Deborah Baker Monday currently teaches in the Logan City School District
Orchestra program. She is a cello/bass specialist working with fourth
through eighth grade students. Ms. Monday received her B.M.E. from Florida
Sate University with an emphasis in String Education and a M.M. in Composition
from the University of Alabama. She began working on a D.M.A. in composition
at Louisiana State University while teaching grades 4-12 in Baton Rouge.
Ms. Monday is an active bass performer and private teacher. Her bass
students have consistently received awards in the American Sting Teacher
Association festivals and Utah M.E.A. Region and Solo competitions. She
has served as adjunct bass instructor at Utah State University for several
years and resides on the faculty of the ASTA with NSOA "Bass Fest."
Ms. Monday has published numerous pieces for string orchestra with leading
educational music publishers. She co-authored the Strings Extraordinaire
and Artistry in Ensembles collections of performance pieces. She
has presented various sessions at Music Educator's Conferences in Texas,
California, and Colorado as well as Utah and Idaho. In 1999 she was named
the Utah ASTA with NSOA Elementary Teacher of the Year. Most recently
she received the Superior Accomplishment award at the Utah Music Educator's
Conference in 2003 for her contributions to the area of educational music
publications for string orchestra.
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