Welcome to the Philadelphia Area 

Orff-Schulwerk Association (PAOSA)

We are a growing chapter which has been in existence since 1970.  Our members live in the tri-state area of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and DelawarePAOSA is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of music education through the techniques of Orff- Schulwerk. 

Registration for the 2024 - 2025 PAOSA Workshop Series opens July 1, 2024!  Save the Date!

Come join the PAOSA Family located at:

Devon Elementary School

400 S. Fairfield Road

Devon, PA 19333

Register for Workshops

Come join the PAOSA Family!  


Find out more about our chapter history.

The Orff-Schulwerk Approach

New to Orff-Schulwerk?  Or are you looking for invaluable resources, access to the archives, graduate credit opportunities and access to a network of music educators?  Visit the American Orff- Schulwerk Association to learn more!

Beatin' Path Publications

Want more Orff-Schulwerk resources for your classroom created by Orff-Schulwerk teachers for Orff-Schulwerk teachers?  

Beatin' Path Publications