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!
September 9, 2017………………..Josh Southard
October 28, 2017…………………..Joshua Block
February 3, 2018……………………Thomas Pierre
March 3, 2018……………………….Aimee Pfitzner
April 21, 2018………………………..Chapter Share Session
See the Workshop Page for more details about the workshop subject and presenter.
Please join us at our next workshop on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 9am-1pm at Chattahoochee ES. Katie will be presenting “Musical Main Ideas and Movement.” Her workshop will showcase lessons using movement, poetry, and children’s literature to teach a variety of musical skills. Come ready to purchase items from the West Music store!
Please visit the Grants page to find specific information and applications for the Professional Development and Instrument Grants now available from the Atlanta Area Chapter AOSA. The deadline is March 18. Good luck!
Please join us at our next workshop with Tim Weigand this Saturday, February 25th, from 9am-1pm at Chattahoochee Elementary School. Tim will be presenting “Engaging Games, Activities that Work.” In this workshop you can expect to walk away with several practical and creative classroom lessons that will energize and motivate your students to participate like never before. Bring your recorder and see you there!