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Orff Level I and II

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Monday, July 24 - Friday,  August 4, 2023

Carl Orff once said, "Children have always loved to play. Why not let them learn as they play?" Imitation, exploration, creation, literacy and ownership, is the process to Carl Orff's philosophy.

Orff Schulwerk certification classes will include working with Orff ensemble, Orff literature, improvisation, composition, pedagogy, recorder and movement. Participants will be actively making music while learning basic Orff process and methodology. Special topics will also be offered to cover areas not included in the basic curriculum. 

Registration is now open​
3 quarter hour credits / 2 semester hour credits / PD hours available
2023 ​Rates: Credit: $2,685 / Credit with Working Teacher Discount: $1,190  / Non-credit: $1,045

Limited on-campus housing for the workshop is available for $1,100 for the two weeks. Please indicate your interest ​in this housing option when registering for the workshop.​

Instructors for this workshop will be: 

   Level I - Betsy Carter 

   Level II - Lisa Odom (also course director)

   Movement - Aaron Ford

   Recorder - Meeghan Binder

Please feel free to email us directly at with any further questions.