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Lecturers & Workshops



PaedDr. Lenka Pospíšilová – Czech Republic, Prague

President of the Czech Orff Society, Lecturer of Elementary Music and Dance Pedagogy

Lenka Pospíšilová focuses on uniting various branches of music and other musical activities – singing, playing Orff and classical instruments, movement, listening, improvisation and drama. She is experienced in teaching all over Europe (Poland, Hungary, Slovenia, Austria, Germany, Portugal, Lithuania, Italia, Croatia, Greece, Turkey, Finland, Switzerland, Russia), USA, Asia, and Australia. She also participates in many projects of the symphony orchestra FOK. For more than 25 years she has been lecturing at summer workshops designed for families, based on the interplay of music, art, and drama. She has authored numerous publications providing advice and materials for music teaching. 


Univ. Prof. Werner Beidinger – Germany, Potsdam

The University of Potsdam, Professor of Elementary Music Pedagogy

Werner Beidinger began by studying music education with majors in piano and elemental music pedagogy. After completing his studies at the Orff-Institute in Salzburg, he stayed on to teach there for over seven years. At the same time he gathered experience in the professional area of music schools and joined the staff for elemental music education at the Bruckner Conservatoire in Linz, Austria. In 1994 Werner Beidinger was appointed a professor for Elemental Music Pedagogy (EMP) at the University in Potsdam, Germany. Since 2003 he is president of the German Orff-Schulwerk-Association and publisher of the magazine “musikpraxis” at the Fidula publishing house. He publishes on various questions concerning musical and movement education and is a much-sought lecturer in courses, symposia and conferences in Europe, Australia, Asia and the U.S..



Mag. Angelika Wolf – Austria, Innsbruck

Mozarteum University - Carl Orff institute

Angelika Wolf studied at the Orff Institute in Salzburg. She has taken special training in choir conducting, movement and dancing including Laban/Bartenieff Movement Studies, Franklin-Method (Imaginative Movement Pedagogy) and Hatha-Yoga. Mainly based in Austria, she is working in various Teacher Training Colleges (Pädagogische Hochschulen), in an Institute for Social Pedagogy and the Mozarteum/Institute for Music Pedagogy, introducing students to dance and to the role of body and movement in the music classroom. She has led workshops for teachers and student teachers in many countries all over Europe (Germany, Switzerland, Italy, UK, Turkey, Finland, Estonia) and Asia (Korea, Hongkong).




Mgr. Mag. Hana Havelková - Czech Republic, Brno

International School of Brno, Janáčkova Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno
Dancer, singer, choreographer, teacher of a complex music and dance education.

Hana teaches music to children (3 – 14 years) at International School of Brno. At Janáček’s Academy in Brno, she leads courses of the Jazz and Modern & Contemporary dance. She graduated from international study program Special Course (2016 – 2017) at the Orff Institute in Salzburg and music pedagogy internship program (2017) in San Francisco School under the guidance of D. Goodkin, S. I. Lopez, and J. Harding. As a doctoral student she has opened an optional course of the Music-Movement  Education at the Faculty of Education, Masaryk University in Brno. She realizes various music and movement workshops in Czech as well as abroad (Letňany, Brno, Salzburg, San Francisco, Jelgava, Malmö). 


Mgr. Martina Janegová - Slovakia, Nitra

Music School Nitra, Elementary Music, Music Theory

Martina Janegová studied elementary music education with piano specialization at Comenius University in Bratislava. Begun teaching piano in Elementary Music School of Josef Rosinský in Nitra and started doing workshops on creativity for children called Zvukotiny. She is now a fresh graduate of Special Course in Advanced studies in music and dance education at Orff Institute in Salzburg. Currently teaches music theory and piano in Elementary Music School and continues with children workshops Zvukotinky with Erika Krkošková.  


Mag. Monika Kionka - Poland, Katowice

State Music School in Katowice

Monika Kionka graduated from the Academy of Music in Katowice in Dalcroze Eurhythmics and Choir Conducting. She completed a study of Carl Orff Music Education at the Special Course “Advanced Studies in Music and Dance Education – Orff-Schulwerk” at the Mozarteum University's Orff Institute in Salzburg. She works at State Music School in Katowice as a teacher of Dalcroze Eurhythmics for various age groups. She conducts a string school orchestra, class of movement techniques and dance.



Registration online

The online registration form is available from March 1st, 2020 till June 30th, 2020.

Registration for the course and booking accommodation is done separately. Dining and airport transfers are ordered with course registration.

Course fee: 390 €

Registration form here: Registration form

Registration for participants from Czech republic through the on-line application system on www.orff.cz. More informations here: informace k registaci českých účastníků

Cancellation policy:

Taking into account the global coronavirus situation, we are updating the cancellation policy since 7 March 2020 for canceling the course or canceling the course for the newly registered participants as follows:  

 -check-out until the 7th day after the course registration -> without cancellation fee
- check out from the 8th day after the course registration until 20/6-> cancellation fee 50 Euro
- check out by 10/7-> 50% of the course fee
- check out after 10 / 7-> full cancellation fee

Grants for European teachers about Erasmus+ Program (School Education Staff Mobility KA101)

Grants from Carl Orff Foundation are avaible for participants from Central and East Europe. Requests for grants contraining a motivation letter and structured CV plese send to e-mail mikulov@isce.cz or fill in this form here: application for partial scholarship

Please bring suitable clothing and shoes for movement sessions. No video or audio recording is allowed. Participants will receive a certificate confirming attendance and the amount of the paid fee at the end of the course. Each participant is responsible for his/ her medical and accident insurance. We recommend to take out travel insurance for unforeseen situations.


We offer accommodation of three categories (from 25 € to 68 € per night) at the hotels near Mikulov Castle. Order in our e-shop (reservation only, without payment), based on your booking details you will receive an invoice via e-mail. E-shop can be found in the main menu or via this link: Accomodation reservation - Rezervace ubytování