AQ Music-Instrumental, Part 2 (Windsor, Spring 2017, Online)

May 1, 2017 to June 10, 2017

  • Category: AQ, Online
  • Region: Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, GTA, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southern Ontario
  • Topic: Arts
  • Grades: Intermediate (grades 7-10), Junior (grades 4-6), Primary (grades 1-3), Senior (grades 11-12)

This course is intended to provide candidates with practical, hands-on experience in additional brass, woodwinds instruments from their Part I experience, percussion, and some contact with strings, guitar, and Musical Instrumental Digital Interface (MIDI) applications. Candidates will also have opportunities to sing as a means of human expression, and are encouraged to use the singing voice as a tool for interpretive teaching.

Topics include:

  • demonstrating basic performance skills on two additional instruments: one brass, one woodwind (different from the instruments chosen in the Part 1 experience)
  •  demonstrating knowledge and teaching approaches of standard percussion instruments (i.e., band/orchestral percussion)
  • experiencing and applying a variety of music practices, including creating/improvising, world music, small ensembles, choir
  • applying knowledge of conducting using standard patterns
  • demonstrating an ability to read and conduct from conductor’s scores of intermediate level repertoire
  • demonstrating an understanding of the importance of beginning and intermediate method books and repertoire selection for the instrumental class
  • demonstrating group teaching and rehearsal skills in warm-ups, technique exercises and other classroom performance activities
  • demonstrating the relationship among program planning, assessment and evaluation and teaching/learning strategies that reflect key components of instrumental music
  • continuing to situate musical pieces in context
  • introducing composers for music history
  •  demonstrating the ability to properly set up an instrumental music room/facility for effective instruction and learning

Please visit website for additional information and registration.

  • Organizer: University of Windsor
  • Cost: AQ Courses: Online $685.00, Blended: $735.00 or $780. ABQ Courses: Online $735.00, Blended $780.00. Onsite courses range from $735-$780. See website for additional details.
  • Location: Online
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  • Contact: The Centre for Executive and Professional Education
  • Phone: 519-253-3000 ext 6734
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