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The Ploger Method® in the Classroom

Learn about how The Ploger Method® has been adapted as the foundation for classroom curricula.  You can also visit the feature pages on Musicianship programs at The Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University and The University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point to learn more about how these universities have collaborated with Marianne Ploger to incorporate her novel approach into core curricula.

Overview of The Ploger Method® in the Classroom

Musicianship at The Blair School of Music

Musicianship at The University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

 

 

About The Method

photo: Vanderbilt University

With the correct information and proper attitudes, all musicians can learn to know, recognize, and understand what they are hearing in music, at the same speed that they know, recognize, and understand what they hear and read in their native language.

The Method ›

Resources

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Click below for free articles and featured content related to musicianship training and issues of music perception and cognition.

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Musicianship Intensives

photo: Vanderbilt University

Each summer, Marianne Ploger offers intensive, week-long workshops at three levels.  The classes are aimed at bolstering fluency in music and focus on musical comprehension in real-time; the intensives also involve discussions of perception and cognition with the aim of developing heightened awareness of our learning processes.

2015 workshops ›