July 27 & 28, 2018
Location: Riverview Elementary School
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Friday/8:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. on Saturday
“Bringing Back Joy“
Simple lessons, games, and performance pieces that capture the attention of your students and make the music room a joyful place to be!
Tim Wiegand graduated from Syracuse University with a BA in Music Education, and received his Masters Degree with an “emphasis in Orff-Schulwerk” from The University of Nevada Las Vegas. Tim has been teaching Elementary General Music in the Clark County School District for over 19 years and is a regular presenter for school district staff developments. Tim directed performance groups at the 2002 AOSA Conference. In 2004, 2005, 2010, 2013 and 2015 Tim also presented sessions at the AOSA National Conference. Tim has been presenting Orff workshops all over the country and Canada since 2004. Being a percussionist in the field of Orff-Schulwerk has been a natural fit for Tim.
October 6, 2018
Location: Langston Hughes Elementary School, Lawrence, KS.
Registration 8:00 – 9:00 a.m./Workshop 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
“Keeping the P.L.A.Y. in the Schulwerk: incorporating games, literature and movement into the Orff process in an authentic way! Come prepared to sing, say, dance and P.L.A.Y.!
Erika Bridge teaches K-5 in East Lansing, MI., and is in her 11th year of teaching. She has her Masters in Choral Conducting from Central Michigan University, and has completed Level I, II, III, and Masterclass in Orff Schulwerk. She is a regular local, state, and national presenter for AOSA, and has been accepted to present for the 50th Anniversary AOSA Professional Development Conference in November 2018. She recently published an article in the Michigan Music Educators state journal on Authentic Assessments in the Orff Process (Spring 2017) and is passionate about creating a spiraled and integrated curriculum. She is a certified Level 1 Pedagogy Teacher for AOSA and is currently a member of the AOSA National Technology Subommittee. She lives in Okemos, MI. with her two children, Juliet and Henry.