Anderson, Indiana

Summer Courses

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Master of Music Education Summer Courses - 2014

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MUSC 6200—MUSIC HISTORY—ON-LINE—3 HOURS                    
June 9 – June 27, 2014

Instructor:  Dr. Linda Schubert

Focuses on American music in ways that are pertinent to the music educator.  Students will be required to use research tools and methodologies to complete a significant research project related to the subject of the course.

MUSC 6110—GRADUATE MUSIC THEORY—3 HOURS                    
June 16, 17, 18, 19 (Thursday), 23, 24, 25, 30, July 1 & 2, 2014, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday,
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Instructor:  Dr. Jonathan Brooks

This course begins with a review of the core components of the undergraduate music theory curriculum with emphasis placed on formal, harmonic and motivic/thematic analysis. This class focuses on the integration of score analysis into the performance of musical works frequently used in the educational setting. An emphasis will be placed on conveying analytic information appropriately in the performance score. Evaluation in this course is based on demonstrating analytic techniques in several score preparations with written support and explanation.

MUSC 5140—ORFF CURRICULUM—2 HOURS – Prerequisite:  Orff Levels I & II      
 June 16 – 20, 2014, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Instructor:  Lisa Sullivan

Orff Curriculum will enable you to build a Schulwerk-based curriculum for your specific teaching assignments.  Long-term planning and weekly process lesson planning will be addressed. Teachers will share ideas and teach lessons utilizing the Orff process. Levels I and II Orff training at an accredited program is required to enroll in this course.

Beginning and Intermediate
June 23 – 27, 2014, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Instructor:  Dr. David Frego and Marla Butke

These beginning and intermediate workshops will look at the elements of music through kinesthetic awareness.  Participants will be actively engaged in music making through movement—connecting the brain to the body, singing, and improvisation.  While this workshop is primarily for the general music classroom, transfers will be made for the choral and instrumental classroom as well.  Handouts and additional examples will help teachers take these ideas to their classrooms.  Please come wearing loose, comfortable clothing, jazz shoes or bare feet, and be ready to feel the joy of music.

IN THE ORFF CLASSROOM—1 HOUR – Prerequisite:  Orff Level I                
June 30 – July 2, 2014, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Instructor:  Lisa Sullivan

This course will show you how to take lesson plans and create coordinating notation and PowerPoint files.  You will work in a lab setting and learn to place notation into Word documents (lesson plans), create notation icons for use in PowerPoint, and animate icons to encourage active involvement by all in the classroom.  You may choose to work with Finale or Sibelius notation software.  Level I Orff training at an accredited program is required to enroll in this course.

MUED 5110—LEVEL I ORFF CERTIFICATION—3 HOURS                    
July 7 – 18, 2014, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Instructors:  Lisa Sullivan, Cyndee Giebler, Sarah Hassler, and Jenny Handshoe

This course serves as an intense introduction to basic Orff teaching philosophy and techniques including the study of rhythm, harmony, solfege, modes, improvisation, pedagogy,
pentatonic melodies, ostinati, bordun accompaniments and elemental forms. Students also participate in recorder study and movement skills each day.  This course addresses classroom application of Orff practices, techniques, and improvisational methods.

July 7 – 18, 2014, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Instructors:  Lisa Sullivan, Cyndee Giebler, Sarah Hassler, and Jenny Handshoe

This course is a continuation of the study of Orff teaching methodology begun in Level I Orff Certification.  It includes the study of pentatonic, diatonic and modal melodies, melodic ostinato, bordun and shifting chord accompaniments, and irregular and changing meters.  Students review pentatonic modes and their transpositions, begin the study of pentachordal and hexachordal scales.  Students participate in the study of recorder and movement each day.  This course also addresses classroom application of Orff practices, techniques, and improvisational methods, including the sequential teaching of dance forms and folk dances.

If you completed Level I prior to 2009, you will need to re-take Level I.At least one year of teaching experience is required before you take Level II.

July 21 – 25, 2014, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Instructor:  Dr. Janet Brewer

This course will introduce students to the major research tools that are available to them as music scholars and will give them practical experience in using these tools. As a result, students will become aware of the breadth of scholarly materials available to them and will take initial steps toward using these tools to make valuable contributions to the field of music education research and scholarship. Included in the course will be an overview of major library reference tools, on-line resources, internet sources of scholarly information, and music periodicals and scholarly journals available to them (on-line and in print). Students will develop an understanding of the type of information in each resource and where to look for a particular type of music scholarship. This course will conclude with a research project conducted by the student that will demonstrate their understanding of how to use various research tools to provide new insights and understandings about musical scholarship and performance practices.

PRIVATE MUSIC STUDY (MUPF 5700—5980)                        
Dates and time, arranged
All private music lessons for this degree are intended as to serve as a means for music educators to “brush up” and enhance their performance skills. Lessons are encouraged as a way of keeping performance standards high and maintaining healthy performance practices. These lessons are not intended to lead to a recital or a public performance of any type. However, students who wish to give a recital may petition the music faculty to do so and will be expected to complete the recital hearing process as outlined in the School of Music Bulletin. Private music study is offered for 1, 2 or 3 semester hours of credit in the following areas and must be arranged with the appropriate faculty member before registering:


VoiceDouble bassFrench horn
OrganOboe/English HornTuba

Planning Ahead for 2015:

  • June 22-26, 2015 – First Steps in Music – 2 Cr. – John Feierabend
  • June 22-25, 2015 – World Folk Dances and Songs – 1 Cr. – Lillie Feierabend
  • June 29 – July 3, 2015 – Drumming – 2 Cr. – Jim Solomon
  • June, 2015 - Orff Elective – Technology – 1 Cr. – Lisa Sullivan
  • Prerequisite – Successful completion of Orff Schulwerk Level I
  • July 6-17, 2015 – Orff Schulwerk, Levels I, II & III – 3 Cr. –
  • Lisa Sullivan, Cyndee Giebler, Paul Cribari, Sarah Hassler and Jenny Handshoe

For More Information!! Contact Beth Doub at 800-619-3047, 765-641-4543 or Brochures regarding all summer offerings are now available on our web page

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