Core Session Spotlight

Interlude Spotlight

TAA Networking & Collaboration Day

Building Musical Skills Through Composition and Improvisation

Presenter: 

Roger Sams

Elementary/Lower Middle
Music
and Dance

This session will explore ways to integrate Orff Schulwerk, Kodály, and eurhythmics with integrity. Participants will learn how using divergent pathways to work with the same material can develop skills and foster deeper understanding. Improvisation and composition are woven into the lessons, giving educators an opportunity to practice their skills, demonstrate understanding, and express themselves artfully.

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About the Presenter

Roger Sams

Roger Sams retired from the music classroom in 2013 after thirty-one years of teaching music. He is a regular presenter at state, regional, and national conferences and has served on the American Orff-Schulwerk Association’s national board of trustees. He has been an active clinician and Orff instructor for more than two decades and has taught in Canada, China, India, Indonesia, Poland, Scotland, South Korea, Spain, and throughout the United States. Sams is trained in Gestalt therapy and is interested in the power of choice in the artistic process and in life. He is co-author of Purposeful Pathways: Possibilities for the Elementary Music Room, the composer of several choral octavos published in the Crooked River Choral Project series, and a book of rounds and partner songs titled A Round My Heart. He is currently the creative director at TeachingWithOrff.com.

Comments

Loyda
Hjelte
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July 15, 2020
All of these lessons are excellent. Thank you!
Sandra
Wilson
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July 15, 2020
Thanks!!
Paula
Threlkeld
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July 14, 2020
Thank you. Very helpful
Wendy
Skinner
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July 14, 2020
Paula
Threlkeld
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July 13, 2020
Nice job. Lessons for 1st graders....
Alesia
Rollins
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July 13, 2020
Thank you!!
Marian
Wilson
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July 13, 2020
Thanks!! I had my iPhone going and the laptop computer and that works. It was great!
Amanda
Holla
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July 13, 2020
Great first day! Loved the possibilities with Purposeful Pathways!
Elizabeth
Brogan
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July 13, 2020
This session was wonderful! What a great way to start the day.
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