American Eurhythmics Society

Upcoming events

    • 10 Jan 2019
    • 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM
    • Tampa Convention Center

    Artistic Expression in the Choral Classroom Using Dalcroze Eurhythmics

    Presenter: Dr. Marla Butke, mbutke@otterbein.edu

    Contact: Florida MEA, https://fmea.org


    • 10 Jan 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Tampa Convention Center

    Blending Dalcroze Eurhythmics with Folk Song Literature in the Elementary General Music Classroom

    Presenter: Dr. Marla Butke, mbutke@otterbein.edu

    Contact: Florida MEA, https://fmea.org


    • 11 Jan 2019
    • 8:15 AM - 9:45 AM
    • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

    Sponsored by the General Music Division of the New Mexico Music Educators Association. 

    Session 1: Dalcroze Eurhythmics: Meaningful Movement

    Participants will be engaged in brain to body connections through purposeful movement that explores the elements of music, including focus activities, pulse and beat, duration, meter, and phrasing. Direct transfers will be made to the general music classroom. Handouts will provide extensions on lesson ideas.

    Presenter: Dr. David Frego, rjf43@psu.edu

    Contact: Mr. Paul Hallstead, generalmusicvp@nmmea.com

    • 11 Jan 2019
    • 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
    • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

    Sponsored by the General Music Division of the New Mexico Music Educators Association. 

    Session 2: Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the Upper Elementary Classroom

    This session provides extensions on brain to body connections for upper elementary students. Activities include focus activities, canon, mixed meter, conducting and rhythmic solfège. Strategies are provided on how to incorporate these activities into a Kodály or Orff curriculum. 

    Presenter: Dr. David Frego, rjf43@psu.edu 

    Contact: Paul Halstead, generalmusicvp@nmmea.com

    • 11 Jan 2019
    • 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM
    • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

    Sponsored by the General Music Division of the New Mexico Music Educators Association. 

    Session 3: Dalcroze Eurhythmics: Discovering the Nuance of Music through Movement

    Plastique animée is the craft of representing the music in movement. This session will provide strategies that will help students discover aesthetic movement vocabulary and how to apply it to music. Activities include flocking, statues, shadowing, and tension & relaxation. A list of potential recordings will be provided in the handouts. 

    Presenter: Dr. David Frego, rjf43@psu.edu 

    Contact: Paul Halstead, generalmusicvp@nmmea.com

    • 01 Feb 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Cleveland Convention Center

    Title: Dalcroze Eurhythmics: Flow and Phrasing for All Grade Levels

    Presenter: Dr. Marla Butke, mbutke@otterbein.edu

    Presenter: Dr. David Frego, david.frego@psu.edu

    Contact: omea-ohio.org

    • 02 Feb 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Cleveland Convention Center

    Title: Dalcroze Eurhythmics: Flow and Phrasing for All Grade Levels

    Presenter: Dr. Marla Butke, mbutke@otterbein.edu

    Presenter: Dr. David Frego, david.frego@psu.edu

    Contact: omea-ohio.org

    • 15 Feb 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Grand Hyatt, San Antonio, TX

    Join Judy Bond, Julie Scott, Brent Gault, Diane Lange, and David Frego as they explore music learning concepts through the lenses of Music Learning Theory, Kodály, Orff Schulwerk and Dalcroze Eurhythmics. 

    Contact: Dr. David Frego, rjdfrego@gmail.com

    Sponsored by Texas Music Educators Association: tmea.org

    • 02 Apr 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Percy Julian Middle School: 416 S. Ridgeland Ave. Oak Park, IL 60302

    This one-day teacher in-service focuses on the integration of Dalcroze Eurhythmics into the General and Choral music classrooms. Handouts will also provide extended lessons and transfer techniques to those with special needs.

    Presenter: Dr. David Frego, rjf43@psu.edu

    Contact: Andrew Seymour, aseymour@op97.org


    • 06 Apr 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Albuquerque, NM

    Sponsored by the New Mexico Orff Schulwerk Chapter

    Presenter: Dr. Marla Butke, mbutke@otterbein.edu

    Contact: Joe Gershin, mailto:newmexicoaosa@gmail.com


    • 27 Apr 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • University of St Thomas, St. Paul, MN

    Sponsored by the Kodály Chapter of Minnesota

    Presenter: Dr. Marla Butke, mbutke@otterbein.edu

    Contact: Stefan Wolf, kcm.programchair@gmail.com 

    • 15 Jul 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 19 Jul 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • Ashland University--Columbus, Ohio Campus

    Five days of eurhythmics activities for classroom music and studio teachers. Leads to certification by the American Eurhythmics Society. 

