Using the Orff Approach: where drama, dance and music combine

DATE: 19 th October 4 pm - 6 pm, 20th October 4 pm - 6 pm
VENUE: St John’s Presbyterian Church, Community Room, Berkshire Street Arrowtown

This workshop will explore multiple ways into music-making through engagement with story and poetry. Participants will be invited to engage in a range of wholistic activities which build confidence and skills in integrating music, movement and drama within cross-curricular programmes of learning.


Dr Millie Locke is an experienced practitioner and foundation president of ONZA. She attended AOSA Orff levels courses at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester New York in 1996 and 1997. Millie coordinates the team of teachers offering certificated (levels) courses in Aotearoa.  In 2016 she graduated with a Ph.D. in which she investigated the way the Orff approach is applied in a range of New Zealand schools and its impact on teachers who were exposed to its influence. She currently teaches at the University of Auckland.

Rozy Winstone is a New Zealand trained primary teacher with a long history in the performing arts, both professionally and personally. She has a particular love of dance and drama and has specialised over her years of teaching in developing school productions across the age range alongside her students. Over the last decade her use of the Orff Approach has enriched this process and embedded a long held belief in the educational power of the Arts. Rozy has completed Levels 1, 2 and 3 of her Orff training and begun her Masters study in Music Education.

To register for this workshop:

Register your name and details online HERE. Then, use your own internet banking facility to make a direct deposit into the ONZA account at BNZ 02 0248 0073940 097     Reference: Your surname; Code: Arrow20.  Entering your surname means you will be registered. Payment by Credit card is also available.

    • Registration Fee $10

For inquiries email:  Rozy Winstone 

This workshop is funded by the Networks of Expertise.