Programs, Classes & Private Lessons

Orff Level 1 Teacher Training

 The Orff Level 1 Teacher Training Program provides music teachers with the skills necessary to deliver a child-centred music program that combines the elements of speech, rhythm, movement, dance and song in an active and creative environment. The Orff approach to music education encompasses melodic and rhythmic training, improvisation, the study of different scales and accompaniments with a focus on elemental forms.

Students interested in taking Orff Level 1 Teacher Training are required to enroll in all four course components.

Registration begins March 12, 2018.

CourseCRNDayDateTimeCourse HoursFee
Basic Orff Ensemble and Pedagogy1071M,T,W,R,FJuly 9 - July 20, 20188:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.40$475
Recorder - Orff Level 11072M,T,W,R,FJuly 9 - July 20, 20188:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.10$125
Movement - Orff Level 11073M,T,W,R,FJuly 9 - July 20, 20188:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.10$125
Choral - Orff Level 11074M,T,W,R,FJuly 9 - July 20, 20188:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.10$125

Note: Total cost of registration for Orff Level 1 Teacher Training is $850 not including the cost of Orff Level 1 Teacher Training Course Pack

 cons_content_registrationinfo_button   or call 403.440.6821

 

Individual Course Descriptions:

 

Basic Orff Ensemble and Pedagogy

  The Pedagogy and Ensemble component of the Orff Level 1 Program is intended to:
● provide students with a framework for understanding the elements of music
● develop this understanding in an active and integrated way
 

Recorder

  The Recorder component of the Orff Level 1 Teacher Training Program is intended to:
● Develop the student’s personal recorder playing skills
● Develop the student’s understanding of how to teach recorder
 

Movement

The Movement Component of the Orff Level 1 Teacher Training Program is intended to:
● Give the student opportunities to understand the connection between movement and music
● Build expertise needed by students to use movement successfully in the Basic Orff Pedagogy and
Ensemble, recorder and choral components of the Level 1 Orff Teacher Training Program
● Establish a set of practical approaches to teaching movement
● Build a common movement vocabulary for use in all components of the Orff Level 1 Teacher
Training Program
● Reinforce, support and express the concepts covered in the Basic Orff Ensemble and Pedagogy
Component of the Level 1 Orff Teacher Training Program
 

Choral

 The choral component of the Orff Level 1 Teacher training program is intended to :
● Develop the student’s vocal skills
● Develop the student’s understanding of the application of choral singing in an Orff setting

 

For more information regarding this program please visit the Calgary Orff Chapter Website or email the Calgary Orff Chapter Director.