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Creative Music Making for Primary School Teachers

Creative Music Making for Primary School Teachers


Creative Music Making for Primary School Teachers

Course facilitator: Mary Curran

Aligned with the primary school music curriculum, this course will encourage and equip teachers with or without a musical background to deliver imaginative, active and educational music sessions in the classroom. The course will deliver practical, hands-on experience in rhythm, percussion, song, composition, “Creative Orchestra”, different instruments, music history, performance and class management; all in an enjoyable and engaging way. 

Mary Curran is director and French hornist with the WhistleBlast Quartet which she founded in 2004. She is a freelance professional musician, workshop curator and facilitator. 

Mary performs with RTÉ and other groups, creating a busy career devising and presenting musical workshops for all ages, both on her own and as part of the WhistleBlast Quartet.  

She also a UL graduate with an MA in Festive Arts.
 This teacher training course is devised and facilitated by Mary, based on the WhistleBlast Quartet’s own publication A Whistle and a Blast for Your Class. The course has been delivered nationwide since 2009 and is presented in an innovative, humorous, educational and structured format while also providing flexible space for creativity.

For more information about Mary and the WhistleBlast Quartet click here
All course materials provided. 

Presented by NCH

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Monday 8 Jul 2024
National Concert Hall - Room 103
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