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Continuing Education for Music Teachers

The UP College of Music has offered a continuing education for Filipino music teachers in the 1980’s to supplement the training provided by higher education institutions.
Recent trends in the study and pedagogy of music education in the international level include multicultural music education. Local educational reforms in the Philippines have also resonated these cultural developments through the K+12 curriculum.
Thus, the continuing education program for Filipino music teachers is being revived in response to these developments.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
This post baccalaureate summer certificate program is a three-summer program designed to address the need for music teachers to enhance their musical growth and teaching competencies. Such growth will have an impact in the quality of music teaching and learning across the country. A certificate of completion will be given at the end of the program to participants who have completed the three levels of training.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES
At the end of the program, the participants will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the principles of music theory, practice, and pedagogy;

2. Apply musical and pedagogical knowledge and skills in solo and group rehearsal, performance, and in general music classroom experiences;

3. Show appreciation of varied music teaching and learning situations, as well as of diverse forms of music-making and music cultures in the Philippines and the world.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND GRADING SYSTEM
Students under the program must be teachers teaching music in both public and private schools. A certificate of employment duly signed by the principal must be presented together with the application form. The enrollee will be given a graded performance evaluation at the end of each course by the instructor. For courses offered in succession such as music theory, keyboard, solo vocal/instrument, conducting, the enrollee has to pass the previous level before enrolling in the next level. There will only be 20 slots for each batch of participants per level. Application will be processed on a first come, first served basis.

MODULES

(68 (h/wk) spread across seven learning modules. Courses in succession are marked *.)

1. Basic Musicianship Skills* = 15 (h/wk)
Principles of music theory, notation, and sight-singing applied to various musics of the world.

Level I = 5 (h/wk)
Level II = 5 (h/wk)
Level III = 5 (h/wk)

2. Music Cultures = 12 (h/wk)
Critical listening and appreciation of the musics of the world in relation to the cultural and social functions of music.

Philippine Music = 3 (h/wk)
Asian Music = 3 (h/wk)
Western Music = 3 (h/wk)
World Music = 3 (h/wk)

3. Managing and Conducting Musical Ensembles* = 3 (h/wk)
Management and rehearsal techniques for choral and instrumental groups.

Conducting I = 1 (h/wk)
Conducting II = 1 (h/wk)
Conducting III = 1 (h/wk)

4. Performing Skills = 23 (h/wk)
Application of musical knowledge and skills through varied solo/group performance
Solo Vocal / Instrument Performance * I, II, III = 6 (h/wk)

Keyboard* = 3 (h/wk)
Rondalla= 1 (h/wk)
Wind Ensemble = 1 (h/wk)
Folk Dance = 2 (h/wk)
Music Theatre = 2 (h/wk)
Choir = 3 (h/wk)
Cordillera = 1 (h/wk)
Kulintang = 1 (h/wk)
Gamelan = 1 (h/wk)
Chinese Ensemble=1 (h/wk)
Samulnori = 1 (h/wk)

5. Pedagogical Skills = 9 (h/wk)
Integration of musical knowledge and skills in the context of teaching methods and strategies applied to general music and music track.

Methods and Materials for General
Music in K-Year 6 = 3 (h/wk)

Methods and Materials for General
Music in Years 7-10 = 3 (h/wk)

Methods and Materials for Music
Track in Years 11-12 = 3 (h/wk)

6. Music Technology = 3 (h/wk)
Exploring the uses of music technology through recording and notation software.

7. Arrangement and Composition = 3 (h/wk)
Application of musical knowledge through arranging and/or composition for varied musical ensembles.

CURRICULUM
The program is composed of 68 hours spread out in three levels over three summers. Each level takes one month or four weeks to complete with an average of 6.5 hours of training daily for one month. Completion of each level may be attained by completing 21-22 hours for each summer for full-time students, while part-time students may take more than three summers to complete the required hours. However, the maximum residency of completing all 68 hours is six summers. A certificate of program completion will be given by the U.P. College of Music Extension Program at the end of three levels. There will be no certificate of completion for less than 68 hours. A sample curriculum checklist as well as sample schedule is given below. Courses in italics require pre-requisites taken in the previous summers.

Level I
First Summer 

Basic Musicianship I=5(h/wk)
Music Cultures I
(Philippine)=3(h/wk)
Music Cultures II
(World)=3(h/wk)
Basic Conducting I=1(h/wk)
Solo Performance I=2(h/wk)
Keyboard I = 1 (h/wk)
Choral Singing =1(h/wk)
Cordillera=1(h/wk)
Kulintang=1(h/wk)
Pedagogy =3(h/wk)
Folk Dance I=1(h/wk)

22 (h/wk)

Level II
Second Summer 

Basic Musicianship II=5(h/wk)
Music Cultures III
(Asia & Pacific)=3(h/wk)
Basic Conducting II=1(h/wk)
Solo Performance II=2(h/wk)
Keyboard II= 1(h/wk)
Music Technology=3(h/wk)
Choral Singing =1(h/wk)
Rondalla=1(h/wk)
Gamelan=1(h/wk)
Pedagogy =3(h/wk)
Wind Ensemble=1(h/wk)
Folk Dance II=1(h/wk)

