Congratulations to the dancers, musicians and faculty who made the 2018 Dalcroze™ Academy so memorable!

Congratulations to the dancers, musicians and faculty who made the 2018 Dalcroze™ Academy so memorable!

 

Enroll Now for 2019!

The Dalcroze™ Academy

at Metropolitan State University of Denver

July 29-August 10, 2019

Click here to learn more about our License/Pre-Diplôme Course!

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

  • 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, 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; register before June 1, 2019 for just $1299!

  • $749 for 1 week (typically week one); register before June 1, 2019 for just $699!

  • $175 for 1 day

Required Texts:

  • 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)

Click here to learn more about our License/Pre-Diplôme Course


Questions

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