Summer School 9th to 13th
with Dr Alex Ruthmann
Technology in Music Education (MUSC7730) will be offered in flexible mode, incorporating a week of on-campus classes. This is a hands-on course that incorporates creative music technology projects exploring music sequencing, notation, and simple digital audio editing and recording. Students will develop a thorough understanding of the application of contemporary music technology in education.
UQ Winter Choral School,
25th to the 30th of June 2012
Choral Conducting and Pedagogy (MUSC6850) will also be offered in flexible mode, within the UQ Winter Choral School, incorporating on-campus classes from the 25th to the 30th of June. This practical and hands-on course will enable students to develop their approaches to conducting, choral training, rehearsal techniques and repertoire. An exciting program of lectures, seminars, masterclasses and performances will allow for maximum participation by Master's students.
Other Master of Music courses on offer in 2012
Semester 1: Qualitative Research Methods
for the Music Professions (MUSC7300)
Delivered intensively on 4 Saturdays
by Professor Margaret Barrett
Semester 2: Quantitative Research Methods
for the Music Professions (MUSC 7305)
Delivered intensively on weekends
by Adjunct Professor Helen Shoemark
Aural Studies (MUSC6800)
with Graeme Morton.
Semester 1 and Semester 2:
Professional Engagement Projects A and B
(MUSC 7710 and MUSC7720)
Thesis courses (MUSC7900 and MUSC7930) may also be taken in either semester as negotiated with the Course Coordinator.
Those coming to Brisbane especially for the intensive sessions may find reasonably priced accommodation
on campus in the various colleges
Dr S. Alex Ruthmann (University of Massachusetts Lowell) is an international leader in the areas of social/digital media musicianship and creativity, the development of technologies for music learning, teaching and engagement in schools and community-based programs. Dr Ruthmann is widely published and an international conference presenter. You can follow his posts on music learning, teaching and technology on his website at http://www.alexruthmann.com
Graeme Morton is one of Australia's leading choral musicians, with a wealth of experience as a conductor, teacher, lecturer, composer and broadcaster of choral music. Graeme was Director of Music at St Peters Lutheran College for many years and recently accepted the position of Choral Conducting Fellow at the University of Queensland. Graeme is also Director of Music at St John's Cathedral, and Director of the Brisbane Chamber Choir.
Dr Colin Durrant (University of London) is conductor of the Imperial College Choir and University of London Chamber Choir. He leads the postgraduate program in Music Education at the Institute of Education and his book, Choral Conducting: philosophy and practice (Routledge 2003) is regarded as the seminal text in this field. Colin is principal conducting tutor for the Association of British Choral Directors and has presented workshops and master- classes internationally.