This Kodály Concentration developmentally sequential, active music-making approach emphasizes singing, artistry, literacy, authentic music materials, reflective practice, and inquiry-based learning within a prepare-present-practice-assess instructional model for teaching musical concepts and skills. Pedagogic tools include moveable-do tonic solfa, Curwen/Glover handsigns, and rhythm syllables.In this program students will
- Sharpen Kodály Concentration performance at University of Saint Thomas Saint Paul skills necessary for achieving artistic ensemble and solo performance.
- Gain insights into historical and contemporary art music and folk music literature and performance style through analytical study, classification and performance.
- Improve musical competency and conducting skills.
- Broaden understanding of music history, theory, and literature.
- Gain pedagogical insights into developmentally appropriate, sequential music instruction using a spiral curriculum with children of all ages and ability levels.
- Discover new applications for existing expertise.
- Experience, explore, and create strategies for developing successful preparation, presentation, practice, and assessment experiences.
- Articulate ways in which Kodály-inspired music teaching serves the common goals of the music education profession.
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- Teaching and learning
- Foundations of Music Education
- Perspectives in Music Theory
- Topics in Music History, Literature, and Theory
- M.A. Final Project
- Dalcroze Musicianship
- Orff Schulwerk Level I
- 12 months
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DisciplinesMusic View 1015 other Masters in Music in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university verified by an official transcript.
- Completed application.
- Three confidential letters of recommendation from individuals with knowledge of the applicant's relevant abilities and achievements. At least one must be from a former professor.
- A personal statement of no more than 500 words describing the applicant's interest in art history and reasons for pursuing graduate studies at St. Thomas.
International20625 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 625 USD per credit during 12 months.
National20625 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 625 USD per credit during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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