Music. Movement. Improvisation.


Dalcroze Education is joyful and gives everyone the freedom to express what music means to them.

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.

Recent Blog Posts

Remembering Lisa Parker (part 2)

On October 7, 2022, we lost an extremely valuable and inspirational member of our community, Lisa Parker. Many people from around the country and the world have special memories of their time with Lisa, as her work touched many of us.  Earlier this year, the DSA called for memories of ...
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Reflections of a DSA Scholarship Recipient

This past summer (2022), I attended the Dalcroze School of the Rockies two-week program to pursue the first level of the Dalcroze Professional Certificate. I had very little experience with Dalcroze going into the program and within the first couple hours, I wondered what I had gotten myself into. Throughout ...
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Improv Exchange: Aaron Morrison

Welcome to the Improv Exchange, a new regular feature in Dalcroze Connections, the official magazine of the DSA. In this column, you'll find inspiration to help kick-start your own improvisations at home or in class. The upcoming issue of Dalcroze Connections (vol. 7, no. 2; to be released digitally on ...
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Shared Improvisations

Hello Dalcroze USA community, A few months ago, we published a blog with improvisation inspiration in the form of a randomized dice game. Although you can go back and read about the game here, the guidelines were basically to use a set of practice dice to assign musical parameters, such ...
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Eurhythmics As a Lifelong Discipline

Becoming an Opera Singer When I had to pick a concentration in my high school conservatory, I picked opera because I couldn't dance. Selection day was held in the small former chapel, with dozens of other first year applicants dancing and warming up on the hard, gray carpet; flipping their ...
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Improv Exchange

Welcome to the Improv Exchange, a new regular feature in Dalcroze Connections. In it, we'll provide inspiration to help kickstart your own improvisations at home or in class.  Composer Aaron Taylor Our inaugural column features the work of Aaron Taylor, whom Publications Committee member and editor-extraordinaire Michelle Li met during ...
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