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7th International Summer Music Academy 2009
Ionian University, Music Department
Corfu, June 29 – July 31 2009

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PROGRAM
June 29 – July 05: Composition
Coordinator: Dimitris Maragopoulos
Philip Cassian Royal Academy of Music
Dimitris Maragopoulos composer Ionian University
Joseph Papadatos Ionian University
Dimitra Trypani Ionian University

July 6 – 12: Seminars on the Ancient Greek Music
The Seminar is moderated by dr Panos Vlagopoulos.
Key-note speakers are:
Prof. Andrew Barker
Prof. Egert Pöhlmann
Prof. Eleonora Rocconi
Francois Delattre
Smaro Grigoriadou
George Mpiniaris

July 6 – 12: Piano, Strings and Early Music
Coordinator: Lambis Vasiliadis
Piano:
Robert Saterlee, Bowling Green State University USA Sebastian Koch International Artist
Nikos Tasopoulos
Lambis Vasiliadis, Ionian University
*The international pianist Hideyo Harada will perform a two days seminar (7-8/7)
Violin:
Vasili Beluska, Bowling Green State University USA
Spyros Gikontis, Ionian University
Professor Stanley Ritchie, Indiana University, USA
Violoncello - viola da gamba
Jiannis Toulis, Ionian University
Viola and baroque viola
Andreas Georgotas, Ionian University
Cembalo
Katerina Michopoulou, Ionian University

July 15 – 22: Brass
Coordinator: Sokratis Anthis
Trumpet
Fritz Damrow, Concertgebouw Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra.
Sokratis Anthis, Music Department of the Ionian University
Panagiotis Kaisaris, Principal with the Athens State Orchestra, Greece
Horn
Lucca Benucci, Symphony Orchestra of Florence, Italy
Antonis Lagos, National Radio Symphony Orchestra of Greece
Trombone
Jef Freedman, Symphony Orchestra of Chicago, USA
Spyros Farouggias, Melos Brass
Tuba
Jens Bjorn-Larsen Hochschule fur Musik und Theater", Hannover.
Anastasios Mironis, Athens Municipal Orchestra
Piano: Chrysa Grentha, Marilena Kyriakopoulou, John Tsilivakis

July 20 – 26: Jazz
Performers-Instructors
JD Walter (USA) voice
Olivier Gatto (FRA) bass
Jukkis Uotila (FIN) drums-piano
Dimos Dimitriadis (GRE) saxophone
George Kontrafouris (GRE) piano
Vasilis Rakopoulos (GRE) guitar

IONIAN JAZZ CONCERTS 2009
JULY 23-25, Art Café, Corfu

THURSDAY 23/7 : All Star Jazz Night
with Dimos Dimitriadis/George Kontrafouris/ Vassilis Rakopoulos

FRIDAY 24/7 : JD Walter New Jazz Voice
with Olivier Gatto / Jukkis Uotila

SATURDAY 25/7: Jazz students concert.
After hours student jam sessions following the scheduled concerts at the Art Cafe

July 22 – 30: Music Theatre
Coordinator: Rosa Poulimenou Ionian University
Rosa Poulimenou, Ionian University
Cindy Trent, (Professor of Dance And Theatre)
Anastasia Tzilianou, soprano
Katerina Tsitsa, music preparation

8th International Summer Music Academy 2010

7th Annual Seminar on Ancient Greek Music 2010

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Last updated: 11-02-2010

At the beginning of July, every year since 2004, the Department of Music at the Ionian University has hosted a week-long seminar on a topic related to the music of ancient Greece.

The official language of the seminars is English.

Seminars in previous years have been attended by participants from ten different countries in Europe and the Americas, many of whom have returned year after year.

The fee for attendance at the week of seminars and lectures is 200 euros. Students attending can stay in the University s dormitories, if they wish, at a cost of 10 euros per night.

All scholars and students who are interested in joining us in 2010 should contact the organiser, Dr Panos Vlagopoulos, email: pvlag@ionio.gr


Acoustic Ecology and Music Education

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Last updated: 19-04-2010 (Deadlines: 30-04-2010)

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In the context of its Summer Academy, the Department of Music of the Ionian University offers for the summer of 2010 (11-17 July) a weeklong course for Music Teachers of Primary and Secondary Education, for educators of different specialties with basic knowledge and interest in music and for university music students. The subject of the course is "Acoustic Ecology and Music Education", a subject especially relevant considering the challenges faced today by the Greek music educators in public schools challenges which to a great extend are shared by music educators around the western world.

