|László Norbert Nemes |
Lecturer, Choral Conducting, Musicianship, Choir, Special Sessions
Each summer, visiting Hungarian faculty offer special sessions of interest and extension at Holy Names University.
- Fill out the online Pre-Registration Form (link will be 'live' soon) to indicate your interest in these sessions.
- A deposit towards fees is required and is non-refundable after June 1, 2018.
- Please arrive 30 minutes before the first class of each series, to complete the registration process and pay the balance of fees.
- Kennedy Building - Building C on the Campus Map.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org 510 – 436 - 1039
Who are special sessions for?
These sessions are available to both credit and seminar track participants, other interested musicians, teachers and students:
- Choral conductors
- College/university lecturers and aspiring lecturers
- Studio music teachers
- College students
- Singing students
- Community musicians
- High School students
- International visitors attending the Seminar (ESTA visa waiver)
2018 Special Summer Sessions
Special sessions for Summer 2018 will be announced soon!
Previous Summer Sessions
Topics in 2017 explored contemporary Kodály inspired education in intermediate and advanced settings.
2017 Summer Session 1: Musicianship Methodology, Intermediate – Advanced (1 Credit for those seeking CPD units)
Descriptor: Complete an intensive course in teaching intermediate and advanced musicianship. This will be a model for teaching musicianship at high school, college level and beyond
- Observe model lessons
- Participate in micro-teaching and reflection
- Design activities and complete lessons for varied levels of difficulty
- Explore the use of László Dobszay’s textbook series of epochal significance “The World of Tones” and its adaptation into style-based development of musicianship and music theory teaching at all levels
2017 Summer Session 2: Choral Pedagogy for High School, College, Community settings
Descriptor: These sessions will give participants an opportunity to gain further experience in choral music education according to the Kodály concept. A special emphasis will be given to modern and contemporary choral literature and to the definition of valuable choral repertory that enhances both musical of technical growth of all choral singers.
Sessions will include the following topics:
- Score study, score preparation, teaching tips
- Folksong arrangements
- The new sound idioms of modern choral music
- Choral literature / repertoire
- Choral etudes
- What happens before and after a choral rehearsal