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Ellingsen, Andrew

Summer Graduate Program - Orff Schulwerk
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University of St. Thomas
Graduate Music, LOR 103
2115 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105

Andrew Ellingsen teaches elementary music and works as an instructional coach in Decorah, IA.  He earned his B.A. at Luther College and his M.A.M.E. at the University of St. Thomas with a dual concentration in Kodály and Orff Schulwerk.  He has served on the OAKE national board, a committee for AOSA, and has held leadership positions in state and regional organizations for both Orff Schulwerk and Kodály.  Ellingsen teaches in the Orff Courses in at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Southern Methodist University in Dallas, and the University of Memphis, and has presented at both OAKE and AOSA national conferences.

Spring 2019 Courses

Spring 2019 Courses
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Summer 2019 Courses

Summer 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
GMUS 731 - 01 Orff Schulwerk Level I See Details * *

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Course Registration Number:

30124 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Andrew M. Ellingsen, Beth M. Nelson, Beverly H. Johnson, Megan S. Tietz, Mona H. Mann

Basic Orff elemental musicianship, including study of pentatonic melodies, ostinati, bordun accompaniments and elemental forms; soprano recorder technique; class- room application, technique and improvisation; basic move- ment skills and classroom application; folk dance.

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BEC 1200800-163022 Jul '19
BEC 1200830-1630M T W R F - -
GMUS 732 - 01 Orff Schulwerk Level II See Details * *

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Course Registration Number:

30125 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Andrew M. Ellingsen, Beth M. Nelson, Beverly H. Johnson, Mona H. Mann

Study of pentatonic, diatonic and modal melodies; melodic ostinato, bordun and shifting chord accompaniments; irregular and changing meters; alto recorder, classroom applications and improvisation; sequential teaching of dance forms and folk dances. Prerequisite: GMUS 732 or equivalent. Maximum 30 students.

Schedule Details

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BEC LL170800-163022 Jul '19
BEC LL170830-1630M T W R F - -
GMUS 733 - 01 Orff Schulwerk Level III See Details * *

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30126 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Andrew M. Ellingsen, Beth M. Nelson, Beverly H. Johnson, Jay Broeker, Mona H. Mann

Improvisation in diatonic modes, asymmetric meters and harmonic accompaniments; ensemble performance of all recorder voices; choreography and improvisation relative to movement and music. Maximum 24 students. Prerequisite: GMUS 732 or consent of Orff director.

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BEC LL190800-163022 Jul '19
BEC LL190830-1630M T W R F - -

Fall 2019 Courses

Fall 2019 Courses
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