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Dr Diane M Lange

Professor, Music
Last Updated: June 22, 2021
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Research Interests

Research Interests
Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory

Music Learning Theory is a complementary approach to active music making that can be used with Orff Schulwerk. When combining the sequencing of Music Learning Theory and the teaching techniques of Orff Schulwerk, you will discover your students becoming independent learners.

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Music Education

Elementary Music

Early Childhood Music

Coordinating Teacher Preparation

Biography

Biography

Diane Lange is Professor, Distinguished Teaching Professor, and Music Program Director of Field Experience at The University of Texas at Arlington where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Early Childhood and Elementary Music Education. She also teaches early childhood music at her private studio, The Musical Treehouse.

Dr. Lange has taught elementary music for ten years in both Michigan and Nevada. She received her Orff Levels and Master Class at Memphis State University and GIML Level I and II at Michigan State University. She is a certified faculty member where she teaches GIML Level I around the country.

Dr. Lange received her Bachelor of Music in Education and Master of Music from Central Michigan University and Ph.D. from Michigan State University. She has presented clinics and workshops at multiple state, national, and international conferences. She has published Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory, Together Again in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory, a chapter on combining Music Learning Theory and Orff Schulwerk that appeared in Music Learning Theory: Theory in Practice and several articles on combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory. Also, she is a co-author for Jump Right In: The Elementary Music Curriculum, Grades Kindergarten and 5. Dr. Lange has held executive board positions with the Gordon Institute for Music Learning, North Texas chapter of AOSA and Early Childhood Music and Movement Association.

Education

Education

    • 1999 PhD in Music
      Michigan State University
    • 1995 MMEd in Music Education
      Central Michigan University
    • 1986 BMEd in Music Education
      Central Michigan University

Licensure and Certifications

Licensure and Certifications

    • 2000 Gordon Institute for Music Learning: Mastership Level Two Certification in General Music , Gordon Institute for Music Learning
    • 1998 Gordon Institute for Music Learning: Mastership Level One Cerfication in Instrumental Music, Gordon Institute for Music Learning
    • 1997 Gordon Institute for Music Learning: Mastership Level One Certification in General Music, Gordon Institute for Music Learning
    • 1992 Continuing Certificate, State of Michigan The Department of Education
    • 1991 Orff Schulwerk Master Class, American Orff Schulwerk Association
    • 1990 Orff Schulwerk Level III, American Orff Schulwerk Association
    • 1989 Orff Schulwerk Level II, American Orff Schulwerk Association
    • 1988 Orff Schulwerk Level I, American Orff Schulwerk Association
    • 1986 Provisional Certificate, State of Michigan The Department of Education

Appointments

Appointments

    • 2014 to Present Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX)
    • 2015 to 2017 Associate Chair
      Music, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX)
    • July 2015 to July 2015 Visiting Professor
      Central Connecticut State University
    • 2006 to 2014 Associate Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX)
    • July 2014 to Aug 2014 Visiting Associate Professor
      Rhode Island College
    • July 2013 to July 2013 Visiting Associate Professor
      Central Connecticut State University
    • July 2012 to July 2012 Visiting Associate Professor
      University of Buffalo
    • July 2010 to July 2010 Visiting Associate Professor
      Central Connecticut State University
    • July 2009 to July 2009 Visiting Associate Professor
      Rhode Island College
    • 1999 to 2006 Assistant Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX)
    • July 2006 to Aug 2006 Visiting Assistant Professor
      University of Buffalo
    • June 2006 to June 2006 Visiting Assistant Professor
      Michigan State University
    • 1996 to 1999 Coordinator of Early Childhood Music Program
      Community Music School, Michigan State University
    • 1990 to 1996 Elementary Music Teacher
      Frederic Elementary
    • 1990 to 1996 Elementary Music Teacher
      Grayling Elementary
    • 1988 to 1990 Elementary Music Teacher
      Ruthe Deskin Elementary
    • 1987 to 1988 Elementary Music Teacher
      Clyde C. Cox Elementary
    • 1987 to 1987 Elementary Music Teacher
      East Elementary
    • 1987 to 1987 Elementary Music Teacher
      West Elementary

Memberships

    • 2017 to Present College Music Society
    • 2001 to Present Early Childhood Music and Movement Association
    • 1999 to Present North Texas Chapter of American Orff Schulwerk Association
    • 1999 to Present Texas Music Educators Association
    • 1996 to Present Gordon Institute for Music Learning
    • 1987 to Present American Orff Schulwerk Association
    • 1984 to Present The National Association for Music Education

Awards and Honors

    • Apr  2019 Academy of Distinguished Teachers sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Aug  2013 Phi Kappa Phi Recognized Professor sponsored by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
    •  2011 Faculty Development Leave sponsored by The university of Texas at Arlington
    •  2009 Travel/ Professional Development Award sponsored by College of Liberal Arts- The University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2008 Travel/ Professional Development Award sponsored by College of Liberal Arts- The University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2007 Travel/ Professional Development Award sponsored by College of Liberal Arts- The University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2005 Travel/ Professional Development Award sponsored by College of Liberal Arts- The University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2002 Nominated for Outstanding Student Organization Advisor Award sponsored by Sigma Alpha Iota
    • Jan  2002 Honored by UT Arlington Women's Basketball Team for Excellence in the Classroom and Commitment to Students sponsored by Nominated by Shaye Yoakum, UT Arlington Women's Basketball Player
    •  2000 Research Enhancement Program Grant sponsored by The University of Texas at Arlington
    •  1994 Outstanding Educator Award sponsored by Crawford Ausable School District
    •  1993 Hilda Humphrey Service Award sponsored by Michigan Music Educators Association
    •  1992 Elementary Music Curriculum Development sponsored by Crawford Ausable School District

