Don Wright Faculty of Music at Western University, London, ON
July 20 to 31
Contact: Ruth Wright
Deadline: June 1, 2020 (or until full)
Cost: $795 (subject to change)
This course and workshop will focus on investigating the nature and pedagogies establishing progressive methods in popular music education in the 21st century. With an emphasis on practical music making, supported by reading, research, and discussion, participants will explore pedagogic developments in the field of music education and create their own version of a 21st century music curriculum. Content for this course and workshop will include: informal popular music learning; mash-ups and remixes; music video production; the iPad as a classroom instrument; song writing; creativity development using GarageBand and other music software and apps.