Doug Goodkin

Doug Goodkin teaches music and movement to children between three years old and eighth grade at The San Francisco School, where he has taught since 1975. He is an internationally recognized practitioner of Orff Schulwerk, having taught in over 35 countries on six continents. He is the director of the prestigious San Francisco Orff Course and teaches his own summer course on Jazz and Orff Schulwerk as well.

Doug is the author of seven books and numerous articles about Orff Schulwerk, music, education and culture. He is particularly known for his groundbreaking work in adapting Orff practice and philosophy to the teaching of jazz, music from diverse cultures, language arts and community building. (see www.douggoodkin.comĀ  for further information).