Dalcroze Training Centers

Dalcroze Teacher Training Centers

(Sites where ongoing Dalcroze teacher training with a Diplôme is available)


Dalcroze Teacher Training Programs List

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Dalcroze School of the Rockies
Dalcroze Certificate and License programs, and classes for adults, teenagers, and children. Long-distance studies, monthly weekend intensives, and Online lessons in Solfège and Improvisation are also available.
Denver, CO
Instructors: Dr. Jeremy Dittus, Diplôme Supérieur; Katie Couch, MM, Dalcroze License; Emma Shubin, MM, Dalcroze License; Lauren Hodgson, BM, Dalcroze Certificate
Contact: jeremydittus@gmail.com

New York

The Dalroze School at the Kaufman Center
The Dalroze School at Lucy Moses School
at the Kaufman Center
Dalcroze Certificate and License programs and classes for adults, teens and children
New York, NY
Anne Farber, Dalcroze School Director
Cynthia Lilley, Michael Joviala and Leslie Upchurch, faculty
Contact: 212-501-3360

Diller-Quaile School of Music
Dalcroze Certification opportunities, as well as graduate credits available
Ruth Alperson, Director
Cynthia Lilley, Michael Joviala, faculty
24 E. 95th St.
New York, NY 10128
Contact: Kirsten Morgan, Executive Director

Hoff-Barthelson Music School
Dalcroze Teacher Training Course
Classes taught by Dr. Ruth Alperson
Classes in Dalcroze Eurhythmics, Solfege and Improvisation are necessary pre-cursors to teacher training and eventual certification. Hoff-Barthelson offers these three courses at the Beginning/Intermediate level.
Students enrolled in the Teacher Training Course have the opportunity to observe Dalcroze classes for children.
Contact: Terry Wager
25 School Lane, Scarsdale, NY 10583
914-723-1169, twager@hbms.org


Longy School of Music at Bard College
3-year Dalcroze Certificate & Master of Music (in performance or composition) Combined Program

Eiko Ishizuka, Director
Faculty: Eiko Ishizuka, Candidate for the Diplome Superieur, Adriana Ausch, MM, Dalcroze License, Ginny Latts, Dalcroze License, Melissa Tucker, Dalcroze License
Contact: eiko.ishizuka@longy.edu

Dalcroze Summer Institute
Eiko Ishizuka, Director
Faculty: Eiko Ishizuka, Candidate for the Diplome Superieur, Adriana Ausch, MM, Dalcroze License, Ginny Latts, Dalcroze License, Melissa Tucker, Dalcroze License
27 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
For questions regarding the program itself, contact Eiko Ishizuka at eiko.ishizuka@longy.edu, for questions regarding applications, housing, and other general questions, contact Rhaea D'Aliesio at rdaliesio@longy.edu


Winchester Music School
Dalcroze Certification Teacher Training
Classes taught by Adriana Ausch-Simmel, License and Eiko Ishizuka, Candidate for the Diplôme Supérieur, Institut Jaques-Dalcroze, Geneva
This continuing education class is for adults who seek the musical and pedagogical enrichment that Dalcroze Eurhythmics offers, and for teachers who would like to supplement their teaching with Dalcroze Eurhythmics techniques. The class may be taken as a full-year program (with optional Dalcroze certification) or on a drop-in basis.
Winchester Community Music School
407 Highland Avenue, Winchester MA 01890
T 781.721.2950


Carnegie Mellon University
Marta Sanchez, Dalcroze Training Center
Certificate and License Programs
Summer and Academic Year
Dr. Annabelle Joseph, Diplôme Supérieur, Director
5000 Forbes Avenue, CFA 105
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

Institute for Jaques-Dalcroze Education
The Institute for Jaques-Dalcroze Education, LLC is owned and operated by Jack Stevenson, an internationally recognized Jaques-Dalcroze pedagogue. The program provides hands-on experience of the Jaques-Dalcroze method: Eurhythmics, Solfege, and Improvisation,in addition to Jaques-Dalcroze pedagogy, philosophy, and plastique animee, and prepares candidates for the examinations leading to the Jaques-Dalcroze Certificate and License.
St. Francis Center for Renewal
395 Bridle Path Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Faculty: Jack Stevenson, Diplôme Supérieur
Contact: Jack Stevenson


Dalcroze Society of Canada
Dalcroze Canada is a recognized by the Institut Jaques-Dalcroze and FIER (Fédération Internationale des Enseignants de Rythmique) as an official Dalcroze training centre in Canada. Working closely with Louise Mathieu, Diplôme Supérieur and our Director of Studies, the DSC has established its own curriculum for teachers at the Certificate level, which follows the program developed by Diplomates Sandra Nash (Australia) and Karin Greenhead (United Kingdom) specifically for those who train through part-time or intensive courses. These courses currently run in Australia, the UK, Italy, Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand. The DSC is pleased to offer the program in Canada through various weekly modules throughout the year, and an annual Summer Intensive Course.