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Music and Eurythmy III

Location: 
Camphill Communities California, Soquel, CA; The Camphill School, Glenmoore, PA; Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, Phoenixville, PA; Camphill Village, USA, Copake, NY; Heartbeet Lifesharing, Hardwick, VT; Plowshare Farm, Greenfield, NH
Length: 

45 hours (variable – over several weeks).

Dates: 
September 2007 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Mentor-facilitated Independent Study
Workshop Intensive
Learner Outcomes: 

Music III: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: take greater initiative in using musical activity in home, school, work, community, and festival life; recognize and carefully work with children and adults facing special circumstances; guide small groups in creative musical activity in consideration of the above; develop further through one’s own effort, and to a certain extent alone if necessary; play instruments with clear articulation, balanced sound quality and in rhythm with others; build on previous work in tone and technique; establish proficiency in solo and ensemble musical activity; show significant profess on one’s repertoire of instruments and musical abilities.  Eurythmy III: Students will be able to: engage in the creation of the image building process in exploring various exercises; show courage and a creative, imaginative capacity in one’s engagement with the eurythmy elements; implement some of the principles of choreography; explain and compare and contrast the underlying principles of some hygienic exercises and therapeutic exercises-practice some of the hygienic exercises as a remedial tool in curative education, social therapy, or other professional field related to inclusive social development; perform for an audience of one’s peers and community; recognize when to refer an individual to a qualified therapist. 

Instruction: 

Music: This course leads the skills and concepts acquired in previous courses into practical application in an educational setting. It includes an introduction to the Waldorf music curriculum, with considerations regarding age appropriate music activities and their adaptation for students with varying levels of ability. The course culminates in an individual music instruction project, prepared for a small group of children under the guidance of the course instructor. Eurythmy: This course aims to deepen the artistic element of eurythmy, as well as the understanding of pedagogical and remedial eurythmy. Participants are introduced to, and practice, the following elements and principles of eurythmy: hygienic and pedagogical forms/exercises; polarities within both speech and tone eurythmy; the Apollonian element of eurythmy; the "Hallelujah;" the signs of the Zodiac and their qualifies in relation to the consonants.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Curative Education, Social Therapy, Social Agriculture, Inclusive Social Development, Music, Movement, Expressive Arts, Education, Curative Educational Curative Methods, and any discipline that could benefit from such a complementary learning experience (10/09 Administrative Review) (10/10 revalidation) (11/15 revalidation) (10/20 revalidation). NOTE: This course is reinforced through Practicums. NOTE: Earlier versions of this course are entitled Music III and Eurythmy III.

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