Elementary General Music
Welcome to the Elementary General Music (EGM) page! We hope you will find useful information on this page. Please click on the links to the left to see a list of EGM Council and District Representatives for EGM.
If you have any questions or concerns about EGM, please do not hesitate to contact:
Rachel Aupperle, President
Fisher Grade School801 S. Fifth StFisher, IL 61843 email@example.com@ilmea.org
DATES TO REMEMBER:
IMEC 2017 Conference - January 25th - 28th, 2017
This year, we have 34 wonderful sessions. 10 of them are on Saturday! Please join us for a great EGM refresher!
Vivian Murray Caputo
Incorparating Children's Literature into the Middle and Upper School O rff Music Room
Start with a story and enhance it with song, speech, movement, Orff instruments and cretive fun
Orff Schulwerk in Grades 1 – 3
Come sing, speak, move and play the Orff instruments. If you’re new to Orff Schulwerk, come discover the easily accessible magic in the sound of glockenspiels, xylophones and metallophones. If you’re an experienced Orff teacher, come add possibilities to your repertoire and join in the joy of making music together.
The Parts Make the Whole
Use ostinati, motives, countermelody and canon in an Orff Schulwerk way to develop part-singing. Add movement and Orff instruments.
Dance & Play: Movement Games for the Music Classroom
Movement games can help to develop kinesthetic, social, and expressive skills. They can be a fun way to warm-up, introduce a new concept, or prepare a musical piece or dance. We’ll explore games to expand movement vocabulary and develop skills through playful activities for a variety of ages.
Shapes & Shadows: An Approach to Choreography
Explore an approach to choreographing a mallet percussion piece through the exploration of simple movement concepts. We will discover ways to develop a group dance using mirroring, shadowing and body shapes.
"Arches and Bridges" exploring dances and music games for a variety of ages that use arches or bridges.
Cristi Cary Miller
Cristi Cary Miller will also be presenting 4 sessions
Jacqueline Kelly-McHale will be presenting 2 sessions on the ESL students in your music classroom.