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  • 2019 Opus

OPUS 100 Conference Handouts: Modern Music for the Modern Student

Session Title: Modern Music for the Modern Student Session Description: Programming experimental and non-traditional music that encourages composition through the use of non-traditional notation develops individual musicianship through improvisation, or creates student engagement through the integration of technology fosters higher-order thinking in the student musician. This session will sample repertoire from a variety of levels, highlighting […]

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  • 2019 Opus

OPUS 100 Conference Handouts: Teacher Creativity and Paths to/for Student Voice

Session Title: Teacher Creativity and Paths to/for Student Voice (presented by members of ESME) Session Description: This workshop is for teachers who are curious about using jamming in their classroom and are looking to gain the comfort and expertise needed to do so. After a quick introduction on how jamming is used to facilitate student creativity […]

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  • 2019 Opus

OPUS 100 Conference Handouts: Breaking Down Barriers for Jazz Improvisation

Session Title: Breaking Down Barriers for Jazz Improvisation Session Description: This workshop focuses on students who have zero experience improvising, and is applicable to all instruments and class formats. Through a variety of games and exercises, it systematically breaks down the elements of improvisation to create a pathway for future growth and expression. It’ll be fun! […]

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  • 2019 Opus

OPUS 100 Conference Handouts: Finding Funds for Your School Music Program

Session Title: Finding Funds for Your School Music Program Session Description: Having good resources in a music program is key to fostering well-rounded, student success: We all want the best possible musical experience and education for our students, but finding the dollars to purchase instruments, music AND supportive learning products is a major challenge. More and […]

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  • 2019 Opus

OPUS 100 Conference Handouts: Branching out: Cross Curricular Connections

Session Title: Branching Out: Experience the Joy of Making Music with a Mindset on Cross-Curricular Connections Session Description: Participants will sing, dance, play, and actively participate in musical inter-activities that make intentional connections to the Arts, Literacy, Numeracy, Social Studies, Science & Technology curriculum. Dress comfy and be ready to take lots of practical ideas back […]

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  • 2019 Opus

OPUS 100 Conference Handouts: Music Theatre in the Elementary School

Session Title: Music Theatre in the Elementary School – Yes You Can! Session Description: Do you love music theatre but are not sure where to start at your school? Have you directed a few musicals but are interested in gaining some helpful tips to make it even better? If you answered yes to any of these […]

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  • 2019 Opus

OPUS 100 Conference Handouts: Improvising and Composing in the P/J Music Class

Session Title: Improvising and Composing in the P/J Music Class Session Description: This hands-on workshop will explore improvisation and composition activities tailored to primary and junior music classes using a variety of media, including voice, body percussion, instruments and technology. Discussion topics will include the role of creative work in music learning, cross-curricular connections and assessment. Workshop […]

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  • 2019 Opus

OPUS 100 Conference Handouts: Choral to Orff

Session Title: Choral to Orff Session Description: This practical workshop focuses on how to choose and use choral repertoire selections as a departure point for creative group work in the Orff classroom. Four models of this approach will be presented, each focused on a specific piece of repertoire, complete with lesson ideas, teaching strategies, and assessment […]

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  • 2019 Opus

OPUS 100 Conference Handouts: Supporting Triangulation of Assessment with Google Apps

Session Title: Supporting Triangulation of Assessment with Google Apps Gr. 7-12 Session Description: How can triangulation of assessment support student achievement? A look at the issues with traditional assessment methods and how they can be improved by a balanced triangulation of assessment. We will look at quantifying our observations and conversations in order to improve student achievement. […]

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  • 2019 Opus

OPUS 100 Conference Handouts: Teaching the Lower Strings

Session Title: Teaching the Lower Strings Session Description: The double bass and cello have many differences from other string instruments. We will discuss these differences. Also, we will offer strategies to keep your lower string players engaged. Gear and basic maintenance will also be discussed. Clinician(s): Matteo Ferrero-Wong and Dayoung Seo    Focus: Strings- I/S   Location: Peel   Sponsor: OSA Seo_Ferrero-Wong_LowerStringsPresentation_Saturday

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  • 2019 Opus

OPUS 100 Conference Handout: Singing! It Never Goes Out of Style!

Session Title: Singing! It Never Goes Out of Style! Session Description: Come and celebrate the special artistry of children’s choral singing! Carole Anderson and Elaine Choi, seasoned choral conductors, will share repertoire ideas and rehearsal strategies for Primary/Junior and Intermediate school/community choral groups. This session, sponsored by Choirs Ontario, will highlight a wide variety (over 3000!) […]

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  • 2019 Opus

OPUS 100 Conference Handouts: The Power of Jamming

Session Title: The Power of Jamming Session Description: Jamming is a powerful tool for encouraging student creativity and student voice in our classrooms, but it can be intimidating for educators. In this workshop, participants will explore jamming games and activities that facilitate improvisation and “off the page” group music making. Participants will play, sing, and jam in […]

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  • 2019 Opus

OPUS 100 Conference Handouts: The Unique Jazz Ensemble: Tailoring the Arrangement to Fit

Session Title: The Unique Jazz Ensemble: Tailoring the Arrangement to Fit Session Description: How can music teachers quickly and easily change arrangements to fit their unique big bands? Even when an arrangement is a close match to the abilities of the group, there can still be challenges, e.g., range or technical limitations. This clinic will explain and […]

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  • 2019 Opus

OPUS 100 Conference Handouts: Starting a Ukulele Program

Session Title: Starting a Ukulele Program Session Description: Discover how to propose a ukulele program to administration, which ukuleles to purchase, how to set up your classroom, helpful beginner ukulele resources, and the basics of playing the ukulele. Bring a ukulele if you have one. Clinician(s): Jane Kennedy   Focus: Strings/Ukulele – J   Location: Mississauga B   Sponsor: OPUS 100 https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ESuNb7BZ8myI5wrh_BDxpmvyv2EcMeJP4ZzfZQqzpes/edit#slide=id.g6fc2e8440f_0_0

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  • 2019 Opus

OPUS 100 Conference Handouts: Rhythms ‘R’ Us

Session Title: Rhythms ‘R’ Us Session Description: This workshop provides hands-on activities for use in the music classroom. These same activities are adaptable for music classrooms in the J/I/S divisions. The activities use dice, writing their own rhythms and using these to compose and work with others to create a great piece that can be percussive or […]

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