Expanding Recorder Pedagogy Through Improvisation, Composition, and Familiar Melodies

Saturday, January 29, 2022
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM


This session is designed to expand and build upon procedures presented at a similar session at the 2021 conference. Attendees will have "learn by doing" experiences for teaching recorder fingerings, improvisation, and performance-ready selections A limited number of complimentary soprano recorders will be distributed.

Learning Objective 1
Attendees will learn to extend the use of Orff, Kodaly, and Gordon techniques in the teaching of recorder skills, using fingerings with both hands
Learning Objective 2
Attendees will learn to create performance-worthy selections with the use of an iOrff nstrumentarium
Learning Objective 3
Attendees willl learn to incorporate well-known orchestral works into recorder pedagogy
Target Audiences
Elementary, General Education
Session Level
Elementary, Collegiate
Session Type