Summer Training

Summer Dalcroze Training Opportunities
(Institutes and other opportunities to take exams, and to earn or advance toward a particular level of certification.)
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The Dalcroze™ Academy

July 16 - 28, 2018

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, CO

Jeremy Dittus, Director


Two week intensive teacher-training program for individuals looking for a student-centered, accessible, specific curriculum for those seeking the Dalcroze Certificate or License.  Two week, one week, and individual day tuition possible.

Faculty: Dr. Jeremy Dittus, Diplôme Supérieur; Mary Dobrea-Grindahl, Diplôme Supérieur; Eiko Ishizuka, Candidate for Diplôme Supérieur

The DSR License and Pre-Diplôme Course

July 9 - 28, 2018

Denver, CO

Jeremy Dittus, Director


Instructors: Dr. Jeremy Dittus, Diplôme Supérieur, Laetitia Disseix-Berger, Candidate for Diplôme Supérieur



Longy Dalcroze Institute

June 25 - July 13, 2018

Longy School of Music at Bard College

Cambridge, MA

Eiko Ishizuka, Director (for program questions)

Dylan Turner at (for questions regarding applications, housing, and other general questions)


The Longy Dalcroze Institute is designed for music teachers, instrumentalists, singers, conductors, composers, actors, dancers, and music therapists.The Institute includes License and Certificate Level Pedagogy classes, Eurhythmics, Solfege and Keyboard Improvisation classes.

Faculty: Lisa Parker, Diplôme Supérieur; Eiko Ishizuka, Candidate for the Diplôme Supérieur; Adriana Ausch, MM, Dalcroze License; Ginny Latts, Dalcroze License; Melissa Tucker, Dalcroze License


New York  

Dalcroze Level 1 - The Introductory Credential

July 2 - July 13, 2018

Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

Monica Dale, Instructor

Please contact Jason Miller at for more information about basic course requirements.


Two weeks of intensive study, providing the Dalcroze Level 1 Introductory Credential. Open to collegiate and adult students, especially music teachers and performers. No previous Dalcroze experience is required; basic piano proficiency will be helpful. Students will receive Level 1 – The Introductory Credential certification from the Dalcroze Society of America upon completion of the two-week course.

Faculty: Monica Dale, Dalcroze License; Jason Miller, Dalcroze License

Dalcroze Summer Intensive

August 13 - 24, 2018

Lucy Moses School, Kaufman Music Center

New York, NY



The Summer Intensive offers adult students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the Dalcroze method, which includes studying rhythm, pitch and harmony through creative movement and physical, vocal and instrumental improvisation. Summer Intensive classes can lead towards Dalcroze certification at the Certificate and License levels.

Faculty: Michael Joviala, Cynthia Lilley, and Leslie Upchurch.


41st Summer Dalcroze Eurhythmics Workshops

1-week: July 9 - 13, 2018;
or 3-weeks: July 9 - 27, 2018

Marta Sanchez Dalcroze Training Center

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA


Stephen Neely, Director



The Dalcroze Training Center offers a one week workshop (Workshop I) and a conjoint three week workshop (Workshop II). Both workshops offer classes at introductory and advanced levels. Both workshops offer performers, conductors, music educators (preschool through college), studio teachers, music therapists, movement specialists, actors and dancers practical applications of Dalcroze principles for performance and teaching.

Institute for Jaques-Dalcroze Education Summer Program

June 17 - July 8, 2018

Monocacy Manor, Bethlehem, PA

John R. Stevenson (Diplôme Supérieur), Director


The 2018 Institute will inspire you with new teaching ideas, skills, and knowledge. Come to be challenged musically, physically, and pedagogically. Be prepared to study and practice hard, and to experience the joy of a Jaques-Dalcroze Education. Housing and meals are on the campus of Monocacy Manor in the Retreat Center, making your stay convenient and most comfortable. The scenic beauty provides a respite from the stresses of life, allowing you to focus and immerse yourself in the experience of the Jaques-Dalcroze approach.



Summer 2018 Intensive Course

August 6 - 14, 2018

Canada's National Ballet School

Toronto, ON, Canada



Instructors: Louise Mathieu (Diplôme Supérieur and Director of Studies), SIlvia Del Bianco (Diplôme Supérieur, Switzerland), Karin Greenhead (Diplôme Supérieur, UK), Françoise Lombard (Diplôme Supérieur, Canada), Cheng-Feng Lin (Candidate for the Diplôme Supérieur, Canada)

Level of Instruction: Beginner / Foundation; Intermediate; Certificate; Advanced (Post-Certificate)

This workshop will explore the three core Dalcroze subjects -- Eurhythmics, Solfège, Improvisation, as well as introduce pedagogical applications, particularly with children.

This workshop is ideal for music educators, professional musicians and dancers.

Students wishing to pursue Dalcroze Canada’s certification designation may count the workshop toward required credit hours. Dalcroze examinations will be held at the conclusion of the course.