Betsy Greene lives and teaches in Burlington, Vermont where she is the music teacher and choral director for Champlain Elementary School (K-5). Betsy earned her undergraduate degree in music education from the Crane School of Music (SUNY Potsdam) and her Master’s Degree in Music Education under Dr. John Feierabend from the former Hartt School of Music (currently the Hartt School, University of Hartford, CT). She holds her Kodály certification from the Hartt School and her Orff-Schulwerk Levels I-III from the University of St. Thomas. In 1998, she received the Outstanding Arts Advocate Award from the past Vermont Arts Alliance and, then in 2008, the Music Educator of the Year Award from the Vermont Music Educators Association. Betsy is a founding member of the Feierabend Association for Music Education (FAME) and is currently serving as Immediate Past-President (2019-2021). As a FAME Endorsed Teacher Trainer for both First Steps in Music and Conversational Solfege, she is a frequent presenter of workshops and graduate courses for both as well as for integrating the Feierabend Approach with Orff-Schulwerk. She is a co-author for First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk: Sing, Say, Dance, Play (GIA Publications, 2017) and a contributing author for the Feierabend Fundamentals: History, Philosophy, and Practice (GIA Publications, 2018). In her spare time, Betsy enjoys performing with the Hinesburg Artist Series and community band, playing ice hockey in the winter and boating on scenic Lake Champlain in the summer.