Other Activities

Other Activities

      • Presentation titled, "Kindergarten Music - Move, Play and Plan"
        Arlington Indpendent School District
      • Presentation titled, "Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory"
        Wylie Independent School District
      • Presentation titled, "Tonal, Rhythmic, and Movement Applications: Infusion of Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory"
        Texas A&M Commerce Department of Music
      • Presentation titled, "Orff Instrument Repair" (Garland, Texas)
        Garland Independent School District
      • June 2018
        Instructor of GIML Instrumental Part I and GIML Instrumental Part II (Fort Worth, Texas)
        Fort Worth Independent School District
      • Presentation titled, "Tips for the T-TESS: Goal Setting and Data Analysis" (Colleyville, Texas)
        Texas Music Educators Association Region 31
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Assessment in Elementary Music" (Hurst, Texas)
        Hurst Euless Bedford Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Process and Practical Application of Orff Schulwerk" (Desoto)
        Desoto Independent School District
      • June 2017
        Instructor of GIML Instrumental Part I and GIML Instrumental Part II (Fort Worth, Texas)
        Fort Worth Independent School District
      • Participated in a "Round table Music Learning Theory Event" (Fort Worth, Texas)
        Fort Worth Independent School District
      • Presentation titled, "Orff Instrument Repair" (Mesquite, Texas)
        Texas Music Educators Association Region 25
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Using GamePLAN" (Carrollton, Texas)
        Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Using GamePLAN" (Keller, Texas)
        Keller Independent School District
      • Presentation titled, Orff Instrument Repair (Keller, Texas)
        Keller Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Sprinkle you Literature throughout the Years with Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory" (Hurst, Texas)
        Hurst Euless Bedford Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Welcome to Langeland; Home of Fun & Games in the Elementary Music Classroom" (Euless, Texas)
        Hurst Euless Bedford Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory" (Keller, Texas)
        Keller Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "New Ideas to Start the Year: Integrating Music Learning Theory into your Classroom" (Aledo, Texas)
        Texas Music Educators Association Region 7
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory" (Wichita Falls, Texas)
        Wichita Falls Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory (Arlington, Texas)
        Texas Music Educators Association Region 5
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Integrating Recorders in the Music Classroom" (Euless, Texas)
        Hurst Euless Bedford Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Integrating Recorders into the Music Classroom" (Carrollton, Texas)
        Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District
      • Presentation titled, "Repairing Orff Instruments & Beginning of the Year Activities" (Garland, Texas)
        Garland Independent School District
      • Presentation titled, "Games in Elementary Music" (Arlington, Texas)
        Texas Music Educators Association Region 5
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Creativity and Improvisation in Elementary School" (Plano, Texas)
        Plano Independent School District
      • Presentation titled, "Repairing Orff Instruments" (Fort Worth, Texas)
        Fort Worth Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Integrating Across the Curriculum: Literacy and Numeracy in the Primary Grades" (Bedford, Texas)
        Hurst Euless Bedford Independent School District
      • Presentation titled, "Instrument Repair & Starting the Year Activities" (Richardson, Texas)
        Richardson Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "The Process and Practical Application of Orff Schulwerk: Creativity/Improvisation, Movement, & Rhythmic Activities (Mansfield, Texas)
        Mansfield Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Music Aptitude and Individualizing Instruction (North Richardland Hills, Texas)
        Birdville Independent School District
      • Presentation titled, "The Making and use of Beanbags in Early Childhood Music" (Highland Park, Texas)
        North Texas Chapter of American Orff Schulwerk Association
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory" (Arlington, Texas)
        Arlington Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "The Process and Practical Application of Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory" (Frisco, Texas)
        Frisco Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Repairing Orff Instruments & Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory" (Denton, TX)
        Denton Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Increase Musicianship through Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory" (Frisco, Texas)
        Frisco Independent School District
      • Presentation titled, "Repairing Orff Instruments" (Frisco, Texas)
        Frisco Independent School District
      • Presentation titled, "Repairing Orff Instruments" (Lewisville, Texas)
        Lewisville Indpendent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Increase Musicianship through Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory" (Lewisville, Texas)
        Lewisville Indpendent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Increase Musicianship through Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory" (Carrollton, Texas)
        Texas Music Educators Association Region 24
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Increasing your Students' Musicianship" (Fort Worth, Texas)
        Texas Music Educators Association Region 7
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "The Process and Practical Applications of Orff Schulwerk" (Bedford, Texas)
        Hurst Euless Bedford Independent School District
      • Presentation titled, "Tips for Repairing Orff Instruments" (Bedford, Texas)
        Hurst Euless Bedford Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "The Process and Practical Applications of Orff Schulwerk" (Round Rock, Texas)
        Round Rock Independent School District
      • Presentation titled "Tips for Repairing Orff Instruments" (Round Rock, Texas)
        Round Rock Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "The Process and Practical Application of Orff Schulwerk" (Arlington, Texas)
        Arlington Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "The Process and Practical Application of Orff Schulwerk" (Carrollton, Texas)
        Texas Music Educators Association Region 24
      • Presentation titled, "Repairing Orff Instruments" (Carrollton, Texas)
        Texas Music Educators Association Region 24
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "The Process and Practical Application of Orff Schulwerk" (McKinney, Texas)
        McKinney Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Using Technology in the Music Classroom" (Arlington, Texas)
        Arlington Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Tips for Early Childhood Music" (Highland Park, Texas)
        Highland Park Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "A Potpourri of Musical Ideas and Activities: From Integrating the TAKS into the Classroom to Creativity and Improvisation" (Arlington, Texas)
        Arlington Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Assessment in Elementary Music" (North Richardland Hills, Texas)
        Birdville Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Moving to the Modes" (North Richardland Hills, Texas)
        Birdville Independent School District
      • Joint pedagogical presentation with Kathy Draves titled, "Music with a Texas Twist" (Arlington, Texas)
        Arlington Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory" (Lewisville, Texas)
        Lewisville Indpendent School District
      • Presentation titled, "Oh, No! Another Broken Instrument: Tips for Repairing Orff Instruments" (Arlington, Texas)
        Arlington Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory" (Mansfield, Texas)
        Mansfield Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Moving Through the Modes" (Arlington, Texas)
        Arlington Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Music the Orff Way" (Mansfield, Texas)
        Mansfield Independent School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory" (Jackson, Michigan)
        Jackson School District
      • Pedagogical presentation titled, "What is Orff Schulwerk?" (Greenville, Michigan)
        Greenville Public Schools

Publications


      2020
      • Book
        Music Play 2
        Contributing Author
        [Reynolds, AlisonM, Valerio, WendyH, Taggart, CynthiaC, Contributing Authors]. "GIA Publications, Inc.".

      2019
      • Book
        Recycle you Literature: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory
        [Lange, DianeM]. "GIA Publications, Inc.".

      In Process
      • Book
        Jump Right In: The Music Curriculum ( Grade 5)
        [Taggart, CynthiaCrump, Reynolds, AllisonM, Valerio, WendyH, Lange, Diane, ]. "GIA Publications, Inc.". Accepted.

      2012
      • Book
        Together Again in Harmony: Combinging Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory
        [Lange, DianeM]. "GIA Publications, Inc.".

