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Amy Brown

Division of Music Education, Adjunct Faculty
Department(s): Music
Email: carruae@nv.ccsd.net

Biography

Amy Brown instructs undergraduate and graduate sections of Teaching General Music at the UNLV School of Music. In addition to her teaching assignments at UNLV, Brown is the general music teacher at Laura Dearing Elementary School in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Brown holds certifications as a National Board- Certified Teacher, Apple Teacher and a Level I Google Certified Educator. She blends learning musical concepts through the traditional use of aural, visual and kinesthetic learning; but also incorporates technology into the lessons to help move students towards 21st- century skills.

Brown serves on the district Las Vegas Philharmonic Youth Concert Series committee, and she also presents multiple district professional development opportunities for elementary music specialists. She maintains her own blog as a resource to help other music teachers with resources for distance learning, as well as covering other topics necessary for the elementary music classroom.

Brown is a state- approved presenter through the Nevada Department of Education, and has presented multiple technology trainings for educators through Computer Using Educator (CUE) local and statewide conferences. She also has a private Facebook group for educators needing technology assistance, and conducts frequent live webinars covering both music and technology topics.

Brown earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Education from Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky; and a Master’s in Music, with an Orff concentration, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.