Symposium - Community music and music pedagogy

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Time Program
7:00 pm Welcome reception at Georgenhof


Thursday, February 21, 2013

Time Program
8:00am – 9:00am Registration and coffee
9:00am – 9:25am Alexandra Kertz-Welzel, opening keynote:

Internationalizing and localizing: shaping community music in Germany.

9:25am – 9:35am Housekeeping
9:35am – 10:15am David J. Elliott and Lee Higgins

Finding synergy in and between community music and music education.

10:30am – 12:00noon Paper presentations: Session 1, chaired by Dawn Joseph

Andreas Wölfl

Drumpower – violence prevention and social integration with music. A music therapy program addressing violence prevention, social integration and development of creativity in young people in schools.

Susan Knight

Musicing to create/re-create community; communitizing to create music and musicians: a collaborative, interactive youth choral music practice developing empathic cultural agents-of-change.

Martin Milner

Community nusic and international education: how community musci practices work within international baccalaureate organisation curricula.

12:00noon – 1:15pm Lunch at MENSA
1:15pm – 1:45pm Don D. Coffman

Common ground for community music and music education.

1:45pm – 3:15pm Paper presentations: Session 2, chaired by Martin Milner

Alicia de Banffy-Hall

A community music journey: a German perspective.

Kitty von Korff and Andrea Engel

Perspective of the Department of Arts and Culture, City Council Munich.

Jane Southcott

Negotiating music engagement: the practices of an Australian late starter wind band and their implications for music education.

Phil Mullen

Education at the extreme: learnings from the world of Pupil Referral Units.

3:00pm Coffee break
3:30pm – 4:30pm Break out groups
4:30pm – 5:00pm Plenum and summary of the day, led by Patrick M. Jones
7:00pm Symposium dinner at Spatenhaus


Friday, February 22, 2013

Time Program
9:00am Registration and coffee
9:15am – 10:00am

Keynote address: Patrick M. Jones

Pedagogy in and for community and school music settings.

10:15am – 11:45am Paper presentations: Session 3, chaired by Jane Southcott

Dawn Joseph

Experiencing Indigenous East African Dance-Songs: reflections from North West University (South Africa).

Community music making in Australia: creating, improvising, and performing at the 2012 Lake Bolac Eel Festival.

Annette Rüggeberg

Perspective of a German secondary school: project with the German Philharmonic Orchestra Bremen.

Daniel M. Eberhard

Community music between university and youth culture – a best practice example.

11:45am – 1:00pm Lunch at MENSA
1:00pm – 2:45pm Marketplace of German projects and poster presentations


Thomas Braun, 3Klang e. V.

Christa Coogan, Tanz und Schule.

Martin Elbach, Eurode Jugendorchester Herzogenrath.

Uli Glaess, International Munich Art Lab.

Konstantia Gourzi, opus21musikplus.

Evi Koblin, TheaterSpielaus.

Michael Reithmeier, Freies Musikzentrum.


Marc Godau

Popular music, informal learning strategies and the formal context. The inner and outer coordinating frames within learning contexts.

Peter Mall

Orchestras and schools – how can the school curriculum benefit from orchestral attractions?

Martin Burghart and Nicolae Nistor

Supporting jazz improvisation in community music: the "music clock" as a conceptual artefact.

2:45pm - 3:00pm Coffee break
3:00pm – 4:00pm Paper presentations: Session 4, chaired by Phil Mullen

Douglas Lonie

"Communities" of music education: the place of non-formal pedagogy in English music education.

Viviane Beineke and Vânia Beatriz Müller, Gabriela Flor Visnadi e Silva

Music in communities, music in schools: common underpinnings for the music educator.

4:15pm – 5:00pm Break out groups
5:00pm – 5:30pm Plenum and summary of the day, led by Patrick M. Jones
8:00pm Concert at Rationaltheater with the Express Brass Band


Saturday, February 23, 2013

Time Program
8:30am – 9:00am Registration and coffee
9:00am – 9:45am Kathryn Deane:

Strategic opportunism: how a small organisation can help make change.

10:00am – 11:00am Paper presentations: Session 5, chaired by Don D. Coffman

Monika Lindgren and Asa Bergman:

The music education project "El Sistema" as context for learning and identity creation.

Viviane Beineke:

Creative learning and communities of practice: perspectives for music education in the school.

11:00am – 12:00 noon Break out groups
12:00noon – 12:45pm Plenary: conclusion and action points, evaluation sheet
12:45pm – 1:00pm Alexandra Kertz-Welzel and Lee Higgins: Closing