      2010
      • Book
        Jump Right In: The Music Curriculum (Kindergarten)
        [Taggart, Cynthia C, Reynolds, AlisonM, Valerio, WendyH, Bailey, JenniferM, Lange, DianeM, Gordon, EdwinE]. "GIA Publications, Inc.".

      2005
      • Book
        Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory
        [Lange, DianeM]. "GIA Publications, Inc.".

      2016
      • Book Chapter
        Domain V (Music)
        TExES Core Subjects EC-6 (291)
        [Lange, DianeM]. Piscataway, NJ: "Research and Education Association".

      2010
      • Book Chapter
        Domain V (Music)
        The Best Teachers’ Test Preparation for the TExES (Texas Examinations of Educator Standards) 191 Generalist EC-6
        [Lange, DianeM]. "Research and Education Association, Inc.".

      2005
      • Book Chapter
        Combining Music Learning Theory and Orff in the General Music Classroom
        The Development and Practical Application of Music Learning Theory
        [Lange, DianeM]. "GIA Publications, Inc.".

      2016
      • Journal Article
        EDiting with Gordon
        [Lange, DianeM]. Perspectives: Journal of Early Childhood Music and Movement Association. 11(1 & 2),

      2013
      • Journal Article
        The Ultimate Musical Classroom: Adding Music Learning Theory to an Orff Schulwerk Curriculum
        [Lange, DianeM]. Musicworks: Journal of the Australian Council of Orff Schulwerk. 18(1), 27-32.
      • Journal Article
        Integrating Music Learning Theory with the Orff Approach
        [Lange, DianeM]. The Orff Echo. 45(2), 22-27.

      2012
      • Journal Article
        Early Childhood Music Instruction
        [Lange, DianeM]. The Orff Echo. 45(1), 46-50.

      2009
      • Journal Article
        An Examination of the Tonalities and Meters in 21st Century Elementary Music Textbooks
        [Lange, DianeM]. Audea. 14(2), 7-10.

      2008
      • Journal Article
        Fine and Gross Motor Development
        [Lange, DianeM]. Notable Notes for Parent and Teachers Perspectives. 3(1),

      2006
      • Journal Article
        An Introduction to Organizing and Assessing Concepts and Skills in an Elementary Music Curriculum
        [Lange, DianeM]. General Music Today. 19(3), 6-12.

      2002
      • Journal Article
        Starting an Early Childhood Center
        [Lange, DianeM]. Michigan Gordon Institute for Music Learning Newsletter.
      • Journal Article
        Does Music Make You Smarter? A Professional Way to Answer this Question
        [Lange, DianeM]. Audea. 8(2), 4-5.

      1999
      • Journal Article
        Practical Ways to Assess Elementary Music Students
        [Lange, DianeM]. General Music Today. 13(1), 15-18.

      2016
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        My Mother, Your Mother
        Ten to Teach Rhythm
        [Lange, DianeM].
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Bluebonnets
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM]. 11(2),
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Bobo Skee Otten
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM]. 11(1),

      2015
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        A Ram Sam Sam
        Ten to Teach Harmony
        [Lange, DianeM].
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Nursery Rhyme Rondo
        Ten to Teach Form
        [Lange, DianeM].
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Aikenn Drumm
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM]. 10(2),
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Grandma Moses
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM]. 10(1),
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Snake Dance
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM].

      2014
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Haul Away Joe
        Ten to Teach Melody
        [Lange, DianeM].
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Nursery Rhyme Rondo
        Ten to Teach Melody
        [Lange, DianeM].
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Fat Cat
        Activate! Music, Movement, and More
        [Lange, DianeM]. 8(4),
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        O Sinner Man
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM]. 8(3),
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Round and Round
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM]. 8(3),

      2013
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Down by the Station
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM]. 8(2),
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Grandparents Concert: A Year in Review
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM]. 8(1),
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        I Eat My Peas with Honey
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM]. 8(1),
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Frere Jacques Partial Synthesis
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM]. 7(3),
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Old Joe Clark
        Activate! Music, Movement and More7
        [Lange, DianeM]. 7(2),

      2012
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Skin and Bones
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM]. 7(1),
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Back to School
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM]. 6(5),
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Hunt the Cows
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM]. 6(5),
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        An Interview with Diane Lange
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM]. 6(4),
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Happy Birthday, Moon
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM].
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Frere Jacques
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM].

      2011
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Bow, Wow, Wow
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM].
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        There was a Young Man
        Activate! Music, Movement and More
        [Lange, DianeM].

