Cantare Studio

VOICE AND THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE

What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body


A preparation course for becoming a licensed trainee with Andover Educators.

Learn how to present the workshop "What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body" and incorporate somatic training into your studio teaching. 

Following the Training Guidelines developed by Andover Educators, this class will meet weekly for three 10 week quarters (Fall, Winter, Spring). Students become an affiliate member of Andover Educators at the start of the class and move on to the licensing process with sponsoring trainer, Lisa Marsh (Portland), upon it's completion.

Date/Time: TBD starting Fall 2018

Location: Cantare Studio, Springfield OR

Tuition: $300/quarter. 

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Alexander Technique Teacher Training Program 

In collaboration with The Performance School, Seattle, and Alexander Technique International (ATI).

A three year training program designed to meet the requirements for certification as an Alexander Technique teacher through Alexander Technique International.

Year One: Principles of the Alexander Technique I

Guided reading and discussion sessions with Catherine Kettrick and David Mills, observation training, hands-on training with Marieke Schuurs.

Date/Time:Thursdays, 9:30 to 11:30 am., starting Oct 2019 (Fall, Winter, Spring quarter)

Tuition: $600/quarter. 

Year Two: Principles of the Alexander Technique II

Guided reading and discussion sessions with Catherine Kettrick and David Mills, observation training, hands-on training with Marieke Schuurs. Certificate of completion at conclusion of program. 

Date/Time:Thursdays, 9:30 to 11:30 am., starting Oct 2020 (Fall, Winter, Spring quarter)

Tuition: $600/quarter. 

Year Three: Supervised Teaching

Minimum of 10 sessions, either in person, video or Skype, in which the student teacher teaches an AT lesson for review and feedback from Catherine and David. Schedule TBD, Tuition on a per session basis.

Guidelines for certification process with Alexander Technique International can be found at alexandertechniqueinternational.com

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The Alexander Method

RECOMMENDED READING

Voice and the Alexander Technique, Jane Heirich: textbook for "Speak Freely!" Healthy Voices Course.

What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body, Barbara Conable: accompanying workbook for the Andover Educator Course.

How to Learn the Alexander Technique, Barbara Conable: Excellent first read on the Alexander Technique. Textbook for Andover Educator Course.

Use of the Self, FM Alexander: Classic text from the founder of the Alexander Technique. Textbook for AT Teacher Training Course, Part I.

Freedom to Change, Frank Pierce Jones: Textbook for AT Teacher Training Course, Part I.

Conscious Control of the Individual, FM Alexander: Textbook  for Alexander Technique Teacher Training Course, Part II.

The Art of Practicing, Madeline Bruser: a must-have for musicians.

Onstage Synergy, Cathy Madden: application of Alexander Technique to the process of performance.