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Thom Borden

A former Chicago music teacher, Thom Borden completed his Orff Master Level under Jos Wuytack and has studied music and movement in Europe. Continued studies included Kodály Training at Colorado State University and Silver Lake College with Sr. Lorna Zemke. As a former clinician and Music Consultant for Macmillan/McGraw-Hill and past-member of the National Association of Storytellers, Thom’s sessions incorporate a performance perspective. Affiliations have included MENC, AOSA, OAKE, the Association Orff France and the Alliance Française Chicago. Thom is the past-president of the Chicago Orff Chapter and presents annually at many state educators’ meetings. He published selected Orff arrangements in the Macmillan/McGraw-Hill series, Spotlight on Music and is currently working as an independent music clincian and consultant.