Orff Schulwerk Teacher Education Course, Levels I & II

ESM Summer sessions 2016

INS 438
Orff Schulwerk Teacher Education Course, Level I
INS 444
Orff Schulwerk Teacher Education Course, Level II

NOTE: As of 4/20/17, the Level II class is FULL; space is still available in Level I. Please contact the Summer@Eastman Office if you would like to be put on the Level II wait list. Levels I and II will also be offered again in Summer 2018.

July 17–28, 2017 / Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Rooms: Level I, ESM 404; Level II, A902;
Recorder Room, A707; Bookstore A704

Faculty: Mary Helen Solomon, Jim Solomon,
Karen Medley, Janet Robbins
Program Director: Donna Brink Fox
Program Administrator: Jennifer Alhart Davis

This two-week education session helps educators develop an understanding of the teaching and learning process using the Orff Schulwerk approach to music and movement. The daily schedule at all levels includes focus on rhythm, melodic experience, Orff instrument technique and musicianship, movement, recorder playing, improvisation, Orff theory, orchestration, and special topics sessions. Level I must be completed to enroll in Level II. The AOSA level certificate is awarded for completion of the two-week course; there is no distinction between credit and noncredit enrollment in awarding the level certificates. For more specific Orff Schulwerk information, contact Program Director Donna Brink Fox at dbfox@esm.rochester.edu or call (585) 274-1020 to speak with her assistant.                

Professional Development Hours: 65
INS 438 Level I
$4,650 / 3 credits     CRN 18389
$825 / noncredit     CRN 18372    
INS 444 Level II
$4,650 / 3 credits     CRN 21024
$825 / noncredit     CRN 21013      

Planning your arrival and departure:
First scheduled activity: Class starts Monday, July 17 at 8:30 a.m.
Last scheduled activity: Final group demonstration/performance, Friday, July 28, 1:30-3:00 p.m.            

“Completely changed all levels of my teaching and musicianship.” – 2016 participant

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