Carnegie Mellon University

School of Music

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Winter Dalcroze Workshop 

FEBRUARY 18 & 19, 2023

Designed for teachers and music education students, this weekend will focus on Dalcroze Eurhythmics and Pedagogy. Seven guided classes introduce you to the fundamental concepts of Dalcroze Eurhythmics and how those concepts are implemented in the classroom.

Classes will be held on the Carnegie Mellon University campus and include demonstration classes with elementary school students. 

The faculty includes Stephen Neely, Anthony Molinaro and special guest Jack Stevenson.

Workshop fee: $100 USD per person, $25 USD to full-time students.

Click HERE to register.

COVID GUIDELINES:
All attendees to the CMU Dalcroze Training center must abide by the most current Carnegie Mellon Visitor Protocols, as published HERE.

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John R. (Jack) Stevenson holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from Duquesne University, a License d’Enseignment (M.M.) with the Premiere Prix en Pedagogy and the Diplôme Supérieur Jaques-Dalcroze (D.M.A.) from the Institut Jaques-Dalcroze, Geneva, Switzerland.

Jack has taught Dalcroze Studies on the faculty of Cégep de Saint-Laurent, Montreal, Laval University in Quebec City, and at Ithaca College, where he was a tenured Associate Professor. During his 12 years at Ithaca, he founded the Division of Jaques-Dalcroze Education in the graduate school of music, as well as the Ensemble Jaques-Dalcroze Plastique Animée. Ithaca College honored him as the Dana Teaching Fellow for his “outstanding contributions to the classroom.”

Jack left Ithaca to serve on the music faculty and chair the Performing Arts Department at The Spence School in New York City. During his eight-year tenure at Spence, John was honored with the Zuckerman Foundation Award for teaching excellence.

Jack has served as guest faculty in music education, piano improvisation, ear-training and choreography at many leading colleges and universities including: Institut Jaques-Dalcroze, Geneva, Switzerland, (professor in residence) Oberlin Conservatory of Music, (artist in residence) The Royal Conservatory of Toronto, Carnegie-Mellon University among others. John has co-authored the text Rhythm and Pitch: An Integrated Approach to Sightsinging, published by Prentice-Hall. His latest publication is an iBook published on iTunes "Pursuing A Jaques-Dalcroze Education - Solfége Volume I and Volume II" and is Volume III and another text on Plastique Animèe. 




Winter Workshop Schedule
Saturday, February 19, 2022
Location: Carnegie Mellon College of Fine Arts Building

9:00-9:30 – Coffee, Pastries, and Registration

9:30-10:45 – Stephen Neely
Introduction to Dalcroze Eurhythmics
College of Fine Arts Building, Alumni Concert Hall

11:00-12:00 – Anthony Molinaro
Observation of Eurhythmics with Elementary Age Students
Margaret Morrison Hall 119

12:15-1:00 – Lunch and Discussion
Alumni Concert Hall
Please bring a brown bag lunch or join a group order for Jimmy Johns; the link will be available before the workshop. Please bring your own water bottle.

1:15-2:30 – Jack Stevenson
Alumni Concert Hall

2:30-2:45 – Break

2:45-4:00 – Jack Stevenson
Alumni Concert Hall

Sunday, February 20, 2022
Location: College of Fine Arts Building, Alumni Concert Hall

9:30-10:00 – Coffee and Pastries

10:00-11:15 – Jack Stevenson

11:15 – Break

11:30-12:45 – Stephen Neely

12:45-1:45 – Lunch and Discussion
Please bring a brown bag lunch or $5 for pizza. Please bring your own water bottle.

1:45-3:00 – Jack Stevenson

3:15-4:00 – Pedagogy/Questions/Wrap Up