Hello Parents and Students,
I would like to take this opportunity to tell you a little bit about myself. This will be my seventh year at DCC. I love our students and this community. I feel so blessed to call DCC home! You're going to find right away that I am not your standard music teacher. While I love performing, I adore the time spent creating and inventing in the music classroom. I firmly believe that the students should be creating music, movement, and lyrics whenever possible. Much of this philosophy stems from my experience with the Orff-Schulwerk process and methodology. I am a very active member of our local chapter and I hold my Level I and II Orff Certification.
I am also the chair-elect for the General Music Council of the Colorado Music Educators Association. I was honored to be elected by my peers to lead the elementary music teachers at the state-level.
I completed a Masters in Education from Concordia University. I earned my Bachelors in Music Education (k-12) from Adams State College in Alamosa, Colorado. I am an experienced vocalist and I've sung in national and Colorado choirs and performance organizations throughout the country and abroad. I also apprenticed in instrument repair, so I am experienced on most instruments.
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me. My preferred method of communication is through email.
Contact Ms. Ford:
As requested, here are some of my favorite items and places:
Garbanzo, Starbucks, Amazon, Etsy,
Earrings, office supplies, blank thank you cards, Art supplies,
Favorite colors: Red, Purple, Blue, Green