AOSA National Conference - North Charleston, South Carolina

November 3-6, 2021

We are happy to announce our

2020-2021 presenters:

*Registration 8:30, events 9am-3pm with lunch from 12-1pm*

* Due to the COVID-19 social distancing protocols, we will have a hybrid year of both Zoom and in-person chapter shares and workshops.

September 19th: Chapter Sharing - Technology Adaptations in the Schulwerk

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Zoom Sharing

Heather Carpenter - Creating a Virtual Classroom

Mindy Sparks - Bitmojis and Emoji Pages

Linette Richie - Quaver Curriculum Adaptations

Kayla Payne - Technology Tips & Tricks

Kris Curtis - AOSA Information

Breakout sessions via Zoom

October 10th: Sue Keeble Workshop - Ready, Set, Engage!

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Zoom

October 29th, November 5th and November 12th: Book Study

Elementaria by Gunild Keetman

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Zoom Session

Courtney Vetter, October 29 - Speech and Rhythmic Exercises

Karen Baldwin Kuntz, November 5 - Melodic Exercises

Kris Curtis, November 12 - Elementary Movement Training

February 27th: Matthew Strensrud Workshop -

Playful Yet Effortless: Using the Schulwerk to Enhance Creativity

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Adams Elementary, 14707 E 8th Ave, Spokane Valley, WA

May 13th: Anita Edwards Workshop with Recorders

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Regal Elementary, 2707 E Rich Ave, Spokane, WA

Mission Statement:

The Inland Empire Orff Chapter, an affiliate of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, is a non-profit music organization dedicated to the promotion of the Orff Schulwerk process of teaching and its implementation in the Inland Northwest. We offer opportunities for professional development through publications, sharing sessions, and workshops led by national clinicians. Immersing educators in the Orff Schulwerk process enables them to develop and implement sequential curriculum in an active and experiential environment.

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