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Music Rhapsody Teacher Training Program – Redondo Beach, CA

Returning teachers & those currently or previously in online training – select “Returning Teacher” to get 50% off! 
Students & recent graduates – select “Student Training Tuition” to also get 50% off!
School districts & studios – contact us at 310-376-8646 for 10-30% off if you’d like to purchase tuition for more than one teacher!

Would you like us to print out your training handbook?
Choose Training Tuition + Physical Handbook

June 26 – 28, 2024 : 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Redondo Beach Hotel
400 N. Harbor Drive
Redondo Beach, California 90277
Please contact us at for more information on accommodations.
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About Music Rhapsody Teacher Training

The Music Rhapsody Teacher Training Program prepares teachers to take students through a purposeful, beautifully designed early-childhood and elementary music program, which prepares children for future music lessons and specifically, Simply Music playing-based piano lessons. Our exciting teacher training course is a  blend of the Orff Schulwerk approach and Music Rhapsody’s own original content.

This training event covers different aspects of a child’s early musical development from babies through age 8, including Orff and Recorder. Lynn will impart decades of research findings and how they relate to teaching music. You’ll love singing, moving, improvising, and learning new, playful teaching tools with other dedicated educators throughout this 32-hour intensive course.

Music Rhapsody Teacher Training Attendees Will Receive:

Detailed Training Handbook with Over 100 Pages of Valuable Resources For 8 Age Groups

Sampling of Detailed Lesson Plans & Visuals For Each Age Group

Videos of Lessons Taught By Lynn Kleiner for Each Age Group

Techniques on Using Puppets & Props

One-on-One Coaching

How to Introduce Orff Instruments and Use Them Successfully

Tips for Teachers and Educational Tips for Parents

Lessons on Playing Ukulele, Soprano & Sopranino Recorders

Tips & Activities for Using the Gathering Drum

Lyric Sheets & Notation Pages

Lessons at-a-Glance Classroom Aid

Classroom Policies & Classroom Set-Up Supporting Documents

See below for more of what teacher training includes:


Discover the How’s and Why’s of using pitched and unpitched Orff/percussion instruments, and what’s best for each stage of a child’s development.


Find out how they enhance musicality and creativity. Children love them, parents love them and you will too!


The list of activities and benefits of this special instrument are as big as the gigantic drum itself. Made by REMO, this quality instrument sounds as good as it looks and is built to last.


Along with parachutes, scarves, props, felts, and visuals – learn how colorful fun and imaginative props increase participation and learning.


This easy and portable little instrument makes the classroom a happier place for the teacher, for the students, and for the parents.


Sopranino Recorder for you, soprano recorder for your students. Don’t think you can play recorder? It’s E-C!


Matching pitch, singing in tune, With and without others. A sequence of activities for success, how to make solo singing fun for the whole class not just the soloist.


Use songs and playful signals to make the classroom experience as musical and magical as possible with less talk and more play!


There are songs, rhymes, dances and stories for every weather, theme, tonality and age group. More than enough to make music all year long!

Where To Stay

Hotel: Redondo Beach Hotel, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Teachers often room together! Please email us at if you’d like to find someone to room with.

Click here to book a room at our discounted group rate (must book by 5/26/24 to receive the discounted room rate). If you would like to come to training earlier or stay later than the teacher training dates, please email Andrew Roquemore at

The Redondo Beach Hotel is brand new and is known for its amazingly comfortable beds. Rent bikes right from the hotel, or kayaks nearby! Lynn will also host a welcome wine and cheese evening on the hotel’s terrace. Trainees get an impressive discount for this wonderful seaside hotel, so be sure to sign up and take advantage of your special training rate!

Hotel located across from King Harbor Marina, within walking distance to beaches, restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Click here to view a map of nearby restaurants. The hotel also has a restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Redondo Beach Hotel

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