Presentations

    • July  2020
      Wayman, JohnB (Author & Presenter), Lange, DianeM (Author & Presenter), "Peer Mentoring in Higher Education with Students within Multiple Music Education Methods Courses", International Society of Music Educators, Helsinki, Finland (canceled due to COVID-19). (July , 2020).
    • July  2020
      Lange, DianeM (Author & Presenter), "Practical Assessment and Data Collection with Undergraduate Music Education Students", International Society of Music Educators, Helsinki, Finland (canceled due to COVID-19). (July , 2020).
    • March  2020
      Lange, DianeM (Author & Presenter), "Improvisation in General Music: Kodaly, Dalcroze, Gordon, Orff", Organization of American Kodaly Educators, Portland, Oregon. (March 6, 2020).
    • February  2020
      Lange, DianeM (Author & Presenter), "Practical Assessment and Data Collection with Undergraduate Music Education Students", Texas Music Educators Association, San Antonio, TX. (February 13, 2020).
    • October  2019
      Lange, DianeM (Author & Presenter), "Tonal, Rhythmic, and Movement Applications: Infusion of Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory", Suffolk County Music Educators’ Association, Long Island, New York. (October 5, 2019).
    • May  2019
      Lange, DianeM, "Preparing our Students for this Data-driven Society in Music Education", Pembroke, Virginia. (May 20, 2019).
    • February  2019
      Lange, DianeM, "Tips for T-TESS Goal-Setting in Elementary Music", San Antonio, Texas. (February 16, 2019).
    • February  2019
      Lange, DianeM, Scott, Julie (Presenter), Bond, Judy (Coordinator/Organizer), Frego, David (Presenter), Gault, Brent (Presenter), "Playing Instruments in the Music Classroom: Dalcroze, Gordon, Kodaly, Orff", Texas Music Educators Association, San Antonio, Texas. (February 15, 2019).
    • August  2017
      Lange, DianeM, Guilbault, DeniseM, "An Investigation of Audiation Study Groups", Chicago, Illinois. (August , 2017).
    • May  2017
      Lange, DianeM, Guilbault, DeniseM, "Audiation Study Groups", Pembroke, Virginia. (May , 2017).
    • February  2017
      Lange, DianeM, "Presentation Disasters", San Antonio, TX. (February , 2017).
    • August  2015
      Lange, DianeM, "Connecting Learning Sequence Activities to Classroom Activities in Upper Elementary", Chicago, Illinois. (August , 2015).
    • September  2014
      Lange, DianeM, "Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory", Cleveland, Ohio. (September , 2014).
    • February  2014
      Lange, DianeM, "Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory", St. George, Utah. (February , 2014).
    • February  2014
      Lange, DianeM, "How We Learn Music: Development of the Audiation Instrument", St. George, Utah. (February , 2014).
    • October  2013
      Lange, DianeM, " It’s all about Audiation! Using Music Learning Theory and Orff Schulwerk in your Early Childhood Program ", Tempe, Arizona. (October , 2013).
    • September  2013
      Lange, DianeM, "A Music Teacher's Insight into Detecting Hearing Loss in Children", Holland, Michigan. (September , 2013).
    • September  2013
      Lange, DianeM, "Complementary Approaches: Combining Orff Schulwerk & Music Learning Theory", Holland, Michigan. (September , 2013).
    • September  2013
      Lange, DianeM, "Play Parties & Folk Dances", Holland, Michigan. (September , 2013).
    • September  2013
      Lange, DianeM, "Together Again in Harmony: Activities for Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory", Salt Lake City, Utah. (September , 2013).
    • January  2013
      Lange, DianeM, " Are We Asking Enough Musical Questions? Using Music Learning Theory to Stimulate and Improve your Students’ Audiation ", Hamilton, New Zealand. (January , 2013).
    • January  2013
      Lange, DianeM, "Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory", Hamilton, New Zealand. (January , 2013).
    • October  2012
      Lange, DianeM, "Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory", Livonia, Michigan. (October , 2012).
    • July  2012
      Lange, DianeM, " Are We Asking Enough Musical Questions? Using Music Learning Theory to Stimulate and Improve your Students’ Audiation ", Thessaloniki, Greece. (July , 2012).
    • January  2012
      Lange, DianeM, "How We Learn Music: Development of the Audiation Instrument", Anchorage, Alaska. (January , 2012).
    • January  2012
      Lange, DianeM, " Infusion of Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory: Movement Applications ", Anchorage, Alaska. (January , 2012).
    • January  2012
      Lange, DianeM, " Infusion of Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory: Tonal & Rhythmic Applications ", Anchorage, Alaska. (January , 2012).
    • February  2011
      Lange, DianeM, "What! You Want Me to Teach Kindergarten Music", San Antonio, TX. (February , 2011).
    • January  2011
      Lange, DianeM, "Principle Elements of Music Learning Theory", San Jose, California. (January , 2011).
    • January  2011
      Lange, DianeM, "Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory", San Jose, California. (January , 2011).
    • November  2010
      Lange, DianeM, "Preparing the Next Generation of Music Teachers", Spokane, Washington. (November , 2010).
    • November  2010
      Lange, DianeM, "Rhythmic Activities the Infuse Music Learning Theory into Orff Lessons", Spokane, Washington. (November , 2010).
    • August  2010
      Lange, DianeM, "An Investigation of the Effect of Expressive Movement Instruction on the Developmental Rhythm Aptitude and Rhythm Achievement of Children in Kindergarten ", Leavenworth, Kansas. (August , 2010).
    • August  2010
      Lange, DianeM, "Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory: Practical Suggestions for Integration", Leavenworth, Kansas. (August , 2010).
    • March  2010
      Lange, DianeM, "Helping Kindergarten Students Make the Transition to Elementary Music", Boston, Massachusetts. (March , 2010).
    • March  2010
      Lange, DianeM, "Why Can’t Some Children Keep a Steady Beat: Using Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory to Aid in Beat Competency ", Boston, Massachusetts. (March , 2010).
    • March  2010
      Lange, DianeM, " Why Can’t Some Children Sing in Tune: Using Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory to Push Children to Sing in Tune", Boston, Massachusetts. (March , 2010).
    • November  2009
      Lange, DianeM, "President's Panel", Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (November , 2009).
    • August  2009
      Lange, DianeM, "Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning", Winston Salem, North Carolina. (August , 2009).
    • June  2009
      Lange, DianeM, " Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory – Movement Applications ", Houston, TX. (June , 2009).
    • June  2009
      Lange, DianeM, " Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory – Tonal Applications ", Houston, TX. (June , 2009).
    • April  2009
      Lange, DianeM, " Together Again in Harmony: Activities for Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory ", Highland Park, TX. (April , 2009).
