Anne Laskey, Professor Emerita of Music, immediate past Director, Kodály Center, Holy Names University.
Anne holds an M.A. in music from Claremont Graduate University, and a Kodály Specialist Certificate from Holy Names. Her previous positions include 12 years as Music Specialist at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in San Francisco and five years as Assistant Conductor of the San Francisco Boys Chorus. She has served three terms on the Organization of American Kodály Educators (OAKE) board, most recently as Higher Education Representative, and was the national program chair for the 2004 OAKE Conference in San Francisco. Anne received OAKE’s Outstanding Educator Award in 2008, and HNU’s Faculty Award in 2011.
Co-creator of the online American Folksong Collection. Co-author of the OAKE publication “Kodaly Music Education and the National Standards.”
Papers, Colloquia and Public Appearances
Developing Reading Skills –OAKE National Conference, Denver, CO And Climbin’ Up the Mountain: New Perspectives on Old Songs.
Developing Musical Language and Literacy – Southeast Michigan Kodaly Educators
Awards and Grants
Outstanding Educator Award, Organization of American Kodaly Educators (OAKE)
OAKE Conference National Program Chair
Grant from the Hewlett Foundation to create the American Folksong Collection website--$130,000
Star Teacher Award—San Francisco