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Join us for the season finale, then Lunch at Olive Garden.


Woohoo ! For the first time ever, Orff level 1 coming to Miami. 

Another Great Workshop Coming Up !


Join us for a full day workshop with Greg Roman presenting Orff lessons in Quaver’s Marvelous World of Music

When: October 15, 2016

Time: 9:00 (8:30 breakfast/coffee)

Where: Boca Raton Elementary School  103 SW 1st Avenue, Boca Raton, FL 33432

Printable PDF link:  16-17-greg-roman-flyer

Participants must RSVP at southfloridaorff@gmail.com


Cyndee Giebler workshop 9/17/16

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Saturday, September 17, 2016   9:00a.m.   to 1:00p.m. (8:30 breakfast)

Location: David Lawrence Jr. K-8 Center

15000 Bay Vista Boulevard, North Miami, Florida 33181

Cyndee Giebler lives and teaches in northeast Wisconsin. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and  completed her master’s degree at the University of St.Thomas in St.Paul, Minn. She completed all three Orff Levels at the University of St. Thomas and has taken master classes with Steve Calantropio and Richard Gill. She has presented workshops for American Orff-Schulwerk Association chapters around the country as well as state, regional , and national converntions. Cyndee teaches Level II at the Uarts/Villanova University Summer Music Masters Program in Pennsylvania. In her spare time, Cyndee enjoys composing and arranging music for classroom, chorus and elementary strings.

Sing, Dance, Play at our next workshop called “Mining the Volumes”.  Cyndee  will be touching on the many wonderful treasures that  our traditional  MUSIC FOR CHILDREN  volumes contain.  Bring your recorder, and a spirit of adventure as we go mining for musical gems. Your students will love creating master pieces from these music selections that you will bring back to your school.

Cost: $30 for 1 workshop, OR $55 for yearly membership (4 workshops)

Please RSVP to Claudia Lusararian at castlusararian@aol.com

Denise Gagne Workshop 8/27/2016

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South Florida Orff Chapter Presents Denise Gagne

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Denise Gagne is a music specialist with more than 35 years of experience teaching band, choir and classroom music from pre-school to College levels.  Her choirs and bands won many awards at Music Festivals and performed for local and national sporting events, on national radio and even for the Queen.  Denise has a Bachelor of Music from the University of Victoria,  a Bachelor of Education from the University of Saskatchewan, a Diploma in Music from the University of Auckland (pending), and a Post Graduate Diploma in Fine Arts (Kodàly Level 3) from the University of Calgary with Lois Choksy.  She has completed Orff Level 3 and additional Orff training with Cindy Hall, Jay Broeker, Jos Wuytack and Donna Otto.

Denise has served on the boards of the Saskatchewan Music Educators Association, the Saskatchewan Band Association, and served for eight years on the board of the Kodàly Society of Canada.  Denise is currently managing editor of Themes & Variations, preschool music teacher and frequent visitor to Red Deer elementary school music classrooms.

Denise is the author or editor of more than 80 publications for K- 6 music teachers.    She has been a workshop presenter in every Canadian province and territory and 49 states.  She presents regularly for Orff and Kodaly workshops, preschool and kindergarten conferences in Canada, the USA, Asia, and Australia!   Her workshops are fun, practical, and activity based!

Schulwerk and the Music Curriculum

Explore children’s literature using the Orff-Schulwerk process in a lively, participatory workshop.

Lake Forest Elementary School, 3550 SW 48th Ave., Pembroke Park, FL 33023

Saturday, August 27, 2016, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (8:30 for coffee)

Cost: Free for Members, $30 for non-members

Please RSVP to Claudia Lusararian at claudia.lusararian@browardschools.com