Enrollment Information: The participation fee for the course is 300 Euros for professionals, 230 Euros for students from universities other than the Ionian University and also 230 Euros for alumni of the Department of Music Studies of the Ionian University.

Please complete the Application Form for the Seminar "Acoustic Ecology and Music Education" no later than April 30, 2010 and send it electronically to the address: lena@ionio.gr or mail it to: Department of Music Studies Ionian University (c/o Lena Kokkinomilioti)
Old Fortress, Corfu 49100
GREECE

For questions you may contact Lena Kokkinomilioti at the email address: elekokkin@yahoo.gr , Eleni Filippou at: lena@ionio.gr , Ioanna Etmektsoglou at e_ioanna@yahoo.gr or call 0030-6977231556 or 0030-2661045094 (Lena Kokkinomilioti)


Music Summer Academy 2010 - COMPOSITION

July 2 - 11, 2010

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Supervisor: Professor Dimitrios Marangopoulos

Lecturers:
Phil Cashian: Head of Composition at the Royal Academy of Music
Konstantia Gourzi: Professor, Hochschule fur Musik und Theater, Munich
Haris Xanthoudakis: Professor, Music Department, Ionian University, Corfu
Dimitra Tripani: Teaching staff, Music Department, Ionian University, Corfu
Petros Andriotis: Teaching staff, Music Department, Ionian University, Corfu

Tuition Fee: 150 euros
Deposit of fees:
Research Committee of the Ionian University
Bank of Attica Swift Code: ATTIGRAAXXX
Branch: 873 CORFU
Acc. No 84696544 IONIO PANEPISTIMIO
IBAN: GR 8701608730 0000 00084696544 (with description for the summer Academy)

* The participation is confirmed once we have the bank deposit receipt by fax +30 26610 87570

Questions and inquiries contact: Mr. Giorgos Fragkiskos, tel.: +30 26610 87504, Fax: +30 26610 87570, email: giorgos@ionio.gr


Music Summer Academy 2010 - Piano, Strings and Harpsichord

July 11 - 18, 2010

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Piano:

  • Robert Saterlee (Bowling Green State University, USA)
  • Lambis Vassiliadis (Music Department, Ionian University)
  • Elena Mouzalas (Music Department, Ionian University)

Violin:

  • Vasile Beluska (Bowling Green State University, USA)
  • Spiros Gikontis (Music Department, Ionian University)

Harpsichord:

  • Katerina Michopoulou (Music Department, Ionian University)

Viola and Baroque Viola:

  • Andreas Georgotas (Music Department, Ionian University)

Cello:

  • Giannis Toulis (Music Department, Ionian University)


Tuition Fee:
200 euros: Harpsichord
300 euros: All other instruments

Deposit of fees:
Research Committee of the Ionian University
Bank of Attica Swift Code: ATTIGRAAXXX
Branch:873 CORFU
Acc. No 84696544 IONIO PANEPISTIMIO
IBAN: GR 8701608730 0000 00084696544 (with description Summer Academy/Performance)

* The participation is confirmed once we have the bank deposit receipt by fax +30 26610 87570

Questions and inquiries contact: Mr. Giorgos Fragkiskos, tel.: +30 26610 87504, Fax: +30 26610 87570, email: giorgos@ionio.gr


Music Summer Academy 2010 - Melos Brass


July 17 - 23, 2010

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Artistic Direction: MELOS BRASS

Organised by:
MELOS BRASS Quintet
IONIAN UNIVERSITY Music Dpt

MELOS BRASS
Sokratis Anthis: trumpet
Panayotis Kessaris: trumpet
Antonis Lagos: french horn
Spyros Farounghias: trombone
Sakis Mironis: tuba

MELOS BRASS quintet, in cooperation with the Municipality of Corfu and the Department of Music of the Ionian University, organises the 8th Ionian Summer Music Academy on Corfu, which is going to take place in July 2010 at the Ionian University.

This year's guests are the internationally acknowledged soloists and professors Gregory Jones (trumpet), Eric Ruske (horn), Don Lucas (trombone).

