and composition in the classroom. Diving into pieces and examples from the Music for Children volumes and supplements, as well as children’s literature, participants will learn how to play, improvise, create, and expand on them. Come ready to Sing, Dance, Play, Move, and CREATE!
WHEN: Saturday, October 19, 2019 (9:00am-1:00pm)
WHERE: William Paterson University, Hunziker Hall Room 101
REGISTRATION: Registration is available at the workshop beginning at 8:30am or online. Please visit our registration page for more info.
Josh Southard is the Music Specialist at Smoky Row Elementary School in Carmel, IN. There he teaches K-5 music, as well as a 5th grade Orff Ensemble, and was named the 2018 Teacher of the Year. In January 2019, Josh was named the Indiana Elementary Music Teacher of the Year by the Indiana Music Educators Association. Josh has completed all three levels of Orff-Schulwerk certification, as well as Orff Curriculum and Composition at Anderson University. He served as the Indiana Orff Schulwerk Association’s President from 2010-2014, and in 2011, Josh was
appointed to the American Orff Schulwerk Association’s Historical Committee, where he served as the Chairperson of the committee from 2014-2017. Recently, Josh was elected to the National Board of Trustees of the American Orff Schulwerk Association, serving as the Regional VI Representative for Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin, Kentucky, W. Virginia, Illinois, and Michigan. Josh is a featured presenter at Orff workshops around the country, state and national conferences. He has also had articles published in both the Orff Echo and Reverberations. He teaches Level I Orff Certification courses in Gwinnett County in Atlanta, GA, DePaul University in Chicago, IL, and Anderson University in Anderson, IN.