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Rocky Mountain Chapter-AOSA


Spring, 2001

April 14 - Danai Gagne

Thematic Materials for Musical Presentations & Celebrations

This workshop is designed to draw ideas and themes from across the curriculum and to integrate them into an artistic experience through the media of dance, song, and instrumental playing. Particular emphasis will be placed on using the classroom as a laboratory for the development of the themes presented. Please bring all available voices of recorders and remember to wear comfortable clothes. The workshop will be movement based, using new materials, but will incorporate much more, too. Materials will be appropriate for grades 1-6.

Danai Apostolidou-Gagne has directed the Orff program at the Bloomingdale House of Music in New York City since 1968. A dancer and musician from Greece she is well versed in Greek folk dance and various styles of modern and ethnic dance. Danai studied at the Orff Institute in Salzburg with Orff and Keetman. She
recently completed a BA in interdisciplinary studies in music and dance education with emphasis on the Laban philosophy to teaching dance.

Acres Green Elementary School 13524 Acres Green Dr. Littleton, CO
Take 1-25 to County Line Road. Turn west, go to light at Acres Green Dr., turn South, go to stop sign on Maximus. Turn east; the school is on the right.

Hostess: Jean Fox School - (303) 790-1571 Home - (303) 471-6334
Hostess: Judy Storin School - (303) 693-0311 Home - (303) 369-5386

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May 12 - Meg Worth

Living Paintings: Making Art Come Alive

Artwork of the masters literally comes alive through music and movement. We will recreate works from several time periods, using a variety of props. Recorded and improvised music enhances this creative experience.

Meg Worth teaches K-5 music at Coal Creek Elementary School in Louisville. She is a past president of the RMC-AOSA; a frequent contributor to The Improvisor and has had three articles published in The Echo. She presented a session on Living Paintings at the Phoenix conference.

Coal Creek Elementary School 801 W. Tamarisk Louisville, CO
From I-25, take the Boulder Turnpike (Hwy 36) to the Superior/Louisville exit; go North on McCaslin to Alder; Alder east to Kennedy; take an immediate left on Tamarisk.

Hostess: Meg Worth School - (303) 666-4843 Home - (303) 673-9938

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