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The Kodály Approach: A Different Range of Music Education

Posted by Rachel Ware Carlton on 2/25/16 10:30 AM

If you are a music educator, you might have heard of the Kodály approach to music education. It is an approach that while, slightly unconventional, has proven to inspire, enlighten and educate students.

Using a more traditional form of music education, The National Association of Music Education simply describes its methodology: create, perform and respond, focus on technical practicing methods and an emphasis on music theory.

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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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