Positive Psychology and Music Making Workshop
Friday, 17 August 2018
Mr Syed Abubakar bin Syed Alwee Alsree
A workshop entitled “Group Music-Making using Percussion Instruments” was organized and partly facilitated by Dr Imelda Caleon and Dr Pamela Costes-Onishi who are both Research Scientists at the Office of Education Research. The key facilitator of the workshop was Mr Syed Abubakar bin Syed Alwee Alsree, who was supported by Mr Izzat Adnan - both are from Espousal Fusion Entertainment. Held on 7th and 8th June 2018, the objectives of the workshop were to teach the participants the basic techniques of playing percussion instruments, guide the participants to perform Arabic music in groups, introduce elements of positive psychology into group music making, and to present strategies on how to students to play percussion instruments. This two-day workshop was attended by seven music teachers and two NIE researchers.