Dr. Kay Edwards is Professor and Coordinator of Music Education Emerita at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and an active clinician and author in the areas of elementary general music and multicultural music education for more than 35 years. She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in General Music from Arizona State University and Orff Level III certification, in addition to training in Kodaly and Dalcroze. A specialist in guided listening materials, she is an author and educational consultant for the popular website Classics for Kids since 2005. Dr. Edwards taught in general music setting for ages 3 through adult in northern and southern Ohio, North Carolina, and Arizona, where she taught elementary music for 10 years and received grants to work with Native American artists-in-residence. She shares her respect for these musics through articles, books, and numerous presentations.