Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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Music teachers who incorporate Orff into their program are invited to select up to 8 students in Grade 4 or 5.
Students must have some comfort with:
(If students are willing, eager, and cooperative but not strong in one of these aspects let us know. )
Children will be divided into 3 or 4 groups with their school mates, and proceed through four workshops lead by Orff teachers.
At 2:00 pm there will be a mini concert.
Doug Goodkin has completed 42 years as the Music Specialist at the San Francisco School. He is international recognized as an Orff Schulwerk master teacher, offering courses in over 40 countries in six continents, and directing the prestigious San Francisco International Orff Course. He is also the director of Pentatonics, a multi-generational group dedicated to family jazz concerts and education.
"The Jazz Course" is for music teachers, jazz musicians, dancers and anyone interested in passing on the great heritage of American jazz to children of all ages. Those who know jazz will learn how to communicate their knowledge through the multifaceted Orff approach, while those who know Orff Schulwerk will learn how to adapt it to jazz.