The participation fee for all the activities of the Academy is 250 Euros and should be made payable to:
Research Committee of the Ionian University
Bank of Attica Swift Code: ATTIGRAAXXX
Branch:873 CORFU
Acc. No 84696544 IONIO PANEPISTIMIO
IBAN: GR 8701608730 0000 00084696544 (with description for the Summer Academy/BRASS)

NB: The participation is confirmed once we have received the bank deposit receipt by fax at the following number: +30 26610 87570

The closing date for applications is 15th of June, 2010. If there are available places after the closing date, then applicants will be taken in order of application.

Any other information please contact: Aggeliki Poulimenou. TEL. 0030 6946959242, email: aggppou@hotmail.com.

9th International Summer Music Academy 2011

8th SEMINAR FOR ANCIENT GREEK & ROMAN MUSIC

Corfu, 3-10 July 2011
"Music in Aristotle Politics Book VIII"

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The eighth Seminar for Ancient Greek and Roman Music in the Music Department of the Ionian University at Corfu will take place this summer, 3 to 10 July 2011, supported by the John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation.

This year's proceedings will focus on Book VIII of Aristotle's Politics, a fundamental text for our understanding of Greek views on music and education. In the course of the week, seminars on this text will be conducted by three well-known specialists in ancient musicology: Andrew Barker, Egert Pöhlmann, and Eleonora Rocconi. For those who need them there will also be preparatory classes, designed to introduce students to the texts and to relevant musical technicalities; and in the evenings there will be lectures on a variety of topics connected with the music of the ancient world.

The seminar sessions will take place at the magnificent historical locations of the Mon Repos Villa and the Ionian Academy. Participation fees amount to 200 euros. Student accommodation at a very low cost will be provided in the university dormitories; the number of places is limited, so booking in advance to secure participation is crucial. The full program will be announced in due course.

For more information contact the organizers: Dr Petros Andriotis [pandriot@ionio.gr] and Prof Panos Vlagopoulos [pvlag@ionio.gr]

Seminar's Official Website: http://conferences.ionio.gr/sagrm


MONODY 2011

Corfu, 18-24 July 2011

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W. A. Mozart: Opera Worskshop

Nikolaos Tsouchlos: Conductor
Eugenia Arsenis: Opera Director
Rosalinda Poulimenou: Soprano
Dimitris Yakas: Piano/Vocal Coach

Participation Fees: 280 Euro
Auditions: 20 June 2011



MELOS BRASS 2011

Corfu Greece 30 July - 3 August 2011

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Artistic Direction: MELOS BRASS
Organised by:
MELOS BRASS Quintet & IONIAN UNIVERSITY Music Dpt

MELOS BRASS
Sokratis Anthis: trumpet
Panayotis Kessaris: trumpet
Antonis Lagos: french horn
Spyros Farounghias: trombone
Sakis Mironis: tuba

MELOS BRASS quintet, in cooperation with the Municipality of Corfu and the Department of Music of the Ionian University, organises the 9th Ionian Summer Music Academy on Corfu, which is going to take place in late July until early August 2011 at the Ionian University.

Professors
This year's guests are the internationally acknowledged soloists and professors: Frits Damrow, Gregory Jones (trumpet), Erik Ruske (fr. horn), Håkan Björkman (trombone), Roland Szentpali (tuba).

Participation fee
The participation fee for all the activities of the Academy is 250 Euros payable to the Secretariat of the Academy on the first day of the seminars.

Application Form
Please, send the application form by e-mail: aggppou@hotmail.com

Deadline
The closing date for applications is 15th of June, 2011. If there are available places after the closing date, then applicants will be taken in order of application.

Accommodation
The cost for housing in double rooms in the University residence is 10 €, per person per night. There is also an agreement with ARION Hotel. The tel. number of the Hotel is: +302661038905-37950-27294 (bookings under personal communication of the participant with the hotel).

For more information, please communicate with Mrs Aggeliki Poulimenou, tel: 0030 694 69 59 242, e-mail: aggppou@hotmail.com

10th International Summer Music Academy 2012

Opera Workshop

Corfu, 16-22 July 2012
Department of the Summer Music Academy of the Ionian University

 

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The Corfu Chamber Opera, in cooperation with the Ionian University Department of Music Studies and the City of Corfu Regional Theatre, is organising an opera-singing seminar (Opera Workshop) within the framework of the Summer Academy, to be held in Corfu from 16 to 22 July 2012.

The seminar is intended for young lyrical artists and conductors* as well as students of Greek or foreign Music Schools (2nd Superior Class and above) and Music Universities (2nd year of specialisation and above). It will enable students to study arias and vocal ensembles from well- known lyrical repertoire works.

