Teaching Composition through Music Tells the Story – Ayala Asherov

Composer: Ayala Asherov

Workshop Length: 1 Class

In this one-hour workshop Ayala Asherov walks music teachers through a project that introduces students to music composition through the medium of storytelling. This interdisciplinary project introduces the skills of music composition through literature and drama using examples from film, opera, theater, radio and dance. After taking this one-hour course, teachers can immediately apply this project to their music curriculum. Through listening and hearing exercises, this project fulfills six National Core Arts Standards and is recommended for students enrolled in beginning composition or general music courses.

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