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. The IRMTNZ Foundation Course Registration Form is also available. If you live in the Auckland area, consider applying for the Thelma Gordon Scholarship Grant (please contact the Auckland branch for details.)
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 for information about course objectives, learning outcomes, time frame and course outline. The IRMTNZ Intermediate Course Registration Form is also available.
This 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.
IRMTNZ Teacher Training Library
IRMTNZ members may borrow library books, videos, CDs and DVDs from the list for $7.00 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:
513 Whitehead Road
Click here to view and save the Library List (PDF).
Please send your name, address, phone number and email address where possible, and include evidence of payment* ($7.00 per item) with your order. The item will be forwarded with a tax invoice. Rental is for one month from the receipt of payment and the item must be returned in a postage pre-paid bubble envelope at the borrower’s expense. *Our bank account is ASB Bank, account number 12-3148-0151669-01
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.