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Orff Schulwerk Master Class: Exploring the Volumes


Summer 2018 Information

Registration for all Summer courses begins March 5, 2018.
Registration for all Summer Online courses closes on June 1, 2018 at
12:00 p.m. CDT.
Summer Online courses begin June 11 and conclude on August 3, 2018.
3-Credit Tuition Promotion Schedule:
March 5 – April 1, 2018:  $970 (includes $50 savings)
April 2 – April 29, 2018:  $995 (includes $25 savings)
April 30 – August 3, 2018:  $1,020 (Full tuition)
1-Credit Tuition:
$340 (promotional pricing does not apply)
Orff Schulwerk Levels Courses
(promotional pricing does not apply)
Promotional pricing only applies for tuition paid in full.
In this course, you'll organize all of the Orff material and ideas received in the Teacher Education courses into a cohesive curriculum, and learn how to implement it in an organized way throughout the school year. Be prepared to teach one 30-minute lesson in the Orff process. The Orff approach will also be compared with the Danielson Framework for Teaching to help you be more successful in your professional evaluations. Students should bring soprano recorders.   
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Orff Schulwerk Teacher Education Level III
Required Materials: Music for Children by Carl Orff & Gunild Keetman, Volumes I-V

Instructor: Chris Judah-Lauder

Judah_Lauder,_Chris_headshot_2011Chris Judah-Lauder has taught music and movement to grades 5-8 at Good Shepherd Episcopal School of Dallas for the past 31 years. Judah-Lauder graduated from Indiana University with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education, and is the immediate past president of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association. She is serving as Conference Co-Chair for the 2017 AOSA Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. Judah-Lauder received her Orff levels training at Illinois and Hamline University, and her master’s from Richard Gill. She is an active clinician for in-service staff developments, Orff Schulwerk chapters, and state music education conferences. She has 16 publications to her name, and her writing has been published in The Echo, Reverberations, MENC journal and with McGraw-Hill.

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Orff Schulwerk Master Class: Exploring the Volumes

Instructor: Chris Judah-Lauder
3 Graduate Credits
Full Tuition: $1,020, due in full with registration    
Course Code: 6398
Date: July 23-27, 2018
Location: VanderCook College of Music
Room: TBD
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Required materials: Music for Children by Carl Orff & Gunild Keetman Volumes I - V
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VanderCook College of Music

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

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