Cathy Bayley has taught elementary school music from Kindergarten to Grade 7 in Canada and Australia and retired as the Fine Arts Coordinator for the Surrey School District with responsibilities in dance, drama, visual arts and music from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Cathy has Orff Schulwerk Levels I, II and III and Post Level III as well as a Diploma in Visual and Performing Arts from UBC. She has a Masters of Education in Music Education from the University of Victoria. Cathy has conducted workshops all over British Columbia. She is passionate about the Orff approach to music education and has worked for many years to promote this philosophy both locally and nationally. Cathy is a Past President of Carl Orff Canada. In 2013 Cathy was proud to be awarded the BC Music Educators’ Professional Elementary Teacher Award.