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This program is designed for in-service music educators who wish to upgrade their skills in the classroom and choral instruction using the materials, musicianship skills, and methodologies in a focused program based on the teaching approaches developed by Carl Orff, yet who do not wish to undertake a full master's degree curriculum.
The Orff-Schulwerk certificate program is designed to be completed in three consecutive summers of study:

First Summer:

• MUE 570 Orff-Schulwerk: Lev I Basic Musicianship
• MUE 571 Orff Schulwerk: Level I Recorder
• MUE 572 Orff Schulwerk: Level I Movement

Second Summer:

• MUE 573 Orff Schulwerk: Level II Basic Musicianship
• MUE 574 Orff Schulwerk: Level II Recorder
• MUE 575 Orff Schulwerk: Level II Movement

Third Summer:

• MUE 576 Orff Schulwerk: Level III Basic Musicianship
• MUE 577 Orff Schulwerk: Level III Recorder
• MUE 578 Orff Schulwerk: Level III Movement
• MUE 582 Orff-Schulwerk Final Project
• MUE 583 Seminar in Orff Schulwerk

MUE 579, MUE 580, and MUE 581 may be taken in either the second or third summer of study (after students have successfully completed MUE 571, MUE 572, and MUE 573).

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Program graduates are employed in the following fields:

• Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
• Music Directors
• Musicians, Instrumental

Visit the Certificate in Orff-Schulwerk page on the West Chester University website for more details!




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