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Saturday, March 11 • 15:30 - 16:00
Harnessing Musical Intelligence: A Saudi Context

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“Musical Intelligence” involves sensitivity to musical information such as pitch, rhythm and timbre (Gardner, 1983). As the explicit performance of music/songs may conflict with regional cultural parameters, effective teaching techniques using music may be sidelined. How can teachers in this situation engage musical intelligence for student benefit?


Andy Villas-Boas

King Abdullah Air Defense Academy
Andy Villas-Boas holds degrees in linguistics and music from San Diego State University in California, U.S.A. He has been working as an English language instructor in Saudi Arabia since 2010. _x000D_

Saturday March 11, 2017 15:30 - 16:00
Executive Suite 1

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