UPDATE The MusiKinesis workshops slated for October 22nd and November 12th at UMBC will be rescheduled. (I am making another sojourn to Switzerland.) Stay tuned for new dates!
Here's what's coming up!* Ready to dip your toe in with a free workshop? Want classes to enrich your teaching of music and/or dance? Open to an immersive experience that offers academic credit, CPD units, certification in Dalcroze or MusiKinesis®? October 14 (Saturday), 9:30-12:30 – MusiKinesis® Session for the Kentucky American Eurhythmics Society, Lexington October [...]
Remarks from the Summer 2017 class evaluations... Comments from students about the 1-week MusiKinesis class: "Wonderful." "This course will have a huge positive impact on my teaching. I have a better understanding of the teaching process and have a large amount of new activities to enrich my instruction." "It has given me many practical ideas [...]
MusiKinesis: Teaching Music/Dance Connections: A fresh approach to the Jaques-Dalcroze method! July 17-21, 2017 • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Maryland CPD Credits: 2 Get inspired. Enrich your skills. Discover new strategies for your teaching. Using techniques of Dalcroze Eurhythmics, a system of study developed in Switzerland in the early 1900s, MusiKinesis delves into the nexus of [...]
What do Memorial Day, Ravel, augmented chords, and whole tone scales have in common? Find out in a new "Idea to Try" for piano improvisation, here.
Dalcroze Level I Certification A 2-week course comprising the first step toward the Dalcroze Certificate. Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY July 3-14, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 60 Professional Development Hours, 3 credits, or non-credit Learn More. MusiKinesis Certification A new 1-week program merging Dance with Music for teaching and performing. University of Maryland, Baltimore County July [...]
Dancers and Musicians: Join me in New York! Time and Energy in Space = DANCE Time and Energy in Sound = MUSIC What we have in common might surprise you! The most significant influence of Jaques-Dalcroze’s work may have been its impact on the development of modern dance. His institute in Hellerau was a seminal force for dance in [...]
Better Musicianship through Movement • Better Dance skills through Music REGISTER NOW for Session 3 Whether you’re a music student, dancer or teacher, MusiKinesis® can take you further. Based on principles of music, modern dance and the Swiss Jaques-Dalcroze method, MusiKinesis classes develop skills and insights from the inside out, getting music into your bones! Dalcroze Eurhythmics and Modern Dance grew together in the early [...]