All participants shall have the opportunity to participate in a closing concert with arias and scenes from the most renowned operas.

Classes shall be taught by:

Nikolaos Tsouchlos: Chief Conductor
Rosa Poulimenou: Soprano
Christophoros Staboglis: Bass
Petros Gallias: Opera Director
Dimitris Yiakas: Pianist

Workshop Leader: Rosa Poulimenou
Participation fees:

Active participants: €250
Audience: €120

All applications must be submitted by 1 June. For participant selection purposes, auditions shall be held in Athens and Corfu, organised by the Workshop Leader. Candidates not residing in Corfu or Athens may also mail demo tapes (date stamped no later than 1 June) containing two arias and a free choice recitative, if unable to attend the auditions**. The Department of Music Studies staff will inform each successful participant regarding the repertoire that they shall be required and expected to study during the seminar.

* The workshop will accept up to three (3) Conductors. Candidates must be skilled piano players so as to be able to accompany the pieces to be studied at the workshop. All Conductors must send their CV by post, including a dossier or demo tape of works that they have conducted, by 1 June, to the following address:

** c/o Mrs. Nicky Stavrati, Ionian University Department of Music Studies, Old Fortress, Corfu 49100 (For the Opera Workshop) e-mail: infomus@ionio.gr


1st Summer Music Academy for Classical Guitar 2012

Lesbos-Mithymna (Molyvos), 1-6 August 2012

Department of the Summer Music Academy of the Ionian University

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TWO OF THE WORLD'S LEADING GUITARISTS TO TEACH AT THE SUMMER ACADEMY OF THE MUSIC DEPARTMENT OF THE IONIAN UNIVERSITY

Two of the world's most famous guitarists, PAUL GALBRAITH and CARLO DOMENICONI will be giving masterclasses, seminars and recitals during an exciting week of music making on the island of Lesbos in Mithymna (Molyvos) the birthplace of the mythical guitarist Arion. This is the 1st Summer Academy for Classical Guitar, part of a series of summer courses which have been successfully offered by the Music Department of the Ionian University since 2003 on the island of Corfu.

Highlighting the guitar's position in the wider world of music, emphasis will also be placed on how to approach guitar works as musical works rather than simply guitar works. Part of the programme will also incorporate workshops for guitar orchestra. The works that are to be rehearsed on a daily basis will be sent to participants in advance. The guitar orchestra will perform in the student concert that will take place at the end of the academy week. The guitar orchestral workshops will be held by KORINA VOUGIOUKA.

The workshops, master classes as well as the final student concert will be open to every participant who wishes to perform.

Participation fees:
The participation fee is 220 euro.
Accommodation and food will be offered to the academy participants at very special rates.
Scholarships for free accommodation will be offered to 8 participants. The evaluation will be based on the curriculum vitae sent along with the application form.
Final entry dates are June 30th, 2012.

Information and applications:
Co-ordinator: Korina Vougiouka
Phone number: + 30 6973037092
e-mail: korinavgk@gmail.com

Links:
http://www.paul-galbraith.com/
http://www.paulgalbraithmusic.com/
http://www.my-favourite-planet.de/carlodomeniconi


11th International Summer Music Academy 2013

DEEP STRINGS SUMMER ACADEMY

CORFU, 15-19 JULY 2013

The Department of Music Studies of Ionian University organizes the Deep Strings Summer Academy 2013 which is going to be held from 15 to 19 July in Corfu.

The following teachers will teach in the seminars:

Dan Weinstein (Cello):
"Playing the Violoncello Repertoire of the 20th and 21th Century"

Evgenios Politis (Double Bass):
"Repertoire for Double Bass or/and Dbs Ensemble"

Jiannis Toulis (Cello):
"Practicing Violoncello Techniques"

Niki Stavrati (Viola da Gamba):
"An Introduction to Viola da Gamba Playing"

Parallel workshops and lectures:
Dan Weinstein: "Modern Improvisation"
Evgenios Politis: "Prospectives of a Productive Practice"
Jiannis Toulis: "Tuning Workshop"
Niki Stavrati: "Historically Informed Performance"
Nikos Koskinas: "Self Management for Musicians"

More information on the website of the Deep Strings Summer Academy: www.deepstringsacademy.info ??? pa??????

Applications submitted on line on the website of the Deep Strings Summer Academy.

The deadline for submission of applications is June 15th, 2013.

