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 relationship between beat and measure…

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“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 22, 2020 in Sugar…

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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 YouTube, but we are sharing…

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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 YouTube, but excerpts will be…

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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 the class of Dag Achatz…

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The 2020 Conference is just around the corner and early registration is now open! Conference attendees will be in for a rare opportunity, when we welcome Silvia Del Bianco as our special guest presenter. Silvia Del Bianco was born in 1958 in Argentina. In 1975 she graduated in Piano pedagogy and interpretation at the Buenos…

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Conference Registration officially opens today! In just a few short months, we will meet in Miami, FL to celebrate the Dalcroze Education community and join together in workshops, presentations, and performances. Early Registration discounts are available through November 17. Current DSA members save even more! The conference theme “Dynamic Performance” explores the ways Dalcroze Education…

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With the many international Dalcroze events in July, we’ve extended the deadline by a month to give you additional time get your materials together. Or if you were on the fence about submitting a proposal, there’s still time! Deadline extended to September 1, 2019. The Dalcroze Society of America invites proposals to present workshops and…

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We are pleased to announce the 2019 issue of Le Rythme, the journal published by FIER that presents scientific perspectives, artistic research, and theory from the international Dalcroze Education community. Containing nearly 30 articles, abstracts, and papers, this issue is one of the most substantial to date. From the preface, Paul Hille, Fabian Bautz, and…

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