Education
B.S. in Education, State University of New York College at Oswego
M.A. in Education, Manhattanville College.
Dual certification in Elementary Education (N-6) and Music (K-12)
Orff-Schulwerk Levels I, II, III, Hofstra University
Master Class in Orff-Schulwerk, University of Memphis, 2003

Teaching/Professional Experience
Orff Level I and II Pedagogy Instructor, Connecticut
Associate Professor, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, 2004 - Present
Music Specialist, K-4, Westchester County, NY, 1997-Present
Teacher, Grades K, 1, Westchester County, NY, 1984-1997
Director, Somers Women’s Chorale, 1997-2000
Associate Conductor, Bronx Opera Company, 1992-1997

Presentations (Partial Listing)
National Conference ~ Carl Orff Canada (Saskatoon) May 2016
Greater Chicago AOSA - April 2014
Greater Rochester AOSA - March 2014
Berkshire Hudson Valley - November 2013
Carl Orff Canada (Alberta Chapter) - October 2013
Greater Tampa - October 2013
Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District, Charlotte, NC - August 2013
Western New York Orff Schulwerk Association - September 2013
Wyoming Orff Chapter AOSA - August 2012
AOSA National Conference - November 2011
Rocky Mountain Chapter AOSA - March 2011
Central Texas Orff - January 2011
Memphis Chapter AOSA - September 2010
St. Louis AOSA - September 2010
Florida Music Educators Conference - January 2010
New England Chapter AOSA - April 2009
Texas Music Educators Association (Regions 5 and 7) - September 2009
Greater Tampa Bay Area Orff Chapter - September 2009
Connecticut Elementary General Music Conference - October 2009
AOSA National Conference Introduction to Schulwerk (November 2008)
Mid-Michigan Orff Chapter, Haslett, MI (October 2008)
Evergreen Orff Chapter, Seattle, WA (October 2008)
Pittsburgh Orff Chapter, Pittsburgh, PA (September 2008)
Central Carolina AOSA, Durham, NC (January 2008)
AOSA National Conference, San Jose, CA (November 2007)
Black Hills Chapter, AOSA (October 2007)
Arizona Orff Chapter (October 2007)
AOSA National Conference, Omaha, NE (Nov 2006)

Publications
It’s Elemental - Lessons That Engage
It’s Elemental 2 - More Lessons That Engage
Earth, Water, Fire, Air! A Suite for Voices, Narrator and Orff Instruments
Make a Joyful Sound!  A Celebration of Orff Schulwerk Media
Too Much Noise!
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
Sing a Song of Aesop
What to Teach When (K-1, 2-3, 4-5)
Activate! Magazine (Contributing author)
Brian Hiller
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