12th International Summer Music Academy 2014

Summer Music Academy 2014

5th SUMMER ACADEMY IN CHORAL CONDUCTING 2014

CORFU, 1-7 JULY 2014

    Summer Academy in Choral Conducting Announcement
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Ionian University's Summer Academy announces the 5th Summer Academy in Choral Conducting that will be held at the Island of Corfu, Greece, on July 1st - 7th 2014. The seminar applies to choral conductors and/or to choral conducting students.

Dr. Andre Thomas is specialized in choral conducting techniques and choral pedagogy, as well as in Gospel and Negro Spiritual Choral Music.

The daily itinerary of the seminar is constructed in 4 sessions: a) Choral Pedagogy - Methodology with a lab children's/youth choir, on which Dr. Thomas will apply his methodology b) Vocal Techniques for conductors (sound production, diction, perfect intonation etc), c) Choral Conducting Techniques, where participants will conduct under the clinician's supervision and d) Participants' Choir, on which Dr. Thomas will teach a selected repertoire that will be presented at the closing concert of the seminar.

During the seminar there will be evening concerts by Greek children and Youth choirs.

All participants will receive Diplomas of successful participation. Official language of the seminar: English. The number of participants is limited.

Tuition fee: 250 euro. (Seminar tuition and admission to evening concerts included).

Registration Deadline: May 31st 2014.

For more information and application form, you can visit Music Department's website at http://music.ionio.gr/gr/academy or email to chortherini@gmail.com

Scientific Supervisor of the Summer Academy in Choral Conducting is Dr. Miranda Caldi, Associate Professor and chair of Choral Conducting Studies at Ionian University.


SEMINAR IN MUSIC EDUCATION: "Hear, Listen, Play"

CORFU, 8th -11th JULY 2014

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It is our great pleasure to host the four-day seminar in Music Education that is organized during the International Summer Music Academy 2014 of the Ionian University. This years' seminar is entitled: "Hear, Listen, Play! The informal practices of popular musicians and their implications for classrooms and instrumental teaching studios". The Seminar will take place between the 8th and 11th July 2014 in Corfu. Guest professor is Prof. Lucy Green, Professor in Music Education, Institute of Education, University of London.

The seminar is addressed to music teachers of all kinds and specializations, instrumental teachers in music schools, conservatoires and studio teaching, university music students and everyone interested in it. The program includes 6 hours of daily lectures and workshops (3 hours in the morning and 3 hours in the afternoon). It will take place in the Ionian Academy and in the premises of the Department of Music Studies in the Old Fortress of Corfu. The seminar will be held in English. Translation to Greek language of some parts of conversations and terminologies is possible. Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance from the Summer Academy of Ionian University. There is limited availability, so please make your reservation as soon as possible. For reservations please fill in the application form and mail it to: ionianmused@gmail.com Your place is ensured only with the transfer of the suggested amount of money to the bank. Please send the Number of Transfer or an electronic copy of the receipt to the above e-mail.

Our aim is that the Summer Music Academy of Ionian University will be a meeting place for creative dialogue and life-long learning of participants around issues that refer to the teaching and learning of music in today's society.

Zoe Dionyssiou
Assistant Professor in Music Education, Ionian University

& Ioanna Etmektsoglou
Assistant Professor in Psychology of Music, Music Therapist, Ionian University

13th International Summer Music Academy 2015

1st INTERNATIONAL VOCAL MASTERCLASSES

CORFU, 29/6- 4/7 2015

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The Corfu Arts Foundation in collaboration with the Ionian University, Department of Music Studies, is proud to announce the first International Vocal Masterclasses in Corfu We welcome two great opera singers of international acclaim, Susan Bullock, soprano, and Richard Berkeley-Steele, tenor, who have accepted our invitation to give a masterclasses in Corfu from 29th June to 4th July.

The masterclasses can be attended by professional singers of some experience as well as a smaller number of promising undergraduate students from a Conservatoire or a Music Academy/University (at least in their final year of studies). The maximum number available for the seminar is 16. Each tutor will accept up to 8 students by audition or demo. The programme comprises of individual lessons, followed by a common masterclass. The repertoire to be taught includes opera, oratorio and lied. All attendees will receive a certificate of participation. On Saturday 4th July a final concert will be given by attendees as well as by Susan Bullock and Richard Berkeley-Steele.

