Percussion, Poems, Pathways: Stories told the Orff Way
Two days of exploring, playing and discovery! Explore drumming, dancing, children’s literature, integrated arts and moving for two days of elemental fun!
Dr. Rob Amchin is a Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Louisville and Concentration Coordinator in Music Education. He studied at New England Conservatory of Music, Hofstra University, Memphis State University, Hamline University, University of Michigan, and the Orff Institute (Salzburg). Dr. Amchin is a sought after teacher of Orff pedagogy leading workshops, Orff summer courses, and master classes throughout the US and around the world including China, Singapore, Finland, Russia, Austria, Canada, Israel, Hong Kong, and Poland. He has authored several books for Orff ensemble and recorder.
SCHEDULE: 9 to 5 Thursday 8 to 5 Friday
Thursday, July 25 9a – 5p
9:00-9:30 — Round Singing (led by a chapter member
9:30-12:30 — Amchin Session #1: Working With Drums
12:30-1:30 — Lunch
1:30-3:30 — Amchin Session #2: Working With Words (Rhythmic Poems & Verse)
3:30-5:00 — Folk Dancing
Friday, July 26 8a – 5p
8:00-8:30 — Round Singing
8:30-11:30 — Amchin Session #3: Working With Movement Exploration/Pathways
11:30-12:30 — Lunch
12:30-2:00 — IMC Reading Hour
2:00-4:00 — Amchin Session #4: Children’s Literature: A Story with Percussion,
Poems, Pathways, and Dance
4:00-5:00 — Round Table Discussion
Please wear comfortable clothing and no fragrances please. Bring a hand drum and recorder.