Dr. Diane Lange
Associate Professor, Music Education Area Coordinator, Elementary Music
Location: Room 367B, Fine Arts Building
Diane Lange is Associate Professor and Area Coordinator of Music Education at The University of Texas at Arlington where she oversees the music education area and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Early Childhood and Elementary Music Education.
Dr. Lange has taught elementary music for ten years in both Michigan and Nevada. She received her Orff Levels and Master Class at Memphis State University and GIML Level I and II at Michigan State University. She also received the Outstanding Educator Award from the Crawford AuSable School District in 1994 and the Hilda Humphrey Service Award in 1992 from the Michigan Music Educators Association.
Dr. Lange received her Bachelor of Music in Education and Master of Music from Central Michigan University and Ph.D. from Michigan State University. She has presented several pedagogical workshops and consultations in many states and at the regional Early Childhood Music and Movement Association. She has published the book Together in Harmony: Combining Orff Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory, a chapter on combining Music Learning Theory and Orff Schulwerk that appeared in Music Learning Theory: Theory in Practice and several articles in General Music Today. She is a member of Texas Music Educators Association, Music Educators National Conference, Gordon Institute for Music Learning, and American Orff Schulwerk Association. She is national president of the Gordon Institute for Music Learning, past-president of the North Texas chapter of AOSA and was regional representative for Early Childhood Music and Movement Association where she hosted an Early Childhood Conference. Currently Dr. Lange is a certified faculty member where she teaches GIML Level I and II around the country.