Save the Dates for 2020!
The Dalcroze™ Academy
at Metropolitan State University of Denver
July 20-August 1, 2020
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:
Katie Couch; Denver, Colorado: Candidate for the Diplôme Supérieur, MM, Assistant Director
Monica Dale; Ellicott City, Maryland: Dalcroze™ License, MM
Laetitia-Disseix Berger; Paris, France: Diplôme Supérieur, MA
Jeremy Dittus; Denver, Colorado: Diplôme Supérieur, DMA, Program Director
Mary Dobrea-Grindahl; Cleveland, Ohio: Diplôme Supérieur, MM
Bonnie Draina; Boulder, Colorado: DMA
Lauren Hodgson; Cleveland, Ohio: Dalcroze License, BM
Mimi Hsu; New York, New York: Dalcroze License, BM
Eiko Ishizuka; Boston, Massachusetts: Candidate for the Diplôme Supérieur, MM
Michael Joviala; New York, New York: Candidate for the Diplôme Supérieur, MM
Hélène Nicolet; Geneva, Switzerland: Diplôme Supérieur, Certified Laban Movement Analyst
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
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, August 10, 2019; please book your travel after 2:00 PM.
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
2019 DSR Student Handbook (download below)
Embodying Music (7th Draft Edition): A Textbook for Dalcroze Teacher Training towards 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)
If you have any questions about the academy or if you wish to inquire about financial assistance, please contact us.