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Thomsen, Kathy

Summer Graduate Program - Dalcroze, Musicianship
Degree
D.M.A. University of Minnesota
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5870
Mail
University of St. Thomas
Graduate Music, LOR 103
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105

Kathy Thomsen is an Associate Professor of Music and Fine Arts Division Coordinator at Hamline University in St. Paul, MN. She serves on the summer faculty at the University of St. Thomas in their Graduate Programs in Music Education.  She has an undergraduate degree from Hamline, a M.M. from the University of Michigan, and a D.M.A. from the University of Minnesota. Kathy holds a license in Dalcroze Eurhythmics from the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, MA, is president of the Dalcroze Society of America, and editor of the American Dalcroze Journal. At Hamline University she teaches piano, the Elements of Music, and Dalcroze Eurhythmics, and conducts the Women's Chorale. During her sabbatical in 2004, Kathy traveled to six middle schools around Minnesota to teach Dalcroze Eurhythmics to their orchestras and bands.  Her article, ‘Hearing is Believing: Dalcroze Solfege and Musical Understanding,’ was published in Music Educators Journal in December 2011.  She gives Dalcroze workshops throughout the US to choral conductors, music educators, and music students.

Summer 2020 Courses

Summer 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
GMUS 544 - 02 Creating Music for Movement M T W R F - - 0900 - 1130

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M T W R F - -

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0900 - 1130

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Course Registration Number:

30051 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Kathy M. Thomsen

NEW! - Self-paced studies to develop skills in improvising at the piano for locomotor activites and eurhythmics games. Individual virtual meetings with instructor along with independent practice. Intended for those with limited to intermediate piano skills. Recommended: some familiarity with eurhythmics and moving to music. No prerequisites.

Schedule Details

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GMUS 750 - 01 Musicianship I M T W R - - - 0900 - 1215

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M T W R - - -

Time of Day:

0900 - 1215

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Course Registration Number:

30124 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Kathy M. Thomsen

Studies in musicianship, including systematic sight-reading, aural transcription, and analytical skill development. Course is required for Master of Arts students.

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Fall 2020 Courses

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