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World Instrument Making - Introduction (WIM)


WORLD INSTRUMENT MAKING - Introduction (WIM)

  • This graduate level course provides K-8 music and non-music teacher 5 consecutive days, or 35 hours of instruction.
  • Teachers go through the making of 36 musical instruments in great detail, from simple to more complex technologies that require some hammering and sawing.
  • The activities include listening and play-along exercises along with reading and composing in several types of notations.
  • He will discuss how these craft activities can be used to teach many disciplines including music, art, science, math, and language arts.
  • No special skills are need and all tools and materials are provided.


WORLD MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MAKING - Level 1 (WIMI)

  • Each 4-hour workshops introduces music and non-music teachers to the making of 5 simple musical instruments for K-8 classrooms.
  • It provides an overview of Dr. Woodson's approach to making wind, string, drum, and idiophone instruments based on ideas from around the world.
  • Attendees will receive notes on the projects that include ways of composing and performing music for each instrument.
  • He will discuss how these craft activities can be used to teach many disciplines including music, art, science, math, and language arts.
  • No special skills are need and all tools and materials are provided.

K-8 WORLD MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MAKING COURSE (WIMC)

  • This graduate level course provides 5 consecutive days, or 35 hours of instruction.
  • Teachers go through the making of 36 musical instruments in great detail, from simple to more complex technologies that require some hammering and sawing.
  • The activities include listening and play-along exercises along with reading and composing in several types of notations.
  • The course comes with free copies of the instrument making notes.
  • Two college credits are available through Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio. These credits come after satisfactorily completing the 5 days and require a final paper.


Workshops times vary, check homepage for current offerings or contact Dr. Craig Woodson at 440-725-8767.




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