Doug Goodkin

Teaching children and adults in some 45 countries for some 45 years, Doug Goodkin is an internationally recognized teacher of Orff Schulwerk. In addition to his long tenure teaching children at The San Francisco School, Doug is the director of the San Francisco International Orff Course, the founder of the Jazz/ Orff Course, Doug Goodkin & the Pentatonics Jazz Band, Pentatonic Press, the SF School Intern Program and a frequent guest teacher at The Orff Institute in Salzburg and in the Orff-Afrique Course in Ghana. He writes a daily blog Confessions of a Traveling Music Teacher and is the author of ten books (most recently Teach Like It’s Music). Doug received the Pro Merito Award from the Orff Foundation in Munich in 2000 and the AOSA Distinguished Service Award in 2018.