Salzburg at Leisure
March 11th, 2016
Today we are completely free until dinner to do as we wished. Some of our group went to the Mozart birth house, others went to visit the music academy, aptly named The Mozarteum, but the majority of ...
Orff Institute Day 2 & Old Town Salzburg Tour
March 10th, 2016
We took our morning bus to the Orff Institute again today. Our first lesson was an instrumental lesson with Michel Widmer. It was mostly an exploration of found objects as musical instruments. We p...
Orff Institute Day 1 & Sound of Music Tour
March 9th, 2016
After breakfast at our hotel we caught a local bus for a short 15 minute trip to the Orff Institute. The long block walk from the bus stop has a picture postcard view of the Alps and dead ends at the...
Schulwerk & Orff at Home
March 8th, 2016
We began the day early this morning as we loaded our luggage on the coach and left Munich for the Bavarian Alps. Our first stop was the little town of Andechs, Germany and the Carl Orff-Grundschul...
March 7th, 2016
This morning was dedicated to our visit to the Orff Zentrum. This unassuming building at 16 KaulBachStrasse houses the official archives of Carl Orff. All of the original manuscripts are kept here an...
Grand Tour of Munich
March 6th, 2016
Thankfully, we didn't have any structured activity this morning, so we could sleep off some of the jet lag. The hotel breakfast runs late on Sunday, so we were able to have a big plate of cheese, sau...
Welcome to Munich!
March 5th, 2016
Well, we made it! Nearly eleven hours of flying and almost six hours of traversing airport later we stepped out of baggage claim in the Bavarian capital, Munich (München in local Germany). The firs...
February 27th, 2016
Well, to be honest, I started this website five years ago, and did one introductory blog post and never came back. Life got full, and I honestly didn't feel as if I had anything to share. I'm inspir...