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September 2018
8:30 am — 3:00 pm
@ Flatirons Elementary

September 8 – Lynn Kleiner

An Enchanted Journey Offering Something Unique and Challenging for every Stage of Development through Orff Schulwerk Lynn’s experience covers all age groups, infants to adults. She will share the types of activities that have had the most impact. This includes pitch matching games, movement, improvisation, Orff accompaniment, recorder, drama and more for early childhood and elementary. Don’t miss this exciting full day workshop! Lynn Kleiner has been a frequent clinician for state and National MENC/NAfME, Orff chapters and AOSA conferences…

November 2018
8:30 am — 3:00 pm
@ Colorado Academy

November 3 – Christa Coogan

Inspiring the Essential and Elemental Connection Between Music and Dance The Orff-Schulwerk approach values the musical, poetic body in relation to music. It is based upon the assumption that everyone can dance musically, with intention and purpose. This workshop in elemental, creative dance will offer access into this relationship through rhythm and structure, through imagination and sensuality. Discussion and reflections of artistic pedagogical approaches to teaching movement in music classes support the physical work. Christa Coogan is on the faculty…

January 2019
8:30 am — 3:00 pm
@ Frontier Elementary

January 12 – Lisa Sullivan

Putting the Puzzle Together: Music Curriculum – daily, monthly, yearly This workshop will touch on the following areas:                                                                                                          Process teaching                                                                   Sequencing: pre-pentatonic through modes at all grades         Lesson planning & Overview planning                                  Using technology with integrity                                              Assessment Lisa Sullivan currently teaches K-2 music at Madison School in Skokie, IL. Previously, Lisa taught K-5 music for 28 years. In 2017, Lisa was named the Elementary Music Teacher of the Year by Indiana MEA and…

April 2019
8:30 am — 3:00 pm
@ Fairmount Elementary

April 6 – Patrick Ware

This Workshop has been Rescheduled! Our March Workshop has been rescheduled to Saturday, April 6th – check back and stay tuned for venue updates! Everyone loves a good story. Every child has a story to tell. Together we will discover the opportunity for magical music making in picture books. Appropriate and engaging for all ages; come play with us as we create excitement through choreography, composition and improvisation. Whether it be kindergarten vocal exploration, third grade movement, or fifth grade…

May 2019
8:30 am
@ Mountain View Elementary

May 11 – Chapter Share

National presenters are not the only educators with good ideas. We want to hear from you! Sign up at the January and March workshops to share lesson plans, games, songs, and activities that work like gold in your classroom.   

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