UPDATE: JANUARY 23rd WORKSHOP POSTPONED

Dear PGT friends,
With the potential for significant snowfall and poor driving conditions, we have decided to postpone this weekend’s workshop.  We feel that the safety of our presenter, members, and staff is of utmost importance and are aware that many of you will be driving from far away locations.
“Getting Your Groove on with Dalcroze Eurhythmics”
is rescheduled for
9 am- 1 pm,
Saturday, February 13th
at South Fayette Intermediate School.
A very big THANK YOU goes to our presenter, Stephen Neely for his understanding and willingness to reschedule with us.  We hope to see you there.
Stay safe this weekend!
Charlotte Rudolph
PGTAOSA President

Welcome to PGTAOSA

Welcome to the Website of the Pittsburgh Golden Triangle Chapter #35
of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association

PGT logoThe Pittsburgh chapter of AOSA is organized by area music teachers to provide continuing education workshops with ACT 48 credit in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Orff Schulwerk is an approach to early childhood, elementary and middle school music education based on the teachings of German composer, Carl Orff and his colleague, Gunild Keetman. Combining creativity, speech, movement, a variety of high quality repertoire, and the playing of instruments, the Orff approach is a child-centered, playful experience, producing children ready for success in all other curricula.

Join us for our Saturday workshops with nationally known clinicians.
It will change how you teach music!!

New to Orff?


Upcoming Workshops

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Karen Medley

The Journey Is the Destination:
Kid-tested Lessons for the Music Classroom

Sat, Sept. 19, 2015 9am–1pm

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Joyce Stephansky

It’s Elemental: Orff Strategies for the Classroom

Sat, Oct. 17, 2015 9am–1pm

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Stephen Neely

Get Your Groove on Through Dalcroze Eurhythmics

Sat, Feb 13, 2016 9am–1pm

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Tim Purdum

Creative Sequence: Organizing Your Orff Teaching Process

Sat, March 19, 2016 9am–1pm

Act 48 Credits

PGTAOSA is an approved provider for Act 48 Credit.
Workshop hours will be submitted to the state within one month by a PGTAOSA board member. If you have any questions regarding Act 48 Credit, please email the president at president@pgtaosa.org.

Check your Act 48 progress and get your PA Professional ID Number at the PDE Website.