Workshops

ORFF LEVEL I & II COURSES, JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA 2020

6th-10th of January

Please do save the date for these marvellously fun and educational courses aimed at helping music educators, music students, primary school teachers and music therapists develop their abilities to teach music to children and adults. 

The course covers:

  • Pedagogy

  • Technique and improvisation

  • Recorder

  • Vocal

  • Orchestration -Literature -Analysis

  • Movement and dance

SACE ACCREDITATION APPROVED!

ORFF LEVEL II COURSE, CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA 2019

Join the Orff Schulwerk Society of South Africa for a marvellously fun and educational course aimed at helping music educators, music students, primary school teachers and music therapists develop their abilities to teach music to children and adults. 

The course covers:

  • Pedagogy

  • Technique and improvisation

  • Recorder

  • Vocal

  • Orchestration -Literature -Analysis

  • Movement and dance

SACE ACCREDITATION APPROVED!

FEES

Full fee

R4250 (Includes 2019 Annual Society membership)

 

Student Rate

R2 150 (Full-time student)

Group bookings: 3 or more applicants from the same school, 10% discount)

VENUE

 

St Cyprians School

Gorge Road

Oranjezicht

Cape Town

CALL MIRIAM:

083 225 6532

LIVING MUSIC & DANCE

Living Music and Dance JHB Workshop


Dear Orffers!

 

Don’t miss out on cool new ideas and material designed for your classes. Living Music and Dance and AGM at Jan Celliers.


Venue: Barbara Pretorius Hall, Dorset Street at Jan Celliers.


Parking will be available inside the music department as well as in Dorset street. Security guards are provided.


Cost: R350. You can still attend and pay cash on the morning.

 

Registration starts at 8:30. Receipts will be provided for you to claim from your school.


 

START ORFF COURSE KZN 2019

Experience the joy of singing, dancing, and playing a variety of instruments that will make your music classes places of fun and learning.

Venue: The Wykeham Collegiate,

          Clarendon, Pietermaritzburg

Course fee: R 600 (Includes Tea and Lunch)

Bookings: Katherine McClelland

                082 413 9843

                katherinem@twc.org.za

BUCKET & BEATS WORKSHOP (CAPE TOWN)

+ AGM 2019

Come join us for our Bucket and Beats workshop in Cape Town. 

An annual general meeting will be held during the workshop. Please, you are more than welcome to join us as we have exciting news and events lined up for our year!

VENUE: St Cyprian's School

            2387 George Road

            Cape Town

TIME: 8:30-13:00

8:30 Registration

COST: R350

CONTACT: Miriam

              083 225 6532

              orffinfo@gmail.com

START ORFF COURSE KZN 2019

Experience the joy of singing, dancing, and playing a variety of instruments that will make your music classes places of fun and learning.

Venue: The Wykeham Collegiate,

          Clarendon, Pietermaritzburg

Course fee: R 600 (Includes Tea and Lunch)

Bookings: Katherine McClelland

                082 413 9843

                katherinem@twc.org.za

SHOW ORFF WORKSHOP 2018

Come and join some other level 1 participants as they share their experiences and skills developed since taking the course. Anyone wishing to do a levels course is welcomed as you will get to see the benefits of the course in action.

Venue: Jan Celliers School
              Lower Park Drive
              Parkview
              Johannesburg

Time:  9:00 - 13:00 (Includes Tea)

Cost: R50

Contact: George Potgieter - 076 012 0724
                                           gpotgieter@jancelliers.co.za

Tara Rokpa Weekend Retreat

Tara Rokpa

Weekend Retreat: Be your rhythm, be your voice!

Nov 9th – 11th 2018

 

Circle Music has the power to create a space of connection and cooperation. This is a weekend to explore your inner rhythm, the sound of your own voice and the connecting power of making spontaneous music in the circle.

 

Venue:

Tara Rokpa Centre

Groot Marico District, North West Province South Africa

 

For more information on the workshop and registration:

http://tararokpacentre.co.za/event/be-your-rhythm-be-your-voice/

https://www.facebook.com/events/672894243079733/

Orff Level 1 Course, Johannesburg 2018

25-29 June 2018

Join the Orff Schulwerk Society of South Africa for a marvellously fun and educational course aimed at helping music educators, music students, primary school teachers and music therapists develop their abilities to teach music to children and adults. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE FOR MORE INFO!

The course covers:

  • Pedagogy

  • Technique and improvisation

  • Recorder

  • Vocal

  • Orchestration -Literature -Analysis

  • Movement and dance

SACE ACCREDITATION APPROVED!

FEES

R3 500 + R250 Society membership

 

Students:

R2 000 + R250 Society membership

VENUE

 

Jan Celliers School, Lower Park Drive 

Parkview

Johannesburg

CALL MIRIAM:

083 225 6532

ORFF WORKSHOP, 24 MARCH CAPETOWN

STOMP, CHUTES AND BEATS

Come join Hastings, Miriam and Nel for a fun morning of body percussion, instruments and parachutes!

VENUE: St Cyprian's School

            2387 George Road

            Cape Town

TIME: 8:30-12:30

8:30 Registration

9:00 Session 1

10:30 Tea Break

11:00 Session 2

COST: R300 (non-members)

          R250 (members)

CONTACT: Miriam

              083 225 6532

              orffinfo@gmail.com

The AGM and Orff Workshop, 10 March 2018

Come and join Magriet van Zyl, Lientjie Reitz and Hastings Nyirenda as they share with you different practical ways of using the Orff approach in the classroom. 

Venue: Jan Celliers School
            Lower Park Drive

            Parkview

            Johannesburg

Time: 8:00 (registration)
           8:30 - 12:30 (workshop)

Cost: R250 (Society members)
           R300 (non-members)

Membership Renewal: R250

The Annual General Meeting will be held during the tea break.

