Cohen, Naomi

Email
nkcsings@yahoo.com
Phone
(646) 262-6224
Division
Eastern
OAKE Affiliated Chapter
KONY

Educational Background

BM Rutgers University MGSA Voice/ed 1994
MA Music Education New York University 2000

Kodály Studies

Kodaly Level 1 Westminster choir college 1997
Kodaly Levels 2 and 3 with certificate New York University 1999
Kodaly Institute Summer 2001

Teaching Experience

Edison, NJ public school K-5 Spring 1994
Pine Grove Manor School K-2 1994-96
The Chapin School K-3, choir and handbells 4-7 1996 - 2007
The SAR Academy Grades 1-5, Choir 3-8 2007-2012
The Abraham Joshua Heschel School Nursery - 5 Choir 3-5 2012 - present

Presentation Experiences

Chapter presentations - Jewish Music to Dance and Sing:
KONY; KEEP; KNJ; KESNE; MUSIK; CAKE; TRIKE; KET; SECKE; SWOKE;
SCMEA - Suffolk County MEA in Long Island - Jewish music and Intro to Kodaly
NYU Kodaly levels presenter
IKS presentation - Scotland, 2015

Areas of Expertise

Israeli music, religious Jewish Music
Israeli folk dancing
Kodaly Introduction

Session Topics

Jewish Music to Dance and sing
Intro to Kodaly

Intercultural Knowledge and Competence

I was a member of SEED at one of my previous schools. I am on the Equity committee for OAKE. I am also part of the Anti racist task force at my present school

Organizational Leadership

OAKE: KONY president, secretary; OAKE Eastern 1 rep. Eastern Division President; Equity committee

Publications

NYSSMA article interview - elementary choral