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Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Courses

Foundation Course

The Foundation Course is designed for musicians who have attained senior levels in practical and theory components and wish to pursue a career in teaching music.

Please read the Foundation Course Summary document for information about course objectives, learning outcomes, time frame and course outline. IRMT Foundation Course Registration Form is also available. If you live in the Auckland area, consider applying for the Thelma Gordon Scholarship Grant.

All inquiries should be directed to Course Coordinator, Wendy Hunt, at

Christine Hudson (Provisional member): “By doing the IRMTNZ Foundation Teacher Training Course, I discovered that teaching music isn’t just about knowing music or how to play music …This Course has helped me improve my ability to become a very good music teacher and to run a successful business. I highly recommend this Course to anyone who is thinking about teaching music“.   
 
Erin Cormack  (Associate member): “I enrolled in the IRMTNZ Foundation Course to increase my confidence and knowledge of music teaching, and it delivered …   I feel I have developed a sound foundation that has set me up well for my next steps.”

Intermediate Course

This course helps course participants acquire and apply a wide range of technical skills relating to pedagogy and teaching methods for the candidate’s chosen instrument at the Grade 4 – 5 level and follows on from the Foundation Course.

Please read the Intermediate Course Summary document for information about course objectives, learning outcomes, time frame and course outline. IRMT Intermediate Course Registration Form is also available. 

All inquiries should be directed to Course Coordinator, Wendy Hunt, at


Advanced Course

Advanced CourseThis course follows on from the Intermediate Course and covers networking, pedagogy and detailed studies of music types. Participants must commit to three phases of study and a practical workshop day.

Please read the Advanced Course Summary document for information. The IRMT Advanced Course Registration Form is also available.

All inquiries should be directed to Course Coordinator, Wendy Hunt, at

 

IRMTNZ Teacher Training Library

IRMTNZ Teacher Training LibraryIRMTNZ members may borrow library books, videos, CDs and DVDs from the list for $6.50 per item (inclusive of GST) which covers the postage and packaging. If borrowing items in person, the charge is $5.00 per item (inclusive of GST). To obtain these, please contact the Librarian:

Wendy Hunt
513 Whitehead Road
Hastings 4120

Tel: (06) 878 8297
Email:

Click here to view and save the  Library List April 2018 (PDF).

Please send your name, address, phone number and email address where possible, and include your cheque ($6.50 per item) made out to Wendy Hunt, IRMT Library, with your order.  The item will be forwarded with a tax invoice. Rental is for one month from the receipt of the cheque and the item must be returned in a postage pre-paid bubble envelope at the borrower’s expense.

 

Our Sponsors

We gratefully acknowledge the support of our sponsors (in particular Piano Traders Limited) in providing vouchers, welcome gift packs and graduation packs to our Course Participants.