Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 3, 2007
Boston University Summer Term is pleased to announce the exciting summer music course offerings ]to be featured as part of its 2007 Summer Music Program. Summer Term music courses are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Fine Arts' School of Music, and feature an eclectic mix of course topics, special programs, and training opportunities. Summer music courses are offered in both summer sessions.
The Summer Music Program offers engaging instruction in all aspects of music, such as musicology, applied music, music theory, and music education--including Orff Schulwerk Teacher Training. Students benefit from studying with the highly driven and accomplished faculty and students of the School of Music. Founded in 1872, the School of Music is the nation's oldest degree-granting music program.
Students will find courses in a variety of musical forms, from jazz or Latin rhythms to Irish folk or the music of Bach. Readings and workshops provide insight into cultures from all over the globe, while students have the opportunity to study with internationally recognized musicians. For those interested in teaching music to others, the School of Music's Department of Music Education has a long and distinguished tradition in teaching the creative methods and strategies of music education, and offers courses that cover everything from conducting, to teaching traditional American music, to integrating digital media and technology in the classroom.
Orff Schulwerk Teacher Training Levels I and II highlight Orff Schulwerk philosophies, techniques, and theories, with emphasis on ensemble playing, lessons and pedagogy, recorder techniques, dance and movement, and special topics. With the support of internationally renowned visiting faculty, students are exposed to the most innovative concepts by true professionals.
Summer Term offers a diverse array of special academic opportunities available exclusively during the summer. With Summer Term's open enrollment, students need only register in order to experience a challenging and fulfilling summer in Boston. Interested individuals may register online at http://www.bu.edu/summer, or may mail or fax the registration form found in the Summer Term bulletin. For further information, please call the Summer Term Office at 617-353-5124 or e-mail.
About Boston University
Boston University, the fourth-largest independent university in the United States, is a hub of intellectual and cultural activity. Its campus extends from the historic Back Bay section of Boston westward along the south bank of the Charles River. From the townhouses of Bay State Road to state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms, and from peaceful parks and esplanades to the city life of Commonwealth Avenue, the University offers an attractive environment in which students live and study.
Boston University is perfectly situated to enjoy both the charm and beauty of the city and its cultural and recreational attraction.