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Music Education for Teachers Specialization
Berklee

Music Education for Teachers Specialization

Develop Strategies for Teaching Popular Music. Advance your instructional practice for teaching popular music in the classroom

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Stephen Webber
Gary Burton
Krystal Banfield

Instructors: Stephen Webber

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Specialization - 4 course series

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What you'll learn

  • Create a toolkit to teach popular music through improvisation, songwriting and music technology

  • Use a variety of scales and improvisation techniques to create effective and compelling improvisations

  • Arrange songs to better communicate your emotional intentions

  • Record a musical production

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Intermediate level

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Specialization - 4 course series

Teaching Popular Music in the Classroom

Course 17 hours4.7 (91 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Employ techniques that teach improvisation in blues and jazz music

  • Employ approaches that teach youth the basic principles of songwriting

  • Engage in the use of social cultural contexts in all aspects of instruction

  • Explore multiple uses of technologies for music making

Skills you'll gain

Category: Music
Category: Teaching
Category: Curriculum Design
Category: Learning
Category: classroom management

Jazz Improvisation

Course 213 hours4.8 (782 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Use storytelling as a tool to improve your improvisation

  • Practice and use various scales to improve your improvisation skills

  • Identify harmonic motion in a song

  • Use guide tones and guide tone lines when you're improvising

Skills you'll gain

Category: Music Performance
Category: Music
Category: Jazz
Category: Jazz Improvisation

Arranging for Songwriters

Course 38 hours4.4 (75 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Music
Category: arranging
Category: Songwriting
Category: Writing

The Art of Music Production

Course 413 hours4.8 (1,985 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Discuss why one musical recording is more compelling than another and identify the unique elements of the recording that contribute to it

  • Begin to assess and establish your identity, vision, and intention as an artist and producer

  • Write and develop a compelling piece of music by utilizing various tools

  • Establish the sonic signature of your production by utilizing specific production techniques

Skills you'll gain

Category: Music
Category: Songwriting
Category: Music production
Category: Audio Production
Category: Music recording

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Stephen Webber
Berklee
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