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Music educator , musician , publisher , author

Carolyn Rae Francis, Music educator, musician, author, publisher. Certified teacher, Washington. Bellevue Schools Foundation grantee, 1985-1986, 86-87, 89-90. Member Snohomish Indian Tribe. Member National Education Association, American String Teachers Association (regional member chairman 1992-1994), Music Educators National Conference, Music Industry Council.

Background

Francis, Carolyn Rae was born on July 25, 1940 in Seattle, Washington, United States.

Education

Bachelor in Education, University Washington, 1962.

Career

Teacher Highline Public Schools, Seattle, 1962-1964. Musician Olympic Hotel, 1962-1972. 1st violin Cascade Symphony Orchestra, 1965-1978.

Teacher Bellevue (Washington) Public Schools, 1965-1992. Founder Innovative Learning Designs Strategies for Music Education, Mercer Island, Washington, 1984-1996. Professional violinist for hotels, restaurants, television, recordings, museum shows, 1962-1985.

Violist Eastside Chamber Orchestra, 1984-1986. Private teacher string instruments, 1959-1996. Speaker, presenter in-service workshops, conventions, music educators numerous cities, United States, Canada, London, 1984-1996.

Adjudicator music festivals. Instructor Music Instrument Digital Interface applications for educators, 1992-1996, also related activities.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Washington.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author-public Music Reading and Theory Skills (curriculum series), Levels 1, 2, 3, 4, 1984-2000. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Snohomish Indian Tribe. Member National Education Association, American String Teachers Association (regional member chairman 1992-1994), Music Educators National Conference, Music Industry Council, National School Orchestra Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, traveling, reading, sewing, sketching.

Connections

Daughter of James Douglas and Bessie Caroline (Smith) F. Married Barclay Underwood Stuart, July 5, 1971.

father:
James Douglas Francis

mother:
Bessie Caroline (Smith) Francis

spouse:
Barclay Underwood Stuart