Developing an ear is the most important thing of all. Concentrate first of all on recognizing note and key. The myth of 'perfect pitch' is not innate but a question of practice . . .
String Pedagogy Instructor
BA in Violin Performance, Brigham Young University; Concertmaster of Utah Valley Symphony; Freelance professional musician and private studio teacher; Co-author of The Complete Musician, an innovative string curriculum based on Kodály principles; presenter at OAKE national conferences.
Middle/High School Pedagogy Instructor
M.M.E. Brigham Young University; Fine Arts Department Head and Grades 7–9 Choir Director and General Music Teacher at American Fork Junior High School; Assistant Director for the American Heritage Youth Chorus; presenter at UFOLKS statewide, OAKE national conferences.
Program Director, Choral Development, Vocal Coach, Musicianship Instructor
B.M. in Elementary Music and Classroom Education, Brigham Young University; Provo City Schools Elementary Music Mentor; Former singer with The Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Director of InterMuse Children’s Choir Camp; Former UFOLKS president (Utah Fellowship of Local Kodály Specialists); presenter, UFOLKS and UMEA statewide conferences.