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Robert Walsh • Music Class Development, Music - General

This is a general program that involves working with an organization or group to develop learning goals and tailoring strategies accordingly. This may involve exploring any and all of the following: theory, instrumental learning; working in a band, choir or group; music history and appreciation; mental health in music; improvisation; songwriting and composition.
There are several target outcomes:

  • To broaden students’ experience and understanding of music;
  • To build on existing musical capacities and awareness;
  • To broaden students’ experience music & culture;
  • To create connection between an artistic practitioner and students, especially those who may see art/music as playing a significant role in their lives;
  • To deepen connection between students and within the community through music.

The finished result is a deepened experience and awareness of music for participants and students.

Grade Suitability7-12
Maximum Class Size20
Time RequiredFlexible: 1-3 hours, all-day workshops. Prep time: 1-3 hours
Material RequiredI have written two (2) books that may be used. Contact for info.
Material Cost$25-60 per book
Language of InstructionEnglish or French
Special NotesArtist is not from the Yukon. Artist in the School does not cover transportation to/from the Yukon.

Robert Walsh

Robert Walsh is an award-winning singer-songwriter, producer, guitarist, musical director, composer/arranger, author and educator. He has released five albums as a solo artist, three as part of a group (including Allez Ouest), and co-written four musicals, the latest of which, “Rubaboo” (with Andrea Menard), will be performed in London ON and Vancouver in 2023. He has also written two books, and taught Songwriting and other subjects in the music department at MacEwan University for thirteen years. He also pioneered an after-school music program in Alberta's Francophobe schools. Robert grew up in Montréal, where he got his BMUS from McGill, put ten years into Toronto, and settled in Edmonton in 1996. He performs regularly in English and French.
I am interested in working in Yukon schools as a result of previous positive experiences teaching as the Yukon Summer Music Camp, and as a result of discussions with the Director of French school CSSC Mercier to teach his students. I also really love the Yukon!

Contact the artist

  • 780-717-0696
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