WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY
SAMUEL BARBER WInter and SUMMER INSTITUTE

2022-2023 COURSE OFFERINGS

Named in honor of West Chester-born composer Samuel Barber (1910-1981), The Samuel Barber Summer Institute offers an innovative combination of traditional academic courses and special subject seminars featuring nationally renowned leaders in 21st century music education. These courses may be applied to NASM-accredited master's degrees in music education, applied music, piano pedagogy, music history and literature, and music theory, as well as meeting requirements for teacher certification renewal and professional growth programs. Master's degrees in the WCU Wells School of Music may be earned through an intensive four-summer program or a combination of regular semester and summer studies.

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2022-2023 Winter and SUMMER COURSE OFFERINGS

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Winter Session 2022-2023 Course

Music Education: Winter Session

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**As part of the Winter Session course work, there will be a required day-long workshop at WCU on Saturday, January 14, 2023**

ORFF-SCHULWERK: RECORDER ENSEMBLE • DECEMBER 19 – JANUARY 22

MUE 579: ORFF SCHULWERK: RECORDER ENSEMBLE (1CR.) – REMOTE-SYNCHRONOUS
Workshop Faculty: Drue Bullington

A culmination of recorder instruction, through performance analysis, and discussion into a survey of repertoire suitable for recorder consort and consort with subordinate instruments. Pre / Co requisites: MUE 579 requires prerequisites of MUE 573 and MUE 574 and MUE 575.

ORFF-SCHULWERK: MOVEMENT • DECEMBER 19 – JANUARY 22

MUE 580: ORFF SCHULWERK: MOVEMENT (1CR.) – REMOTE-SYNCHRONOUS
Workshop Faculty: Drue Bullington

An in-depth study to develop visual and spatial awareness, coordination and body control, imagination, improvisation, and kinesthetic understanding of musical elements as they interact within the Schulwerk process. Open, as an elective, to students demonstrating proficiency in creative movement, improvisation, and ethnic dance. Admission by audition. Pre / Co requisites: MUE 580 requires prerequisites of MUE 573 and MUE 574 and MUE 575.

ORFF-SCHULWERK: INSTRUMENTARIUM PRACTICUM • DECEMBER 19 – JANUARY 22

MUE 581: ORFF SCHULWERK: INSTRUMENTARIUM PRACTICUM (1CR.) – REMOTE-SYNCHRONOUS
Workshop Faculty: Drue Bullington

A survey of works by Carl Orff and Gunild Keetman for the instrumentarium which requires advanced performance skills. Open, as an elective, to students demonstrating playing proficiencies using basic techniques or unpitched and pitched instruments, as well as improvisational skills. Admission by audition. Pre / Co requisites: MUE 581 requires prerequisites of MUE 573 and MUE 574 and MUE 575.

 

**Professional Development Hours - Open to Area Music Teachers**

Workshop: The Adventures in Orff-Schulwerk | Workshop Faculty: Drue Bullington

Saturday, January 14, 2023 • 11:00am – 4:00pm • Swope Music Building
Cost: $40.00 for Single Day Participants

For single day participant registration go to: https://www.wcupa.edu/music/forms/summerWorkshop/
Free for WCU Orff Master & Certificate Students enrolled in MUE 579, 580, 581
(Master & Certificate Students do not have to register through the workshop form)

 

Music Education: Summer Session 1

ORFF-SCHULWERK COURSES (JUNE 19 – JUNE 30): WORKSHOP/ACT 48 AVAILABLE

**Students must take all three classes in the level

*Act 48 and Workshop options available

ORFF-SCHULWERK: LEVEL I BASIC MUSICIANSHIP*   •   JUNE 19 - JUNE 30

MUE 570: ORFF-SCHULWERK: LEVEL I BASIC MUSICIANSHIP (2 CR.) – In-Person
Workshop Faculty: Drue Bullington, Ashley Brown Woodside, Russell Nadel

Designed to develop fundamental Orff processes through the acquisition of basic musical skills through pentatonic activities.

