The Encounter

Kodály Educators of Texas: an affiliate chapter OAKE

June 26th

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About the Editor

Kristopher Brown is a native Texan and a veteran music teacher of 10 years. He earned a Bachelor's degree in music education in the Spring of 2010 & a Kodaly Specialist Certificate from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas and was announced “Teacher of the Year” in 2013.

Kristopher served as Hays CISD Honor Choir director from 2012-2015 and helped develop the Central Texas Children’s Choral Festival with Sarah Martinez, which will be celebrating its 8th year this May. He currently teaches at Blanco Vista Elementary and serves as Webmaster for the Hays Elementary Music Department and Blanco Vista Elementary.

Kristopher is accredited in Dr. Tacka and Houlahan’s “Kodály in the Classroom” Lesson books, and helped write a majority of the 3rd, 4th & 5th grade pedagogy lesson plans.

Kristopher Brown Specializes in implementing technology in the Kodály classroom, developing pedagogical content, and creating Curriculum based body & breathing warm-ups.

Kristopher currently serves on the KET board as Vice-President & Webmaster