EDMU504 The Orff Approach in School and Community Settings
This unit focuses on resource development and positive leadership in education using the Orff approach. Students will study a wide variety of music examples for use in the community, in school settings, in private studios, and other contexts such as the therapeutic situation. Study and practice will focus on structures and musical content for various populations. Classes comprise a survey of existing resources and methods. Knowledge and skills of media, process and philosophy of the Orff approach is intensified. Students will be able to develop a confident and competent stance in musical leadership. They will also strengthen their musicianship skills, their sensibilities in musical improvisation and their abilities to compose and choreograph their own music for children.