Seminar – Pedagogy and Equity in Teaching Composition for Young Students

NMD 2018 Helsinki
Seminar – Pedagogy and Equity in Teaching Composition for Young Students

NB: the Seminar will be held in English
Schedule (updated 5.11.2018)

 

THURSDAY 8.11.
Venue: Central Helsinki Music School
address: Helsinginkatu 3-5, 00500 Helsinki

10.00-10.10
Opening: Minna Leinonen, Markku Klami

10.10-10.30
Heidi Partti (FI): Mapping a composing pedagogy in the Finnish music education

10.30-10.50
Lars Kynde (DK): kombinerer hørelære, komposition og et internationalt eksamenssystem (exact title TBA)

10.50-11.10
Katrine Gregersen Dal (DK): Five tracks in contemporary Danish Music – an online teaching material (www.femspor.dk)

11.10-11.30
Østen Ore (DK): SPOR new music school – musical meeting points and creative processes for young music school students

11.30-12.30
Lunch

12.30-13.00
Transfer to Finnish National Opera
address: Helsinginkatu 5-8, 00260 Helsinki

13.00-15.00 (at Finnish National Opera)
Kuule, minä sävellän!/Very Young Composers (FI): Riitta Tikkanen presents the project and after the short presentation there will be a workshop for the participants of the seminar.

 

Optional activities for Thursday 8th November

At the Sibelius Academy
Participants of the seminar are welcome to attend the Group teaching course at Sibelius Academy from 16.00 to 17.30. The course will be held at the Ackté hall (4th floor) of the T Building of the Sibelius Academy, address: Töölönkatu 28, 00260 Helsinki. From the Finnish National Opera, it takes around 10 minutes to walk to the T Building of Sibelius Academy.

At the Finnish National Opera
The Finnish National Opera has granted us 20 tickets per night for both Thursday and Friday for the performances of their Ihmepoika A school opera, created jointly by pupils in lower-level comprehensive school and opera professionals.

The performances are at Alminsali hall of the Finnish National opera (which we all will visit during the seminar on Thursday afternoon) at 18.00 o’clock. We will also get an introduction to the opera project before the performance on both days, and for this we need to be at the opera house no later than at 17.40 o’clock. The duration of the performance is about 40 minutes.

A trailer of the opera can be found here:

http://oopperabaletti.fi/en/stage24/ihmepoika-a-trailer/

The tickets for these performances need to be booked in advance, so if you wish to attend the performance, please inform Hanna and me no later than Wednesday, 7h of November. Please also tell which performance day (Thursday or Friday) suits better for you. Tickets will be booked on first come, first served basis.

Contact & ticket bookings (deadline November 7):

Hanna Kosonen (nordicmusicdays2018@gmail.com)

Markku Klami (markku.klami@gmail.com)

 

FRIDAY 9.11.

Venue: Central Helsinki Music School
address: Helsinginkatu 3-5, 00500 Helsinki

10.00-10.20
Anu Ahola (FI): The Finnish composition pedagogy materials databank Opus 1 www.opus1.fi

10.20-11.00
Minna Leinonen and Markku Klami (FI): Ääneni äärelle (“Finding my voice”) project will demonstrate the Finnish pedagogy project with the Opus 1 material. Participants of the seminar will do a short workshop based on the Opus 1 material with Minna and Markku

11.00-11.20
Minna Leinonen and Markku Klami (FI): Finnish pedagogy projects in composition

11.20-11.40
Riikka Talvitie (FI): Equity in composing

klo 11.40-12.10
Rebecka Ahvenniemi (NO): «New Voices». Forwarding Gender Democracy in Musical Composition

klo 12.10-13.10
Lunch

13.10-13.40
Martin Jonsson Tibblin (SE): Pedagogy projects in Sweden (exact title TBA)

13.40-14.10
Arnt Håkon Aanesen (NO): Youngsters having fun with Sibelius, turning into performance by one of the world’s best orchestras – a benefit of being a millennial

14.10-14.40
Elfa Lilja Gísladóttir and Ingibjörg Fríða Helgadóttir (IS): Upptakturinn – the Young Composers Award

14.40-15.00
Coffee break

15.00-16.30
Discussion and plans & possibilities for future networking
moderator Markku Klami

 

Optional activities for Friday 9th November

At the Finnish National Opera
The Finnish National Opera has granted us 20 tickets per night for both Thursday and Friday for the performances of their Ihmepoika A school opera, created jointly by pupils in lower-level comprehensive school and opera professionals.

The performances are at Alminsali hall of the Finnish National opera (which we all will visit during the seminar on Thursday afternoon) at 18.00 o’clock. We will also get an introduction to the opera project before the performance on both days, and for this we need to be at the opera house no later than at 17.40 o’clock. The duration of the performance is about 40 minutes.

A trailer of the opera can be found here:
http://oopperabaletti.fi/en/stage24/ihmepoika-a-trailer/

The tickets for these performances need to be booked in advance, so if you wish to attend the performance, please inform Hanna and me no later than Wednesday, 7h of November. Please also tell which performance day (Thursday or Friday) suits better for you. Tickets will be booked on first come, first served basis.

Contact & ticket bookings (deadline November 7):
Hanna Kosonen (nordicmusicdays2018@gmail.com)
Markku Klami (markku.klami@gmail.com)

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