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Elisabeth Crabtree (She/Her)

Graduate Student
Graduate Student Elisabeth Crabtree

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M.Ed., Music Education, Loyola University Maryland
B.A., Music (harpsichord performance, theatre arts) University of California, Santa Cruz
Postgraduate Certificate, Advanced Studies in Music and Dance Education, Orff Institute, Salzburg, Austria
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Professor Crabtree's research focuses on the transmission of creativity and improvisation in music education. The title of her dissertation is "The Pedagogical Creativity of Orff Schulwerk Masters."

She has taught music to children in both public and private schools for more than two decades, and she is certified in both Orff (2004) and Kodály (2015). Professor Crabtree frequently presents workshops to adults addressing both philosophies. She recently taught beginning and advanced music education pedagogy as a core faculty member at Loyola University Maryland, and has been a TA at the University of Washington for 4 years.


Courses Taught

Additional Courses

Loyola University Maryland

  • KM 852.401 - Kodály Pedagogy, Level I
  • KM 994.401 - Kodály Pedagogy, Level III


Professional Affiliations: 
Northern California American Orff-Schulwerk Association

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