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PD Day with Olle Palmqvist

World renowned Swedish music educator, Olle Palmqvist shares ideas and strategies on how to incorporate the all important skills of aural, rhythm and harmonic awareness into your regular piano lessons.


PART 1 10.30-12.00 pm

How to incorporate aural and rhythm skills into everyday lessons with a piano student:
What is the philosophy for making it part of a normal lesson when there is so much to cover in a lesson already?
What drills or exercises might be good to do on a regular basis?
How do you build these up in a scaffolded way for the student’s learning?
What resources can we draw from to assist us with this?

PART 2 1.00 pm-2.30 pm

How to incorporate harmony and chords into everyday lessons with piano students.
How can we develop a student’s harmonic understanding and recognition?
How might we be able to teach them to play chords?
How do we structure the process and in what order to we teach things?


Members: $70 (including home-made soup and roll lunch)
Non-members: $80 (or $85 including lunch)
Student Members: $40 (including lunch)
Student Non-members: $50 (or $55 including lunch)


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Alternatively, post a cheque to ACTKA, PO Box 225, Erindale Centre, ACT 2903 (include name and event)