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Orff-Schulwerk Workshop

Dates:  June 18-29, 2018
Where: Arts Administration Building, UMSL
Fee: Early Bird Fee - $650 by May 15; $695 after May 15.

Three graduate credit hours option available for an additional fee:  Please complete Graduate Application (Life Long Learner)

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  • A limited number of partial scholarships are available
  • Contact Dr. Jennifer Mishra at for more information

Orff-Schulwerk certification is offered in conjunction with the American Orff-Schulwerk Association (AOSA). The certification focuses on training music teachers to implement the creative music and movement approach developed by Carl Orff. This approach is known for using instruments such as xylophone to improvise and compose music. Training includes recorder and movement classes.

Levels I, II and III will be offered with limited enrollment. Be sure to register in the appropriate level (descriptions below).

Level 1
Entry level workshop appropriate for participants who have not yet received Orff Level 1 Certification
Taught by Donna Massello-Chiacos

Level 2
For participants who have successfully completed Orff Level 1 Certification
Taught by Brian Burnett


Level 3
For participants who have successfully completed Orff Level 2 Certification
Taught by Roger Sams


NEW! Orff-Schulwerk Master Class with Chris Judah-Lauder, June 25-29, 2018
Fee: $385 early bird/$425 after May 15th


If you are having problems registering on the form below, go directly the registration form 

For more information, contact Dr. Jennifer Mishra
(; 314-516-5984).