Counterpoint 2018 – Saturday Session Six

Social Justice through Music: The Bigger Picture This workshop will explore various social justice/equity issues through music using culturally relevant pedagogy in your intermediate/senior classrooms. Using the critical analysis and critical thinking processes, we...

Counterpoint 2018 – Saturday Session 5

Respecting Indigenous Perspectives In light of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action, teachers are called to include Indigenous Knowledge and Music in the curriculum. Questions of appropriate use, resources and how to integrate Indigenous musics has...

Counterpoint 2018 – Saturday Session 4

Smart Programming: Choosing worthwhile music for Young Bands! Composer Sweeney outlines key elements to look for and avoid when choosing music; instrumentation, rhythmic complexity, ranges and not-so-obvious + intangibles for quality. Clinician: Michael Sweeney Focus:...

Counterpoint 2018 – Friday Session 3

Cultural Choral Reading Session Clinician: Gena Norbury Focus: P/J Location: Room 202 Sponsor: St. John’s Music Norbury_ St Johns_CULTURAL CHORAL READING SESSION Modern Guitar Classroom This modern guitar classroom approach was developed to incorporate a wide variety...

Counterpoint 2018 – Friday – Session 2

What If…? The ‘What If…’workshop deals with some approaches for dealing with advocating, in a positive manner, about the position of music in today’s curriculum. What can we as music educators do to provide music for all students. We will discuss various levels of...