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.

Our Mission is:

  • to demonstrate the value of Orff Schulwerk and promote its widespread use;
  • to support the professional development of our members; and,
  • to inspire and advocate for the creative potential of all learners.

There are 96 local chapters of AOSA offering frequent opportunities to network and participate in professional development. AOSA members receive a subscription to our publications, are eligible for scholarships and grants, and have on-line access to classroom resources and other member benefits.

Download and print AOSA informational materials about Orff Schulwerk:

What is Orff Schulwerk?
Tri-fold brochure

Music is Critical to Child Development
Card insert designed for parents

Orff Schulwerk and 21st Century Skills
Card insert designed for administrators

Join Today
Card insert about AOSA member benefits and membership rates