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Dalcroze for Adults: Comprehensive Musical Training

This year's Dalcroze Summer Intensive has gone online! Students can sign up for classes a la carte each week - join us for just Eurhythmics, mix and match each week, or participate in all core subjects and Pedagogy for the full Dalcroze Summer Intensive experience.  All DSI classes are taught in real time on Zoom and recordings can be viewed anytime by students in other time zones.  Tuition discount available: register for any Week 1 class and receive 10% off any Week 2 class!

The Dalcroze School at Lucy Moses School offers a unique and comprehensive musical training. Its three core subjects are Eurhythmics, the study of rhythm; Solfége, ear training and musical literacy; and Improvisation, spontaneous musical expression at the piano. These courses are offered in Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced levels. Lucy Moses School’s Birnbaum Music Library offers a large collection of Dalcroze materials. Read more about Dalcroze.

Lucy Moses School is proud of our long history of Dalcroze teacher training.  Faculty include Michael Joviala (Diplôme Supèrieur), Cynthia Lilley (License), and Leslie Upchurch (License). Certification is available at the Certificate and License levels, but you do not need to work toward certification to enroll in Dalcroze classes. Music students, teachers, actors, dancers and many others have all benefitted from Dalcroze training. Thought of as avant-garde at the time of its invention in the early 20th century by the Swiss musician Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, Dalcroze eurhythmics has influenced the fields of music, dance, theater, therapy and education for more than a century.

For seniors, Dalcroze can improve balance and reduce the risk of falling. Click here to learn more.

"I've learned how to create a musical environment - for myself and my students"  - Dalcroze Pedagogy Student

"It was a great experience for me! My body became my instrument"  - Dalcroze Summer Intensive Student


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Our Registrars are here to help you find the perfect class or private lesson! 212 501 3360 or lucymosesschool​@kaufmanmusiccenter​.org.

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