What do Michael Buble and Carl Orff have in common?


Michael Buble
Michael Buble

Would you believe the answer is “ta ta ti-ti ta?”   Enjoy this short video, courtesy of VH1 Save the Music, where Michael Buble recalls Orff rhythm syllables he learned as a first-grade student.  It’s amazing how long our musical memories last.  The work of Carl Orff and music educators everywhere continues to shine through musical artists of all ages, shapes and sizes.   Just think what pearls of wisdom will be recalled by your students over the years. 

Video:  http://www.vh1savethemusic.com/node/5143

Orff Resources:  http://www.tr.im/orffresources

Music of Michael Buble:  http://www.tr.im/michaelbuble

Kathy Fernandes
Kathy Fernandes is Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for J.W. Pepper. With her background as a school band director, studio teacher, and ongoing experiences as a flutist and mother of three musicians, Kathy is immersed in music. She continues to be involved in education by teaching middle school-aged students at her church and also serves on its Pastoral Council. Kathy advocates for a healthy musical culture by serving on the Board of the Music Publishers Association of the United States, as an industry representative for the American Choral Directors Association and through participation on the Corporate Advisory Council for the National Association for Music Education and the Support Music Coalition. Kathy is Secretary of Corporation for J.W. Pepper’s Board of Directors, is a Forbes Communication Council member, and is a former member of the Key Executive Group for the greater Philadelphia area.

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