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DCM 2013

Kalani Music

Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 4:00 PM - Friday, July 19, 2013 at 1:00 PM (PDT)

DCM 2013

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
DCM $495 Rate
Deposit for $495 rate (Balance of $295 due at course)
Sold Out Ended $200.00 $0.00
DCM $595 Rate
Deposit for $595 rate (Balance of $395 due at course)
7 Tickets Ended $200.00 $0.00
DCM $695 Rate
Deposit for $695 rate (Balance of $495 due at course)
10 Tickets Ended $200.00 $0.00
Room Deposit (Single - $495)
Sunday evening to Friday morning (9am checkout) Single Room. Balance of $395 due at course.
4 Tickets Ended $100.00 $0.00
Room Deposit (Double - $395)
Check in Sunday evening. Check out Friday by 9am. Shared room. Balance of $295 due at course.
17 Tickets Ended $100.00 $0.00
Commuter Deposit ($195)
Use if staying off-site. Includes lunch each day. Balance of $95 due at course.
8 Tickets Ended $100.00 $0.00

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Event Details

Developmental Community Music Leadership Course

You Will Learn:

  • The Art of Facilitation
  • Ways to Encourage Playfulness
  • How to Create Musical Communication
  • Ways to Create an Inclusive Environment
  • How to Promote Spontaneous Interaction
  • Ways to Develop Your Musical Skills
  • Safe Verbal Processing Skills for Groups
  • How to Help a Group Show Appreication

The DCM Approach is for:

  • Educators
  • Therapists
  • Faciltiators
  • Presenters


This course is taught by Kalani, Internationally aclaimed percussionist, Orff-Schulwerk music educator, and board-certified music therapist (MT-BC). Kalani is the creator of the DCM approach and author of more than ten books, including the award-winning, Together in Rhythm and his latest book, The Way of Music. See more of Kalani's works on his website and by searching Amazon.

We welcome guest presenters Bill Lewis (Corporate) and Michel Hardbarger (Elementary music). Find out more about the DCM approach at playsinglaugh.com

Housing at the Holy Spirit Retreat Center (HSRC)

A limited number of on-site housing is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Single room including meals: $495
  • Double-occupancy room including meals:  $395
  • Commuter option (staying off-site): $195

All attendees MUST register for one of these options. Those not staying at the center select the Commuter option. The Commuter option includes lunch. Dinners may be purchased any evening for $12.

Plan to arrive at the HSRC between 2 and 5pm on Sunday. Dinner is served at 6pm. Check-in and orientation begins at 7:30pm.

Plan to stay until 1pm on Friday. Lunch is served at 12pm. Planning on staying in LA for a few days before or after the course? Make reservations at local hotels, as the rooms at the HSRC will likely be full on weekends.


  • All payments are final. Tickets are fully transferable within the same calandar year.
  • In the event the course is cancelled, Kalani Music will provide a full refund of fees paid. 
  • Kalani Music is not responsible for associated fees, including travel.
  • Must be over 18 or accompanied by an adult. Children are welcome to attend.

Why are there different prices listed?

Rather than use 'early bird' pricing, we're making a limited number of tickets available at different prices. This means that the lower prices will become unavailable when those tickets are sold out. 


What is included in the housing?


Your housing fee includes three delicious meals per day, private or shared room, coffee/tea and snacks, and access to the 14-acer grounds. The HSRC features walking trails, a wide variety of trees, a small pond, and abundant wildlife. The Housing fee is separate from the Course Fee. Both are required.

Travel to the HSRC

From LAX:

Take the Van Nuys Flyaway shuttle bus to the Van Nuys Terminal. (Cost about $7 - ATM or CC ONLY - NO CASH)

After exiting from the baggage claim area, find and stand under one of the GREEN signs that say "Flyaway, Buses,  Long Distance Vans." You might have to walk to your left or right to find one. They're in the CENTER isle.

Flyaway Stop Sign

From the Van Nuys flyaway, take a cab to the Holy Spirit Retreat Center. (Cost about $25)

From BUR:

Take a cab to the HSRC. (Cost about $45)

RIDES FROM BUR or The Flyaway:

We have two wonderful travel helpers who have volunteered to be on call. Both Lehua and Tomoko will be available to provide rides from either BUR (airport) or the Van Nuys Flyaway. The fee for this service is $20 per person, per trip. Call or email Tomoko at inatomo13@sbcglobal.net or 818-224-9018 and Lehua at lehuajudith@gmail.com or 310-433-7973. The more advanced notice you can provide, the more likely it is that they will be available. Cabs are also available from both BUR and the FlyAway.


Call Kalani at 818-271-1054

Have questions about DCM 2013? Contact Kalani Music

When & Where

Holy Spirit retreat Center
4316 Lanai Rd
Encino, CA 91436

Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 4:00 PM - Friday, July 19, 2013 at 1:00 PM (PDT)

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