Authors for Our PreK–12 Music Curricula
Meet our Nationally Recognized Authorship Team
Professor Emerita, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, BloomingtonBloomington, Indiana
Education:Ph.D., University of Colorado; M.M. Indiana University, B.M. Oberlin College Conservatory of Music
Honors and awards:Named Outstanding Educator of the Year by the Organization of American Kodály Educators, Distinguished Teaching Award, Indiana University
Prior publications:Coordinating author, Share the Music, K–8 (Macmillan/McGraw Hill); Co-Author, Educating Young Singers (A Resource for Teacher-Conductors); numerous published original compositions and vocal arrangements (Boosey & Hawkes). Global Voices Interactive (A Series of Interactive DVDs)
Role in Spotlight on Music:
- Coordinated team of authors and writers who outlined, determined content goals, selected song and listening materials and wrote lessons for Student and Teacher Editions.
- Contributed to overall planning to determine direction and goals for new program.
- Collected and contributed performances for Global Voices feature, Grades 1–6.
Areas of interest/expertise:Multicultural Music Education K–8 music, Orff process, Kodály approach, music teacher education, children's choirs, vocal development