|Subject / Grade||Elementary Orchestra - grades 5 & 6|
|"Where words fail, music speaks."|
|-- Hans Christian Andersen|
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Welcome to the Frye Orchestra family! This year will encompass wonderful musical learning experiences for all string students. A full year of musical instruction is planned for the 2015-16 school year including performances for parents and the school including a field trip to the Musical Instrument Museum.
My Education and Professional Background
Mrs. Dopp has been an Orchestra teacher in the Chandler Unified school district since 1995. Before that time she taught various music classes in Paldale, California for six years. In addition to her position in CUSD, Mrs. Dopp teaches String Pedagogy and the Mariachi Ethnomusicology Ensemble at Arizona State University. She also plays with her family fiddle band. Mrs. Dopp holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Chapman University in Psychology and Education (Curriculum and Instruction) as well as a Masters Degree from Arizona State University in Music Education. She is currently completing her PhD in Music Education.
My Educational Philosophy
Music the only way of knowing through sound alone. By learning to play an instrument, students can communicate through a unique aspect of their intelligence. My goal is to share my love of music with my students and challenge them to grow and progress musically.
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