The International Center for Ward Method Studies exists to promote the teaching and preservation of Gregorian Chant according to the principles and techniques of Dom André Mocquereau and to advance the teaching of the Ward Method of Music Instruction for Catholic Schools in the United States and internationally.
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The Ward Method
The Ward Method of Music Instruction is classical pedagogy for students in Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth Grade. It is unique in that it is a progressive program of music instruction encompassing modern music theory as well as Gregorian chant.Learn More
The Solesmes Method
The Ward plan follows the Solesmes Method as it “realizes and puts into execution the Platonic definition of rhythm as "Order in movement," and that of Saint Augustine: "Rhythm is the science of beautiful movements.”Learn More
The Ward Method of Music Instruction has been used throughout the world. The International Center for Ward Method Studies continues to promote the work of these international centers.Learn More