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Paul Rolland String Pedagogy with Level 1 Endorsement

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Paul Rolland String Pedagogy

with Level 1 Endorsement

ONLINE
February 14–May 8, 2022

Joanne May will teach this overview course of Paul Rolland’s pedagogical ideas from the basics of motion to specifics of left- and right-hand techniques, from beginner pedagogy to advanced remedial strategies. Violin, viola, cello, and bass pedagogies will be discussed, and the application of the materials and actions will be demonstrated in the context of both public school and private studio settings.

The Paul Rolland String Pedagogy Society has developed a 4-Level Certification for teachers interested in learning about the pedagogy and using it in their teaching. This course, when completed in full, will provide participants with a Level 1 Endorsement. 

Instructor: Joanne May

May,_Joanne_headshotJoanne May is assistant professor of music education at Elmhurst College, where she supervises student teachers, teaches music theory and string techniques, and conducts the Philharmonic Orchestra. She taught all levels of orchestra, general music and band for over 30 years in the Illinois public schools, and served as music department chair and orchestra director at Glenbard East High School in Lombard. She is an active guest conductor and clinician for workshops and festivals throughout the country.
 
May is recipient of the Those Who Excel Award for excellence in teaching, was named Outstanding School Orchestra Director of the Year by Illinois ASTA, and Chicagoland Outstanding Music Educator by Quinlan and Fabish Music Company. She has been honored for distinguished service and for teaching excellence by the Glenbard High Schools, IMEA and the U.S. Department of Education.
 
May is compiling editor of The String Teacher’s Cookbook: Creative Recipes for a Successful Program, and author of Music for Homeschoolers: A Guide to Music Instruction for Homeschool Families, published in March 2010. She is a National Board-certified teacher, and a past president of the Illinois American String Teachers Association.
 
May received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she studied violin with Paul Rolland and Homer Schmidt. She has completed post-graduate coursework in music education, Suzuki teacher training and educational administration and supervision.

Paul Rolland String Pedagogy
with Level 1 Endorsement

Course Code 7162

Instructor
Joanne May

2 Graduate Credits

Tuition
$710, due in full with registration

Sessions
Monday-Saturday,
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
via Zoom

Prerequisites
None

Required Text(s)
None

Required Materials
None

 

 

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