Playing with Songs

January 23, 2016 – January 23, 2016

113 Becroft Drive

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Orff NZ Aotearoa brings you a Music Education Professional Development Day
Saturday 23 January at Wairau Intermediate, Forrest Hill

For all teachers, generalists, music therapists and arts specialists working with 4-11 year olds.
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The Orff approach to singing, dancing and playing is multi-sensory, active and creative, and includes all players with their different abilities. In this workshop we focus on play songs and games with music and movement. By extending these, we widen experience in sensory awareness, language, listening, visualisation and communication. This workshop will present a number of play songs and their extensions suitable for children 4-11 years, with and without disabilities.

Presenter: Shirley Day Salmon trained as an early years and primary teacher at London University. Since moving to Austria she has developed further expertise in music therapy, sign language and inclusive education and acquired a Masters degree in educational science. She has worked with many ages and abilities including deaf and hard of hearing; children in residential homes with behavioural problems; children and adults with and without disabilities in mainstream and more specialised contexts.

Since 1984 Shirley has taught at the Orff Institute, Salzburg, She has been director of the postgraduate university course at the Orff Institute since 2006 and also runs a professional development course. She has published books (e.g. Hallo Children. A collection of songs and related activities for children aged 4 -9. Schott 2007) and numerous articles in journals.

Cost:  By Dec 11 2015   $80 ONZA members;     $100 Non-ONZA members
From Dec 12 2015   $100 ONZA members;  $120 Non-ONZA members*
Fulltime students $50                   Bank transfer reference code:  PLSONG

For further information please contact: Shirley Harvey 021 1107 154 or (09) 5294249 or

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