MusiKinesis®: Music, Dance, Dalcroze


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MusiKinesis®: Music, Dance, Dalcroze

NOTE (May 20, 2019): We have extended the application deadline for this course and will continue accepting registrations until the class has filled. Please be aware that requests for on-campus housing are subject to approval and availability–we can no longer guarantee on-campus housing for all participants. Check with the Summer@Eastman office before submitting a request for on-campus housing.

July 22-26, 2019 / Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Room: OSL 101
Monica Dale, instructor

For dancers and musicians alike, MusiKinesis® connects sound and movement to enrich teaching and performance. Monica Dale, a nationally-recognized Dalcroze teacher, developed MusiKinesis® as a Dalcroze-based approach that is contemporary, applicable and inclusive. Dancers will discover rhythmic principles, teaching techniques and creative ideas for the studio to bring new consciousness of movement’s relationship to sound, from barre to stage. Musicians will experience structural and aesthetic elements of music in a physical way to develop a stronger mind-body connection, improve musical precision and accuracy, and attain more freedom of expression. As an active, interdisciplinary experience, the week provides lasting inspiration.

Open to collegiate and adult students. Teachers and performers of either dance or music are welcome; experience in both arts is not required. Enrollment limited to 12 students.

Planning your arrival and departure:
First scheduled activity: Class begins Monday, July 22 at 9:00 a.m.
Last scheduled activity: Class ends Friday, July 26 at 4:00 p.m.

Professional Development Hours:  30
Tuition:
$1,670 / 1 credit     CRN 21907
$625 / noncredit     CRN 21892     

“A great way to challenge and enhance your own musicality.” – 2017 participant

Click HERE to apply

Read our blog: Making Connections: Movement at the Eastman School of Music