Training Programs

Find sites where Dalcroze teacher training allows adult students to work toward a credential or gain experience with Dalcroze Education.

Updated May 25, 2020

These training programs offer intensive study in Dalcroze Education, and most have summer sessions. Many adult students specifically work toward a Dalcroze credential, but these courses are open to anyone seeking experience with Dalcroze.

COVID-19 Update: Many training programs have modified their summer plans. We're doing our best to keep this list updated, but please visit the training program's website for the most accurate info.

On this page:

  • The Dalcroze School at Lucy Moses School (New York, NY)
  • Dalcroze School of the Rockies (Denver, CO)
  • The Dalcroze Program at Diller-Quaile (New York, NY)
  • Hoff-Barthelson Dalcroze Teacher Training (Scarsdale, NY)
  • Institute for Jaques-Dalcroze Education (Bethlehem, PA)
  • Longy Dalcroze Institute (Cambridge, MA)
  • Marta Sanchez Dalcroze Training Center (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Winchester Community Music School (Winchester, MA)

The Dalcroze School at Lucy Moses School

Lucy Moses School, Kaufman Music Center
New York, NY

COVID-19 Update: The Dalcroze Summer Intensive at the The Dalcroze School at Lucy Moses will be held online. Details will be announced on their website in June.

 

Dalcroze Summer Intensive
Week I: August 10 -14, 2020
Week II: August 17 - 21, 2020

 

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, but you do not need to work toward certification to enroll in Dalcroze classes.

This school is a T² approved teacher training program, accredited by the Dalcroze Society of America.

Dalcroze School of the Rockies

at Metropolitan State University of Denver
Denver, CO

COVID-19 Update: Summer 2020 Training is going online. For more info, visit their website.

The Dalcroze Academy
July 20 - August 1, 2020

The DSR License and Pre-Diplôme Course
July 13 - 17, 2020

An 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.

This school is a T² approved teacher training program, accredited by the Dalcroze Society of America.

The Dalcroze Program at Diller-Quaile

The Diller-Quaile School of Music
New York, NY

Academic Year Courses

The Dalcroze approach provides an in-depth education in the fundamentals of music; it integrates the ear, mind, and body through rhythmic movement, allied with keen listening, singing, and improvisation. This program is designed for music educators, singers, instrumentalists, conductors, and movement teachers.

Courses are approved for Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) credit by the New York State Education Department.

The Dalcroze Teacher Training and Certification Program

Hoff-Barthelson Music School
Scarsdale, NY

COVID-19 Update: Fall training is postponed.

The Dalcroze Teacher Training and Certification Program at Hoff-Barthelson offers courses for musicians and teachers who want to apply the Dalcroze approach in their music classes and private instrumental teaching and for those who want to work toward obtaining Dalcroze certification.

This school is a T² approved teacher training program, accredited by the Dalcroze Society of America.

Institute for Jaques-Dalcroze Education

Monocacy Manor
Bethlehem, PA

COVID-19 Update: Summer 2020 Training has been canceled.

Summer Institute
June 21 - July 16, 2021

The 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.

Longy Dalcroze Institute

Longy School of Music of Bard College
Cambridge, MA

COVID-19 Update: Summer 2020 Training is going online. For more info, visit their website.

Longy Dalcroze Summer Institute
June 22 - July 10, 2020

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.

This school is a T² approved teacher training program, accredited by the Dalcroze Society of America.

Marta Sanchez Dalcroze Training Center

Carnegie Mellon University School of Music
Pittsburgh, PA

COVID-19 Update: Summer 2020 Training is going online. Limited online classes are available in piano improvisation, solfege and Dalcroze pedagogy, primarily intended for those interested in pursuing Dalcroze certification or licensure. For more info, visit their website.

45th Summer Dalcroze Eurhythmics Workshops
July 6-10, 2020: Workshop I (one week)

July 6-24, 2020: Workshop II (three weeks, conjoint)

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.

This school is a T² approved teacher training program, accredited by the Dalcroze Society of America.

Winchester Community Music School

Dalcroze Continuing Education
Winchester, MA

Dalcroze Certification Teacher Training (for Adults)
Academic Year Courses

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.

This school is a T² approved teacher training program, accredited by the Dalcroze Society of America.

Note: These institutions are independently owned and operated.

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