MUSIC AND MEDIA ARTS

take an auditory journey of creative exploration and learn how rhythm connects us all

Exploring Sound and Story: Overview

Participants will develop tools for analyzing sound, practice approaches for active listening, experiment with story finding, and explore rhythm/melody making routines. We will attend to ideas like perspective taking, curiosity, gratitude, resourcefulness, and student voice; engaging in creative routines around the concepts. This course lays the foundations for our 200 level work of generating rich, multidimensional audio and video content in a classroom setting.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

●   Utilize vocabulary for exploring and describing sound
●   Employ active listening approaches
●   Practice classroom routines for music listening and analysis
●   Conduct an interview
●   Apply/integrate story finding techniques into classroom content
●   Practice classroom routines for rhythm and melody making

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Let's Dive Into a World of Sound!

DIVE INTO A WORLD OF CREATIVE ENGAGEMENT

Music and Media Arts 101

Let's explore ways to listen, interpret and enjoy music. We'll start with the basics and progress together.

Why take a course on music and sound?

Musical literacy is a skill that transcends borders, languages and cultural norms. Learning the language of sound-making through the Music and Media Arts 101 course helps you access this skill for use in the classroom and beyond. No prior knowledge required – just a listening ear and an open mind!

Meet Your Instructor

Mari Livie

MUSICIAN, INSTRUCTOR AND UKELELE EXTRAORDINAIRE!

Consider me your personal guide as you engage with the Music and Media Strategy.

Email me at mari@creativeengage mentlab.com if you have questions or comments around the course content, if you want to reflect on your experience in the course, plan or brainstorm how you might use one of the activities in your classroom, or even set up a time for us to chat on the phone.

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