Orff Schulwerk Teacher Education Course, Levels I & III

ESM Summer sessions 2016

INS 438
Orff Schulwerk Teacher Education Course, Level I
INS 452
Orff Schulwerk Teacher Education Course, Level III

NOTE (May 15, 2019): We have extended the application deadline and are still accepting applications for both levels! We will continue accepting applications until both courses have 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 15–26, 2019 / Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Rooms: Level I, ESM 404; Level III, A902;
Recorder Room, A707; Bookstore A704

Faculty: Karen Medley, Janet Robbins, Jim Solomon, Mary Helen Solomon
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. Levels I and II must be completed to enroll in Level III. 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 information about the Orff Schulwerk offerings, contact Donna Brink Fox, program director, at dbfox@esm.rochester.edu or call (585) 274-1020 to speak with her assistant.

Professional Development Hours: 65
INS 438 Level I
$5,010 / 3 credits           CRN 19224
$855 / noncredit             CRN 19213                 
INS 452 Level III
$5,010 / 3 credits           CRN 21772
$855 / noncredit             CRN 22431             

Planning your arrival and departure:
First scheduled activity: Class begins Monday, July 15 at 8:30 a.m.
Last scheduled activity: Final group demonstration/performance, Friday, July 26, 1:30-3:00 p.m.            

“Stimulating, challenging—I was stretched and informed in every way. Faculty is outstanding, organized and extraordinary—I am inspired.” – 2018 participant

Click HERE to apply

Read our blog: Summer Orff at Eastman: Last Call!