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Dalcroze Education is a playful, experiential approach to teaching and learning music. Through movement, ear-training, and improvisation, students of any age can unlock the music within their body.

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Lesson Plan: Living Music: Eurhythmics and Jazz Improvisation

This lesson was first presented at a New England Dalcroze Chapter Workshop, January 27, 2019, and is designed for adults of all levels. In this lesson, students develop some of the basic skills that go into jazz improvisation, working in various musical styles. Through their improvised movements, students experience the ...
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​Remembering Virginia Hoge Mead

“The study of Eurhythmics develops the inner ear which makes us musically imaginative, which guides the hand that plays the instrument, the voice that sings, the body that moves, and further develops the ears that hear.”Virginia Hoge Mead (1930-2020) Revered Dalcroze Educator Virginia Hoge Mead passed away on Saturday, February ...
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Video: Danse bigarrée & Entrée dansante

In February 2020, we hosted an intimate house concert to launch the 2020 DSA Memorial Scholarship Fund Campaign. For this event, concert pianist Adalberto Maria Riva performed several works composed by Émile Jaques-Dalcroze premiered for American audiences at the DSA's recent National Conference in Miami. The entire concert livestream is available on ...
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Video: Selections from 20 Caprices et études rythmiques

In February 2020, we hosted an intimate house concert to launch the 2020 DSA Memorial Scholarship Fund Campaign. For this event, concert pianist Adalberto Maria Riva performed several works composed by Émile Jaques-Dalcroze premiered for American audiences at the DSA's recent National Conference in Miami. The entire concert livestream is available on ...
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Julia Schnebly-Black: Celebrating a Lifetime of Achievement in Dalcroze Education

When Dr. Julia Schnebly-Black (1925-2019) passed away in December 2019, she had just turned 94 years old. In addition to being a beloved Dalcroze teacher, Dr. Schnebly-Black was also a former President of the Dalcroze Society of America, as well as a former editor of American Dalcroze Journal. She led this organization through ...
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Meet 2020 DSA Guest Artist Adalberto Riva

The 2020 Conference is just around the corner and early registration is now open! Pianist Adalberto Maria Riva will present a special recital of works by Emile Jaques-Dalcroze during the conference. Adalberto Maria Riva had been studying at the Milan Conservatoire of Music and obtained his Virtuosité in 2001 in ...
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