Candidates should arrange as early as possible for an audition in Athens or Corfu, with our artistic coordinator Ms Rosa Poulimenou, Head of Vocal Studies at the Department of Music Studies, Ionian University at rosapoulimenou@hotmail.com or send a cd/dvd to her at the following address or a demo by email: Mrs Rosa Poulimenou, Department of Music Studies, Ionian University, The Old Fortress, Corfu, 49100, Greece. The deadline for application is 15th of May 2015 and the fee on acceptance of application is 300 euro.


6th SUMMER ACADEMY IN CHORAL CONDUCTING 2015

CORFU, 1-7 JULY 2015

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GUEST PROFESSOR – The world-renowned conductor of children’s and youth choirs ZIMFIRA POLOZ, Conductor of the Hamilton Children’s Choir and guest professor at the University of Toronto, CANADA

Zimfira Poloz specializes in the pedagogy of children’s choirs particularly the age group of 8 – 14 years. She applies an original and innovative method in the development of vocal development for young people. The Hamilton Children’s Choir, which she has directed for many years, is considered one of the best children’s choirs in Canada and has won gold medals in some of the most significant choral festivals worldwide.

TEACHING PROGRAMME:

α) Lab choir (SSA) ages 8 – 14 years, with which Poloz will apply her method of singing for young people.

b) Vocal development for young Choirs.

c) Choral conducting Technique with participants conducting.

d) Rehearsals with the participant’s choir with which Poloz will rehearse a particularly interesting choral repertoire.

During the duration of the Summer Academy there will be concerts of young people’s choirs in the evenings and a final concert of the participants choir July 6th conducted by Poloz.

DAILY SCHEDULE:

10.00-11.15 Choral Pedagogy with children’s lab choir

11.30-12.45 Vocal technique for conductors

12.45-13.00 Questions and discussion with Poloz

17.00-18.00 Conducting Technique Practice (non-compulsory)

18.00-19.15 Choral Conducting Techniques

19.30-21.00 Choral rehearsal of the participants’ choir.

21.15-22.00 Choral Friendship Concerts (free admission for participants)

Monday July 6th

20.30 Participant’s Closing Concert at Ionian Academy.

Participants will receive a certificate of participation equivalent to 2 ECTS.

PARTICIPATION FEE: 250 Euro

APPLICATION DEADLINE APRIL 30th 2015.

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE OF THE ACADEMY: ENGLISH

Application form to be sent to: chortherini@gmail.com or FAX: ++30 26610 26024

Participation fee to be sent to: PIRAEUS BANK GREECE: GR 9801724510005451059102893 BIC: PRBGRAA

STATEMENT: “For Choral Conducting Seminar” on bank slip.

For further information please contact: +30 26610 53284 or e-mail: chortherini@gmail.com

Director:Miranda Caldi, Associate Professor in Choral Conducting -Ionian University
University lodging: 10 euros per day (limited number of rooms, with registration priority, after application acceptance and fee payment).

14th Summer Music Academy 2016

Music Education Seminar - International Summer Music Academy 2016

It is our great pleasure to announce the hosting of the four-day seminar in Music Education that is part of the International Summer Music Academy 2016 of the Ionian University. This years’ seminar is entitled: “The communicative nature of musical experience in early years”. The seminar will take place between the 11th and 14th July 2016 in Corfu, Greece.

Seminar's Press Release

Seminar's Application

 

Music in preschool age has been proven to constitute one of the most important modes of communication between infants/toddlers and adults contributing to the development of their musicality, language, and enculturation. The four-day seminar will focus on findings from current research and contemporary trends and practices in preschool music education. Participants will explore the following issues in lectures and workshops:

 

  • Promoting education for life through a holistic approach to the student
  • Exploring how every musical encounter we share is intricately interwoven with messages
  • Celebrating joy and playfulness in music
  • Developing student's sense of identity
  • Providing a safe environment
  • Recognizing individuality in learning
  • Engaging young children in self-reflection and metacognition
  • Approaching music as a social activity
  • Developing creative musicians
  • Seeking out and listening to the voice of children through their creative music making
  • Allowing children to lead us in their education
  • Going beyond teacher-directed activities
  • Unravelling the kaleidoscopic nature of young children’s musical experience
  • Directing children's attention to different facets of music
  • Fostering music learning environments for flow
  • Sharing with children the companionship of music, the connecting of music with their own human spirit, and connecting their spirit with others through music

The seminar is addressed to preschool music educators, parents, general preschool and primary school teachers, educators, graduates and university students of music or education departments, and anyone interested in preschool education and young children (0-6 years old).

