The International Centre for Ward Method Studies is offering the following courses in MUSIC PEDAGOGY for Elementary School or Home Schooling

WARD METHOD - COURSE I

MTWRF 8:30 a.m.-12:30p.m., 1:30-5:30 p.m.
  • MUS 543-01: 3 credits; tuition: $3,300
    Textbooks and teaching materials provided.
  • MUS 543W-01: noncredit workshop; tuition: $600
    Textbooks and teaching materials provided.

Instructor:
Nancy Fazio, M.F.A.
All-School Director of Liturgical Music and Director of Junior Chorus
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
Bethesda, MD.

Discovering the singing voice; coordinated rhythm gestures in response to musical stimulus; pitch drills; number, finger, and staff notations; eye and ear tests; elements of improvisation; songs in the major tonality graded according to the child's developing capacity; lesson planning and practice teaching.

WARD METHOD - COURSE II

MTWRF 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1:30-5:30 p.m.
  • MUS 543A-01: 3 credits, tuition: $3,300.
    Textbooks and teaching materials provided.
  • MUS 543AW-01: noncredit workshop; tuition: $600.
    Textbooks and teaching materials provided.
    Minimum of three registrants required.

Instructor:
Amy G. Zuberbueler, M.Mus,.Ed.
Director, Ward Centre of San Antonio, TX.

Extensive vocal and rhythmic drills linked to creative activity in DO mode, then SOL, and LA modes (natural minor); repertoire of religious, patriotic, and folk songs. Lesson planning and practice teaching. Prerequisite: classroom evaluation after successful completion of MUS 543/MUS 543W.

GREGORIAN CHANT PRACTICUM I

MTWRF 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1:30-5:30 p.m.

  • MUS 547-01: 3 credits; tuition $3,300.
    Textbooks and teaching materials provided.
  • MUS 547W-01: noncredit workshop; tuition: $600.
    Textbooks and teaching materials provided.

Instructors:
Rev'd Robert A. Skeris
Director, Ward Centre,
Department of Theory, History, and Composition
Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art
The Catholic University of America Washington, D.C.

Kurt Poterack, Ph.D.
Director, Schola Gregoriana and College Choir
Christendom College
Front Royal, V.A.

Reading, singing, and conducting a common repertory of basic Gregorian chants according to the principles of Dom Andre Mocquereau, O.S.B. For teachers who have successfully completed MUS543A/MUS 543AW and for qualified adult beginners. For details regarding the entrance requirements, email the Director of the Ward Centre at skeris@cua.edu.