Contact: George Potgieter - 076 012 0724
            

SPECIAL COURSE 2018-2019

Orff Institute for Elemental Music and Dance Pedagogy

Advanced Studies in Music and Dance Education – Orff-Schulwerk

will begin on October 1st, 2018 and will continue to the end of June, 2019.


Entrance Requirements

A completed course of study in music and/or dance pedagogy at an undergraduate level in a home or foreign institution with a diploma or degree. Proof of teaching experience in the area of music and dance pedagogy for a period of at least three years. Proof of fluency in the english language, both written and spoken.


Financing the Course

The total cost of the course is to be covered by tuition fees paid by the participants.


Tuition Fees

EUR 5200,–. A non-refundable registration fee of EUR 500,– will be required after being accepted.


Other Fees

Official documents, books and materials, board and room, excursions, and others. Students are required to pay approx. EUR 20,– per term to the university
 students´ association. Living costs run between EUR 500,– and EUR 800,– per month, according to individual standards.


Course Credits

56 European Credit Transfer System Points (ECTS). Students from abroad should make arrangements with their local universities for graduate credits.


Housing Information

Will be distributed with the application form along with information about payment of fees.


Application Forms

The deadline for receiving application forms is April 1st, 2018

21st International Summer “Course of Encounter"

ORFF - Schulwerk in Relation to Visual Arts

                     From Tuesday, July 10th till Sunday, July 15th, 2018 in Pécs / Hungary

 

         Dear President of Orff-Schulwerk-Association, Colleagues and friends of Orff-Pedagogy,

    We are cordially invited to the next "International Summer Course of Encounter 2018 in Pécs / Hungary".

This summer course in July 2018 will be held in cooperation with the University of Music and Visual Arts 

                                    and the Zsolnay -  Art - Quarter of Pécs in Hungary.

 

          The focus of these seminars is the deepening and further development of Elementary and Holistic Music and Dance Pedagogy in kindergardens, schools, music schools and in the music and dance pedagogical training at Music Colleges and Universities.

 

                          The course is supervised by experienced international Orff educators. 

The seminars and workshops take place in the inviroment of the Zsolnay - Art -Quarter of the City of Pécs 

             

                                                  Teaching language is English.

Rock 'n Marimba Workshop Cape Town

14 October 2017

A marimba workshop for teachers with Rob Hack and Nel King. Click on the button for bookings!

Jan Celliers Orff and Marimba Simposium

15 July 2017

Experience teaching Orff and marimba in a whole new way with keynote presenter Gerard van der Geer. Click on the image above to download the application form.

Level 1 in Cape Town

17 - 21 July 2017

The Orff Schulwerk Society of SA will be presenting the first ever Level 1 course in Cape Town this year!  Our South African presenters have all graduated from the San Francisco Levels courses and are skilled and knowledgeable teachers in South African schools. They are:

  • Janice Evans - BMus (Hons) Wits, SF Levels 1-3, SA Levels 1-2

  • Adeyemi Oladiran - Nat. Certification in Ed. (Nigeria), BA Musicology (Hons), SF Levels 1-3

  • Hastings Nyirenda - SF Levels 1-3, SF Jazz Course, JYOC Teacher Training Diploma

And assisted by:

  • Gail Levitt - BA (Mus) HDE, SF Level 1

  • Tersia Harley - BA (Mus) HDE, SF 1-2

  • Charnell King - BA (Mus)

Gerard Van de Geer from Australia will be assisting and is offering opportunities for marimba workshops at schools in Cape Town and Johannesburg during the week after Level 1.

The AGM and a 'Show Orff' workshop to kickstart your year!

4 March 2017

Kickstart your teaching year with ideas from our next workshop. Penny Jackson, Anthea Robinson, Sasha Sonnbichler and George Potgieter will be sharing lesson plans and teaching experiences from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Our AGM will be held during the tea break, and we hope to get your feedback and ideas on how we can keep improving what we do as a society and as representatives of the Orff Schulwerk Approach.

"Show Orff"

15 October 2016

Join us for the day as we engage with those who have attended Orff courses around the world. Material included!

Gerard Van de Geer Workshops

July - August 2016

Gerard is an experienced Early Childhood and Primary Orff Schulwerk music educator and presenter. As past President of the Australian National Council of Orff Schulwerk (ANCOS) and the Tasmanian Orff Schulwerk Association (TOSA), Gerard has presented at National Conferences and Orff Accreditation Courses within Australia.

He has also presented at the Orff School in Traunwalchen, Bavaria, Orff Schulwerk Level Accreditation Courses in Australia and Taiwan, and workshops in South Africa and New Zealand.

"Shake it Orff" with Hastings

18 April - 25 July 2016

Having completed his Orff Schulwerk level II in San Francisco, Hastings is an elemental and body percussion music specialist who has a great love for working with children and evoking in them an even greater love for the music classroom.

As a way to raise funds for level III in San Francisco this year, Hastings is offering full-day workshops in Johannesburg or Pretoria, divided into 30 minute slots, to come and work with your children. From games, songs, body percussion pieces and gumboot dancing there is something to be gained for all your children. Laughter, joy and - of course - learning are guaranteed.

"Take Orff" and "Branch Orff"

5 March 2016

Come and join Magriet van Zyl (Take Orff) and Zelda Martin (Branch Orff) as they share with you different practical ways of using the Orff approach and the Colourstrings approach in the classroom. Magriet will demonstrate how she has adapted a rich heritage of Afrikaans music, using the Orff approach, to teach children. Zelda will be exploring how the Colourstrings approach can be used to teach young children important musical skills.

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