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Advanced 1 & 2: Focus on Variations CPD workshop
Tue 11 April 2017, 10:00 – 17:00 BST
A one-day practical workshop (worth 8 CPD hours) in which participating teachers will gain a detailed understanding of the steps and movements of each of the Advanced 1 (female) and Advanced 2 (female) levels. Learning activities will focus on the development of correct technique through the progression of vocabulary, differences in music and style for each variation. The workshop will also provide the opportunity to discuss the related examination assessment criteria and exercises for the development of correct technique.
The aim of this one-day practical workshop is to boost participants’ confidence in teaching the variations for the Advanced 1 (female) and Advanced 2 (female) syllabi variations through enhancing their knowledge and understanding of technique, style and musicality.
Participants will be able to:
demonstrate, physically and/or through explanation, an understanding of the technique and movement quality in each variation
demonstrate, physically and/or through explanation, an understanding of the correct style and performance elements for each variation
discuss musical interpretation
Participants will have knowledge and understanding of:
approaches to help their learners develop expressive and confident performance
the relationship between elements of technique, style, musicality and overall performance outlined above
the assessment criteria for Examinations (female and male)
For further information please visit: https://www.rad.org.uk/study/cpd/cpd-activities/find-a-cpd-course/advanced-1-2-female-focus-on-variations