    • March  2009
      Lange, DianeM, "An Examination of the Modes and Meters in the 21st century Elementary Music Textbooks", Providence, Rhode Island. (March , 2009).
    • February  2009
      Lange, DianeM, "Are We Asking Enough Musical Questions?", San Antonio, TX. (February , 2009).
    • April  2008
      Lange, DianeM, "Movement Applications: Infusion of Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory", Hartford, Connecticut. (April , 2008).
    • April  2008
      Lange, DianeM, "Rhythm Applications: Infusion of Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory", Hartford, Connecticut. (April , 2008).
    • April  2008
      Lange, DianeM, "Tonal Applications: Infusion of Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory", Hartford, Connecticut. (April , 2008).
    • March  2008
      Lange, DianeM, "Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory ", Boston, Massachusetts. (March , 2008).
    • February  2008
      Lange, DianeM, "Teaching Social Skills in the Music Classroom", San Antonio, TX. (February , 2008).
    • October  2007
      Lange, DianeM, "Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory ", Rochester, New York. (October , 2007).
    • September  2007
      Lange, DianeM, "Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory ", Reno, Nevada. (September , 2007).
    • August  2007
      Lange, DianeM, "Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory", Dayton, Ohio. (August , 2007).
    • July  2007
      Lange, DianeM, "Organizing and Assessing Concepts and Skills", East Lansing, Michigan. (July , 2007).
    • July  2007
      Lange, DianeM, "Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory ", East Lansing, Michigan. (July , 2007).
    • March  2007
      Lange, DianeM, "Moving Through the Modes", Boston, Massachusetts. (March , 2007).
    • March  2007
      Lange, DianeM, "Optimizing Orff Lessons through Infusing Music Learning Theory: Movement Applications ", Boston, Massachusetts. (March , 2007).
    • March  2007
      Lange, DianeM, "Optimizing Orff Lessons through Infusing Music Learning Theory: Rhythm Applications ", Boston, Massachusetts. (March , 2007).
    • March  2007
      Lange, DianeM, " Optimizing Orff Lessons through Infusing Music Learning Theory: Tonal Applications ", Boston, Massachusetts. (March , 2007).
    • February  2007
      Lange, DianeM, "An Examination of the Modes and Meters in the 21st Century Elementary Music Textbooks", San Antonio, TX. (February , 2007).
    • February  2007
      Lange, DianeM, "The Perfect Marriage: Orff and Music Learning Theory", Columbus, Ohio. (February , 2007).
    • January  2007
      Lange, DianeM, "Increasing Your Own Musicianship Through Early Childhood Music", Dallas, TX. (January , 2007).
    • January  2007
      Lange, DianeM, "Movement in Early Childhood", Dallas, TX. (January , 2007).
    • January  2007
      Lange, DianeM, "What is Early Childhood Music Instruction?", Dallas, TX. (January , 2007).
    • May  2006
      Lange, DianeM, "How is Music Learned?", Arlington, TX. (May , 2006).
    • February  2006
      Lange, DianeM, "Using Silence to Elicit Purposeful Musical Responses of Young Children: A Pilot Study", San Antonio, TX. (February , 2006).
    • August  2005
      Lange, DianeM, " Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory ", Buffalo, New York. (August , 2005).
    • June  2005
      Lange, DianeM, "Byond Major Duple: Increasing Your Own Musicianship", Houston, TX. (June , 2005).
    • March  2005
      Lange, DianeM, "Moving Through the Modes", Baltimore, Maryland. (March , 2005).
    • August  2004
      Lange, DianeM, "Assessment in the Elementary Music Classroom", Reno, Nevada. (August , 2004).
    • August  2004
      Lange, DianeM, "Conceptual Organization", Reno, Nevada. (August , 2004).
    • July  2004
      Lange, DianeM, " Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory ", Glassboro, New Jersey. (July , 2004).
    • April  2004
      Lange, DianeM, "Integrating Music into the Science Curriculum", Arlington, TX. (April , 2004).
    • January  2004
      Lange, DianeM, "Repairing Orff Instruments", Arlington, TX. (January , 2004).
    • January  2003
      Lange, DianeM, "Chapter Sharing from AOSA National Conference 2002", Arlington, TX. (January , 2003).
    • October  2002
      Lange, DianeM, " Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory ", Haslett, Michigan. (October , 2002).
    • February  2002
      Lange, DianeM, "Text vs. No Text: A Review of Literature", San Antonio, TX. (February , 2002).
    • January  2002
      Lange, DianeM, "Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory", Arlington, TX. (January , 2002).
    • January  2002
      Lange, DianeM, "Importance of Early Childhood Music", Arlington, TX. (January , 2002).
    • November  2001
      Lange, DianeM, " The Effect of the Use of Text in Music Instruction on the Tonal Aptitude, Tonal Accuracy, and Tonal Understanding of Kindergarten Students ", Cincinnati, Ohio. (November , 2001).
    • March  2001
      Lange, DianeM, "Movement in Early Childhood", Fort Worth, TX. (March , 2001).
    • March  2001
      Lange, DianeM, "Text vs. No Text: A Review of Literature", Fort Worth, TX. (March , 2001).
    • February  2001
      Lange, DianeM, " Frustrated with Uncoordinated Students: Simple Movement Techniques to help with Coordination/Beat Competency ", San Antonio, TX. (February , 2001).
    • February  2001
      Lange, DianeM, " The Effect of the Use of Text in Music Instruction on the Tonal Aptitude, Tonal Accuracy, and Tonal Understanding of Kindergarten Students ", San Antonio, Tx. (February , 2001).
    • January  2000
      Lange, DianeM, "Movement in Elementary Music", Arlington, TX. (January , 2000).
    • February  1999
      Lange, DianeM, "Movement for Preschool Children", East Lansing, Michigan. (February , 1999).
    • January  1999
      Lange, DianeM, "Assessment", East Lansing, Michigan. (January , 1999).
    • January  1999
      Lange, DianeM, "Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory", Ann Arbor, Michigan. (January , 1999).
    • January  1999
      Lange, DianeM, "Measurement and Evaluation in Elementary Music", Ann Arbor, Michigan. (January , 1999).
    • August  1998
      Lange, DianeM, "Early Childhood Music: Sessions I and II", Alma, Michigan. (August , 1998).
    • January  1998
      Lange, DianeM, "Movement for Choirs", Farmington Hills, Michigan. (January , 1998).
    • September  1997
      Lange, DianeM, "Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory", East Lansing, Michigan. (September , 1997).
    • November  1996
      Lange, DianeM, "Professionalism in the General Music Classroom", East Lansing, Michigan. (November , 1996).
    • February  1996
      Lange, DianeM, "Recorders and More", Savannah, Georgia. (February , 1996).
    • August  1995
      Lange, DianeM, "Recorders", Alma, Michigan. (August , 1995).
    • February  1995
      Lange, DianeM, "Movement", East Lansing, Michigan. (February , 1995).
    • August  1994
      Lange, DianeM, "Recorder Ideas That Work", Alma, Michigan. (August , 1994).

