Music is Fun

Music is Fun

Developing Whole School Approaches to Teaching, Learning and Assessment of Music

 Primary Principals… Music Co-ordinators… Mainstream Teachers

Let music belong to everyone!” – Zoltán Kodály

Music is fun
is the perfect music programme for the child's precious journey from Junior Infants to Sixth class.

Music is Fun, is an interactive, collaborative, and highly kinesthetic method of learning music, based on the Kodály concept of Music Education

This Music is Fun course by Sr Karol O Connell from the Kylemore School of Music, allows teachers and students easy and fun access to these principles through a step by step approach. 

The Music is Fun course comprehensively covers key concepts such as:



*Hand Signs




*Inner Hearing

Music is Fun uses a child-developmental approach whereby musical concepts are introduced according to the students’ capabilities.

The Music is Fun course will guide and support teachers to:

*read music with confidence

*sing in front of a class without fear

*teach music in a fun way

*engage every child in a power filled way to open heartedly grow through the power of music

*show step by step how to bring music alive in the classroom from Junior Infants right up to 6th class

*show how music is not a solo form of expression, how it links in with all other forms of education in the young child.

*help teachers realise the wonderful variety of disciplines within the framework of teaching music

Music is Fun develops the core skills of musicianship through interactive and fun exercises and games.

It focuses on the expressive and creative skills of musicianship using the most accessible, universal instrument – the voice, so no expensive outlay on instruments is needed.

Once the students have absorbed musical knowledge, they progress to writing or articulating the music theory. 

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Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 29-01-2020 4:30 pm
Course End Date / Time 12-02-2020 6:30 pm
Course Fee Free
Subsequent Dates 5th February
Number Hours 6
Speaker Sr Karol O Connell
Location Galway Education Centre

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