Now in its 35th year, this ground-breaking course will include current breakthroughs in social justice education alongside the tried-and-true material and processes for making jazz accessible to children of all ages through an Orff-Schulwerk approach. The course includes:

  • Games and roots music that give children the foundation for jazz style.
  • Speech, movement and body percussion activities.
  • Beginning jazz for Orff ensemble playable by elementary school children.
  • Select blues, jazz standards, jazz compositions, ragtime and Latin jazz arranged for upper elementary and middle school students.
  • Essential jazz theory and improvisation.
  • Beginning jazz history with a social justice perspective.

Fees Include:

  • 35 hours of active, embodied learning
  • ANCOS approved course
  • Comprehensive course notes
  • Professional Development Certificate
  • Morning tea and lunch every day


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