Students Supervised

    • 2020
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Marissa Broome, (Music)
      Autism and Music Education
    • Apr 2020
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Chair
      Alexis Randolph,
    • Mar 2020
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Oni Melendez,
    • Nov 2019
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Christian Canales,
    • Nov 2019
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Lorena Ferrer, (Music)
    • Dec 2018
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Caitlin Melton Nguyen, (Music)
      Audiation Warm-ups for Middle School Orchestra
    • Nov 2018
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Chair
      Caitlyn Melton Nguyen,
    • Dec 2015
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Jaclyn Shepherd, Doctoral of Musical Arts from Boston University (Music)
      MUSIC CONTENT IN STATE EARLY LEARNING GUIDELINES: A CONTENT ANALYSIS
    • Aug 2013
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Matt Varnell, (College of Education)
      THE EFFECT OF TONALITY AND RHYTHM ON MEMORY RECALL IN ELEMENTARY GENERAL MUSIC CLASSROOMS: A QUASI-EXPERIMENTAL STUDY
    • May 2005
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Briana Rhodes, (Music)
      AN HISTORICAL INVESTIGATION OF JAZZ STUDIES PROGRAMS AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY AND UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS
    • May 2005
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Charles Krigbaum, (Music)
      THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN AUDIATION-BASED APPROACH TO SUZUKI VIOLIN INSTRUCTION BASED ON THE APPLICATION OF EDWIN E. GORDON'S MUSIC LEARNING THEORY
    • May 2003
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Kathryn Brown, (Music)
      THE INVESTIGATION OF THE STATUS OF WOMEN CONDUCTORS OF ORCHESTRAS IN HIGHER EDUCTION
    • May 2003
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Sarah Crouch, (Music)
      THE EFFECT OF MOVEMENT INSTRUCTION ON STEADY BEAT PERFORMANCE OF LEARNING-DISABLED PIANO STUDENTS