    Presenter: Dr David Frego, rjdfrego@gmail.com

    Presenter & Contact: Dr. Marla Butke, mbutke@otterbein.edu


    • 22 Jul 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 26 Jul 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • Shenzhen, China

    Join us for a week of eurhythmics, solfège, and piano improvisation. Certification available through the American Eurhythmics Society.

    Presenter: Dr. Marla Butke, mbutke@otterbein.edu

    Presenter: Dr. David Frego, rjdfrego@gmail.com

    Contact: Mai Xu, xumai.music@outlook.com

    • 24 Aug 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Houston Orff Chapter

    Details on this workshop will follow

    Presenter: Dr. David Frego, rjdfrego@gmail.com

    Contact: James Winslow

    • 11 Oct 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • 12 Oct 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

    Join us in Columbus, Ohio at The Ohio State University for an energizing conference. Plan to arrive on Friday to see the Dalcroze Research Collection at the Lawrence and Lee Theatre Research Institute. Saturday's events will be held in the OSU Department of Dance. 

    Details on the conference will be posted in March, 2019.

    • 16 Apr 2020
    • 19 Apr 2020
    • Westin Hotel, Edmonton, AB Canada

    Sponsored by the 26th National Conference of Carl Orff Canada

    Vision 2020

    Presenter: Dr. David Frego, david.frego@psu.edu

    Contact: orffvision2020@gmail.com 

    • 12 Sep 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Nevada's Desert Valley Chapter of the American Orff Schulwerk Association, Las Vegas

    This participatory workshop will present the principles of the Dalcroze approach, which include the study of eurhythmics, solfège, and piano improvisation. This workshop will provide meaningful ways to include. movement rooted in this approach to meet state standards; specifically standards 1, 5, 6, & 10 as the workshop will include movement activities that involve the singing of folks songs and scale exercises, reading rhythmic notation, listening to and analyzing music to discover expressive qualities, and creating movement in groups.

    Presenters: Dr. Marla Butke, mbutke@otterbein.edu and Dr. David Frego, rjf43@psu.edu

