•	06-10 April 2020 – Vienna, Austria

• 06-10 April 2020 – Vienna, Austria

•	18-22 May 2020 – Rome, Italy

• 18-22 May 2020 – Rome, Italy

•	01-05 February 2021 – Rome, Italy

• 01-05 February 2021 – Rome, Italy

•	01 - 05 February 2021 – Vienna, Austria

• 01 - 05 February 2021 – Vienna, Austria

•	17 - 21 January 2022 – Budapest, Hungary

• 17 - 21 January 2022 – Budapest, Hungary



Orff Schulwerk Elementer Music and Movement Education

Carrying Out the Event:

Learning Outcomes:

All the participant will:

  • Develop their speaking technique and identify the function of sound
  • Use the sound as an instrument of improvisation and artistic creation
  • Express themselves by the way of music, movement and sound
  • Explore the music materials -instruments-
  • Improvise
  • Identify the Orff instruments
  • Gain the correct body stand position
  • Use their body as an instrument
  • Learn different movement qualities
  • Learn forms of music and dance
  • Classify the narrative elements of music
  • Design a lesson plan according to different person and group characteristics
  • Use the music, sound and speech as a communication tool
  • Use the gesture, mimic and body language
  • Define the basic principles of Orff Schulwerk Music and Movement Education
  • Put the basic principles of Orff Schulwerk Music and Movement Education in the class areas
  • Direct their students to use language, music and movement elements as a means of expression
  • Direct their students to group activities where they will use language music and movement
  • Prepare appropriate atmosphere for individual and group improvisation

Teaching Methods, Technique and Strategies:

  • The Orff Schulwerk approach will be used to achieve the objectives of the program.
  • National and universal values related to program subjects, will be given by fusing them.
  • Course notes related to education will be given to participants in electronic environment.

Target Group:

  • All music teachers who are working in school institutions.

Assessment and Evaluation:

Before the course,

  • The participants will make a sample lesson plan presentation as a written and applied in groups of 4-6.


1st Day

  • What is the Orff Schulwerk?
  • What are the basic principles?
  • What are the elements of Orff Schulwerk?
  • Materials used in Orff Schulwerk; orf instruments and rhythmic instrumens, ostinato, bordun, pentatonic, hexantonic, modlar, rondo

2nd Day

  • Rhythmic studies
  • Rhythmic studies based on language; riddles, rhymes, street games
  • Rhythmic studies transferred to the body and body percussion;
  • Turkish rhythmic transfer to the body,
  • rhythmic blocks transfer to the body

3rd Day

  • Sound studies; properties of sound,
  • using the sound as a material,
  • using the sound as an effect and vocalize,
  • sound editing,
  • narrative elements of music
  • Ensemble and Orchestration; studies on musical form structure,
  • organization of rhymes, riddles, street games and multi-part organization,
  • rhythmic canon and rounding,
  • transferring the rhythmic studies to the instrument

4th day

  • Sound, music and movement
  • Companionship of sound and movement
  • Integrating movement / dance into a music lesson
  • Expressing a work of art (starting from painting, poetry or story) with music, movement and speech -group working-
  • Instrument making and material design; making a rhythmic instrument
  • Making instruments that make sound on different key
  • Making materials related to class and topic

5th day

  • Didactic; historical development of Orff Schulwerk
  • Elementary music and movement concept
  • Movement / dance didactics
  • Characteristic and basic principles of Orff Schulwerk
  • Pedagogical attitudes of Orff Schulwerk methods
  • Designing lesson plan with Orff Schulwerk methods