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‘’Often I thought to myself, what a mistake to call me a dancer – I am the magnetic centre to convey the emotional expression of the Orchestra.” - Isadora Duncan “I couldn’t move, I don’t even want to move, unless I hear the music first. I couldn’t move without a reason, and the reason is [...]
Aural and physical music come together in MusiKinesis®. For students and teachers of both music and dance... Discover new skills, knowledge and inspiration through this joyful, engaging process! Rooted in the work of Swiss educator Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, MusiKinesis® is grown and cultivated for 21st-century America. Dalcroze principles live when applied to our own here and now! MusiKinesis® recognizes the challenges inherent in our contemporary culture, the wide [...]
Experience MusiKinesis® Better Musicianship through Movement • Better Dance skills through Music Whether you're a music student, dancer or teacher, MusiKinesis® can take you further. It's rooted in the Swiss method of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, with a slightly different accent. As a contemporary American approach, MusiKinesis® is flexible, applicable and directly focused on the nexus of dance and music. Dalcroze Eurhythmics [...]
Experience MusiKinesis! Better Musicianship through Movement - Better Dance skills through Music Learn this unique approach to the physicality of music in a new series of Sunday MusiKinesis classes. Based on the Swiss Jaques-Dalcroze method, MusiKinesis is the work of Monica Dale, professional dancer, pianist, and Dalcroze Licentiate. Classes begin January 8th, 2017, at the University of Maryland - Baltimore County. Schedule [...]
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Summer 2015... Teacher-training: Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester: July 13-17 Eurhythmics for Performers and Music Teachers - Bring a new dimension of insight to your musicianship and teaching. The Dalcroze method takes a physical approach to music, engaging ear, mind, and body. This active class will address rhythm, phrasing, sight reading, memory, and more. [...]
Dance as Experience: Progressive Era Origins & Legacies A special-topics conference jointly sponsored by the Society of Dance History Scholars and Peabody Dance Baltimore, MD March 26-28, 2015 Session with Monica Dale - Jaques-Dalcroze Eurhythmics: The Experience of Music in Early Modern Dance Topics related to the theme of dance and the Progressive Era include (from the [...]
The National Dance Education Organization is holding its 2014 national conference November 5-9 in Chicago's Hyatt Regency McCormack Place.. In keeping with the theme, "Collaborations - a Mosaic of Possibilities, " I will be teaching: "The Music-Dance Mosaic: Moving Connections." Friday, November 7, 2014 - 2:30 Also not to be missed: "Dancing 'Woman.' Perspectives on Gender in [...]
I have suffered a contusion and possible fracture in my foot. Terrible timing, as I should be in Miami right now. So my session scheduled for tomorrow, "Experience the Music in Movement," is cancelled. However, I'll revise and post the handout, in hopes it may make some sense without the actual experience. ::sigh::