Maree Hennessy, Director, Kodály Center, Holy Names University.
Maree has recently relocated from Australia to Oakland, California, to oversee the renowned Masters in Music Education (Kodály) program at Holy Names. Maree has worked in music education across sectors and age groups, early childhood, school, university and community settings.
She presents regularly in Australia and New Zealand. Maree has developed curriculum materials and resources designed to assist teachers in the implementation of effective music programs in schools. She enjoys working in mixed ability contexts when developing musicianship and has a particular interest in and commitment to teacher development. Her work explores how reflective practice and collaboration can contribute to professional growth.