Katie Hull-Brown – Lower Orff
With a 20 year Music Education portfolio career, Katie Hull-Brown has connected with family, preschool and primary school communities to facilitate active music making and provide explicit Teacher Mentoring, shining a light on process to share the power of Arts Learning.
Formative training in Teaching and Orff Schulwerk pedagogy, together with her family’s passion for music, has been the catalyst for a diverse work life in Education, Curriculum Development, Community Engagement and Arts Learning Leadership.
Career highlights include Creative Director of Tuned In Music; providing preschool music classes called Musical Generations to include the elderly, and KIDS (Kids in Darebin Sing) Choir, working with Richard Gill in his National Music Teacher Mentoring Program, gaining a scholarship to attend the 2017 Orff Schulwerk Summer School in Saltzburg, Austria, teaching in the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s Pizzicato Effect community outreach program and the Melbourne Youth Orchestra’s 2020 Summer School, and mentoring and curriculum development for Musica Viva and The Song Room.
Katie sings in three choirs; Prana Choir led by Sue Johnson, Songrise; 4 part acapella group and Tiers De Picardie; a Madrigal group, and leads The Quadwranglers, the parent band at her children’s Primary School.
Katie is currently the National Arts Learning Manager at The Song Room where she leads Professional Learning and manages TLC; the Transformational Learning through Creativity three year national arts mentoring program. In 2021, she has been participating in Leadership Victoria’s Williamson Leadership Program on a scholarship.