Orff-Schulwerk Summer Courses

Click on the links below for Program Information and Registration:

Level I: Monday, July 3rd through Friday, July 14th, 2017

Level III: Sunday, July 16th through Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Orff-Schulwerk is a unique approach to music education based on the teachings of Carl Orff. This child-centered approach combines speech, movement, song, and instrument playing in a creative atmosphere where students are actively engaged in the music-making process.

Instructors:

Pedagogy and movement instructor, Dr. Maribeth Yoder-White, Adjunct Professor of Music Education in the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University, is also a choral and general music education specialist She is a frequent Orff-Schulwerk clinician as well as a respected choral conductor and adjudicator. She holds degrees from Lenoir-Rhyne College (B.M., Music) and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (M.M., Music; Ph.D, Music) where she was a faculty member for nine years. Maribeth studied Orff-Schulwerk with Konnie Saliba, Jeff Kriske, Randy Delelles, and Jos Wuytack.

The recorder instructor will be Dr. Lisa Adkins Runner, Associate Professor of Music Education in the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University. Lisa holds degrees from Milligan College (B.A., Music, Education), East Tennessee State University (M.A., Media Services/Instructional Technology), and Appalachian State University (Ed.D., Educational Leadership). She completed all levels of Orff Certification at Western Carolina University with Konnie Saliba.