"Teaching Gregorian Chant to Children" - 4-day Intensive Course at Dunwoodie - July 5-8
  • "Teaching Gregorian Chant to Children"
    July 5-8, 2017

    Instructor: Dr. Jennifer Donelson, Director of Sacred Music, St. Joseph's Seminary (Dunwoodie)

    This four-day intensive course will present pedagogical techniques for teaching Gregorian chant to
    children and is ideal for Catholic schoolteachers, directors and teachers of religious education, directors of children’s choirs, and parents. Special emphasis will be placed on the Ward Method, a comprehensive music education method designed to teach sacred music to children. Other topics addressed will include resources for teachers, historical teaching approaches, and the logistics of developing a sacred music program for children. The course meets from 8:00 to 6:00 Wednesday through Saturday.

    Students are able to take the course for masters-level credit or as an auditor.

    First-time students of St. Joseph’s Seminary receive a 50% discount off tuition or the audit price.
    $250 for 1st-time SJS student – Audit – $500 regular rate
    $750 for 1st-time SJS student – 3 credits – $1500 regular tuition rate

    Room and board at St. Joseph’s Seminary are available for an additional fee.
    $25/night for lodging
    $5 each continental breakfast
    $11 each hot lunch
    $13 each dinner

    Information on traveling to the New York area and Dunwoodie is available here.

    For more information or to register for the course, please contact Dr. Donna Eschenauer, Associate Academic Dean, at donna.eschenauer@archny.org or (914) 367–8280.