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Saturday, September 30, 2017
Jay broeker | The Creative Curriculum:
Fostering Understanding Through Improvisation and Composition
Musical improvisation and composition are highly sophisticated forms of "knowing in action.” They require that students integrate skills and understandings with a dynamic sense of "what works." For this reason, creative musical projects provide ideal opportunities for exploring the depth of a student’s musical understanding.
This workshop provides procedural models and sample materials for developing students’ musical understanding through composition and improvisation experiences. We will examine a sequence of activities for eliciting students’ creative responses and consider models for assessing the musical understanding inherent in each product or experience.
Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (8:30 AM Registration)
Place: Room 301 (3rd Floor Choir Room)
Gammage Auditorium, ASU Main Campus
1200 S. Forest Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281
Workshop Fees: OAKE Member $25.00
Full-Time Student w/ ID Free
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