Music Teachers in Songjiang Observed a Demo Lesson Conducted by a Kodaly Chorus Expert

   2017-11-10 15:11:00

    On November 1 beautiful music could be heard from the hall in SISU Songjiang Foreign Language School. More than one hundred and seventy music teachers from Songjiang District observed the lesson given to Susie Children’ Choir of SISU Foreign Language School by the Kodaly Chorus Expert Joao Nuno de Almeida Barros.Joao Nuno de Almeida Barros obtained a master’s degree in music conducting from Lisbon Advanced Academy of Music in 2015 and has been conducting different chorus groups since 2014. As an experienced chorus conductor, he is good at applying Kodaly teaching approach to chorus teaching.

The chorus was warmed up with simple and interesting physical games.

A piece of three-part unaccompanied chorus was accomplished with the help of emulation, beats and Kodaly gestures.


Susie Children’s Choir, conducted by Jiang Rong, Music teacher for SISU Songjiang Foreign Language School brought two beautiful pieces of songs The Jasmine and The Lord Bless You and Keep You.


The expert gave effective instructions to the choir on its voice, its treatment of music and state of singing.


Teachers and students present all benefited greatly from the lesson and the activity came to a successful conclusion.



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Shanghai Songjiang Education Bureau
Address:38 Zhongshan Road,Songjiang,Shanghai 201600

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