Annual Events

*National OAKE Conference: March 5-8, 2020, 

  Portland, Oregon

*Choral Festival - 5/17/20 - 4:00pm
*Certification Courses - July 6-24, 2020

   Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm (3 weeks)

*Music Education Institute Final Program -

   7/24/20 11:00am Azusa Pacific University

Coming up!

*Workshop#1 - 9/21/19 - 9:00am-1:30pm

*Workshop#2 - 11/2/19 - 9:00am-1:30pm

*Workshop#3 - 2/1/20 - 9:00am-3:00pm

 

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Affiliate chapter of the Organization of American Kodály Educators

 Professional Development for Music Educators 

Workshop #2: Dr. Kathy Hickey

ADVANCING MUSICALLY with the KODÁLY CONCEPT

Clinician:

Dr. Katherine Hickey, DMA
University of Redlands School of Music
kathy_hickey@redlands.edu

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

9:00am-1:30 pm 

St. Paul’s First Lutheran Church

5244 Tujunga Ave

North Hollywood, CA 91601

Teaching advanced music concepts continues from the seeds sown with successful teaching of the Kodály approach curriculum in grades K-3.  Students are prepared to progress to more advanced music concepts, such as inversion and cadence in harmony; compound, mixed, and asymmetrical meters; chromaticism and modulation; all diatonic scales, modes and 20th century scales; form and analysis. Materials and pedagogy for grades 3 to university level will be presented for analysis and active music-making. 

Parking:

You may use street parking, meter parking, or the lot of the elementary school behind Wagner Hall. The parking lot behind Wagner Hall is off of McCormick St. and Bakman Ave. If you park in the lot, walk north/west back to the corner of Tujunga Ave. and McCormick St. to get to the gym where the workshop will be held. Look for the KASC banner!

Lunch:

Participants will be given short breaks, and snacks will be provided. You are welcome to bring a lunch.

Parking

Workshop #3:  Dr. Jill Trinka

RECHARGE YOUR REPERTOIRE BATTERIES

(And Increase Your Dulcimer Playing Skills)

Clinician: Dr. Jill Trinka

Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020

9:00am-3:00 pm 

St. Paul’s First Lutheran Church

5244 Tujunga Ave

North Hollywood, CA 91601

About the Workshop: 

This workshop is dedicated to hands-on exploration of fabulous PK-5 music repertoire beloved by children and teachers across the country.  Learn folk songs, singing games, play party games, dances, canons, and accessible art music compositions that will delight your students and serve to build their musical skills within a sequential spiral curriculum. You won’t want to miss this workshop!! 

 

Those participants who want to also increase their dulcimer playing skills should bring a dulcimer and flat pick with them.  We will spend the last 40 minutes or so working up your strumming power and learning three-part ensemble pieces you can use with your students!

About the Clinician:

Dr. Jill Trinka lives in Pawleys Island, SC.  She retired from full-time university teaching in 2019 at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC, where she taught undergraduate and graduate ear training and sight-singing, elementary music methods, American Music, and classroom instrument courses.  Previous academic posts include The University of North Texas, the University of St. Thomas, and the University of Central Arkansas.  

 

An internationally acknowledged Master Teacher in the Kodály philosophy of music education, she has directed and taught in Kodály Teacher Training Institutes throughout the United States.  She currently directs the West Chester University (PA) Kodály Certificate Program. A past president of the Organization of American Kodály Educators and 2003 recipient of their Outstanding Educator Award, Dr. Trinka is well known by children, parents, and music educators as “a dynamic, winsome, and energetic teacher and performer.” Her performances bring new life to the musical and cultural treasures of American folk music as she accompanies herself on the dulcimer, autoharp, guitar, and banjo.  Jill’s publications – My Little Rooster, Bought Me a Cat, John, the Rabbit, and The Little Black Bull; Jill Trinka:  The Bass Hall Children’s Concerts DVD (Ft. Worth, TX); and recordings Had a Little Rooster, There’s a Hole in the Bucket, and Old Joe Clark, with John Feierabend, are published by GIA Music. 

 

Dr. Trinka currently teaches workshops for elementary music educators throughout the United States and Canada, serves as an Artist-in-Residence for elementary schools, performs folk music concerts for children and adults, and sings with the Carolina Master Chorale.  

 

Parking:

You may use street parking, meter parking, or the lot of the elementary school behind Wagner Hall. The parking lot behind Wagner Hall is off of McCormick St. and Bakman Ave. If you park in the lot, walk north/west back to the corner of Tujunga Ave. and McCormick St. to get to the gym where the workshop will be held. Look for the KASC banner!

Lunch:

Participants will be given a lunch break, and snacks will be provided. You are welcome to bring a lunch.

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Workshop Prices

Individual Workshop Prices:

Full-Time College Students and Administrators: FREE

OAKE and AOSA Members: $30

Non-members: $40

3 Workshop Package Deal (OAKE members only)

$65 for admission to all 3 workshops throughout the year

District Workshop PAckage

We are excited to announce we are now offering a special "District Workshop Package" deal where a school district can pay a total of $700, which will allow up to 8 participants to attend each of our workshops through the year. If your district is interested in a package deal, please contact us for more information at kascmail@gmail.com.

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Join us all year long for one of our engaging professional development workshops throughout the school year. KASC brings in quality clinicians from all over the world to provide inspiration to music educators in the Southern California region.

OAKE’s Commitment to Equity


The members of OAKE are committed to championing diversity, welcoming all people, and advancing inclusivity and equity for all. Inspired by Zoltán Kodály’s unyielding assertion that music belongs to everyone, we affirm that music is a fundamental aspect of shared human experiences. As such, we pledge to promote active music making merged with intentionally respectful practices as the basis of comprehensive music education.