About Judy

Judy has more than 37 years of choral and Orff directing experience at school and district levels. She has instructed Levels I, II, and III Orff courses at several universities in Canada and the United States. Judy has presented many Orff workshops across Canada, the United States, Hong Kong and South Africa. Her Orff Ensembles have performed at eight Carl Orff Canada national conferences. Judy made her last national conference presentation at the Carl Orff Canada Conference in Saskatoon in April, 2014.

Judy was founding president of the Alberta Chapter of Carl Orff Canada and served twelve years on the National Executive Board of Carl Orff Canada. She has also served on various other music executive boards at the local, provincial, and national levels. She was awarded the City of Edmonton Arts Achievement award in 1995 for her efforts in promoting music education in Edmonton and across Alberta. She was made an Honorary Life member of the Alberta Orff Chapter in 1997 and an honorary life member of the National Association of Carl Orff Canada in 2004. She was nominated as a YWCA Woman of Distinction in 2006. She co-chaired the 20th National Conference of Carl Orff Canada in April of 2008.

Judy has served as board member for the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, the Victoria School Foundation for the Arts and Opera Nuova, and The Friends of the University Hospital.

“For heights and depths no words can reach,
Music is the soul’s own speech”

Previews to Judy's Books:
Canadian Encore!
A Musical Treat that's Fun to Beat

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