Welcome to the Dalcroze Society of America


Based on the artistic and pedagogical principles of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, the Dalcroze approach teaches an understanding of music's fundamental concepts, expressive meanings, and deep connections to other arts and activities. Performers, teachers, dancers, actors, children, and senior citizens can all benefit from this approach which incorporates rhythmic movement, aural training and improvisation.

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Upcoming Workshops:

January 20, 2015
Dalcroze Eurhythmics for Music Educators
Sheridan, WY
Three session workshop in conjunction with Wyoming Music Educators Association. Attendance is through the Wyoming Music Educators Association. There are three sequential eurhythmics sessions during the day.
Contact rjdfrego@gmail.com for more information.


January 30-31, 2015
The New England Dalcroze Chapter invites you to a 2-day Eurhythmics workshop with Jeremy Dittus at Longy School of Music of Bard College.
Cambridge, MA 
 January 30, Session I, 4:30-8:30
This workshop is designed for "intermediate" Eurhythmics students
January 31, Session II 10:30-2:00
                    Session III 3:00-7:00
In these two sessions designed for advanced students, several concepts that are covered in the current License training and entrance exam for the Diplome Superieur at the Dalctoze Institute in Geneva will be covered.
Free for Longy Students
New England Dalcroze Chapter Members: Free
Non-Members: $35.00/session
                         $90.00 for package of all three sessions
REGISTER: Please e-mail : adrianaausch@gmail.com 
PAYMENT: At the Door
January 30 - February 1, 2015
Weekend Intensive
Bethlehem, PA
“Working the Core II - Improvisation, The Link to Eurhythmics” at the Institute for Jaques-Dalcroze Education
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"Dalcroze is particularly exciting to me because it allows [the] vital creative aspects of music making to be honed and explored while enhancing the rigor of the musicianship training we provide." Dana Zenobi

"...I was awakened to the realization that I could once again hear more clearly, feel more deeply, and see my way to a greater understanding of the multiple manners in which 'music is life.'" Patricia Shehan Campbell