Summer Jazz Teacher Training Institutes. (Items of Interest).The International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE IAJE International Association of Jazz Educators
IAJE International Association for Jazz Education (formerly the National Association for Jazz Education, NAJE) ) will present two intensive two-day Teacher Training Institutes.
Funded in part by contributions from the BET Jazz Education Grant, the Institutes will be held June 19-21, 2003, at The American Jazz Museum The American Jazz Museum is a jazz museum in the United States. Located in the historic 18th & Vine district in Kansas City, Missouri, it preserves the history of the American Music: Jazz. The museum features exhibits on Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and more. in Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City is the largest city in the state of Missouri. It encompasses parts of Jackson, Clay, Cass, and Platte counties and is the anchor city of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, the second largest in Missouri, which includes counties in both Missouri and Kansas. , and August 21-23, 2003, at Humber College Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning (generally referred to as Humber) is a college in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Humber provides over 350 programs including: bachelor’s degree, diploma, certificate, apprenticeship and postgraduate programs. in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
According to IAJE President David Baker, "The value placed on jazz education is at an all time high, thanks in part to the emphasis on improvisation in the National Standards for Music Education. The Institute program will provide a unique opportunity for teachers to work directly with an all-star faculty and develop skills and techniques they need to be effective jazz educators."
With a curriculum designed for general music, vocal, private piano and instrumental teachers at all levels, the institute faculty has been carefully selected to reflect a mix of grass roots educators, authors, collegiate pedagogues and performing jazz artists. Session topics will include teaching improvisation, coaching the jazz rhythm section, rehearsal techniques, building a jazz music library, starting, integrating and maintaining a jazz program, jazz history overview, technology and more.
MENC MENC National Association for Music Education (formerly Music Educators National Conference)
MENC Music Educators National Conference
MENC Mensa of Eastern North Carolina (Local Group #275 of American Mensa, Ltd. : The National Association for Music Education MENC: The National Association for Music Education, formerly called Music Educators National Conference, is an organization based out of Reston, Virginia which is focused on the advancement of music education, both as a profession and the assurance of music education as is co-sponsoring the Teacher Training Institutes.
For more information and a brochure, contact IAJE at (785) 776-8744, fax (785) 776-6190, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.iaje.org/tti.asp.