About the Dalcroze Society
The Dalcroze Society of America is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation dedicated to the purpose of promoting the artistic and pedagogical principles of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze through educational workshops, publications, financial and consultative assistance, and the encouragement of local chapters throughout the United States. The DSA welcomes musicians, dancers, actors, therapists, and artist-educators who study and promote the Dalcroze Eurhythmics approach to music learning and performance. Learn more about the history of Dalcroze by clicking here.
The DSA gives members of our vibrant, growing community of American Dalcroze practitioners ways to connect and share their ideas and methods. In order to enrich the opportunities available to current Dalcroze practitioners and promote the Dalcroze approach to new audiences, we:
organize the biennial DSA National Conference.
provide funding for the ongoing activities of our chapters, study groups, and qualified practitioners.
give our members effective ways to participate at the local, regional, and national level through committees and task forces that are actively involved in promoting Dalcroze education.
maintain the DSA website (www.dalcrozeusa.org), which serves as a forum for gathering and disseminating information about Dalcroze.
award scholarships for Dalcroze study to promising applicants.
DSA members enjoy the following exclusive benefits:
access to videos of national conference lessons taught by master teachers.
access to current and past editions of the American Dalcroze Journal.
Discounted rates for national conferences and chapter workshops.
opportunities to publicize Dalcroze workshops, classes,and lessons
a digital newsletter with the latest news from the DSA.
The website also features:
lists of classes, workshops, and other opportunities for exposure to and training in Dalcroze education
National conference information
Links to Dalcroze training centers
An updated bibliography that reflects recent scholarship about Dalcroze education
videos of national conference lessons taught by master teachers
The DSA reflects the richness and diversity of the American community of practice, which includes Dalcroze-inspired teachers & artists, musicians & dancers, and actors & other professionals who have adapted the Dalcroze approach to their individual work. We look forward to sharing our passion with you.