Sep 28, 2020  
2020-21 University Catalogue 
2020-21 University Catalogue

MUED 641 VSM Orff Certification Level 1

3 credits 45.0 hours
600 level graduate course

Course offered at Villanova Summer Music Program. The Orff Certification Courses above are part of the American Orff-Schulwerk (AOSA) approved certification course program. Pedagogy skills for teaching basic Orff Schulwerk will be explored and discussed through the use of Music For Children, Murray Volume I and pentatonic folk song material, movement and recorder. Level I teachers will actively learn to use speech, rhymes, poetry, playing pitched and unpitched percussion as well as singing, playing, and improvising in pentatonic for creating an active music curriculum in the school setting. Soprano Recorder pedagogy and skills, creating student-friendly compositions in an elemental style, and models for improvisation will be developed.

Only open to MM Music Education majors.
This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course is equated with the following courses: MUED*641, MMED*738