About Carrie and Tanya
Carrie Nicholas is in 23rd year as an elementary general music specialist. Carrie currently teaches K-5 general music in Jefferson County Public Schools. She has also taught Level III Pedagogy and Materials at the Kodály Levels Program of Seattle and the Colorado Kodály Institute. Carrie is an active presenter, having shared sessions and presentations for various school districts, music education chapters, and state and national conferences. Carrie is a proud member of OAKE. She is past president of ROCKE (the Regional Organization of Colorado Kodály Educators) and past president of the Western Division of OAKE, and currently serves as Member at Large on the OAKE board.
Tanya LeJeune lives in Denver, Colorado and is in her 27th year of teaching music. She currently teaches K– 5 grade general music at Jefferson County Public Schools, and Kodály Level I Pedagogy and Folk Song Analysis courses at the Colorado Kodály Institute at Colorado State University. Tanya is past president of ROCKE and has served as Member at Large for OAKE. She is an active presenter having presented music education workshops and in-services for several school districts, universities and colleges in Colorado, as well as CMEA, AOSA Rocky Mountain Chapter, NWKE, ROCKE, ATKS, OKE, SNAKE, OAKE Western Division Conference, and OAKE.