    Contact Rachel DelaCruz, delacrm@nv.ccsd.net

Past events

03 Nov 2018 Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the Instrumental Classroom
03 Nov 2018 Dalcroze Eurhythmics in Middle School General Music
02 Nov 2018 Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the Choral Classroom
02 Nov 2018 Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the Elementary General Music Classroom
17 Oct 2018 Dalcroze Eurhythmics in Music Education
12 Oct 2018 AES National Conference
02 Oct 2018 Dalcroze Eurhythmics for Music Educators
02 Oct 2018 Dalcroze Eurhythmics for Choral Singers
29 Sep 2018 Rhythmic Integrity and Expressivity Through Dalcroze Eurhythmics
11 Sep 2018 Rhythmic Movement Therapy
08 Sep 2018 Dalcroze Eurhythmics in Choral Studies
07 Sep 2018 Dalcroze at Stetson University
29 Aug 2018 Dalcroze Eurhythmics for Dancers
03 Aug 2018 Dalcroze Eurhythmics Overview
30 Jul 2018 Dalcroze Eurhythmics Workshop for Music Educators
16 Jul 2018 Ashland University Dalcroze Week
09 Jul 2018 University of Kentucky Dalcroze Training
08 Jul 2018 Dalcroze in China
25 Jun 2018 Anderson University Dalcroze Week
18 Jun 2018 Minnesota: Dalcroze at the University of St. Thomas
13 Jun 2018 Colorado State University Dalcroze Summer Training
14 Apr 2018 Ohio Chapter of AES: Dalcroze Eurhythmics Chapter Share
23 Mar 2018 Blending Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the Kodály Classroom
16 Mar 2018 Meaningful Movement: Experiencing Dalcroze Eurhythmics
10 Mar 2018 Maryland MEA: Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the General Music Classroom
10 Mar 2018 Maryland MEA: Dalcroze Eurhythmics: Meaningful Movement
03 Mar 2018 Eurhythmics in the Elementary General Music Classroom from a Somatic Bodywork Perspective
24 Feb 2018 The Expressive Movement Process
16 Feb 2018 ACDA North/North Central Division Conference, Chicago
16 Feb 2018 Texas MEA: Integrating Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the Music Curriculum
10 Feb 2018 Ohio MEA: Choral Eurhythmics in Action
09 Feb 2018 Ohio MEA: Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the Middle School General Music Classroom
09 Feb 2018 Ohio MEA: Dalcroze Eurhythmics for the Elementary General Music Classroom in Action
08 Feb 2018 Kentucky MEA: Meaningful Movement: Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the General Music Classroom
03 Feb 2018 Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the General Music Classroom
27 Jan 2018 Colorado MEA: Stick Bugs, Butterflies, Grasshoppers, & Wasps
26 Jan 2018 Illinois MEA: Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the General Music Classroom
26 Jan 2018 Colorado MEA: Dalcroze Eurhythmics for the Upper Elementary Grades
20 Jan 2018 Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the General Music Classroom
13 Jan 2018 Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the Music Classroom
30 Dec 2017 Dalcroze in China
17 Nov 2017 Iowa MEA: Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the Choral Classroom
17 Nov 2017 Iowa MEA: Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the General Music Classroom
09 Nov 2017 AOSA Conference: Inner Awakening; Günther's Vision
09 Nov 2017 AOSA Conference: Rhythmic Solfège & Purposeful Movement
09 Nov 2017 AOSA National Conference AAMM Session
04 Nov 2017 Western Tennessee General Music Educators Association
02 Nov 2017 University of Memphis: Dalcroze Residency
28 Oct 2017 AES National Conference: Expressive Movement: Implementing Plastique Animée in the Kodàly Classroom
28 Oct 2017 AES National Conference: Dalcroze Eurhythmics and Canon
28 Oct 2017 AES National Conference: Melodic Rhythm: Finding New Ways to Prepare and Practice
28 Oct 2017 AES National Conference: Rhythmic Solfège: Singing Through Space
23 Oct 2017 Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the General Music Classroom
23 Oct 2017 Penn State University: Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the Choral Classroom
17 Oct 2017 Eurhythmics in the General Music Classroom
14 Oct 2017 Incorporating Dalcroze Eurhythmics into the Kodàly Classroom
12 Oct 2017 Mansfield University: Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the Choral Classroom
12 Oct 2017 Dalcroze Eurhythmics for Choral Singers
30 Sep 2017 AES Ohio Chapter Workshop
23 Sep 2017 Dalcroze Eurhythmics for Choral Singers
19 Sep 2017 Dalcroze Eurhythmics for All
08 Aug 2017 Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the General Music Classroom
07 Aug 2017 Comal ISD Music Specialist In-Service
12 Jul 2017 Summer Arts Institute in Pinellas County
10 Jul 2017 Summer Eurhythmics Week in Columbus, Ohio
10 Jul 2017 Eurhythmics Workshop in Kentucky
26 Jun 2017 Advanced Dalcroze at St. Thomas
