South Florida Orff Chapter Presents Denise Gagne

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Denise Gagne is a music specialist with more than 35 years of experience teaching band, choir and classroom music from pre-school to College levels.  Her choirs and bands won many awards at Music Festivals and performed for local and national sporting events, on national radio and even for the Queen.  Denise has a Bachelor of Music from the University of Victoria,  a Bachelor of Education from the University of Saskatchewan, a Diploma in Music from the University of Auckland (pending), and a Post Graduate Diploma in Fine Arts (Kodàly Level 3) from the University of Calgary with Lois Choksy.  She has completed Orff Level 3 and additional Orff training with Cindy Hall, Jay Broeker, Jos Wuytack and Donna Otto.

Denise has served on the boards of the Saskatchewan Music Educators Association, the Saskatchewan Band Association, and served for eight years on the board of the Kodàly Society of Canada.  Denise is currently managing editor of Themes & Variations, preschool music teacher and frequent visitor to Red Deer elementary school music classrooms.

Denise is the author or editor of more than 80 publications for K- 6 music teachers.    She has been a workshop presenter in every Canadian province and territory and 49 states.  She presents regularly for Orff and Kodaly workshops, preschool and kindergarten conferences in Canada, the USA, Asia, and Australia!   Her workshops are fun, practical, and activity based!

Schulwerk and the Music Curriculum

Explore children’s literature using the Orff-Schulwerk process in a lively, participatory workshop.

Lake Forest Elementary School, 3550 SW 48th Ave., Pembroke Park, FL 33023

Saturday, August 27, 2016, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (8:30 for coffee)

Cost: Free for Members, $30 for non-members

Please RSVP to Claudia Lusararian at


One response to “South Florida Orff Chapter Presents Denise Gagne

  1. Nice write up. Thank you Liese.

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