Orff Schulwerk is an approach to teaching music that inspires total, active involvement in music making incorporating speech, singing, movement, instrument playing, drama, improvisation and composition to engage the imagination in a playful and creative environment. It develops the whole child with a balance of emotional and intellectual stimulation.
Kodály is an experience-based approach to teaching basic musical performance skills and music literacy through folk songs, chants, and singing games. The method uses solfege as one of its main tools to develop the inner ear.
The Dalcroze approach teaches an understanding of fundamental music concepts, expressive meanings, and deep connections to other arts and activities through rhythmic movement, aural training, and improvisation.