Welcome to NCAOSA

Our Mission:

NCAOSA is a diverse community of educators and artists in the greater Bay Area. We offer professional development workshops in music and movement, and provide access to other resources to encourage teaching inspired by the philosophy of Orff Schulwerk.

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The Northern California Chapter of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association was founded in 1973 to promote the Orff approach to music & dance education.


Mallets and Balloons

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NCAOSA is a chapter of AOSA, the national organization for Orff Schulwerk