Smithsonian Folkways Workshop

Katherine Strand

Smithsonian Workshop Director
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Smithsonian Folkways World Music
Pedagogy Workshop

July 16 - 20, 2018

Smithsonian Folkways Certification in World Music Pedagogy Workshop

Travel the world in your music classroom! The IU Smithsonian Folkways Recordings World Music Pedagogy Workshop is one-week intensive program (five days: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm each day) to discover music of many cultures through singing, playing, listening, moving, and creating. Alongside the musical experiences, we will explore the resources and pedagogical strategies in order to introduce music of the world’s people to our own current and future students. We will examine recordings and curricular materials available in the Smithsonian Folkways Institution archives and elsewhere. We will also collaborate to examine pedagogical issues involved with learning and teaching music of all cultures and practice applications for various teaching contexts. A final pedagogical project will be completed for participants to earn Smithsonian Folkways Certification in World Music Pedagogy. 

This certification is worth 30 Professional Growth Points (or PGPs).

 This session is available as a workshop or as a 3-credit graduate course. For information on how to apply, please see: http://www.music.indiana.edu/precollege/adult/index.shtml  

For questions, please contact Katy Strand at kstrand@indiana.edu.