A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Elizabeth Gilpatrick
earned both a bachelor's degree in Music Education and a master's degree
in Performance. She completed Orff certification at Northern Arizona University.
Presently, she is the Staff Director for the University of Northern Colorado
Summer Orff Schulwerk Training programs, where she also serves as an instructor.
For nearly 30 years, Liz was a public school music specialist in the
Boulder Valley, Colorado schools. For the past nine years, Liz has been
an active member of the editorial board of The Orff Echo, and served as
Interim Editor during the 2001-2002 academic year. A published composer
of children's choral materials, she often appears as a guest clinician
for All-State gatherings, Orff Schulwerk training courses, and workshops
throughout the US and Canada.
She will soon complete her training to become a Certified Harp Practitioner
in the International Harp Therapy Program.