Introduction to Orff-Schulwerk
Explore the Orff approach at a basic level in this highly popular course marking its 10th year at VanderCook! Learn how to read Orff scores, understand Orff terminology, and develop lessons in the Orff style. Lessons will focus on melody, rhythm and harmony as well as timbre as they pertain to elementary general music. Plan on lots of activity, including singing, playing Orff instruments, recorder and movement. Please dress comfortably and bring a soprano recorder.
Instructor: Jean Hersey
Jean Hersey is an Orff clinician at both regional and national levels; this is her tenth year teaching at VanderCook. She has a B.S.M.E. and B.M. from the University of Illinois, and a M.M. from Northwestern University; she completed her Orff levels training and apprenticeship at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Ms. Hersey teaches middle school general music at Deer Path Middle School in Lake Forest, and is a national board certified teacher.