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What is Orff Schulwerk?

Sing, Say, Dance, Play...and More!

This 2-minute video offers a brief look at the journey of discovery that children experience making music and movement the Orff Schulwerk way.


The American Orff-Schulwerk Association is a professional organization of educators dedicated to the creative music and movement approach developed by Carl Orff and Gunild Keetman.

Sharing Wisdom

Cooperative Learning Strategies

Contributed by Carol Huffman, Past President, AOSA
 “…I am certain all of you who teach Orff Schulwerk include communication, creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration in your lessons. Whether these skills are successful in your lesson is possibly due to how often you use group work.” read more

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