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The Orff Echo (contents page only) This is the journal of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association. It chronicles the vital research and dissemination of ideas pertaining to Orff Schulwerk.
• The Orff Echo Editorial Calendar - 2012 to 2013 (pdf)
• The Orff Echo Index 1968 to 2006
• The Orff Echo International Scrapbook (pdf)
• Traslacíon Español "Teaching diverse cultures in the inner city" by Debbie Headley, translated by Celia Vela, from the Fall 2006 issue of the Echo. (Word) (pdf)
• Submission Guidelines for the Orff Echo (pdf)
The Orff Echo Editorial Board is soliciting articles for the open-topic issue for publication in summer of 2013.
The Orff Echo is always interested in original research and informative, lively articles covering all aspects of Orff Schulwerk. The Summer 2013 issue is Open Submission, which gives writers of all interests an opportunity to share their passion with others. more >>
The Orff Echo, back issues
You may order back issues from the Shopping Page - "Orff Re-Echoes".
Reverberations - AOSA members catch up on the people in the organization, local chapter workshops and other news about the Orff Schulwerk community in the pages of this members-only newsletter.
Reverberations is the quarterly, online newsletter available only to members as a part of their membership benefits. Each issue contains current information for members, news about various chapter activities and lesson plans.
The spring and summer issues also contain extended information about the next conference.
Reverberations is available in the Member Area.
Isabel McNeill Carley Library/AOSA archives
One-of-a-kind research materials, letters, and the archives of AOSA comprise the Isabel McNeil Carley Library, housed at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York.
Orff Research Webliography
Online, interactive bibliography hosted by the University of Kentucky. To access the hundreds of entries, full instructions of how to use the webliography, or how to make submissions to it, click the link above.
Shop online for AOSA AV Library, back issues of The Orff Echo, books and other products.
For nearly three decades, AOSA has been publishing books, recording videos and creating other materials to help teachers, researchers, therapists and others interested in the Orff approach. To view a complete list of items, and to order, go first to the Shopping Preview Page.
Audio Visual Library (pdf)
Hundreds of professionally produced, informational videos, including conference sessions demonstrating the Orff approach, as well as interviews with influential members of the AOSA community, are listed and are available for loan by completing the form.
You will need to contact AOSA Headquarters to borrow a video once you have chosen it. Please note that all videos since 2000 are available on DVD.
The Winning Way (video)
To see Orff Schulwerk in action in the classroom setting, and to hear first-person accounts of why the Orff approach is such a remarkable and valuable tool for the classroom music teacher, take a few minutes to watch this short version of the video now. Winning Way Video
“What is Orff Schulwerk? Why is it Important in Music Education” Brochure (PDF)
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.