Head of the Teacher Education program in Music

Dr. Atara Isaacson

Head of the Teacher Education program in Music
Building 1005 room 10
Reception Hours
Monday / Wednesday 8:30-9:30 15:45-17:00 (by appointment)
    Teacher training

    2011 – Bar Ilan University   Prize of an Excellent Lecturer

    2004 - Doctoral Fellowship of Excellence Program at Bar Ilan University   

    2003 - Scholarship for excellence in Ph. D. Studies    


    Articles in periodicals

    1.  Isaacson, A. (2008). Cantabile in Schumann’s Piano Concerto (Op. 54). Min-Ad: Israel Studies in Musicology Online, Vol. 6, 1-24 [Hebrew]

    2. Isaacson, A., (2010). A Singing Voice in Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat, Journal of the American Liszt Society, Vol. LIX-LX, 150-67

    3. Isaacson, A., (2010). Defining the Ideal Teacher: Productive Dialogue in Schools in Israel, Educational Practice and  Theory, Vol. 32, No. 2, 57-85

    4. Isaacson, A. (2012). Re-composition of a Tune: The Pathetic and the Resurrection in Israeli Songs. Criticism and Interpretation: Journal for Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Culture, Vol. 44, 361-392 [Hebrew]

    5 . Isaacson, A. (2012). Moshe Wilensky's 'Yemenite' Songs: Are They Truely Yemenite? Cathedra, Vol. 145, 121-146  [Hebrew]

    6. Isaacson, A., (2012). Norma - a Multi Faceted Persona, European Review of Artistic Studies, Vol. 3, n.4, 1-39, ISSN 1647-3558 http://www.eras.utad.pt/revista_estudos_musicais.html


    Chapter in a Book

    Isaacson, A. (2012). Chapter 5: The Romantic Era, in The History of Music from the Middle Ages till the 20th Century. J. Cohen (Ed.) Ramat Aviv, Center of Educational Technology, 155-198 [Hebrew]

    non-refereed publications

    1.Isaacson, A., (2014).  Batia Strauss - Musician & Educator, Zemereashet             http://www.zemereshet.co.il/artist.asp?id=111

    2. Isaacson, A. (2011). From the Conservatory in Warsaw to the of Vineyards of  Yemen", Faces: the song is in our soul, Vols. 52-53, 128-138 [Hebrew]

    3. Isaacson, A. (Ed.) (2009). Strauss, Batia. Guide to the Orchestra. 2nd Internet Edition,  [http://www.box.net/shared/boa2z1ao8g]  [Hebrew]

    4. Isaacson, Atara. (2008). Holistic Music Education in an Arts Junior-High School. The Conference: Advancing Children through the Arts, Bar Ilan University, 12-13  [Hebrew]

    5. Isaacson, A. (2008). The Status of Arts Studies in Teaching Training programs. Mofet, Vol. 32, 14-15 [Hebrew]

    6. Isaacson, A. (2002). About Books: Sight and Sound - Teaching Music for Young children, Mafteach - Journal for Music Teachers, Ministry of Education, Jerusalem, 162-164  [Hebrew]

    7. Isaacson, A. (1998). Music – Interactive Discipline, Opinions: Journal of Teaching and Education, Vol. 4, 72   [Hebrew]


    History of Western Music 2 (Baroque & Calssic Era)

    History of Western Music 3 (Romantic Era)

    Issues in teaching History of Music for High school

    Navigation in the Classroom & Discipline Problems

    Methodology of teaching 

    Music in Schools, Minor (Demo) Teaching

    Practical Work in Schools

    Romantic Opera: French & Italy

    Teaching Workshop



    Fields of Expertise

    Classroom management, Discipline problems, Methodology of teaching, Alternative teaching methods, Constructivism, Holistic approach in music Education, Issues in Music History for high Schools, The Romantic Era, 19th century music: Vocal genres, Opera, Lieder, Piano concerti

    Last Updated Date : 25/12/2022