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Orff Institute Courses

MUSE 6802 - Level I Orff-Schulwerk (3 Hours Credit)

Basic Orff-Schulwerk techniques including body movement, soprano recorder, percussion, vocal performance, improvisation, and arranging.  PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing in music.

MUSE 7103 - Level II Orff-Schulwerk (3 Hours Credit)

Study of all the pentatonic scales, simple and moving borduns, I-V and I-IV-V accompaniments, explanation of rhythmic training; vocal movement and instrumental improvisation; soprano and alto recorder.  PREREQUISITE: MUSE 6802.

MUSE 7104 - Level III Orff Schulwerk (3 Hours Credit)

Advanced Orff techniques including original compositions; explanation of pedagogic sequence; applications of pedagogy through micro teaching assignments; exploration of modes; improvisation in modality and harmony; study of soprano and alto recorder playing with occasional experiences on tenor and bass recorders. PREREQUISITE: MUSE 7103.




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