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Minnesota Orff Chapter Report

October 14, 2013

by Sarah Hruska-Olson Olson.Sarah@MacPhail.org

Orff w/ parachute 6Our local Twin Cities Orff Schulwerk chapter is an inspiring, economical, and practical source of professional development for K-8 general music teachers.  Participants include music education students, beginning teachers, experienced teachers, and mus…

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Teaching Composition with Electronic Music

April 11, 2013

by David Birrow Birrow.David@MacPhail.org

I'm often surprised by my student's musical interests. A couple of years ago, all my middle school students in partnerships would talk about was dub step.  When I finally got around to checking out this style of music, I discovered it was simply a type of

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