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Summer 2023 Orff Levels I, II

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Also known as the Orff Method, Orff Approach or Music for Children; it is a way of introducing and teaching children about music on a level that they can easily comprehend. Musical concepts are learned through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama and the playing of percussion instruments. Improvisation, composition and a child's natural sense of play are encouraged. The Summer Orff Levels Courses are an intense two-week long study of the Orff Process. Students are expected to complete composition and theory homework, in addition to classes in movement and recorder pedagogy. All three levels must be taken for the teachers to be certified in Orff-Schulwerk.

Location and Accommodations

The courses will be held at  Eldorado High School on the Northeast side of beautiful Albuquerque, where there are many hotels and AirBnbs available. 

Class Times and General Information

June 5-16, 2023. Classes are Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm. There will be two 15-minute breaks and an hour lunch. Come dressed comfortably to facilitate movement and dance. 

Cost and Payment

Early registration is $725 before May 20. After May 20, registration is $800. Your school can pay through a PO by contacting our treasurer, Vicky Wood, at victoria.wood@aps.edu. You can also pay through PayPal.

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