Explore the various ear-training techniques used to develop the “seeing ear” and the “hearing eye.” This course will help you navigate through the maze of methods for teaching aural skills, and recent developments in ear-training based on recent cognitive research.
Instructor: Mary Ann Krupa
Mary Ann Krupa has been with VanderCook since 1993 and has extensive teaching and performing experience. She received a master of music and a bachelor of music in piano performance from the American Conservatory of Music. Her numerous solo and chamber music performances include Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts, Carnegie Hall, WFMT, the Unity Temple Series, and the Beverly Art Center. Ms. Krupa served as music director and rehearsal pianist for numerous musicals for Village Players, Triton College and Open Door Repertory Company. She has acted as accompanist for William Ferris Chorale, Goodman School of Drama, and varied vocal and instrumental studios. She is also in her 16th year as music director for the CAST Program in Oak Park.
6704 An Aural Skills Weekend
1 graduate credit
Tuition: $300, due in full with registration
Dates: March 8-9
Location: VCM Room 219
WEEKEND MECA COURSES
Saturday classes are generally held from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Two 15-minute breaks and one 30-minute lunch break are scheduled. Sunday classes are generally held from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with one 15-minute break scheduled. Individual schedules and break times may vary per individual instructor.