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Rachel Ware Carlton

Dr. Rachel Ware Carlton, Assistant Professor of Voice and Interim Director of Graduate Music, is an award winning soprano who has performed on the operatic and concert stage. She received her Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Musical Arts degrees from the University of Minnesota and her Bachelor of Arts degree in music from Luther College. Dr. Ware Carlton has taught vocalists at the collegiate, secondary, and elementary levels. Her articles on vocal pedagogy, private studio management, and other topics have appeared in national publications.

 

Recent Posts

3 Reasons to Learn the Kodály Method of Music Education

Posted by Rachel Ware Carlton on 1/28/16 10:30 AM

If you are a music educator, then you have probably heard of the major methods of teaching music: Orff, Kodály, Suzuki, and Dalcroze.

But, have you ever really considered learning to use the Kodály method of music education? If you haven’t, you should. Here’s why:

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Topics: Music Education

Why A Degree in Music Education Is Worth A Second Look

Posted by Rachel Ware Carlton on 12/4/15 12:21 PM

Are you thinking about pursuing a graduate degree in Music Education? Whether you currently teach music and want to go back to school, or are just considering studying music education in graduate school, a Master of Music Education program could be the perfect program for you!

There are many benefits to pursuing a Master’s in Music Education, and there are many flexible  programs to fit many schedule’s needs.

Here are three things to think about as you consider completing a graduate program in Music Education:

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Topics: Music Education

5 Questions and Answers about the Kodaly Approach to Music Education

Posted by Rachel Ware Carlton on 3/7/15 4:03 PM

Each summer, students from around the world attend the Summer Music Session at Silver Lake to pursue their Kodaly Certificate. However, some educators and musicians may have never heard of the Kodaly approach.

My name is Rachel Ware Carlton, and I’m the Director of Graduate Music at Silver Lake College. Here I’ve answered five questions people new to Kodaly commonly have about the method.

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Topics: Music Education

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