Suzuki Teacher Workshop | Webster University

Suzuki Teacher Workshop

Dalcroze™ Education: Developing Artistry through Purposeful Movement

March 9, 2018  4:30 - 6:30 pm

To Register Online: complete online registration form below and mail check payable to "Community Music School" to Community Music School of Webster University, 470 E. Lockwood Ave.,  Webster Groves, MO  63119

To Register by Mail:  download and print the registration form here.  Send completed registration form, and your check made payable to "Community Music School" to Community Music School of Webster University, 470 E. Lockwood Ave.,  Webster Groves, MO  63119

Dalcroze Education is an experiential way of knowing music through the body.  It uses purposeful movement techniques to teach all levels of musicianship skills to any age of student in playful yet challenging ways.  Come discover the joy and inspiration Dalcroze Education can offer and learn why it can be so valuable when coupled with the Suzuki philosophy! This two-hour workshop will be geared towards professional musicians and educators. Ideal for both experienced and beginner students, Dalcroze Education uses the body to explore musical concepts in dynamic, engaging, and playful ways. Throughout the session we will discover new and meaningful ways to understand music using through focused physical gesture and movement. In addition to movement ideas, participants will experience principles of Dalcroze Education along with specific Dalcrozian strategies and techniques to acquire new approaches for personal practice and performance, the private lesson, and group classroom teaching.

Jeremy DittusJeremy Dittus enjoys a career as a pianist, theorist, and Dalcroze™ eurhythmics instructor.  An avid recitalist, he has performed solo and chamber programs and presented Dalcroze™ masterclasses throughout the United States, Europe and South East Asia.  He currently directs the Dalcroze School of the Rockies™ Dalcroze™ Academy teacher-training center at Metropolitan State University of Denver. A former Lecturer in piano, theory, and solfège at the Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory in Cleveland, he also has taught undergraduate solfège, piano, and composition courses at the University of Colorado at Boulder as well as eurhythmics and solfège at L’Institut Jaques-Dalcroze™ in Geneva, Switzerland and Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo. 

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