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We're Orff Level 1




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We're Orff Level 2




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We're Orff Level 3




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We're Orff - Orff resources from Bushfire Press


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We're Orff
THE PROGRAM THAT TRAINS YOU AS YOU TEACH
A stunningly easy program for teaching music using the Orff approach.
NO ORFF EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.

Orff practitioner and award-winning Australian composer Tamara O'Brien joins forces with Dr Mark Carthew, Children's rhyme guru, to bring 10 delightful Orff-based units to life. Utilising speech, rhyme, rhythm, body percussion, movement, tuned and untuned percussion ... and lots of exploration and improvisation ... these infectious activities all lead to joyful performace.
  • Clearly set out, easy to follow steps - a recipe for success.
  • Activities supported by CD tracks and filmed demonstrations.
  • Little to no set-up time required.
  • Each unit steps the teacher and students through an Orff-based approach to exploring music.
Each package consists of ...
  • BOOK of lesson plans
  • CD demos of songs, backings and teaching ideas
  • DVD workshop of Tamara teaching students (+ teacher tips)!
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Tamara is a rising star in the Orff world and her teaching videos have had a total of over 70,000 views on youtube!

The We're Orff! program has found enthusiastic responses all over the world and is now used in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, the USA and Asia.
What is the Orff Method?



More about Tamara ... also sample videos of Tamara teaching her students.
Tamara tells us about herself and We're Orff.



Watch videos of Tamara and Mark Carthew introducing "We're Orff" and a sample video of Tamara teaching her students here.
We're Orff!
5 Easy Orff-based units for beginning-lower primary

... obviously prepared by an experienced Orff-trained Music educator. DVD clearly demonstrates how to teach
... The relaxed style of Tamara's teaching leaves one in no doubt of how to enjoy presenting the material.
For the teacher new to the Orff Approach or the experienced campaigner there is plenty of scope to work with some fresh, engaging repertoire. Movement, body percussion, speech, singing, instrument playing... in true Orff style allows for various ability levels. Extension and performance ideas. CD features each part of the teaching process.

Lynne Burt, Musette (VOSA)

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We're Orff 2!
5 Easy Orff-based units for middle primary

Tamara and Mark skillfully incorporate the primary musical media of the Orff Schulwerk approach to music education into lessons that clearly lay out a path to skill development through active music-making.
Whether the teacher has been trained in Orff Schulwerk or not, the intuitive flow of each lesson sequence is readily understandable, thanks to the extremely clear directions, visual cues, graphics and uncluttered layout provided by the authors. Have fun!

Steven Calantropio
Education Director, The American Orff-Schulwerk Association


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We're Orff 3!
5 Easy Orff-based units for upper primary

The third instalment in We're Orff! series is an absolute cracker! This upper level of the program introduces ideas and activities perfectly suited to the age and interests of upper primary students.

It is fresh, fun and engaging - and just a bit different - harnessing everything from lunchboxes and basketballs ... to shadow puppets (which upper students LOVE), as it combines language, music and movement and utilises speech, rhyme, rhythm, body percussion, tuned and untuned percussion ... and lots of exploration and improvisation ... all leading to joyful performance.





Praise for We're Orff 3
    Your DVDs and books are like a mini-workshop for me; one that reviews the most important aspect of Orff and that, of course, is its process. Your DVDs show students working with the material - and that makes all the difference!
Diane Louise Bok, music teacher, Virginia USA

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