Denise Gulliver-Lewis is beginning her 23rd year 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 as well as coordinating the annual MMEA Technology Workshop. In 2016 she will be presenting sessions for the NYSSMA Winter Conference in Rochester, NY. In her spare time she enjoys time with her husband Roger, daughter Jihye and the household cats and greyhounds.
Denise with Mashenka