Karen Petty has been teaching Elementary Music and Movement for over 30 years. She currently teaches music Kindergarten - 5th grade, plus Chorus and Recorder Consort, at Gold Rush Elementary School in Parker, Colorado and teaches adults in various summer Orff Teacher Training programs. Education: BME University of Northern Colorado 1981; Orff Certification 1989 UNC; Masters in Education, Curriculum & Instruction – Creative Arts in Learning Lesley College 1996. Karen served on the National Board of Trustees for the American OrffSchulwerk Association as a Region 1 Representative and has presented at 7 AOSA national conferences and for many schools and Orff chapters. She is a past president of both the Rocky Mountain Chapter and the New York City Orff Chapter.