Orff & Kodály Supplemental Courses

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Orff & Kodály Supplemental Courses

These exciting one week supplemental courses are designed to enrich and enhance your Orff and/or Kodály experience, as well as introduce emerging techniques/ methods.  Whether it’s an introduction or a “next step”, these courses give you an opportunity to expand your knowledge and invigorate your teaching methods.  Expert faculty are drawn from leaders in the field of music pedagogy, and teach an outstanding selection of courses which rotate each summer.  Supplementals may be taken for credit or non-credit, and tuition will vary accordingly.  Courses are eligible for teacher Recertification Points in many school systems.  Check with your county/district for verification.

July 8 – 12, 2019

 

 

SUMMER 2019 COURSES

 


Clip art of a scrollOrff Schulwerk Repertoire: Process & Play
Instructor:
 Matt McCoy
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Dates:  July 8 – 12, 2019
Time:  12:00 noon-4:30 p.m.
Location:  Mason Fairfax Campus, Performing Arts Building
On-Campus Housing:  See Details
Parking: $25 per week  Purchase A Pass  

Tuition NON-CREDIT:  $620

             
OR    Register by Fax/Mail

 

Tuition FOR-CREDIT:  In state $1,132   Out of state $1,346


Register by Fax/Mail only (no online registration)

 

Worth 2 graduate credits for “For-Credit” participants

The primary sources for Orff Schulwerk are a treasure trove of pieces that can inspire artistry and creativity in students and teachers alike. Participants in this course will have the opportunity to learn, perform, and extend repertoire drawn from the Music for Children Volumes and Supplementals while also digging deeper into the processes that make these pieces accessible and appropriate for use with students of all ages.

Books & Materials Information:
Coming soon!

 

2019 Supplemental Book Prices from West Music (coming soon!)

 


 

Clip art of a scrollMarimbas and More
Instructor:
Dave Reynolds
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Dates:  July 8 – 12, 2019
Time:  9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Location:  Mason Fairfax Campus, Performing Arts Building
On-Campus Housing:  See Details
Parking: $25 per week  Purchase A Pass  

Tuition NON-CREDIT:  $310

             
OR    Register by Fax/Mail

 

Tuition FOR-CREDIT:  In state $566    Out of state $673

 

Register by Fax/Mail only (no online registration)

 

Worth 1 graduate credit for “For-Credit” participants

This workshop is taught by David Reynolds, Jr, director of the Vienna Jammers, a non-profit percussion ensemble for kids in the Northern Virginia area. After studying for years with Walt Hampton, Dave will share with participants the benefits and excitement of Zimbabwean-style marimba music in their classroom. You will learn playing and teaching techniques as well as gain background information on arranging and composing for this ensemble. Most of the arrangements studied are also playable on Orff-type xylophones. Want more? Trash Cans and Buckets are enough to get started. During the workshop you’ll also gain important knowledge and experience on how to run a successful “bucket-band”. Including everything from where to get your materials, to how to write bucket grooves.

Books & Materials Information:
Coming soon!

 

2019 Supplemental Book Prices from West Music

 


 

Clip art of a scrollFirst Steps in Music
Instructor:
 Rachel Grimsby
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Dates:  July 8 – 12, 2019
Time:  12:00 noon-4:30 p.m.
Location:  Mason Fairfax Campus, Performing Arts Building
On-Campus Housing:  See Details
Parking: $25 per week  Purchase A Pass  

 

Tuition NON-CREDIT:  $620

             
OR    Register by Fax/Mail

 

Tuition FOR-CREDIT:  In state $1,132    Out of state $1,346


Register by Fax/Mail only (no online registration)

 

Worth 2 graduate credits for “For-Credit” participants

The First Steps in Music curriculum is designed to prepare children to become musical in by being Tuneful, Beatful, and Artful. First Steps in Music for Infants and Toddlers provides developmentally appropriate activities that are well suited for children under three years old with their caregivers. First Steps in Music for Preschool and Beyond provides activities for children as young as three but appropriate for any aged child that needs to further develop their tuneful, beatful, and artful abilities. Folk songs and rhymes as well as classical music are the primary source materials that are used to develop their musical minds and abilities. Created by Dr. John Feierabend, this pedagogical approach contains everything you need to lead a music class for preschool and early elementary students, including: Echo Songs, Call-and-Response Songs, Simple Songs, SongTales, Action Songs, Circle Games, Beat Motion Activities, and more. Ample time will be spent on exploring complete lesson plans for a three-year curriculum. Participants who successfully complete this course will receive an official certificate of completion from the Feierabend Association for Music Education.

Books & Materials Information:
Coming soon!

 

2019 Supplemental Book Prices from West Music (coming soon!)

 

 


 

Clip art of a scrollAlexander Technique for Music Educators
Instructor:
 Robbin Marcus and David Jernigan
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Dates:  July 8 – 12, 2019
Time:  9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Location:  Mason Fairfax Campus, Performing Arts Building
On-Campus Housing:  See Details
Parking: $25 per week  Purchase A Pass

 

Tuition NON-CREDIT:  $310

             
OR    Register by Fax/Mail

 

Tuition FOR-CREDIT:  In state $566   Out of state $673


Register by Fax/Mail only (no online registration)

 

Worth 1 graduate credit for “For-Credit” participants

This introductory Alexander Technique class is for everyone who stands, sits, moves, sings, plays an instrument, conducts an ensemble, gets up and down from the floor, writes on a board, or does any one of a myriad of activities music teachers are called upon to do each day with their students. Learn new ways to adjust to the daily physical (and mental) demands of music teaching, and have less pain and tension at the end of the day. Discover how to make everyday movement more comfortable by gaining deep structural support and developing an increased physical awareness. Explore how it is possible to be relaxed and ready, soft and strong, light and substantial, firm and flexible, awake to the world! Class size limited to 15.

Books & Materials Information:
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2019 Supplemental Book Prices from West Music (coming soon!)

 


Clip art of a scrollBrush Up Your Kodály
Instructors: Beth Anne Young and Sarah Meadows
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Dates:  July 8 – 12, 2019
Time:  12:00 noon-4:30 p.m.
Location:  Mason Fairfax Campus, Performing Arts Building
On-Campus Housing:  See Details
Parking: $25 per week  Purchase A Pass  

 

Tuition NON-CREDIT:  $620

             
OR    Register by Fax/Mail

 

Tuition FOR-CREDIT:  In state $1,132    Out of state $1,346


Register by Fax/Mail only (no online registration)

 

Worth 2 graduate credits for “For-Credit” participants

Pre-requisite: minimum Kodály Level I training
Teachers of K – 12 welcomed to this course

Are you ready to take your Practice activities to the next level? Work collaboratively with your Kodaly colleagues as you explore in depth strategies for Practice in a Kodaly inspired classroom. How do Practice activities fit into my planning? What folk songs, play parties and games have worked best for others as Practice? How can Practice be differentiated for individual learners? Brainstorm with your colleagues ways to energize your Practice teaching through the use of manipulatives, group or partner work, improvisation and composition. Come away with new ideas for Music Literacy Centers that will keep your students actively engaged. Participants will be given a supply list of materials to bring with them to the course for a creative day of “Make and Take”.

Books & Materials Information:
Coming soon!

 

2019 Supplemental Book Prices from West Music (coming soon!)

 


 

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