Kathy Hickey, Program Director

Associate Professor, School of Music

Office: Music, Watchorn Hall #204

Phone: 909/748-8685 Campus Ext. 8685

Email: kathy_hickey@redlands.edu

Academic Interests and Areas of Expertise

  • Music literacy

  • Music learning theory

  • Sightsinging/ear training

  • Jeno Adam's role in the music education approach known as the Kodaly Method

Courses Taught at Redlands

  • Ear Training and Sight-Singing I-IV

  • Administration and Supervision in Music

  • Choral Music at the Pre-College Level

  • Foundations of Music Education

  • Psychology of Music

  • Elementary Music Methods

  • Fundamentals of Music

Degrees Held

  • University of Southern California, Doctorate of Musical Arts in Music Education

  • California State University, Long Beach, CA, Master of Arts, Piano Performance

  • California State University, Los Angeles, CA, Bachelor of Arts, Piano Performance

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

  • University of Southern California

  • UCLA

  • Summer music education courses at Azusa Pacific University, CA

  • University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

  • Webster University, MO

  • Arizona State University

  • California State University, Fresno

Previous Relevant Work Experience

State and regional presentations:

  • Denver, CO

  • Chicago, IL

  • Columbus, OH

  • and numerous others

Major Honors

President, national music education organization, Organization of American Kodaly Educators

Significant Presentations

  • National and international presentations on music and music education topics

  • Katowice, Poland, International Kodaly Society Symposium: "The Legacy of Jeno Adam" (August 2009)

  • Washington, DC, Organization of American Kodaly Educators, Teaching Greek Modes: Process and Literature (March 2009)

  • Numerous other presentations

Professional Affiliations

  • Music Educators National Conference

  • American Choral Director's Association

  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

  • American Orff-Schulwerk Association Organization of American Kodaly Educators

  • International Kodaly Society