Course Description

Nathan Buonviri
Boyer College of Music and Dance, Music Education, Associate Professor

This workshop explores improvisation for PK-12 music teaching from the widest perspective possible. Research and practice come together as we tackle spontaneous creation across a variety of music settings and beyond. The many hands-on activities complement the scholarly depth of the course, all with a focus toward leading your students to be competent and confident improvisers.

Course Dates:  May 10 - June 7, 2021
Online synchronous engagement 6 hours; asynchronous learning activities approx. 31 hours.
Synchronous Sessions:  May 13, 20, 27 & June 3  Thursdays 7:00-8:30pm EDT

Non-credit: Workshop $925 + $50 Registration Fee
Credit: Contact Assistant Dean David Brown for cost and registration: dpbrown@temple.edu. The workshop is available for 3 hours of Temple University Graduate Credit.   MUED 8650 Special Topics: Improvisation

Materials:  Your primary instrument (including voice); A secondary instrument (any instrument) of your choice; Subscription to iReal Pro | $13.99 for phone or tablet (iOS or Android); $19.99 for Mac | Available at: https://irealpro.com/ 


Online platform:  Zoom & Canvas

Questions?  Contact Alison.Reynolds@temple.edu

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