Jeff has been an elementary school music educator since 1998. He holds a B.A. degree in music from the University of South Florida and a Masters certification in Orff-Schulwerk. He has been five-time director of the Honors Orff Ensemble for the Hillsborough County Elementary Fine Arts Festival and has also served as guest conductor for the honors Orff ensembles and choirs in Pasco County, Florida. Mr. Henson conducts workshops on the use of Orff instruments in the music classroom, is a professional percussionist and freelance performer and composes/arranges original works for Orff ensembles as well as arranging folk/pop/jazz music for Orff instruments.
Orff-Schulwerk pedagogical methods.
Awarded Elementary Music Educator of The Year by his school district. Awarded the Governor's "Shine" award for inspirational teaching.
Mr. Henson holds a B.A. degree in music from the University of South Florida and a Masters certification in Orff-Schulwerk.
Author of the book "Great Big House and other Folk Songs" for Orff Instruments, recorder, and voices. Owns and operates the music publishing site: Playground Music and Books, where all of his classroom resources, compositions and arrangements can be purchased.