2013 Levels Presenters

Dr Anne PowerAssociate Professor Anne Power is a Senior Lecturer in Music Education in the School of Education and convenor of the Honours program, Anne Power is published in the British Journal of Music Education and the Australian Journal of Music Education. She is the author of a chapter in Opera Indigene (2011). She is Vice-President of the Institute for Education Research. She is editor of Musicworks, the national journal of the Australian National Council of Orff Schulwerk. Anne is a co-author of the reports National Report on Trends on School Music Education Provision in Australia (2002) and Boys’ Education: Motivation and Engagement (2006). She is a co-author of the report Positive Behaviour for Learning (2008). She is a co-author of the report Engaging Middle Years Boys in Rural Education Settings (2010).  She is a 2010 winner of the ALTC Award for University Teaching for programs that enhance learning.
Dr Carol RichardsDr Carol Richards is an experienced, enthusiastic Orff practitioner who attended the Special Course at Salzburg in 1981. She is chair of the ANCOS Levels Committee and has used the Orff approach with students of all ages.  She continues to mentor new presenters for Level Courses and contribute to the development of the Orff approach in Australia.
RobynRobyn Staveley Staveley Robyn Staveley is well known as a presenter of music and movement workshops, presentations and performances.  She has held positions in both state and independent education institutions andhas written many resources and materials.  She has been associated with the Orff movement for many years and regularly presents for teacher training courses through Australia and internationally.  In 2003 Robyn was recipient of the ASME Excellence in Teaching award. Currently, Robyn is a senior lecturer in music and movement education at the University of Technology Sydney.  Her research interests are in educational psychology, neuroscience and music education and how a multi-modal approach to music education produces strong learning.  Her workshops take you on a journey that is provocative, reflective, invigorating and best of all an enjoyable musical experience.
Peta HarperPeta Harper is a secondary school music teacher at Fort Street High School. She has been on the NSW Orff executive since 2001 and Bulletin Editor 2003-2005 and again in 2007-2010. Peta has presented at professional development workshops and conferences around Australia. Peta spent a year in 2010-11 studying at the Orff Institute in Salzburg, Austria. She has successfully completed the ‘Advanced Studies in Music and Dance Education: Orff Schulwerk’.
Sue LaneSue Lane has been teaching music in Central Coast primary schools for many years and is currently lecturing in Music and Dance Education in the Primary program of the University of Newcastle. Sue is also studying for her Masters in Philosophy, researching confidence of teachers in Creative Arts Education. Sue takes several children’s choirs on the Central Coast and has recently started a choir for students and staff at the University of Newcastle Ourimbah Campus. Sue is a member of the Orff NSW Bulletin Editing Team.