ORFF-SCHULWERK: LEVEL I RECORDER*   •   JUNE 19 - JUNE 30

MUE 571: ORFF-SCHULWERK: LEVEL I RECORDER (1 CR.) – In-Person
Workshop Faculty: Drue Bullington, Ashley Brown Woodside, Russell Nadel

Designed to develop fundamental Orff processes through elemental proficiency on the soprano recorder.

ORFF-SCHULWERK: LEVEL I MOVEMENT*   •   JUNE 19 - JUNE 30

MUE 572: ORFF-SCHULWERK: LEVEL I MOVEMENT (1 CR.) – In-Person
Workshop Faculty: Drue Bullington, Ashley Brown Woodside, Russell Nadel

Designed to develop fundamental Orff processes through movement, locomotor, dance, descriptive, free improvisation.

ORFF-SCHULWERK: LEVEL 2 BASIC MUSICIANSHIP*   •   JUNE 19 - JUNE 30

MUE 573: ORFF-SCHULWERK: LEVEL 2 BASIC MUSICIANSHIP (2 CR.) – In-Person
Workshop Faculty: Drue Bullington, Ashley Brown Woodside, Russell Nadel

Designed to develop theoretical comprehension of the evolution of elemental music through the Baroque period. Liturgical and diatonic modes are used as vehicles in developing harmonic concepts. Admission to program by audition. Pre / Co requisites: MUE 573 requires prerequisites of MUE 570 and MUE 571 and MUE 572.

ORFF-SCHULWERK: LEVEL 2 RECORDER*   •   JUNE 19 - JUNE 30

MUE 574: ORFF-SCHULWERK: LEVEL 2 RECORDER (1 CR.) – In-Person
Workshop Faculty: Drue Bullington, Ashley Brown Woodside, Russell Nadel

Designed to develop skills on alto, tenor, and bass recorders through improvisation, accompaniment, and ensemble playing in various styles and historical periods. Pre / Co requisites: MUE 574 requires prerequisites of MUE 570 and MUE 571 and MUE 572.

ORFF-SCHULWERK: LEVEL 2 MOVEMENT*   •   JUNE 19 - JUNE 30

MUE 575: ORFF-SCHULWERK: LEVEL 2 MOVEMENT (1 CR.) – In-Person
Workshop Faculty: Drue Bullington, Ashley Brown Woodside, Russell Nadel

Continued development of movement techniques through improvisation, choreography in set or free focus with either rhythm, music, Or dramatic content, or a combination thereof. Pre / Co requisites: MUE 575 requires prerequisites of MUE 570 and MUE 571 and MUE 572.

ORFF-SCHULWERK: LEVEL 3 BASIC MUSICIANSHIP*   •   JUNE 19 – JUNE 30

MUE 576: ORFF SCHULWERK: LEVEL 3 BASIC MUSICIANSHIP (2CR.) – IN-PERSON
Workshop Faculty: Drue Bullington, Ashley Brown Woodside, Russell Nadel

Designed to develop comprehension of 20th-century styles, theoretical and performance practices of Western and non-Western music, while using both ethnic and popular means. Pre / Co requisites: MUE 576 requires prerequisites of MUE 573 and MUE 574 and MUE 575.

ORFF-SCHULWERK: LEVEL 3 RECORDER*   •   JUNE 19 – JUNE 30

MUE 577: ORFF SCHULWERK: LEVEL 3 RECORDER (1 CR.) – IN-PERSON
Workshop Faculty: Drue Bullington, Ashley Brown Woodside, Russell Nadel

Continuation of Level II proficiencies and exploration of consort materials found in Orff-Schulwerk, Volumes 1-5. Pre / Co requisites: MUE 577 requires prerequisites of MUE 573 and MUE 574 and MUE 575.

ORFF-SCHULWERK: LEVEL 3 MOVEMENT*   •   JUNE 19 – JUNE 30

MUE 578: ORFF SCHULWERK: LEVEL 3 MOVEMENT (1 CR.) – IN-PERSON
Workshop Faculty: Drue Bullington, Ashley Brown Woodside, Russell Nadel

Continuation of Level II proficiencies; the analysis of ethnic and historical dances with appropriate choreographic notation in set and free form focus or a combination thereof. Pre / Co requisites: MUE 578 requires prerequisites of MUE 573 and MUE 574 and MUE 575.

