January 26, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – March 23, 2021 @ 8:00 pm
Matt LaRocca
Conversational Solfege with Orff Schulwerk @ Zoom


Conversational Solfege with Orff Schulwerk: Music-COMP/Castleton University

5 one-hour online class meetings through ZOOM on Tuesdays at 7-8PM January 26; February 2; February 9; March 16; March 23

Begin by learning classroom-ready activities which follow the eight part workout from First Steps in Music and integrate the Orff approach while gaining a better understanding of how to integrate these two approaches. Next, 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 is not required. Required Text: First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk: Sing, Say, Dance, Play by Brandon, Greene, Grimsby, Knapp, Tranberg. GIA Publications: 2017 G-9355 Objectives: The objectives of this course are as follows:

  • To develop and/or increase skill teaching First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk.
  • To be able to create First Steps in Music activities integrated with Orff Schulwerk.
  • To be able to develop First Steps in Music lessons integrating Orff Schulwerk.

Contact: Matt LaRocca    802-373-0730     matt@music-comp.org    Music-COMP/Castleton University  Registration Link: https://music-comp.org/graduate-courses-and-workshops