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ELEMENTAL MUSIC & DANCE COURSE II

An Orff-Schulwerk LEVEL TWO Accreditation Course 

Course
Information

WHEN
2nd - 7th June 2024
Sunday through Friday
9.0
0am to 6.00pm

WHERE
AZ Building
140 Paya Lebar Road
Singapore 409015

 

COST
SGD 1698

REGISTRATION CLOSES

19 MAY 2024

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ABOUT

The Elemental Music & Dance Course II is essentially a continuation of knowledge for participants who have undergone the Elemental Music & Dance Course (Level One), and will be held from the 2nd to the 7th of June 2024, concurrently with the Level One course. World-class Orff trainers and presenters have been invited to share their expertise and offer a meaningful learning experience. It is open to participants who have already attained a recognised Level One Orff-Schulwerk accreditation and wish to deepen their understanding of the Orff philosophy. The course duration for Level Two is 48 hrs, spread over 6 full days of intensive training and fun activities.

PREREQUISITES

Participants need to meet both Criteria 1 & Criteria 2 below:

  • Criteria 1: Level One Certification

Participants have completed accreditation of Orff Level One conducted by a recognised association of Orff-Schulwerk from any country or state (e.g AOSA, ANCOS, SingOrff, etc.). A copy of your Level One certificate is required for submission during registration as proof. Please scan and email a copy during registration (singorff@gmail.com).

  • Criteria 2: Orff Philosophy & Practices Questionnaire

Participants who intend to do Level Two are required to answer a questionnaire on the Orff Philosophy and Practices, and share how the Schulwerk have been applied in your professional capacity and/or area of work.

ACCREDITATION

Participants who meet the minimum requirements of all LEVEL TWO modules in the course will be accredited with a Certificate of Accreditation. Participants who do not meet the minimum requirements will be given a Certificate of Participation.

 

To find out more about what will be covered in SingOrff Level Two, please click on this link. 

REGISTRATION FEE

The registration fee for the 6-day intensive course is SGD 1698, which includes course materials. Light refreshments will be available for tea breaks, but not for lunch or dinner.

Cancellation & Refund: Do note that payment is final, and no refund will be entertained. Please contact us if you have any enquiry on this matter. 

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PRESENTERS

SingOrff is delighted to have the following presenters for Level Two:

Paul Jerome Grosse

Adjunct Lecturer, National Institute of Education, Singapore

Adjunct Lecturer, Singapore University of Social Sciences

Paul Grosse attained his Bachelor of Music Teaching from the University of Western Australia on an Australian scholarship. He studied under Brian Mitchell and Mark Coughlan and participated in numerous masterclasses. On returning to Singapore, he received his Master of Arts, as a Research Scholar at the National Institute of Education, researching in Giuseppe Verdi’s operas. Paul is currently an adjunct lecturer at the above institution as well as the Singapore University of Social Sciences, lecturing on the pedagogy practices and teaching piano.

 

Having completed his levels training in San Francisco and the Special Course in Salzburg, he works extensively with students from both mainstream and special needs schools. His philosophy is informed by his studies with working with the master teachers like Doug Goodkin, Sophia Lopez-Ibor, and Barbara Haselbach.

 

Paul has given extensive workshops on the Orff-Schulwerk philosophy in South- East Asia. He is presently overseeing the Orff-Schulwerk Association of Singapore (SingOrff).

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Peta Harper

President, Australian National Council of Orff Schulwerk (ANCOS)

Peta Harper is an experienced Orff-Schulwerk educator from Australia who frequently presents both nationally and internationally, and has taught students from Kindergarten to Tertiary level.  A graduate of the ‘Special Course’ at the Orff Institute, Salzburg, Peta has been a presenter of the ANCOS Levels courses and has written education material for a range of professional organisations and institutions. Peta’s understanding and passion for the Orff-Schulwerk approach enable her to find creative ways to gain access to and unlock challenging music and movement experiences for students using a minimum of resources.

SingOrff had the honour of having Peta as presenter for 2018, 2019, 2022 and 2023 SingOrff Level One & Two (Orff Pedagogy), as well as workshops in 2019 to 2020.

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Andrea Ostertag

Lecturer, Mozarteum University, Salzburg

Andrea Ostertag was born in Salzburg, Austria in 1965. After her studies in "Music and Dance Education" at the Orff-Institute from the Mozarteum University, Salzburg, she started to work in music schools, regular schools and other institutions. She also started to give workshops abroad. Since 1991 she has been a member of the Orff teacher’s staff at the Orff-Institute in Salzburg, with emphasis on dance, including folk dancing, dancing with children, dance technique and so on. Besides dance, Andrea is also a Shiatsu practitioner, a Clown Doctor in a hospital, and perform in an a Capella music cabaret group, the “muhTanten”. (Adapted from http://users.rcn.com/kbuckridge/neaosa/clinicians/ostertag.html)

SingOrff had the honour of having Andrea as presenter for 2018, 2019, 2022 and 2023 SingOrff Level One & Two (Movement Module), as well as workshops in 2017 & 2018.

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