23 (h/wk)

Level III
Third Summer 

Basic Musicianship II=5(h/wk)
Music Cultures III
(Asia & Pacific)=3(h/wk)
Basic Conducting II=1(h/wk)
Solo Performance II=2(h/wk)
Keyboard II= 1(h/wk)
Music Technology=3(h/wk)
Choral Singing =1(h/wk)
Rondalla=1(h/wk)
Gamelan=1(h/wk)
Pedagogy =3(h/wk)
Wind Ensemble=1(h/wk)
Folk Dance II=1(h/wk)

23 (h/wk)


Cost of Tuition Fees
1st summer (2014) - PhP 19,500.00 for 22 (h/wk)
2nd summer - PhP 21,000.00 for 23 (h/wk)
3rd Summer - PhP 21,000.00 for 23 (h/wk)

Discounted rates will be provided to selected participants.

UNIVERSITY HOUSING

Participants may contact the following offices for their individual housing arrangements within campus.

UP Balay Kalinaw

Guerrero corner Dagohoy Streets
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City 1101

Telephone Numbers:
(632) 926-8044 /920-4843
Tel./Fax: (632) 920-4843

E-mail address:
upbalay@hotmail.com
balayint@up.edu.ph

University Hotel 

Guerrero cor. Aglipay St. UP Campus
Diliman, Quezon City 1101

Telephone Numbers:
(632) 926-1953
/435-1316 / 4351317 / 435-1318
/924-6743
Fax No. : 435-1319

Website: updilimanhotel.googlepages.com
E-mail address: updilimanhotel@gmail.com

Francisco Benitez Memorial Hostel

Magsaysay Avenue, UP Campus
Diliman, Quezon City 1101

Telephone Numbers:
926-1426 / 926-9835
/ 981-8500 local 4258
Fax No.:
926-1426 / 981-8500 local 4258

E-mail address: upeduc.alumni@gmail.com

SOLAIR Dormitory 

Bonifacio corner Jacinto Streets
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City 1101

Telephone Number:
927-8340

E-mail address:
solair@up.edu.ph

UP NISMED Hostel 

E. Quirino Avenue
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City 1101

Telephone Number:
(632) 981-8500 local 3901
up to 3910 ext. 102
or
(632) 927-4276,
(632) 928-1563 ext. 102

Cellphone No. (0918) 420-2745

E-mail address:
nismed@up.edu.ph

OTHER EXPENSES
Other expenses of the participants may include
travel, food, and music instruments for personal use.
FUNDING SOURCES
The participants can avail of scholarships from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, Department of Education, and their local school board.

December-February = Pre-enlistment

2nd wk. January - 2nd wk. April = Reservation of slots

3rd wk. March = start of notice of acceptance of reserved slots

4th wk. March - 1st wk April = Confirmation of Slots (Email ID picture)

3rd wk. April = Enrollment and Start of Classes

2nd wk. May = End of classes and Culminating Recital

Slots: 15-20 teacher participants per batch only 

The participants will train intensively with full-time faculty and lecturers of the University of the Philippines College of Music who are distinguished leaders in the fields of pedagogy, performance, research, and theory of Music. Below is the faculty roster for the courses offered:

1. Basic musicianship under the faculty of the Theory and Composition department
Principles of music theory, critical listening and sight-singing applied to various musics of the world.
Level I , Level II, Level III

2. Music cultures under the faculty of the Musicology department
Critical listening and appreciation of the musics of the world in relation to the functions of music in varied societies.
Philippine Music, Asian Music, Western Music, World Music

3. Conducting under the faculty of the Choral Conducting department
Management and rehearsal techniques for choral and instrumental groups.
Conducting I, Conducting II, Conducting III

4. Applied music under the faculty of the music performance departments (Keyboard, Strings, Voice, Winds and Percussion)
Application of musical knowledge and skills through varied solo/group performance

Solo Vocal / Instrument Performance * I, II, III = To Be Arranged (TBA)
Bowed Strings (violin, viola, cello, contrabass)
Plucked Strings (guitar, harp)
WoodWinds (recorder, flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, saxophone)
BrassWinds (trumpet, horn, trombone, tuba)
Solo Keyboard (piano, harpsichord, organ)
Voice
Keyboard Class
Rondalla
Wind Ensemble
Folk Dance
Music Theatre
Choir
Cordillera
Kulintang
Gamelan
Chinese Ensemble
Samulnori

5. Pedagogy under the faculty of the Music Education department
Integration of musical knowledge and skills in the context of teaching methods and strategies applied to general music and music track. Pedagogy I, II, III

6. Music Technology

7. Arrangement and Composition

Administrative Structure 

DR. LA VERNE DELA PEÑA 
Dean

COLLEGE EXECUTIVE BOARD
(Department Chairs)

PROF. ARWIN Q. TAN
Program Coordinator

MS. RIZALINA T. BALUCOS
Special Asst. for Admin. II

MS. PAMELA BALDICAÑAS
Extension Program Asst.

For further information, please contact

Riza Balucos / Pamela Baldicañas
Extension Program Assistants

College of Music
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City ,1101 

Phone: + (672) 926-0024 or 981-8500, loc 2628
Email: upcmudilimanmedia@gmail.com

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