¨ Strategies that scaffold composing tasks
¨ Vocal arrangements that enable students to experiment with harmonic progressions and melodic patterns
¨ Aural activities that involve composition and improvisation tools
A variety of teaching approaches will be used including pentatonic scale and the 12 bar blues. Particular reference will be made to best practice in melody writing.
|Sat, 28th February||10:00 am to 1:00 pm||St. Angela’s Secondary School, Waterford|
|Sat, 7th March||10:00 am to 1:00 pm||St. Brendan’s College, Killarney|
|Sat, 21st March||10:00 am to 1:00 pm||Dominican College, Taylor’s Hill, Galway|
|Sat, 9th May||10:00 am to 1:00 pm||Belvedere College, Dublin|
The online application form is to register: please click here
Resources are currently being uploaded to the PDST Workshop Resources section of our website which you may find useful in your school.
For School Based Support:
All schools can apply for subject based support. To avail of school based support for business: Follow this link to our online form
For additional Support:
The Post-Primary Music Teachers’ Association (PPMTA) also provide Continuing Professional Development courses, seminars and an annual conference to support post-primary Music teachers in Ireland. PDST collaborate with PPMTA and regularly facilitate workshops at the PPMTA Annual conference. For further information go to www.ppmta.ie.
Cathernine Begley is the Administrator for Music and is based in Dublin West Education Centre, Old Blessington Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24.
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