Dalcroze for Adults

We are excited to be able to offer music educators -- general music teachers and ensemble directors -- a professional development course in Dalcroze Eurhythmics. Up to 2 Continuing Education Units or Graduate Credits available through the Black Hills State University.

Michael Joviala, an expert in the field, will be coming from New York City to work with our students and adults.

No previous experience necessary. Music Education majors welcome!

A Personal Statement from instructor, Michael Joviala:

“Dalcroze Education offers general music teachers, as well as choir, band and orchestra directors, a wide array of specific techniques and strategies to engage the minds, bodies and imagination of their students. Find new ways to deepen your students’ relationship to music through direct experience, improvisation and discovery in an open, creative and joyful approach that can be applied to any teaching situation and any type of student.”

Registration Deadline: June 15th, 2018

Introduction to Dalcroze Eurhythmics
1 Credit

Prerequisite: None

Class Dates & Times: 7/2, 7/3, 7/5, 7/6 @ 1PM-4:45PM

Location: Meier Hall, Black Hills State University (Spearfish, SD)


Dalcroze Practicum and Observation 
1 Credit

Prerequisite: Enrollment in Introduction to Dalcroze Eurhythmics course is REQUIRED

Class Dates & Times:  7/2, 7/3, 7/4 (optional), 7/5, 7/6 @ 10AM-12PM PLUS on 7/7 @ 9AM-Noon for presentations.

Location: Meier Hall, Black Hills State University (Spearfish, SD)


Tuition & Fees

You may choose to take either course for CEU, Graduate Credit, or simply as a participant.
on the registration form you will be able to select your desired option.

1 Graduate Credit: $125 (includes all fees for registration, instructor, materials & university fee)

1 Continuing Ed Credit: $75 (includes all fees for registration, instructor & materials)

2 Graduate Credits: $225 ($25 discount)

2 Continuing Ed Credits: $125 ($25 discount)

1 Graduate Credit + 1 Continuing Ed Credit: $175 ($25 discount) -- either course can be taken for Continuing Ed or Graduate Credit

Participation/No Credit: $50

On-Campus Accommodations

Stay at BHSU Bordeaux Residence Hall at a discounted rates!

$35.75/night/single room (no roommate)

$17.88 per person/night/double room (one rooommate)

You will be able to select your accommodation options in the online registration form. Rushmore Music Festival will make the reservation on your behalf and send you a separate invoice.

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