The Dalcroze™ Academy

Congratulations to the dancers, musicians and faculty who made the 2017 Dalcroze™ Academy so memorable!

Congratulations to the dancers, musicians and faculty who made the 2017 Dalcroze™ Academy so memorable!

 

Register Soon for 2018!

The Dalcroze™ Academy

at Metropolitan State University of Denver

July 16-28, 2018

The focused, clearly defined curriculum at the Dalcroze School of the Rockies™ (DSR) is the only authorized training program in the Rocky Mountain Region.

 

Experience the joy and artistry of Dalcroze Education in the heart of the Rocky Mountains with world-class faculty and a diverse student body at Metropolitan State University of Denver! Earn the internationally recognized Dalcroze Certificate and Dalcroze License!

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

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

  • Techniques of the Body, Laban Movement Analysis, Folk Dancing (9:00-9:30)
  • Dalcroze™ Eurhythmics™ (9:30-11:00)
  • Dalcroze™ Pedagogy/Applications (11:10-Noon)
  • Special Topics (1:00-2:00, daily)
  • Dalcroze™ Solfège (2:00-2:50) Teaching demonstrations of children's classes
  • Keyboard Harmony Courses
  • Guest Lectures
  • 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 (Week 1 is the best week to attend if you can only come for one week.)
  • Individual, student based training.
  • 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.
  • Examinations are offered at the end of the program.  Improvisation exams will take place on Saturday, July 28. 
  • The opportunity to obtain the internationally- recognized Dalcroze™ Certificate or License in as little as three summers.

Affordable Tuition Options:

  • $1399 for 2 weeks
  • $749 for 1 week (typically week one)
  • $175 for 1 day

Required Texts:

  • 2017 DSR Student Handbook (click here to download)
  • Embodying Music (6th Draft Edition):  A Textbook for Dalcroze Teacher Training twards the Dalcroze Certificate by Jeremy Dittus (available for purchase on the first day of classes)
  • Music for Sight-Singing by Robert Ottman 6th or 7th Edition
  • Assigned Readings(to be distributed on the first day of classes)

Questions

If you have any questions about the academy or if you wish to inquire about financial assistance, please contact us.