodály Society of Ireland is delighted to announce details of the 2020 International Summer School - Active Music Making: The Kodály Approach. Led by renowned Hungarian and Irish tutors, the emphasis is on active, experience-based learning. In line with Kodály's teachings, singing is at the heart of the course. Class levels are graded and therefore all levels of musical experience (from basic to advanced) are welcome!

This intensive professional development course is suitable for:

- Primary teachers (*EPV approved)

- Post-primary music teachers

- Early years teachers

- Higher education music lecturers

- Vocal and instrumental teachers

- Musicianship teachers

- Conductors

- Singers and instrumental performers

- Music students

- Choral singers

Course Content:

- Graded Musicianship (Solfège)
- Conducting (Basic to advanced)
- Music pedagogy workshops
- Choral singing
- Chamber music
- Voice lessons (optional)

Benefits:
On a personal musical level, all participants will get the opportunity to develop their musicianship skills, musical knowledge and understanding. Through singing and active learning, participants will experience improvements in aural awareness, sight-singing, analytical understanding and general musical knowledge, choral singing, ensemble playing and performance skills.

Those involved in music education will be facilitated in deepening their knowledge and understanding of Kodály-inspired pedagogy, learn about new developments, methods and teaching ideas and gain a wealth of resources suitable for all levels and teaching contexts.

Course Tuition Fees:

Fees cover the cost of tuition, including Chamber Music coaching.

Morning tea/coffee is also included.

Lunch, accommodation and extra costs (e.g. singing lessons) are not included.

KSI Members

Early Bird

[Until Friday, 10 April 2020]

€265

Regular

[Until Monday, 12 June 2020]

€315

Late

[Until Monday, 6 July 2020]

€360

Non-members

Early Bird

[Until Friday, 10 April 2020]

€300

Regular

[Until Monday, 12 June 2020]

€350

Late

[Until Monday, 6 July 2020]

€395

Students [KSI Members]

Early Bird

[Until Friday, 10 April 2020]

€195

Regular

[Until Monday, 12 June 2020]

€245

Late

[Until Monday, 6 July 2020]

€290

Students [non-members]

Early Bird

[Until Friday, 10 April 2020]

€230

Regular

[Until Monday, 12 June 2020]

€280

Late

[Until Monday, 6 July 2020]

€325

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

This course made a huge impact on some of the topics.

I believe everyone who is into music teaching should do it at least once (the more the better) to improve themselves and to remember not to settle down on the same school prospectus? Year after year.

Strongly recommended.

—  Ani Luna Zafieri, Co. Cork

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