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Dalcroze Eurhythmics is a unique approach to Music Education. It is based on the premise that the human body is the source of all musical ideas. This site is the home of Dalcroze Australia - you will find information here about the Dalcroze approach, about ordering books, CDs and other resources, and training happening in your area.

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Perth Dalcroze Foundation Course 2017 - full year or single-term enrolment now available
Feb
27
Nov 20

Perth Dalcroze Foundation Course 2017 - full year or single-term enrolment now available

The Dalcroze approach uses movement to provide a complete musicianship training. Its emphasis on expression and creativity is balanced by its ability to develop a deep understanding of musical language and skills. It is a creative, rigorous and holistic approach to the study of music that is applicable to the teaching of young children right through to the development of professional performers.

The Dalcroze approach has broad musical applications. Participants in the Perth Dalcroze Foundation Course may enrol to enrich their teaching practice in classroom, instrumental or ensemble settings, or to deepen their musicality in performance. Expect to move, sing, play and create; expect to discover new ways to develop as a musician; and expect to find efficient, engaging tools through which develop the musicianship of your students!

DATES
The course runs on Monday evenings, 7pm-9:30pm.
Term 1: 27 February, 13 March and 27 March
Term 2: 1 May, 15 May and 29 May
Term 3: 24 July, 7 August and 28 August
Term 4: 23 October, 6 November and 20 November

ABOUT THE COURSE
This course provides a first level of training for those interested in gaining an understanding of the Dalcroze approach. The course is highly practical, consisting of classes in rhythmic movement, aural training, improvisation and Dalcroze principles. The course is designed for music educators and performers interested in learning through physical engagement. The ability to sing and play a musical instrument/voice is essential. Basic piano skills are advantageous but not essential.

VENUE
All classes held at Quintilian School, 46 Quintilian Rd, Mount Claremont WA.

QUALIFICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE
Participants are encouraged to undertake the Foundation examinations and written work, on successful completion of which the Foundation Award of the DEIEB (Dalcroze Eurhythmics International Examination Board) will be granted. The Foundation Award is a rigorous introduction to the Dalcroze work and is a useful way of assessing one's individual skills in a holistic and constructive fashion. Examinations will be scheduled as and when the individual is prepared for them, in consultation with the course teachers, and are paid for separately. For more information, please contact us.

Participants with the Foundation Award who wish to become qualified Dalcroze teachers can proceed with the Intermediate Award and beyond. If you have already passed some Foundation level exams or have prior Dalcroze experience, please contact us to discuss recognition of prior learning.

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING
Participation in the Perth Dalcroze Foundation Course satisfies Standards 1, 2, 3, 6 and 7 of the Teacher Registration Board for Teachers in Western Australia. Participants
will receive a statement of participation showing all completed hours of professional development. Those who take their training to Intermediate level or above will be able to satisfy all seven Professional Standards.

FEES – FOR ALL FOUR TERMS:
Member: $550
Non-member: $620
Student member: $300
Student non-member: $350
Course fee payment plans may be negotiated upon request. Please contact us.

FEES – PER SINGLE TERM:
Member: $160
Non-member: $220
Student member: $80
Student non-member: $120

BECOME A DALCROZE AUSTRALIA MEMBER
Access our discounted course fees for members: dalcroze.org.au/membership

COURSE TEACHERS
The course is taught by Dr Joan Pope OAM (Diplôme Supérieur, Institut Jaques-Dalcroze, Geneva) and Kristin Bowtell (Certificate Dalcroze UK, MMus RWCMD) in association with Dalcroze Australia Director of Studies Dr Sandra Nash (Diplôme Supérieur, Institut Jaques-Dalcroze, Geneva).

READY TO ENROL?
Contact Kris: kristin.bowtell@hotmail.com or 0467 980 528

NEED MORE INFO?
Questions are welcome! Contact Kris Bowtell kristin.bowtell@hotmail.com or Katherine Smith
katherinesiggins@gmail.com

ANZARME 2017
Sep
28
Oct 1

ANZARME 2017

  • Edith Cowan University (Mt Lawley Campus)

Preceding the "Dive Into Dalcroze!" Perth Dalcroze Open Day on Monday 2 October 2017, musicians and music educators are encouraged to attend the Australian and New Zealand Association for Research In Music Education (ANZARME) Conference at Edith Cowan University (Mt Lawley Campus) 28 September – 1 October.

Further information for presenters and attendees is available at anzarme.com

Perth Dalcroze Open Day
Oct
2
9:00 am09:00

Perth Dalcroze Open Day

Quintilian School, 46 Quintilian Rd, Mount Claremont, WA

The Dalcroze approach uses movement to provide a complete musicianship training. Its emphasis on expression and creativity is balanced by its ability to develop a deep understanding of musical language and skills. It is a creative, rigorous and holistic approach to the study of music that is applicable to the teaching of young children right through to the development of professional performers. The Dalcroze approach also has applications in related arts and for professionals working with the elderly and people with special needs.

The Perth Open Day offers an introduction to Dalcroze Eurhythmics through classes in Rhythmics, Ear and Voice, Improvisation and Dalcroze Pedagogy. The day is suitable for those new to Dalcroze, those wishing to refresh their knowledge and students on the Dalcroze Training Track working towards Foundation Level examinations. Morning tea is included. Come and join us! 

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FEES - paid by 30 June
Early Bird Dalcroze Australia Member: $105
Early Bird Concession*: $60
ANZARME Conference Participant $105
Early Bird Non-member: $170                

REGULAR REGISTRATION FEES - paid from 1 July
Regular Dalcroze Aus member: $135
Regular Non-Member: $195
ANZARME Conference Participant $105
Regular Concession*: $75   

*Concession rates are available to full time student and pension card holders.              

READY TO REGISTER?
Register online here.
Or download our flyer and printable registration form here. 
Questions are welcome - feel free to contact us!

 

 

Perth Summer Course 2018
Jan
9
Jan 17

Perth Summer Course 2018

  • Australia

9 - 17 January 2018

The Dalcroze Australia Summer School attracts musicians from across Australia and the international community and offers an excellent way to immerse yourself in the Dalcroze approach. In 2018 we welcome special guest teacher Jacqueline Vann (UK) along with Dr Sandra Nash (Sydney) and Dr Joan Pope OAM. Registrations (including early bird rates) open soon! To register your interest and receive notification when early bird rates open, contact us.