Teaching World Music in Higher Education
Tuesday June 25th, Wednesday June 26th, Thursday, June 27th
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Teaching Faculty: Patricia S. Campbell, Ph.D. & Amanda C. Soto, Ph.D
Join us for the inaugural seminar on "Teaching World Music in Higher Education". The seminar is co-sponsored by Smithsonian Folkways, and is intended for university faculty who are in the process of diversifying undergraduate studies in music. Content will cover music sources and resources for individual courses, cross-program weaves, curricular reform in music history/culture, theory, education, and performance. Practical and applied matters will be recommended and discussed, including the selection of course-appropriate textbooks and trustworthy recordings, videos and online sources, the design of course projects, and the development of field visits, community collaborations, and artist residencies. Ethno-cultural issues and matters of music and social responsibility will be addressed in the context of higher education, including universities, conservatories, two-year colleges, teacher inservice education. Faculty to include Patricia Shehan Campbell and Amanda Christina Soto.
Note: This seminar runs during the week of the certificate course in World Music Pedagogy, the five-day intensive course running June 24-29, 2018, that models world music pedagogy content, delivery, facilitation of participatory musicking. The course and seminar may be taken together, but it is not required that registrants enroll in the certificate course in World Music Pedagogy in order to attend the “Teaching World Music in Higher Education” seminar.
Seminar Fee: $195 (includes selected resources)