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

Editor’s Letter

The past few years I’ve spent as chair of the Dalcroze USA publications committee have been more rewarding than I could have imagined.  As a mother of three young daughters, I’ve had to take a major pause from most of my music career for the time being, but I keep ...
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DSA National Conference: Rhythmic Frontiers

The 2024 National Conference is rapidly approaching! Registration is now open for Rhythmic Frontiers, which will take place at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music from June 6 - 8. "Rhythmic Frontiers" beckons participants to explore new territories in sound and motion. As frontiers symbolize the unknown and untapped, this theme ...
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Surprising Discoveries about Children and Race

As a music educator, you know how important it is to engage children in music at an early age. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers all respond with glee to inviting rhythms, melodies, and harmonies. They bounce, tap, sing, and swing their way into absorbing the language of music. A young child’s ...
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Nine Things to Do in Oberlin (When You’re Not at the 2024 DSA National Conference)

In just a few short months, we'll be welcoming the Dalcroze community to Oberlin, OH for the 2024 DSA National Conference. On June 6–8, you'll have the choice of over 35 interactive sessions on Dalcroze eurhythmics, solfège, improvisation, and more. But what is there to do outside these sessions, workshops, ...
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Association, Dissociation, Automatism, and Quick Reaction

“Clap the beat.” “When I say change, change between your hands and feet.” It’s not often that we encounter a eurhythmics lesson without hearing one of these quintessential phrases. They are an integral part of a eurhythmics class and an indicator that students are experiencing one of several frequently used ...
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DSA Member Spotlight: Mira Larson

Mira Larson is a Salt Lake City-based Dalcrozian and cellist and Dalcrozian. She is currently finishing up her license level studies through the Dalcroze School of Music and Movement. Mira currently teaches in Salt Lake City at the Gifted Music School, La Maison des Enfants, and her own Rythmique Music ...
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