Due to expressed interest from our members and followers, we are delighted to present this wonderful 10-week online Solfège course at level 2.
The aim of this course is to develop each participant's sense of musicianship and to develop musicianship skills such as ear training and the ability to sight-read, all while developing a solid understanding of music theory.
Start: Thursday 23rd September 2021
Midterm break (no class): 28th October 2021
Finish: 2nd December 2021
Thursdays 7pm to 8pm
MEET YOUR COURSE INSTRUCTOR
Bébhinn Ní Mheara
B. Mus., M. Mus., Dip. CSM, ARCO
Bébhinn is a former lecturer at MTU Cork School of Music where she taught theory and musicianship skills as well as classroom pedagogy. As Head of Musicianship Bébhinn developed a Kodaly-based musicianship curriculum with her colleagues. She currently maintains a private practice (online), teaching musicianship skills, theory and composition to adult professionals who wish to refresh their skills, as well as a small group of piano students.
Bébhinn spent many summers at the Kodaly Institute in Kecskemét, and also attended courses given by the British Kodaly Institute and the Kodaly Center of America. She has recently completed a Summer Masters Program (Kodaly Emphasis) at Silver Lake College in Wisconsin, in which she specialised in folksong analysis for her final dissertation as well as the application of Kodaly principles to pipe organ methodology.
For those who have some experience with music reading and understanding. If you have previously taken introductory Solfège classes and want to develop your skills, this is the place for you. Some familiarity with relative solfa is an advantage here, but not necessary.
Classes will run subject to enrollment. Spaces are limited.
Deadline to register is THURSDAY 16th of September at 4pm
If you would like to join Kodály Ireland as a member (€30/calendar year), please click below:
Please note that refunds will only be given in cases where cancellation is made before 4pm on Thursday 16th September 2021. In this case, the full fee less an administration fee of €50 will be refunded via bank transfer. Cancellations made after 4pm on Thursday 16th September will not be refunded.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"The course was thought out and executed very well. It introduced me to a wide range of new music and provided me with lots of new tools to improve my musicianship. The class was challenging but fun!"
"This course has improved and refreshed my musicianship skills, and I think it would be beneficial to all musicians."
"I think this course would benefit musicians with any level of prior solfège experience. It was engaging, encouraging and made me feel like I was consistently improving my musicianship skills."