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Registration open for World Music Pedagogy professional development course

World Music Pedagogy

The School of Music will offer its seventh annual Smithsonian Folkways World Music Pedagogy professional development course June 26-30. 

Join music educators, ethnomusicologists and guest artists, for workshops featuring music traditions of Appalachia, Ghana, Northeast Brazil, Mexilachia, Lebanon, Peru and Trinidad. ​

Principles and practices of World Music Pedagogy will be at the center of demonstrations and conversations throughout the week with attention to culturally sensitive, diverse and inclusive music practices in K-12, university and community settings. 

Participants will explore Smithsonian Folkways’ rich ethnographic, audio, film and print archives and draw deeper connections to the vibrant cultures in their classrooms, communities and beyond.

Find details on course content and professional development options.