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April Workshop Update

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 situation, our April 4th workshop with Meg Tietz has been cancelled.  The health and safety of our presenter and members is a top priority, so we will not be having a final workshop for this … Continue reading

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Meg Tietz to present April 4, 2020

Our last workshop of this school year is the amazing Meg Tietz.  She will present “Planning Programs with Purpose” on April 4, 2020 at Kaneland John Shields Elementary school in Sugar Grove, IL.  Save the date, more information to follow.

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Chapter Share 2020 (Feb. 8th)

Our Chapter Share meeting will be 10 am-1 pm, February 8th, 2020 at Kaneland John Shields Elementary School; 85 S. Main Street, Sugar Grove, IL.  Registration begins at 9:30 am.  If you are interested in being a presenter for our … Continue reading

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Josh Southard presents at FVOC in October

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Fox Valley Orff is proud to announce our next workshop October 5, 2019 with Josh Southard. Orff Schulwerk: Children’s Literature in the Music Classroom Please come visit us at our new location: Kaneland John Shields Elementary School 85 S. Main … Continue reading

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Matt McCoy presents September 7, 2019

From Beginning Steps to Leaps and Bounds: Recorder Pedagogy in the Orff Schulwerk Classroom Bring your energy and enthusiasm as we explore many possibilities for integrating recorder with an Orff Schulwerk approach to general music instruction. Participants will experience process-based … Continue reading

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Come and join us for the 2019-2020 School Year!

We had a wonderful time this past school year learning and experiencing so many things with each other and are looking forward to the exciting things to come in our 2019-2020 line up!  Not only do we have exciting new … Continue reading

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Ready or Not Here We Come…

The new school year is right around the corner and the Fox Valley Orff  Chapter has a fantastic line-up of workshops this year to refresh your classroom.  We will be meeting again at Country Trails Elementary School just outside of … Continue reading

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Next Workshop- Saturday, November 18th 2017- Preschool Music: Building the Foundation through Exploration and Play

The excitement of the beginning of the school year is passed.  I don’t know about your classroom but it seems every pencils eraser has disappeared. It is about this time each year that a lesson idea refresher is due to … Continue reading

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2017-2018 Workshop Schedule

School has begun. The weather has begun cooling down. It is time to refresh yourself with a some professional development.  We have had a schedule change so this year our first workshop will be October 14th. We are welcoming Dr. … Continue reading

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Orff Schulwerk ‘Round the School Year.

The warm weather and crocus bulbs signal that spring has arrived. And with the coming of spring we look forward to our last Fox Valley workshop of the year.  We have had a couple of changes for the April workshop … Continue reading

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