Music Education: Summer Session 2

KODÁLY COURSES (JULY 17 - JULY 28): WORKSHOP/ACT 48 AVAILABLE

**Students must take both classes in the level

*Act 48 and Workshop options available

KODÁLY: LEVEL 1 MUSICIANSHIP TRAINING*   •   JULY 17 - JULY 28

MUE 560: KODÁLY 1 MUSICIANSHIP TRAINING* (2 CR.) – In-Person
Workshop Faculty: Dr. Jill Trinka, Dr. Ken Carter, Amy Carter

Designed to develop musicianship for teaching the Kodály process in primary grades and to develop students' ability to sing pentatonic literature and basic rhythms at sight in a classroom setting.

KODÁLY: LEVEL 1 METHODOLOGY*   •   JULY 17 - JULY 28

MUE 561: KODÁLY 1 METHODOLOGY* (2 CR.) – In-Person
Workshop Faculty: Dr. Jill Trinka, Dr. Ken Carter, Amy Carter

Designed to present lesson-planning strategies for teaching Kodály-based methodology in the primary grades.

KODÁLY: LEVEL 2 MUSICIANSHIP TRAINING*   •   JULY 17 - JULY 28

MUE 562: KODÁLY 2 MUSICIANSHIP TRAINING* (2 CR.) – In-Person
Workshop Faculty: Dr. Jill Trinka, Dr. Ken Carter, Amy Carter

Designed to develop musicianship for teaching the Kodály process in intermediate grades and the student's ability to sing diatonic Literature and advanced rhythms at sight in a classroom setting. Pre / Co requisites: MUE 562 requires prerequisite of MUE 560 or MUE 561.

KODÁLY: LEVEL 2 METHODOLOGY*   •   JULY 17 - JULY 28

MUE 563: KODÁLY 2 METHODOLOGY* (2 CR.) – In-Person
Workshop Faculty: Dr. Jill Trinka, Dr. Ken Carter, Amy Carter

Designed to present lesson-planning strategies for teaching Kodály-based methodology in the intermediate grades. Pre / Co requisites: MUE 563 requires prerequisite of MUE 560 or MUE 561.

KODÁLY: LEVEL 3 MUSICIANSHIP TRAINING*   •   JULY 17 - JULY 28

MUE 564. KODÁLY: LEVEL 3 MUSICIANSHIP TRAINING* (2 CR.) – In-Person
Workshop Faculty: Dr. Jill Trinka, Dr. Ken Carter, Amy Carter

Designed to develop musicianship skills for teaching the Kodály process in secondary grades through classical music. Pre / Co Requisites: MUE 564 requires prerequisite of MUE 562 or MUE 563.

KODÁLY: LEVEL 3 METHODOLOGY*   •   JULY 17 - JULY 28

MUE 565. KODÁLY: LEVEL 3 METHODOLOGY* (2 CR.) – In-Person
Workshop Faculty: Dr. Jill Trinka, Dr. Ken Carter, Amy Carter

Strategies and materials for listening lessons will be presented as well as teaching techniques for secondary classrooms. Students are expected to submit a 30–35 minute teaching tape for purposes of coordinating all Kodály teaching skills. Pre / Co requisites: MUE 565 requires prerequisite of MUE 562 or MUE 563.

KODÁLY: LEVEL 4 CONDUCTING   •   JULY 17 – JULY 28

MUE 566: KODÁLY: CONDUCTING (2 CR.) – In-Person
Workshop Faculty: Dr. Jill Trinka, Dr. Ken Carter, Amy Carter

Designed to acquaint the student with the application and development of children's choral literature in performance using composed works of Kodaly and various other composers who have written for children

KODÁLY: LEVEL 4 FOLK MUSIC   •   JULY 17 – JULY 28

MUE 567: KODÁLY: FOLK MUSIC (2 CR.) – In-Person
Workshop Faculty: Dr. Jill Trinka, Dr. Ken Carter, Amy Carter

Designed to review and identify folk song genre, identify principal researchers and collections, analyze materials collected, and submit project containing all materials.

