June 21 – 25, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Experience classroom-ready activities for use in-person and/or remote learning which follow the eight-part workout from First Steps in Music with the Orff Schulwerk approach, while gaining a better understanding of how to integrate these two approaches. Learn how to lesson plan using First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk and to develop your own integrated activities to use in your teaching. Prior First Steps in Music and/or Orff Schulwerk experience and access to Orff instruments are not required. This course is applicable to elementary classroom music educators.
Led by Dr. Rachel Grimsby
Required Text: First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk: Sing, Say, Dance, Play by Brandon, Greene, Grimsby, Knapp, Traanberg. GIA Publications: 2017; G-9355
Recommended Text: First Steps in Music for PreSchool and Beyond (revised edition 2020) by John M. Feierabend. GIA Publications: 2006; G-5880