Presentation on theme: "Correlating Music Education Standards with STEM Jordi Vilanova and Dr. Patrick Herak Westerville North High School."— Presentation transcript:
Correlating Music Education Standards with STEM Jordi Vilanova and Dr. Patrick Herak Westerville North High School
Preface We need to make connections! Science compliments music Music gives relevance to science If we don’t make connections how can we expect students to? We need to get out of the “Bat Cave!”
Preface Good science is… Testable A systematic process Conclusions are based-data Good science is not... Based on faith Based on artistry Based on ethics (However, science can help inform these areas)
Sound Waves Speed= Frequency x Wavelength; Amplitude
Sound Waves Which 3 are saxophones and which is the clarinet?
Sound Waves Is a french horn more like a cornet, trumpet and alto horn?
Dynamics (Science v. Artistry) What makes good dynamics? (Let’s make a rubric) Are your requirements different for individuals vs. ensembles? http://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/noise_education/web/ENG_EPD_HTML/m1/images/graph_1_2_b2.gif
Evaluating Music What can you measure? (Science v. Artistry) Is your data qualitative or quantitative? Is your rubric valid? (Does it pass the eye test?) Can your rubric show improvement? Does your rubric help create reliable data? Is your rubric precise enough?
Evaluating Music Vaughan Williams – Sea Songs Rate from 0-200 0-50 = Fair 51-100 = Good 101-150 = Very Good 151-200 = Outstanding
Scoring RVW AVGSTDEV Pitch/correct notes 16.52.6 Rhythmic accuracy and clarity 16.62.6 Use and control of Tempi 16.43.3 Dynamic Range 14.63.1 Precision 15.42.5 Tuning/Intonation 16.01.5 Sound Quality 15.22.2 Balance 14.02.8 Soloists 15.93.2 Artistic expression/musicality 13.93.7 TOTAL w/RUBRIC 154.621.3 TOTAL w/NO RUBRIC 139.133.5
Shameless Plugs Brass Band of Columbus performs tomorrow (Saturday) at 9:15am March 24 th – The Ohio Brass Arts Festival Youth Solo Competition 1 st place $100 2 nd place $50 No entry fee Open to brass players earning a 1 on a Class A solo at district solo and ensemble contest.