Hello! This is my thirty-eighth year at North Daviess Community Schools. I currently teach General Music for grades Kindergarten to Sixth Grade, but I also spent eleven years at the ND Jr. / Sr. High School as Choir and Musical Director.
My students only meet for 40 minutes a week, but I incorporate Kodaly solfege singing, piano keyboards, percussion rhythmic training, and recorder playing (recorders grades 3 - 6). We also have a full set of Kala ukuleles. Our school is immersed in technology with laptops including the software Ableton Live on every computer, grades 3 - 6. We also have a class set of Ableton Push units.
I have presented a class on Music Technology at the Indiana Computer Education conference. I am a past piano accompanist for the Indiana University Children's Choir. At the end of this year I will have completed 39.5 years of teaching! At one time I enjoyed over six million views on YouTube, but several of my videos are now marked private.
I received my Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Evansville and my MS at Indiana University.
My music blog can be found at http://www.mcatee.biz/music. My photography can be found at https://cyndymcatee.smugmug.com/. My YouTube Channel is https://www.youtube.com/user/fortemac?feature=mhee.