Elemental Music–Doing More with Less
Saturday, March 3, 2018–9am-3pm
Meadow View Elementary School, W360N7077 Brown St. Oconomowoc, WI 53066
This workshop will primarily focus on how a well sequenced Orff classroom can achieve music literacy based concepts and foster greater student independence. Participants will experience strategies to create successful improvisation and composition experiences, as well as how using less material can deepen a students understanding of the language of music.
Paul Weller teaches general music to grades K-5 at Jefferson Elementary School in Blaine, MN. He earned a B.A from St. Olaf College, M.A. in Education from Saint Mary’s University and Orff-Schulwerk certification from University of St. Thomas.
He has taught workshops both locally and nationally, serves on the Minnesota Orff board, and is an Orff Schulwerk Level I teacher trainer. Paul enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and cooking. In his free time you can find him at the local tea shop or book store.