The fifteenth national conference of the Post Primary Music Teachers’ Association will take place in the Croke Park Conference Centre from 21—23 October, 2011.
The conference fee is €99 for the weekend, which includes tea/coffee throughout the weekend, lunch on Saturday, 22 October, a conference banquet later that night, attendance at all workshops and presentations and also the chance to engage in the trades exhibition and research poster presentations.
The keynote speaker will be Marc Jaffrey (Manifesto UK, Music Education: A Burning Platform).
The Programme will focus on the following topics:
Teaching strategies for Junior and Leaving Certificate Melody Writing
Colin Durrant Choral Workshop
Musicals and the Role of the Musical Director / Producer
Teaching Irish Music in the classroom
Gerald Barry Set Work
New Junior Certificate Report
GCSE Curriculum and Resources
Limited accommodation is available at the four-star Croke Park Hotel.
For more info: www.ppmta.ie
Pictured: Jonathan Browner speaking at last year’s PPMTA conference
Published on 14 October 2011