Teaching the Meter Matters

Posted on: 6 June 2021
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6th Jun to 6th Jun - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Inala School


Andrea Calilhanna will present the session  

Teaching the Meter Matters 

Andrea will share recent research on the meter, discuss how this impacts the pedagogy of meter and demonstrate her broad and flexible three-step process through which to teach the meter. Don’t miss out! 

Andrea Calilhanna is a PhD candidate at Western Sydney University’s MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development (Brain Sciences). Andrea has been on the Council of the MTA NSW for over 10 years and has taught music in both the studio and classroom for more than 30 years. In 2018, she was awarded a Master of Music (Musicology) at The University of Sydney, Sydney Conservatorium of Music (SCM) for her research on the pedagogy of musical meter with school-age students ‘Teaching Music Meter to School-Age Students Through the Ski-Hill Graph’. During her studies at SCM she founded and co-ordinated the SCM’s Meter Symposiums 2016-2018, presented a number of conference papers and published research. Her recent research has led to a number of publications on the study of meter and traditional music of Nigeria (Igbo Tribe) where she and her Nigerian colleagues introduced mathematical music theory into Africa. In a relaxed, discussion-based workshop.

Tickets Members $45 Non Members $65.  Registrations close 4 June 2021.  To register https://www.trybooking.com/BQNBO

If you require any assistance with registration please contact the office.

 This is a ‘live’ event and if impacted by any Covid restrictions, participants will be informed of any changes to numbers or venue. 


This session may count towards Teacher Identified Professional Development hours for accreditation purposes.  A Certificate of Completion is available upon request.