Dr. Sheila Woodward, early childhood specialist, will lead participants through key philosophical foundations applicable for early childhood music education programs. She will provide a practical exploration of theoretical perspectives, ensuring that participants leave with a wealth of musical activities for use in the classroom. Dr. Woodward brings her own experience as an early childhood music teacher in both private studios as well as formal preschool settings, providing critical administrative principles that assist in the success of these programs.

Dr. Zoe Dionyssiou will offer her insight in children’s development of musicality and enculturation, through a wide selection of children’s playlore culture. She will present outcomes of the music education programme offered by Ionian University for seven years in Corfu and housed in the Medical Surgeon Association of Corfu. She will also present her research on children’s traditional music games as a vehicle for the development of children’s musicality and enculturation.

The seminar will take place at the Ionian Academy between the 11th and 14th July 2016. The program includes 6 hours of daily lectures and workshops (3 hours in the morning and 3 hours in the afternoon, 10.00-13.00 and 18.00-21.00). Coffee, tea and snacks will be provided during breaks. The seminar will close with an open concert for children performed by the participants. The seminar will be taught in English. There will be partial translation to Greek language and/or explanation of the relevant terminology in Greek. Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance from the Summer Academy of the Ionian University. Places are limited, so please make your reservation as soon as possible.

For reservations please fill in the application form and mail it to: ionianmused@gmail.com Your place is ensured only with the transfer of the suggested amount of money to the bank. Please send an electronic copy of the receipt or the Number of transfer to the above e-mail.

Our aim is that the Summer Music Academy of the Ionian University will be a meeting place for creative dialogue and life-long learning of participants around issues that refer to the teaching and learning of music in today’s society.

 

Academic Coordinators of the Ionian Summer Music Academy - Music Education Seminar
Zoe Dionyssiou Assistant Professor in Music Education, Ionian University &
Ioanna Etmektsoglou Assistant Professor in Psychology of Music, Music Therapist, Ionian University


CVs

Dr. Sheila Woodward is Chair of Music and Associate Professor of Music at Eastern Washington University, USA. She is President of the International Society for Music Education and serves on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Music Education. She is a native of South Africa and earned her Ph.D. from the University of Cape Town and a Performer's Licentiate in Organ from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. She previously taught at the University of Southern California, the University of South Florida, and the University of the Western Cape. She has previously served on numerous professional boards; among them being two terms on the ISME Board of Directors (2004- 2008), three terms on the ISME Early Childhood Music Education Commission (1992-1998, two as Chair), two terms on the NAfME Council for IN-ovations (2012-2014, one as Chair), and two terms on the NAfME Executive Board of the Society for General Music (2002-2006). Dr. Woodward's research focus is Music and Wellbeing. She explores this from before birth to adulthood, with studies on the fetus, neonate, premature infant, young child, at-risk youth, juvenile offender and adult musician. She has published numerous articles, in addition to chapters in Elliott’s Praxial Music Education: Reflections and Dialogues (Oxford, 2005) and in Malloch and Trevarthen’s Communicative musicality: Narratives of expressive gesture and being human (Oxford, 2009). She has been awarded generous grants to promote international exchange programs, bringing South African musicians to perform in the USA alongside students and professors, and she has directed numerous outreach programs in both countries.

Dr. Zoe Dionyssiou is Assistant Professor in Music Education at the Department of Music Studies, Ionian University. Apart from her academic responsibilities, she also coordinates a series of community music educational activities organised by Ionian University (music education courses for babies and toddlers, interdisciplinary music-based educational programmes in museums, art galleries and libraries, etc.). Her main research interests include early childhood music education, children's traditional and modern singing games, teaching of Greek folk music, interdisciplinary music and arts projects, etc. She is co-ordinator for the Project “Euterpi - Digital Music Repository,” a project designed upon the receipt of ISME - Gibson award 2012 to both the Greek Society for Music Education and Lilian Voudouri Music Library, supported by the National Documentation Centre of Greece. She is partner to the programme “MusiChild - Mediterranean Early Childhood Music Education: raising children's musicality, evaluating music learning and enabling teachers' preparation” (Erasmus+, 2014-16), co-editor of the scientific journal “Musical Pedagogics”, the first scientific journal for Music Education in Greece (published by the Greek Society for Music Education).