Join us as we explore the fundamental principles and early stages of teaching violin and viola through a series of engaging video lectures and lesson demonstrations, including: 1) Master classes with some of the world’s top string pedagogues, 2) Individual lesson demos of teaching violin/viola set up, left and right hand technique and pieces from the early violin/viola repertoire, 3) Group lesson demos of teaching music theory, ear training and fun activities that encourage good playing habits, and 4) A “field trip” to the violin shop, where we will outfit a new beginning student with a proper instrument and bow. You’ll also engage in a series of discussions and reflections with colleagues and peers across the globe. Upon completion of this course, we hope you’ll return to your studio with confidence, a new curriculum, and a renewed approach to sharing with your students the joyful experience of making beautiful music.
Teaching the Violin and Viola: Creating a Healthy FoundationNorthwestern University
About this Course
Northwestern University is a private research and teaching university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, and Doha, Qatar. Northwestern combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM TEACHING THE VIOLIN AND VIOLA: CREATING A HEALTHY FOUNDATION
Stellar! Great concepts explained well and demonstrated on real students. Will help me immensely in my own teaching.
Very helpful approaches to teach children and older students, thank you!
Fun Learning With Stacia Spencer......... Such a great Teacher....
Very comprehensive! Helpful and you will defiantly learn various skill sets in teaching the violin and viola!!
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