Orff Schulwerk offers a holistic approach to music education. It integrates singing, speech activities, movement, folk dance and the playing of percussion instruments to encourage active music-making. Participants will take part in practical activities that they can take immediately back to their classrooms.
Date: Saturday, August 5, 2017
Time: 1pm – 5pm
Venue: Christchurch School of Music, 60 Ferry Rd, Christchurch
Presenters: Renée Morin and Celia Stewart
Renée Morin: Renée’s involvement with the Orff Schulwerk pedagogy started in the early 90s when she attended university in Montreal, Canada. She emigrated to NZ in 2005 and became involved in ONZA. Renée started teaching the Levels Courses in 2008 with Millie Locke and Christoph Maubach. In 2011, she was invited to study at the Orff Institutue in Salzburg where she completed a postgraduate certificate in Music and Movement Education – Orff pedagogy. At the end of 2016, Renée relocated to Wairoa, Hawkes Bay where she can dedicate herself to both her passions, gardening and music education. Renée currently teaches music in a local primary school.
Celia Stewart: Celia began her involvement in Orff Schulwerk when she worked with Christoph Maubach as a music adviser in Canterbury in the mid 90s. She has gone on to complete levels training in both Australia and NZ and completed her Masters specialising in Orff Schulwerk in 2013. Celia is currently music director at the Christchurch School of Music and runs regular workshops for teachers and classes for children. She has taught Levels Courses in Christchurch and Wellington and been involved in both ONZA and MENZA for many years in a variety of roles.
ONZA members: $30
Payment reference code: WSCHCH