Come join us on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 9am-1pm at Chattahoochee ES for “Jump, Jive, and Jazz (K-8)” with Brent Holl. We’ll start this session with some play party games and discover how these activities lead straight to Jazz. An original blues song is next and we’ll learn an arrangement that can be played on the Orff instruments. A great finish will be a big band arrangement for Orff instruments. Warning! Dancing and happiness may ensue!! Focus: Orff process; improvisation; orchestration; speech and movement. See you there!
Please join us at our next workshop on Saturday, September 8th, 2018 from 9am-1pm at Chattahoochee ES. BethAnn Hepburn will be presenting “Playful Process.“ Re-discover your elemental spirit through multiple creative inspiration points! Speak, Sing, Move, and Play your way through lessons inspired from many creative springboards! We will explore a day of lessons with clear music concepts at their core, that spring from many inspiration points. Come join the fun!
Job opening at Pinecrest Academy in Cumming, GA. Contact Michelle Lynch at (770) 654-9576.
Go to the Membership page to sign up for the 2018-2019 Workshop Series:
September 8, 2018…………BethAnn Hepburn
October 27, 2018…………..Brent Holl
February 2, 2019……………Tiffany English
March 2, 2019………………..Julie Scott
April 13, 2019…………………Chapter Share & 40th Anniversary Celebration
See the Workshops page for further details.
The Atlanta Jewish Academy seeks qualified candidates to fill the position of Preschool-8th Grade Music Teacher. This is a full-time position beginning August 1, 2018. Please see the Job Opportunities page for more information.
Please join us at our next workshop on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 from 9am-1pm at Chattahoochee ES. Aimee Pfitzner will be presenting “Hands to Hands: Singing Games and Clapping Games from Around the World “ You will be tapping your toes, clapping hands, singing, swinging and sashaying while learning songs and games from around the world. This is a high-energy, hands-on workshop you won’t want to miss with plenty of giggles and guffaws thrown in. Come join the fun!
Attend Aimee’s workshop on March 3rd for the password.
Please join us at our next workshop on Saturday, February 3rd from 9am-1pm at Chattahoochee ES. Tom will be presenting “Orff-Schulwerk in the Urban Classroom: Gotta see it for yourself!” In this interactive session, participants will experience ways of tapping into the creative potential of learners in urban school settings to provide meaningful musical experiences. Through singing, saying, moving, playing and creating, the urban classroom can experience multicultural and integrated arts that address varied learning modalities. See you there!
Please join us at our next workshop on Saturday, October 28th, 2017 from 9am-1pm at Chattahoochee ES. Joshua will be presenting “Let the Children Be Their Own Composers: Movement as a Basis for Musical Composition.” This workshop will present ways to facilitate improvisation and composition using the Orff media of speaking, singing, playing, and dancing. With today’s talk of 21st Century Skills, there is no better way to get children thinking critically, collaborating, communicating, and creating than through movement and music, using the Orff-Schulwerk process. See you there!
The 2017 Back to School Newsletter from Atlanta Orff Chapter’s President, Jody Holland, has been posted. Check it out here!