Denise Gulliver-Lewis is in her 27th year of teaching music at White Pigeon Community Schools. The first 15 years were spent as the MS/HS band director before moving to Central Elementary to teach general music (K-5) and technology (3-5) and serve as the building technology coach. She is a graduate of the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University with Bachelor’s degrees in clarinet performance and music education and a Master’s degree in clarinet with minors in jazz and music history. While at Indiana she studied with James Campbell, Stephen Pratt, Ray Cramer, James Buswell and Mary Goetze.

Denise currently serves as webmaster and IT Coordinator on the operations board of the Michigan Music Education Association and the planning board of the Michigan Music Conference as head of the technology committee. She has presented sessions for the MMC and Ti:ME National Conference in San Antonio, Texas and the NYSSMA Winter Conference in Rochester, NY as well as coordinating the annual MMEA Technology Workshop. In her spare time she occasionally plays with regional orchestras in a 3-state area. She enjoys time with her husband Roger, daughter Jihye and the household cats and greyhound.


 Denise with Mashenka