Courses

      • MUSI 5391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Topic: Elementary Curriculum | Course Id: 105851)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • MUSI 4211-001 ELEMENTARY MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105794)
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      • MUSI 4211-002 ELEMENTARY MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105794)
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      • MUSI 2112-001 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 105684)
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      • MUSI 4117-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 113116)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5353-033 PROJECT IN MUSIC EDUCATION
        (Course Id: 105842)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • MUSI 5352-001 PSYCH FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC ED
        (Course Id: 105841)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5398-034 THESIS
        (Course Id: 105855)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • MUSI 5698-034 THESIS
        (Course Id: 105856)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • MUSI 5391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105851)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 3211-001 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105727)
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      • MUSI 3211-002 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105727)
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      • MUSI 4394-033 HON THESIS/PROJ
        (Course Id: 105804)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 4117-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 113116)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5353-033 PROJECT IN MUSIC EDUCATION
        (Topic: Classroom Audiation Warmups | Course Id: 105842)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 5398-033 THESIS
        (Course Id: 105855)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5351-001 PHILOSOPHICAL FDTNS OF MUS ED
        (Course Id: 105840)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 105802)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 5391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Topic: Elementary Curriculum | Course Id: 105851)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 4211-001 ELEMENTARY MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105794)
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      • MUSI 4211-002 ELEMENTARY MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105794)
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      • MUSI 4394-001 HON THESIS/PROJ
        (Course Id: 105804)
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      • MUSI 2112-001 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 105684)
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      • MUSI 4117-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 113116)
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      • MUSI 5353-033 PROJECT IN MUSIC EDUCATION
        (Course Id: 105842)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 5291-035 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Topic: Music Learning Theory | Course Id: 105831)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Topic: Strategies and Assessment (Sub | Course Id: 105851)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MUSI 5391-035 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Topic: Music Education and Dyslexia | Course Id: 105851)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3211-001 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105727)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3211-002 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105727)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MUSI 4117-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 113116)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5353-033 PROJECT IN MUSIC EDUCATION
        (Topic: Classroom Audiation Warmups | Course Id: 105842)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MUSI 4211-001 ELEMENTARY MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105794)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4211-002 ELEMENTARY MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105794)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 2112-001 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 105684)
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      • MUSI 4117-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 113116)
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      • MUSI 5352-001 PSYCH FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC ED
        (Course Id: 105841)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5291-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105831)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MUSI 5391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105851)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MUSI 3211-001 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105727)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3211-002 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105727)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4117-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 113116)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5353-033 PROJECT IN MUSIC EDUCATION
        (Topic: Classroom Audiation Warmups | Course Id: 105842)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MUSI 4316-001 STRATEGIES IN MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 113117)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4211-001 ELEMENTARY MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105794)
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      • MUSI 4211-002 ELEMENTARY MUSIC
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      • MUSI 2112-001 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 105684)
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      • MUSI 4217-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 111698)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5353-033 PROJECT IN MUSIC EDUCATION
        (Course Id: 105842)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MUSI 5350-001 SEL TOPICS IN MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 105839)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4191-300 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 105758)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MUSI 5391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Topic: Elementary Pedagogy&Curriculum | Course Id: 105851)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MUSI 3211-001 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105727)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3211-002 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105727)
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      • MUSI 5361-001 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105848)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4217-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 111698)
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      • MUSI 5351-001 PHILOSOPHICAL FDTNS OF MUS ED
        (Course Id: 105840)
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      • MUSI 4216-001 STRATEGIES IN MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 110830)
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      • MUSI 4191-100 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 105758)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MUSI 4191-200 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 105758)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MUSI 4291-033 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 105787)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MUSI 4211-002 ELEMENTARY MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105794)
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      • MUSI 2112-001 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC PEDAGOGY
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      • MUSI 4217-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 111698)
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      • MUSI 4391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 105802)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MUSI 3211-001 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105727)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5364-001 HIST FOUND & CURR TRNDS IN MUS
        (Course Id: 105850)
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      • MUSI 4217-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 111698)
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      • MUSI 4216-001 STRATEGIES IN MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 110830)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4191-033 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 105758)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MUSI 4391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 105802)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MUSI 4211-002 ELEMENTARY MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105794)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 2112-001 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 105684)
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      • MUSI 4217-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 111698)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5353-033 PROJECT IN MUSIC EDUCATION
        (Course Id: 105842)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MUSI 4191-033 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 105758)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MUSI 5391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Topic: Early childhood ed | Course Id: 105851)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MUSI 5391-133 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Topic: Early Childhood Music Class | Course Id: 105851)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MUSI 3211-001 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105727)
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      • MUSI 4217-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
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      • MUSI 5353-033 PROJECT IN MUSIC EDUCATION
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MUSI 4216-001 STRATEGIES IN MUSIC PEDAGOGY
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 105802)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MUSI 4391-133 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 105802)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MUSI 5391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Topic: Higher education | Course Id: 105851)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MUSI 4211-002 ELEMENTARY MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105794)
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      • MUSI 2112-001 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC PEDAGOGY
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      • MUSI 4217-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 111698)
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      • MUSI 5351-001 PHILOSOPHICAL FDTNS OF MUS ED
        (Course Id: 105840)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5353-033 PROJECT IN MUSIC EDUCATION
        (Course Id: 105842)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MUSI 3211-001 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105727)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4217-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 111698)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4216-001 STRATEGIES IN MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 110830)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4191-033 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 105758)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MUSI 4211-001 ELEMENTARY MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105794)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4211-002 ELEMENTARY MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105794)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 2112-001 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 105684)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4217-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 111698)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5353-033 PROJECT IN MUSIC EDUCATION
        (Course Id: 105842)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MUSI 5352-001 PSYCH FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC ED
        (Course Id: 105841)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 105802)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MUSI 5391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105851)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MUSI 3211-001 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105727)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3211-002 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105727)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4217-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 111698)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4216-001 STRATEGIES IN MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 110830)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5191-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105827)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MUSI 5391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Topic: elem music curriculum | Course Id: 105851)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MUSI 4211-001 ELEMENTARY MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105794)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4211-002 ELEMENTARY MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105794)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 2112-001 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 105684)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4217-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 111698)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5351-001 PHILOSOPHICAL FDTNS OF MUS ED
        (Course Id: 105840)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5353-033 PROJECT IN MUSIC EDUCATION
        (Course Id: 105842)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Topic: Jump Right In: Music Learning | Course Id: 105851)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5391-066 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Topic: A Music Learning Theory | Course Id: 105851)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3211-001 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105727)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3211-002 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105727)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5363-001 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 105849)
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      • MUSI 4217-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 111698)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4216-001 STRATEGIES IN MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 110830)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5291-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105831)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MUSI 5391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105851)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MUSI 4211-001 ELEMENTARY MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105794)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MUSI 2112-001 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 105684)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MUSI 2112-002 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 105684)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MUSI 4217-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 111698)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MUSI 5352-001 PSYCH FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC ED
        (Course Id: 105841)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MUSI 5391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105851)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MUSI 3211-001 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105727)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MUSI 5363-001 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC RESEARC
        (Course Id: 105849)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MUSI 4217-001 MUSI PEDAGOGY FIELD EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 111698)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MUSI 4216-001 STRATEGIES IN MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 110830)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MUSI 5391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Topic: Lange | Course Id: 105851)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MUSI 3211-001 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105727)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MUSI 5351-001 PHILOSOPHICAL FDTNS OF MUS ED
        (Course Id: 105840)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MUSI 5353-033 PROJECT IN MUSIC EDUCATION
        (Topic: Lange | Course Id: 105842)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MUSI 4216-001 STRATEGIES IN MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 110830)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MUSI 4216-002 STRATEGIES IN MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 110830)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MUSI 5391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105851)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MUSI 4211-001 ELEMENTARY MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105794)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MUSI 2112-001 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 105684)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MUSI 5363-001 RESEARCH IN MUSIC EDUCATION
        (Course Id: 105849)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MUSI 5291-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105831)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • MUSI 5391-033 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105851)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • MUSI 3211-001 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105727)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • MUSI 5352-001 PSYCH FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC ED
        (Course Id: 105841)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • MUSI 4216-001 STRATEGIES IN MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 110830)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • MUSI 4216-002 STRATEGIES IN MUSIC PEDAGOGY
        (Course Id: 110830)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • Sept 2020 to  Present Committee Chair
      Academy of Distinguished Teachers
    • 2019 to  Present Committee Member
      Education Professions Council
    • 2016 to  Present Representative for Music
      Program Coordinator Council
    • 2016 to  Present Representative for Music
      Secondary Program Committee
    • 2019 to  2020 Committee Member
      College of Education Search Committee - Tenure Track Search in Literacy Studies
    • 2019 to  2020 Committee Member
      College Tenure and Promotion Committee
    • 2016 to  2020
      Undergraduate Assembly
      The University Curriculum Committee is a sub-committee of the Undergraduate Assembly.
    • 2016 to  2020 Chairperson
      Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
    • Past to  2019 Committee Member
      Catalog and Curriculum RFP Evaluation Team
    • Past to  May 2019 Committee Chair
      Music Industry Studies Search Committee
    • 2014 to  2018 Representative for Music
      College of Liberal Arts Curriculum Committee
    • 2014 to  2018 Chairperson
      Music Department Curriculum
    • 1999 to  2018 Advisory Council
      Chairman
    • 1999 to  2018 Program Coordinator
      Music Education Area
    • 2014 to  2016 Committee Member
      Advisory Committee on Tenure and Promotion
    • 2009 to  2016 Advisor
      Collegiate Texas Music Educators Association Advisor
    • 2008 to  2016 Committee Member
      Graduate Studies Committee
    • 1999 to  2016 Representative for Music Education
      Teacher Education Council
    • 2015 to  2015 Committee Member
      Search Committee for Assistant Percussion Director
    • 2014 to  2015 Committee Member
      Search Committee for Chair of Curriculum and Instruction
    • 2014 to  2015 Committee Member
      Search Committee for Choral Music Education
    • 2013 to  2015 Committee Member
      NASM Committee
    • Aug 2014 to  Aug 2014 Workshop Organizer
      UT Arlington Lange Alumni & Friends Workshop Series
    • 2011 to  2013 Committee Member
      Advisory Committee on Tenure and Promotion
    • 2011 to  2013 Representative for Music
      Dispositions Committee, College of Education
    • 2009 to  2011 Committee Member
      Advisory Committee on Tenure and Promotion
    • 2009 to  2010 Representative for Music
      Research Enhancement Program Committee, College of Liberal Arts
    • 2009 to  2010 Committee Member
      Search Committee for Applied Voice
    • 2002 to  2009 Representative for music
      College of Liberal Arts Curriculum Committee
    • 2002 to  2009 Chairperson
      Music Department Curriculum
    • 2000 to  2009 Program Organizer
      Developed Music Education Forums
    • 2005 to  2008 Chairperson
      Graduate Studies Committee
    • 2007 to  2007 Committee Member
      Graduate Coordinator
    • 2006 to  2007 Committee Member
      Advisory Committee on Tenure and Promotion
    • 2006 to  2007 Committee Member
      NASM
    • 2006 to  2007 Committee Member
      Search Committee for Associate Director of Bands
    • 2005 to  2007 Committee Member
      Graduate Advisory
    • 2005 to  2005 Chairperson
      Search Committee for Visiting Associate Director of Bands
    • 2005 to  2005 Chairperson
      Search Committee for Visiting Choral Music Education
    • 2002 to  2005 Committee Member
      Graduate Studies Committee
    • 2001 to  2005 Committee Member
      Unit Effectiveness Planning Committee
    • May 2004 to  May 2004 Committee Member
      Search Committee for Interim Associate Director of Bands
    • Jan 2004 to  Jan 2004 Program Coordinator
      Texas Music Administrators Meeting and Luncheon
    • Oct 2003 to  Oct 2003 Committee Member
      Poster Session with College of Education
    • Apr 2003 to  Apr 2003 Committee Member
      Scholarship Endowment Audition Committee
    • 2001 to  2002 Committee Member
      Curriculum Committee
    • 2000 to  2002 Faculty Advisor
      Sigma Alpha Iota
    • 2000 to  2001 Committee Member
      ExCET Review Team, College of Education
    • 1999 to  2001 Committee Member
      Calendar of Events
    • 1999 to  2000 Assisted with Registration for "One Last Look"
      Choral Festival at UT Arlingotn
    • 1999 to  2000 Committee Member
      Search Committee for Choral Music Education

Service to the Profession

    • 2003 to  Present
      Certified Faculty Member
      Gordon Institute for Music Learning Certification
    • Past to  2019
      External Reviewer for Associate Professor
      I was an external reviewer and reviewed tenure and promotion documents for a candidate in music education obtaining Associate Professor at Boston University.
    • Past to  2019
      External Reviewer for Associate Professor
      I was an external reviewer and reviewed tenure and promotion documents for a candidate in music education obtaining Associate Professor at the University of New Mexico.
    • Past to  2019
      External Reviewer for Professor
      I was an external reviewer and reviewed promotion documents for a candidate in music education obtaining Professor at Utah State University.

