Introducing: “Dalcroze Education for Youth”

Designed for New Dalcroze Teachers Have you ever taught a Dalcroze class to children ages 4-6? Or perhaps you are working on the pedagogy requirements towards Dalcroze certification and plan to do your practice teaching with this age group? Maybe you are thinking of creating a new course for 4-6 year olds in the near…

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Meet 2023 Keynote Speaker Mary Dobrea-Grindahl

The 2023 Conference is just around the corner and early registration is now open! If you know Mary and have seen her teach, you know how lucky we are to be welcoming her as our Keynote Speaker. Mary Dobrea-Grindahl, Diplôme Supérieur, Professor Emerita at Baldwin Wallace University, where she enjoyed a multi-faceted teaching and performing career for over 30…

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2022 Memorial Scholarships Fundraising Campaign

Today marks the launch of the 2022 Scholarships Fundraising Campaign—an effort to support and sustain the next generation of Dalcroze Educators. We’re asking for your support so we can continue to provide scholarships to deserving students pursuing Dalcroze Teacher Training. The fundraising drive lasts one month, from April 15 – May 15. For this year’s campaign, we’re…

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Remembering Paul Hille

On behalf of the DSA Board of Trustees and the Dalcroze community across the USA, I extend the deepest of sympathies to the family and colleagues of Paul Hille.  Paul was a fixture in the international Dalcroze Education world, as a past president of FIER and a tireless force advocating for the practice of Dalcroze Eurhythmics.  He was…

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2022 DSA Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Survey

The Dalcroze Society of America (DSA) is embarking on a process to investigate and improve our organization with regards to diversity, equity, and inclusion. In this effort, we are joining many organizations in addressing a long history of unequal opportunities and disenfranchisement for BBIA (Black, Brown, Indigenous and Asian), the differently-abled, LGBTQIA, and others. In…

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Meet 2022 Keynote Speaker Mary Dobrea-Grindahl

The 2022 Conference is just around the corner and early registration is now open! If you know Mary and have seen her teach, you know how lucky we are to be welcoming her as our Keynote Speaker. Mary Dobrea-Grindahl, Diplôme Supérieur, enjoys a multi-faceted teaching and performing career at Baldwin Wallace University, where she teaches piano, Eurhythmics, and solfège.…

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The 2020-2021 Professional Development Committee

Formed in 2012, the Dalcroze Society of America’s Professional Development Committee (PDC) has focused on developing written standards of excellence for the future Dalcrozians of the United States.  The T2 Manual (“Teacher Training” Manual) outlines the standards for the Dalcroze Professional Certificate and Dalcroze License.  These minimum standards outline what all DSA Accredited Dalcroze training…

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The DSA Marketing Team

Dalcroze is a rich and multidimensional practice that holds infinite potential for exploration and discovery. Maybe this aspect is what attracted you to Dalcroze in the first place? As you may have noticed, an experience so rooted in the aural and physical sensation of music can be hard to explain to someone who has never…

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Supporting Future Dalcroze Educators: The DSA Scholarships Task Force

Since the DSA was formed over forty years ago, the Memorial Scholarship program has enabled many who seek Dalcroze training to fulfill their dream. A key purpose of this program is to encourage more teachers to pursue training at accredited Dalcroze teacher training programs in the hope that many will attain certification and licensure. But…

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​Coming Together: The DSA’s National Events Committee

Since our founding, the Dalcroze Society of America has been organizing events that bring us together as a community. Of all the events the DSA creates, our national conference may be the one that most embodies our vision statement, which states: The Dalcroze Society of America works to ensure that a strong and vibrant community…

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