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WA: TeachMeet Online
September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
REGISTRATIONS ARE CLOSED!!
Save the date for Kodály WA’s TeachMeet Online Event. A free online event exclusively for members only in Early Childhood Music. Experience ideas for the classroom from world class presenters in this event not to be missed! Whether you are a university student or an experienced teacher, there is something in this for everyone!
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Presenter: Lucinda Geoghegan
When: Wednesday 8 September (Early Childhood)
Time: 7:00pm to 8:00pm AWST
Registration: Members: FREE
Student members: FREE
EVENT DETAILS: Lucinda Geoghegan
Essential Experiences in Early Years Music Education
This will be a practical, “hands on” session in which participants will play some of the games / sing a variety of songs aimed at early years. Topics covered will include: Choice of repertoire, making the most of repertoire by recycling, key musical skills to be covered in early years plus use of picture books to support musical learning.
Lucinda Geoghegan graduated in music from the University of Edinburgh in 1982, completed a postgraduate teaching qualification at Moray House College of Education and trained with the Kodály Institute of Britain under Cecilia Vajda where she gained an Advanced Diploma in musicianship with Distinction. She worked as a Secondary music teacher before deciding to specialise in Primary and Early Years Music Education. She was also member of staff with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra Junior Chorus for 16 years and was Director of the National Youth Choir of Scotland (NYCOS) West Lothian Choir for 8 years.
Lucinda has a strong commitment to training in music education according to the Kodály concept and delivers workshops around the world. In addition, she is currently Creative Learning Director for NYCOS, a Musicianship Lecturer at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, a tutor for the Benedetti Foundation and a regular tutor and Chair of the Education Planning Board for the British Kodály Academy. In 2017 Lucinda was elected as a Director on the Board of the International Kodály Society.
Publications written by Lucinda for NYCOS include – Singing Games and Rhymes for Tiny Tots, Singing Games and Rhymes for Early Years (Books 1 and 2) Singing Games and Rhymes for Middle Years (Books 1 and 2) and with Dr László Nemes Singing Games and Rhymes for ages 9 to 99. With Christopher Bell she wrote the musicianship programme Go for Bronze, Go for Silver and Go for Gold.