28 years teaching elementary music
National Board Certification
Bachelor of Music Education - Wesleyan College, Macon GA Masters of Music History and Literature - Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA PhD in Musicology - University of Florida
A number of years ago, the teachers in my then school were commanded to add reading to every subject they taught. Not long after, I attended an Orff workshop where someone put music to a book. I thought, "I can do that," and that would solve my problem of adding reading to my subject. So, that is how I started writing songs to books. I have so many now, I cannot use them all in a school year, and I still go to the Scholastic Book Fairs in my school. If a book "sings" to me, then I buy it and write the song, and sometimes add Orff instrumentation. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.