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Debbie GlazeProf. Debbie Glaze

 is currently the Past President of the NW Division of NAfME and Associate Professor of Music Education at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon.  She teaches choral methods and literature courses, childhood and introductory music education courses, conducts the Madrigal Singers, and supervises student teachers.   She is active in the Northwest region as a clinician and adjudicator.  Debbie holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Colorado State University and an MMEd. with emphasis in Choral Conducting from San Jose State University.  Her particular passions at the moment include brain research applied to the music classroom and effective teacher training using current best practices.  She is also the Director of Music Ministries at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Portland, Oregon

Please feel welcome to contact her with your questions at 503.725.3155 or 1.800.547.8887 ext. 3155 or e-mail her at GlazeD@pdx.edu


Dr. Susan Brumfield

Dr. Susan Brumfield, PhD, is associate professor of music at Texas Tech University and holds a PhD in music education from the University of Oklahoma. She is well known nationally and internationally for her work with children's choirs and as a Kodály educator.

Professor Brumfield serves as the Academic Director for the PSU Kodály Certification Workshop.

 

 

 


Carol Brown

Carol J. Brown received a Bachelor of Music from the University of Texas-Austin and a Master of Education from Indiana University where she also did graduate work in Folklore and enomusicology. As a graduate assistant she worked as a recording technician in the IU Archives of Traditional Music, the second largest archive of folk music in the United States. She holds a two-year diploma with special recognition for achievement in folk music from the Kodály Institute in Kecskemét, Hungary. She has taught folklore classes at the University of Texas-Pan American and solvege and folk music in Kodaly certification programs across the country.

For twenty years she has taught music in McAllen, Texas, located on the US-Mexican border. Her research as focused on children's traditional songs and singing games from Latin America. With her students, she presented demonstration sessions at the 2000 Texas Music Educators Association state convention and in the 2002 Organziation of American Kodály Educators national convention. She is regularly invited to present workshops on Mexican traditional culture and folk song and she was project consultant for the two Mexican singing games featured on the recent Global Voices DVD series produced in connection with McMillan/McGraw-Hill's Spotlight on Music textbooks. She is currently music specialist and choir director at IDEA Quest Academy in McAllen. She plays horn in the Valley Symphony Orchestra.


Dr. Andrew PaneyDr. Andy Paney is Assistant Professor of Music Education at the University of Mississippi. He holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Wheaton College in Illinois and a Master of Music Education and a PhD in fine arts with an emphasis in music education from Texas Tech University, with additional Kodály studies through Portland State University and the West Texas Kodály Initiative. He taught public school music in Illinois and Texas and worked with children's choirs in Lubbock, Texas. He presents research at regional and national conferences and performs around as pianist for the vocal ensemble Sweet Peas.  He is thrilled to be starting the Oxford Children's Chorus this year!


Panni Kovacs


 

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