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Rocky Mountain Rendezvous
2013 AOSA Professional Development Conference
November 14-16, 2013
Plans for the 2013 AOSA National Professional Conference continue. Local Conference Chairs Barbara Pierpoint and Judy Sapegin of the Rocky Mountain Chapter, and Doug Wilson, National Conference Chair, look forward to seeing you in Denver, November 13 – 16, 2013.
Conference Promo Video
watch this video on YouTube
Exhibit with AOSA in Denver! More information >>
Music City Montage
2014 AOSA Professional Development Conference
November 5-8, 2014
Session proposals are now being accepted for the AOSA Professional Development Conference planned for November 5-8, 2014 in Nashville, TN. Click the following links for more:
Session Proposal Letter (pdf)
Session Proposal Worksheet (Word docx)
Upcoming AOSA Professional Development Conferences
Denver - Wednesday, November 13 to Saturday, November 16, 2013
Nashville – Wednesday, November 5 to Saturday, November 8, 2014
San Diego – Wednesday, November 12 to Saturday, November 15, 2015
Local Chapter Workshop Schedule
list of workshops for 2012-2013
AOSA National Conference History
List of AOSA National Conferences, 1969 to 2012 (pdf)
2012 AOSA Professional Development Conference - St. Louis
photos from Conference
July 7 - 12, 2013
International Summer Course 2013
at the Carl Orff Institute, Mozarteum University Salzburg
In keeping with inclusive pedagogy this course addresses pedagogues from a variety of institutions - from kindergarten, schools, special schools and integrative groups to therapeutic institutions, adult education and work with senior citizens.
Each course participant plans his/her individual programme consisting of 3 different workshops per day that are held in German or English.
Furthermore there will be lectures, films and plenary discussions in the first morning session and practical activities (singing, dancing, making music) in the evening.
Sessions will be held in German or English
Directors: Manuela and Michel Widmer
Brochures will be available in January 2013
July 7 - July 12, 2013
16th International Summer Course in Nitra, Slovakia
Orff-Schulwerk – of "today"
more information HERE
July 22 - 27, 2013
XV INTERNATIONAL WORLD VILLAGE 2013, Finland
AOSA members are invited to attend the 15th annual World Village Music Course from July 22-27, 2013 in Valkeala, Finland.
World Village presenters 2013 are:
* Ms. Lenka Pospíšilová, Czech Republic
* Ms. Soili Perkiö, Finland
* Ms. Outi Sané, Finland
* Mr. Ismaila Sané, Senegal/Finland
All presenters are nationally and internationally known teachers, performers and music educators. The title of the 15th International World Village 2013 is: "Open Your Wings". The course language is English.
Registration is easy online : http://www.jasesoi.org/lomake.html?id=2 .
You can also use the hyperlinks in this flyer (pdf).
JaSeSoi ry, Orff-Schulwerk Association of Finland
July 27 - August 3, 2013
Music Education Delegation to Costa Rica
more information HERE
January 5 - 10, 2014
For more information, visit their website.
Our mission is: to demonstrate the value of Orff Schulwerk and promote its widespread use; to support the professional development of our members; and to inspire and advocate for the creative potential of all learners.