Authors for Our PreK–12 Music Curricula
Meet our Nationally Recognized Authorship Team
President and founder of America Sings! Inc.; Senior Contributing Writer/Editorial Consultant of John Jacobson's Music Express Magazine; Composer/arranger for Hal Leonard Corporation; President, jJump! (a musical fitness program for children)Edgewood, California
EducationB.A. of Music Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Masters of Liberal Studies, Georgetown University
Honors and awards:Presidential Point Of Light Award Winner; Parent's Choice Award Winner; iParenting Media Award Winner
Prior publications:Hundreds of published songs, musicals and classroom materials; recordings, videos, DVDs
Role in Spotlight on Music:
- Planned and wrote lessons for In the Spotlight sections, Grades 1–6, Student Editions.
- Contributed show choir choreography strategies to accompany selected songs, Grades 1–6.
- Appears on Grade-Level DVDs to demonstrate choreography.
Areas of interest/expertise:K–8 music education, choreography, composing and arranging