Events

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Below are FAME events planned for the coming year. You may select specific categories to see the different types of courses offered.

FAME Calendar

Jun
21
Mon
Virtual First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk
Jun 21 – Jun 25 all-day
Virtual First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk

DR. RACHEL GRIMSBY

FIRST STEPS IN MUSIC WITH ORFF SCHULWERK – FAME RECOMMENDED ELECTIVE

JUNE 21 – JUNE 25  10:00 AM TO 1 PM DAILY

CONTACT: YOULEE PARK   PHONE 202 686 8000 ext. 1106  EMAIL: ypark@levinemusic.org

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.

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 

Aug
2
Mon
First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk – Hofstra University, NY
Aug 2 – Aug 6 all-day
First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk - Hofstra University, NY @ Hofstra University Joseph G. Shapiro Family Hall,

CRAIG KNAPP

First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk

Come experience joyful activities that follow the 8-part workout from First Steps in Music while integrating the Orff approach. During this course participants will develop a better understanding of how to blend these two approaches. Ample time will be spent on participating in various activities and creating engaging lessons your students will enjoy. Sing, say, dance, and play your way to learning how to develop tuneful, beatful, and artful students. Participants will gain an understanding of both First Steps in Music (FSM) and Orff Schulwerk (OS). Participants will gain an understanding of how the eight-part work out is designed to develop singing, beat keeping, and movement skills and how to use OS extensions within the workout. This course is applicable to both the experienced teacher and the dabbling novice in First Steps and/or Orff.

Contact: Michael Baur    Email: mwbaur@gmail.com   Phone: 631 987 8043

Registration Link: www.hofstra.edu/summermusic

Hofstra University  – Department of Music – Joseph G. Shapiro Family Hall  Hempstead (Long Island) New York 1154