Tuesday, January 12, 2016

2016 Calendar of Events

January 17, 2016 “Let’s Compose!" with Teresa Richert
Aimed at teachers who would like to introduce composition to their students or are even interested in doing some composing themselves and aren't sure how to get started. Her audience has typically been piano teachers and she will include several piano compositions from Canadian repertoire (including her own) as examples of the various composition techniques.
February 7 & 9, 2016 Andras Schiff recitals with a pre-concert lecture
March 6, 2016 Pedagogy Q&A
April 10, 2016 Pedagogical Questions and Musical Games
May 15, 2016 Master Class with Dr. Carla Dodek in preparation for the annual STA Recital
June 5, 2016 Annual STA recital at the Unitarian Church
August 16, 2016 Potluck Dinner and Planning Session for 2016-2017
September 18 , 2016
Investigating the RCM Teacher Certification program including looking at the professional development offerings AND

A Look at the New Theory Syllabus
November 6, 2016 Workshop presenting basic concepts needed for a teacher to gain confidence in using a Kodaly-based music program with insights into teaching sequential music education through singing and action games, emphasizing rhythm and sofa with Jo Yawney
November 13, 2016 Behzod Abduraimov piano recital, including pre-concert lecture
December 11, 2016 Tour of the Canadian Music Centre