KODÁLY: LEVEL 4 GAMES and MATERIALS   •   JULY 17 – JULY 28

MUE 568: KODÁLY: GAME and MATERIALS (2 CR.) – In-Person
Workshop Faculty: Dr. Jill Trinka, Dr. Ken Carter, Amy Carter

Designed to provide participants with materials for preparing, presenting, and reinforcing rhythmic and melodic concepts through game playing and dances.

Music Education Courses for Certification Credits

Orff-Schulwerk (June 19 – June 30, In Person)

*Students must sign up for all three courses within the level

  • MUE 570: Orff-Schulwerk Level 1: Basic Musicianship
  • MUE 571: Orff-Schulwerk Level 1: Recorder

Kodály (July 17 – JULY 28, In Person)

*Students must sign up for both courses within the level

  • MUE 560: Kodály Level 1: Musicianship Training
  • MUE 561: Kodály Level 1: Methodology

ENSEMBLES and CONDUCTING: SUMMER SESSION 2

WIND BAND CONDUCTING SYMPOSIUM   •   July 17 – 21

AIM 680: SPECIAL SUBJECTS SEMINAR: WIND BAND CONDUCTING SYMPOSIUM (3 CR.) – In-Person
Andrew Yozviak, M. Gregory Martin and Adam Gumble, Host Clinicians

The West Chester University Summer Wind Conducting Symposium is designed to provide musicians the opportunity to sharpen conducting skills, strengthen score study techniques, broaden knowledge of wind literature and refine rehearsal strategies. Conductors may participate in the symposium in one of two different levels. Conducting participants will conduct chamber ensembles during the morning sessions and a full wind ensemble in the afternoon. Participation at this level will be limited to the first sixteen applicants with paid deposits. Observers will be engaged in all the daily activities but will not conduct the ensembles. A workshop fee is required in addition to tuition.

CHORAL CONDUCTING SYMPOSIUM   •   July 19 – 22

VOC 536: VOCAL-CHORAL MUSIC WORKSHOP (3 CR.) – In-person
David P. DeVenney and Ryan Kelly, Host Clinicians
Betsy Cook Weber, University of Houston

The West Chester University Summer Choral Symposium is designed to sharpen podium gestures and communication skills, enhance knowledge of repertoire, and deepen score study and analysis techniques. It is designed for working conductors in public schools, churches, and community choirs. Conductors may participate in two ways: as Conducting Participants, who will get ample podium time with master teachers; or as Observers, who will be engaged in all activities but who will not conduct. All sessions will be video recorded and given to participating conductors. A workshop fee is required in addition to tuition.

2023 Choral Symposium  2023 Choral Symposium Registration

MUSIC THEORY and COMPOSITION/ MUSIC HISTORY and LITERATURE: SUMMER SESSION 2

STYLE, FORM & GENRE   •   July 3 – August 6

MHL 501: STYLE FORM & GENRE - A REVIEW (3 CR.) – Online Asynchronous
Ann Hiloski-Fowler

An introduction to the study of music at the graduate level designed as a survey of Western art music with emphasis on fundamental considerations of form, style, and genre. This course is intended primarily for graduate music students who have scored below 70 on the music history graduate admission test. Distance education offering may be available.

COMPOSITION 1   •   July 3 – August 6

MTC 512: Composition 1 (3 CR.) – Individual lessons scheduled by appointment
Dr. Robert Maggio

Exploration of basic compositional principles with a focus on the development of student's individual musical interests. Students write short pieces, each elaborated over a period of several weeks, exploring different principles of instrumental texture (e.g. monody, homophony, polyphony) and formal design (e.g. theme and variations, motivic development, song, dance forms). Works in progress are evaluated by peer and instructor critiques of Sibelius or Finale files.

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