Dalcroze™ School of the Rockies

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The Dalcroze School of the Rockies™ is thrilled to announce the 2015 dates:

The Dalcroze™ Academy

July 27-August 8, 2015 

The 2014 Dalcroze™ Academy was a resounding success!  A total of 31 students and faculty from 3 continents, 6 countries and 12 states participated in the event!  Instrumental music performers, conductors, private music studio instructors, general music educators, and music therapists participated in the 2 week intensive Dalcroze™ training course.   Additionally, these students now have the opportunity to continue their studies during the academic year through skype lessons and/or weekend intensives through the Professional Studies Program at the Dalcroze School of the Rockies™ . 

Congrats to the fine musicians, dancers, and faculty who made 2014 Academy so memorable! 

Click here for housing and logistical information

Click here for the work-study application and scholarship information

Click here for the 2014 Dalcroze School of the Rockies™ / Dalcroze™ Academy Student Handbook

View Plastique Animée Performances from Previous Years

Our Vibrant, Published, International, Award-Winning Faculty Has Included:

Monica Dale ; Ellicott City, Maryland:  Dalcroze™ License, MM

Jeremy Dittus ; Denver, Colorado:  Diplôme Supérieur, DMA, Program Director

Mary Dobrea-Grindahl ; Cleveland, Ohio:  Diplôme Supérieur, MM

Bonnie Draina ; Boulder, Colorado:  DMA

Eiko Ishizuka ; Boston, Massachusetts:  Candidate for the Diplôme Supérieur, MM

Hélène Nicolet ; Geneva, Switzerland:  Diplôme Supérieur, Certified Laban Movement Analyst

The focused, clearly defined curriculum at the Dalcroze School of the Rockies™ (DSR) is the only authorized training program west of Pennsylvania.

Courses for The Dalcroze™ Academy include (subject to change):

  • Techniques of the Body, Laban Movement Analysis, Folk Dancing (9:00-9:30)
  • Dalcroze™ Eurhythmics™ (9:30-11:o0)
  • Dalcroze™ Pedagogy/Applications (11:10-Noon)
  • Special Topics (1:00-2:00, daily)
    • Teaching demonstrations of children's classes
    • Keyboard Harmony Courses
    • Guest Lectures
  • Dalcroze™ Solfège  (2:00-2:50)
  • Dalcroze™ Improvisation (3:00-3:50)
  • Plastique Animée:  a type of visual analysis demonstrating music with the body (4:00-5:15, week one only)

Student-based curriculum includes:

  • Options for one or two week study
  • Individual course electives
  • Study can also be continued throughout the year at the Dalcroze School of the Rockies™ via Skype lessons and/or intensive weekend study to accelerate study through the program.
  • The opportunity to obtain the internationally- recognized Dalcroze™ Certificate or License in as little as three summers.




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