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Friday, July 28 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Listen Hear - Learning to play by ear FULL

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Listen, Hear, Play is based on recent research by Lucy Green in the UK that looked at applying informal approaches based on popular music pedagogies in one to one instrumental lessons. Her findings ask whether we spend enough time supporting our students with learning music by ear and what the implications might be if we dig a little deeper into how we learn aurally. This practical workshop will help you to discover your preferred aural learning style and devise strategies to support your kids with how to become successful aural learners. Classroom workshopping is a whole class approach to large group music-making, composing and improvising. Grounded in non-formal teaching pedagogies, musical ideas and development originate from within the group with the teacher as musical leader helping to shape and develop the music as it evolves. Classroom workshopping scaffolds kids through from instrumental skills-building to writing their own music by increasing confidence to try out ideas and create an ethos where it's OK if it doesn't sound perfect straight away.


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avatar for Anna Gower

Anna Gower

Trinity College / Musical Futures
Anna has a strong commitment to classroom music and the development of sustainable and innovative approaches to classroom music in England and now overseas, working Canada, the USA and Australia to strengthen and support Musical Futures work as it expands internationally. As a former Musical Futures Champion Teacher, Advanced Skills teacher, Head of music and now as Head of Programmes for Musical Futures, she is committed to working to engage learners of all ages with school music. Her main passion is to drive the development of ideas and resources for supporting music provision for students both inside and outside of the classroom and ways that these can be shared and developed online by teachers wherever they are working... Read More →
avatar for Ken Owen

Ken Owen

Director, Musical Futures International
Ken Owen has combined a career working in Music Education and the MusicIndustry in diverse roles that include performance and teaching (Primary, Secondary,Tertiary).Ken is a Director of Musical Futures Australia and is the Head of Training andPrograms, leading the team of mentors... Read More →


Friday July 28, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
LSC 372/374

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Waitlist (6)