    • 2016 to  2019
      Publications Commission Chair
      Gordon Institute for Music Learning
    • Past to  2018
      External Reviewer for Associate Professor
      I was an external reviewer and reviewed tenure and promotion documents for a candidate in music education obtaining Associate Professor at the University of Houston.
    • Past to  2018
      External Reviewer for Professor
      I was an external reviewer and reviewed promotion documents for a candidate in music education obtaining Professor at Missouri State University.
    • Past to  2016
      External Reviewer for Associate Professor
      I was an external reviewer and reviewed tenure and promotion documents for a candidate in music education obtaining Associate Professor at Missouri State University.
    • 2013 to  2016
      Officer, President/Elect/Past
      Gordon Institute for Music Learning
    • Past to  2015
      External Reviewer for Associate Professor
      I was an external reviewer and reviewed tenure and promotion documents for a candidate in music education obtaining Associate Professor at the University of Michigan.
    • Past to  2015
      External Reviewer for Associate Professor
      I was an external reviewer and reviewed tenure and promotion documents for a candidate in music education obtaining Associate Professor at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
    • 2010 to  2013
      Officer, President/Elect/Past
      Gordon Institute for Music Learning
    • 2007 to  2010
      Officer, President/Elect/Past
      Gordon Institute for Music Learning
    • Jan 2009 to  Jan 2009
      Sigma Alpha Iota Providence Day Speaker (Arlington, Texas,
      How Music is Learned
    • 2001 to  2007
      Host
      North Texas Chapter of American Orff Schulwerk Association Workshops
    • Aug 2007 to  Aug 2007
      Committee Chair
      1st International Conference on Music Learning Theory
    • 2002 to  2004
      South Central Regional Representative
      Early Childhood Music and Movement Association
    • 2002 to  2004
      Officer, President/Elect/Past
      North Texas Chapter of American Orff Schulwerk Association
    • 2000 to  2004
      Educational Commission Member
      Gordon Institute for Music Learning
    • June 2004 to  June 2004
      Committee Member (Austin, Texas,
      State Textbook Review Panel Member
    • 2003 to  2003
      Program Organizer (Arlington, Texas,
      Organized Early Childhood Music and Movement Association South Central Regional Conference
    • 2003 to  2003
      Committee Member
      TMEA Task Force: New Member and Teacher Recruitment, Retention, and Member Services Committee
    • Aug 2003 to  Aug 2003
      Editor, Book
      Improvisation in the Music Classroom: Sequential Learning
      Author: Dr. Edwin E. Gordon
    • 2000 to  2002
      Officer, Vice President
      North Texas Chapter of American Orff Schulwerk Association
    • Aug 2000 to  Feb 2001
      Editor, Book
      Jump Right In: The Music Curriculum Reference Handbook for Using Learning Sequence Activities
      Author: Dr. Edwin E. Gordon
    • 1998 to  1999
      President of the Michigan Chapter
      Gordon Institute for Music Learning
    • 1997 to  1999
      Michigan State University Liaison
      Mid- Michigan Orff Schulwerk Association
    • 1994 to  1996
      Region B Representative
      Michigan Music Educators Association
    • 1991 to  1994
      Music in our Schools Month Chair
      Michigan Music Educators Association

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • Sept 2019 to  Present
      Program Coordinator
      UT Arlington Home School Music Program
    • Sept 2018 to  Present
      Director Children's Church Choir (Fort Worth, Texas,
      St. John's
    • 2007 to  Present
      Early Childhood Music Teacher (Arlington, Texas,
      Musical Treehouse
    • 2019 to  2020
      Officer, President/Elect/Past (Arlington, TX,
      Martin High School Golf
    • Past to  Nov 2019
      Program Organizer
      Garland Independent School District All-City Choir
      Organized a visit to UT Arlington for 200 students from the Garland All-City Choir. They were on campus from 8 am. – 1 p.m. and attended a master class, played elementary music games, and toured campus with music education students.
    • Past to  Feb 2019
      Guest Speaker
      Sigma Alpha Iota Providence Day
      Speaker titled, "Staying Positive and Professional in Music Education"
    • 2013 to  2016
      Sunday School Teacher (Fort Worth, Texas,
      St. John's Church
    • Past to  Nov 2016
      Program Organizer
      Garland Independent School District All-City Choir
      Organized a visit to UT Arlington for 200 students from the Garland All-City Choir. They were on campus from 8 am. – 3 p.m. and toured College Park Center, watched a video at the Welcome Center, attended a master class, played elementary music games, and toured campus with music education students.
    • Past to  Jan 2016
      Program Organizer
      Thorton Elementary Choir Day
      Organized a visit to UT Arlington for 50 students from Thornton Elementary School in Arlington ISD. They were on campus from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. and toured the MAC, attended a master class, played elementary music games and toured campus with music education students.
    • June 2013 to  June 2014
      Co Director (Fort Worth, Texas,
      Vacation Bible School
    • June 2011 to  June 2012
      Music Teacher (Fort Worth, Texas,
      St. John's Church Vacation Bible School
    • 2007 to  2009
      Co- Director (Fort Worth , Texas,
      St. John's Church Children's Church Choir
    • 2006 to  2009
      Kindergarten Music Teacher (Arlington, Texas,
      Ditto Elementary School
    • 2000 to  2007
      Early Childhood Music Teacher (Arlington, Texas,
      UT Arlington
    • July 2005 to  July 2005
      Movement Educator (Fort Worth, Texas,
      DFW WOW Suzuki Institute
    • June 2000 to  June 2003
      Music Teacher (Fort Worth, Texas,
      St. John's Church Vacation Bible School
    • Apr 2003 to  Apr 2003
      Movement Educator (Bedford, Texas,
      Hurst - Euless- Bedford Suzuki Conference
    • June 2002 to  July 2002
      Movement Educator (Fort Worth, Texas,
      DFW WOW Suzuki Conferencee