Registration open for World Music Pedagogy professional development course

This summer, WVU’s School of Music will offer its seventh annual Smithsonian Folkways World Music Pedagogy professional development course, June 26-30. Join music educators, ethnomusicologists, and guest artists for workshops featuring music traditions of Appalachia, Ghana, Northeast Brazil, Mexilachia, Lebanon, Peru, and Trinidad. ?

Principles and practices of World Music Pedagogy will be at the center of demonstrations and conversations throughout the week with attention to culturally sensitive, diverse, and inclusive music practices in K-12, university, and community settings. Participants will explore Smithsonian Folkways’ rich ethnographic, audio, film, and print archives and draw deeper connections to the vibrant cultures in their classrooms, communities, and beyond.

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