Kodály Certification

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OAKE Endorsed
Kodály Certification Courses: Levels I, II, and III
July 6 - 17, 2020

Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Based on ongoing state and federal recommendations to reduce the spread of coronavirus, Rider University announced that all Summer I courses would move to remote or alternative instruction. As we cannot deliver this course remotely, we are canceling it for this year. We very much hope to see you next year.

Our Westminster Choir College Kodály levels provide unique experiences that support music educators in planning for enacting practices relevant to K-12 educators. Join us for two weeks of music making, pedagogical thinking, personal growth, collaboration, and fun!

In this program, educators will:

  • Integrate traditional Kodály pedagogy with 21st century educational approaches that are student-centered and promote musical engagement and thinking outside of the classroom

  • Experience a range of music including folk music from various cultures, popular music, singing games, and choral repertoire

  • Develop vibrant lessons that promote students’ musicianship skills while incorporating broad musical styles/genres, technology, and creative thinking practices

  • Complete assignments individually and in small groups, drawing from the rich knowledge of other participants in the course as well as the instructors

  • Improve personal musicianship and conducting skills

  • Sing in a combined choir of all levels with a highly accomplished, well-known choral director

  • Socialize with other teachers—both local and from across the county—to form strong professional relationships and friendships

  • All classes are held on the Westminster Choir College campus in Princeton, NJ from 8:00am - 4:45pm.  Classes will be held in the new Marion Buckelew Cullen Center

$1,250 non-credit/$2,145 with 3 graduate credits

Housing and Accommodations:
Participants have the option of staying on campus ($250 per week/double occupancy; $400 per week/single occupancy). Some air-conditioned rooms have been set aside for this two-week program first-come, first-serve.  Many wonderful food options are within walking distance. For more information on housing and programs at Westminster, visit the General Summer Program Information page.

We are pleased to offer our new 
Master of Music Education with Kodaly Emphasis degree

Westminster Office of Continuing Education
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