12 Jun 2017 Summer Eurhythmics Workshop at UT San Antonio
05 Jun 2017 Comal ISD Music Teachers In-Service
05 Jun 2017 Summer Eurhythmics Workshop in Hawaii
29 Apr 2017 Dare to Dabble with Dalcroze Eurhythmics
07 Apr 2017 Enhancing the Choral Art Through Dalcroze Eurhythmics
07 Apr 2017 Dalcroze at Tennessee MEA
07 Apr 2017 Dalcroze at Tennessee MEA
05 Apr 2017 Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the General Music Classroom
01 Apr 2017 Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the Elementary General Music Classroom
11 Mar 2017 Enhancing the Choral Art through Dalcroze Eurhythmics
10 Mar 2017 Enhancing the Choral Art Through Dalcroze Eurhythmics
09 Feb 2017 Four Approaches to Music Learning
04 Feb 2017 Eurhythmics at Ohio MEA (Session 3)
03 Feb 2017 Eurhythmics at Ohio MEA (Session 2)
03 Feb 2017 Eurhythmics at Ohio MEA (Session 1)
27 Jan 2017 Eurhythmics in Colorado (Session 4)
27 Jan 2017 Eurhythmics in Colorado (Session 3)
26 Jan 2017 Eurhythmics in Colorado (Session 2)
26 Jan 2017 Eurhythmics in Colorado (Session 1)
26 Jan 2017 Expression and Creativity Through Dalcroze Eurhythmics
19 Jan 2017 Eurhythmics in Alabama (Session 2)
19 Jan 2017 Eurhythmics in Alabama (Session 1)
13 Jan 2017 Eurhythmics in Florida (Session 3)
13 Jan 2017 Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the Choral Classroom
13 Jan 2017 Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the General Music Classroom
12 Jan 2017 Meaningful Movement: Dalcroze Eurhythmics for All
12 Jan 2017 Eurhythmics in Florida (Session 2)
12 Jan 2017 Eurhythmics in Florida (Session 1)
06 Jan 2017 Using Plastique Animée in the elementary music classroom
03 Jan 2017 A Dalcroze Adventure
07 Dec 2016 Dalcroze and Orff Schulwerk Approaches
18 Nov 2016 Eurhythmics in Warsaw
06 Nov 2016 Four Approaches to Teaching and Learning - Alliance for Active Music Making
04 Nov 2016 Dalcroze Activities for the Upper Elementary Grades
28 Oct 2016 Eurhythmics in Shenzhen, China
22 Oct 2016 Dalcroze Eurhythmics for the Cincinnati Children's Choir
15 Oct 2016 Texas AES Chapter Workshop
25 Sep 2016 Dalcroze Eurhythmics for the Choral Singer
24 Sep 2016 Ohio AES Chapter Workshop
23 Sep 2016 Visiting Artist in Music Education-University of MN-Duluth
21 Sep 2016 Dalcroze Eurhythmics for Music Education Majors
19 Sep 2016 An Introduction to Dalcroze Eurhythmics for Music Education Majors
17 Sep 2016 Dalcroze Eurhythmics for Choral Singers
10 Sep 2016 Eurhythmics at the University of Central Florida
05 Aug 2016 Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the Elementary Music Classroom
25 Jul 2016 Eurhythmics Week at Southern Methodist University
11 Jul 2016 Eurhythmics Week at Ashland University, Columbus Center
05 Jul 2016 Eurhythmics at the University of Kentucky
27 Jun 2016 Eurhythmics Week at Anderson University
20 Jun 2016 Dalcroze Eurhythmics, Solfège, Improvisation, Materials and Methods
13 Jun 2016 UTSA Summer Eurhythmics Workshop
28 Apr 2016 Introduction to Dalcroze Eurhythmics in Beijing, China
23 Apr 2016 Movement and Music: Dalcroze Eurhythmics for your Music Classroom
20 Apr 2016 Creating a Eurhythmics Unit @ Green Gables ES
14 Apr 2016 Dalcroze Eurhythmics in Shanghai
01 Apr 2016 Implementing Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the General Music Classroom
14 Mar 2016 Dalcroze Week in Urbino, Italy
24 Feb 2016 Eurhythmics Stories @ Green Gables ES
12 Feb 2016 Four Pathways to Active Music Making: Dalcroze, Gordon, Kodály and Orff
28 Jan 2016 Dalcroze Eurhythmics: Lessons for Primary, Upper Elementary, and Middle School General Music Class
27 Jan 2016 Plastique Animée @ Green Gables ES
27 Jan 2016 Eurhythmics at Missouri MEA
13 Jan 2016 Dalcrove Eurhythmics Online
09 Jan 2016 Rocky Mountain Orff Chapter - Denver
02 Dec 2015 Anacrusis and Time, Space and Energy @ Green Gables ES
20 Nov 2015 Association for Music in International Schools
17 Nov 2015 Implementing Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the Music Classroom and Studio
12 Nov 2015 Dalcroze Eurhythmics and Musical Phrasing
12 Nov 2015 Four Approaches to Connecting with New National Standards
12 Nov 2015 Dalcroze Eurhythmics in Therapeutic Settings
11 Nov 2015 Solfège Rhythmique and the One Line Staff @ Green Gables ES
07 Nov 2015 Eurhythmics for Choral Directors
05 Nov 2015 Introduction to Dalcroze Eurhythmics
03 Nov 2015 Dalcroze Eurhythmics for New Music Teachers, OCMEA Chapter Event
30 Sep 2015 Dalcroze Eurhythmics for Seniors

The mission of the American Eurhythmics Society (AES) is to promote the use of eurhythmics among music and other arts educators. The AES provides education, outreach, and engagement on a national level. 

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