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This course provides an opportunity to experience the Orff approach, a hands-on, creative method for teaching general music. Students will sing, play barred instruments and other percussion as well as recorder, dance, and most of all, create!! Discussions will focus on how this approach can impact curriculum and assessment as well as how it aligns with the Danielson Framework and Common Core Standards.
 
Required materials: Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a soprano recorder.
 

Instructor: Jean Hersey

hersey_jeanJean Hersey is a National Board certified teacher at Deer Path Middle School in Lake Forest, IL, where she has worked for the past 14 years. She teaches fifth and sixth grade general music. In 2012, she won the district’s Innovative Practice Award for her Spring General Music Show, which incorporated music, art, drama, and social studies curricula, and reflected the Medieval and Renaissance time periods. Hersey is also Level I Pedagogy and Movement instructor at VanderCook College of Music.

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WEEKEND MECA COURSE INFORMATION
Saturday classes are generally held from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Two 15-minute breaks and one 30-minute lunch break are scheduled.
 
Sunday classes are generally held from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with one 15-minute break scheduled. Individual schedules and break times may vary per individual instructor.
 
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MECA participants may park in Visitor Lot B5 on IIT's Main Campus. 
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Course Information

6795 Introduction to Orff Schulwerk
 
1 graduate credit
Dates: March 7-8
Tuition: $310, due in full with registration
Location: VanderCook Room 100
 
OPEN ENROLLMENT
 
 

VanderCook College of Music

3140 South Federal Street
Chicago, IL 60616-3731
(312) 225-6288

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