Around the World and Back Again: Creative Music for Children
Dr. Kari Veblen
Sunday February 4th, 2018
1:30 – 4:30 pm (registration 1:00 pm)
Rm 330, Edward Johnson Bldg., Faculty of Music, U of T.
80 Queens Park, Museum Subway Station
This workshop is packed with singing, moving, playing instruments, creating, listening and grooving. Kari Veblen and her assistants promise you will learn wonderful new things to do with your students. From Australia to Zimbabwe, travel around the world through songs, games and dances.
The workshop includes a detailed handout with all songs and activities, as well as reflections and links to current research on making music with young children.
Kari K. Veblen is professor of music education at University of Western Ontario, Canada, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses such as foundations of music education, cultural and Canadian perspectives, music for children, and qualitative research methods. Thus far her career spans four decades including stints as elementary music teacher, community musician, curriculum consultant to orchestras and schools, faculty member at UW-Stevens Point, visiting scholar (Center for Research in Music Education, University of Toronto, Canada), and research associate (Irish World Music Centre, University of Limerick, Ireland). Dr. Veblen holds a bachelor’s degree in music from Knox College, and both masters and doctoral degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.