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!
Registration is now open for the 2016-2017 Workshop Series. This year’s line up:
- September 17, 2016 (9am-1pm) – Denise Gagne
- October 22, 2016 (9am-3pm) – Lynn Kleiner
- February 25, 2017 (9am-1pm) – Tim Weigand
- March 18, 2017 (9am-1pm) – Katie Grace Miller
- April 22, 2017 (9am-1pm) – Chapter Share Session
Visit the Membership page to register. See you there!
Join us for our annual Atlanta Area Chapter Sharing Workshop this Saturday. Members who attended national conference will share ideas from favorite sessions.This workshop will take place at Chattahoochee Elementary School from 9am-1pm. See you there!
Clark Creek Elementary STEM Academy in Cherokee County is looking for a full-time music teacher. As a State of Georgia Certified STEM School, music at Clark Creek is a creative blend of technology and a more traditional approach of Orff-Schulwerk. The school owns a full Peripole Orff instrumentarium, a music-dedicated 16-device iPad lab, and has 2 large music rooms. There are fantastic team members to work with and it is a school of excellence in the state of Georgia. Interested applicants should contact Cherokee County at www.cherokee.k12.ga.us and the principal Mrs. Joey Moss at firstname.lastname@example.org