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Music educator

Valerie Ann Levicoff, music educator. Certified music education K-12 Pennsylvania Department Education. Nominee Teacher of Year, Philadelphia School District, 2004; recipient American Legion award, 1975, Outstanding Educator Rose Lindenbaum award, 2005. Member of Music Educators National Conference, Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, American Seed Trade Association, Reading Musician's Union, Philadelphia Federation Musicians.

Background

Levicoff, Valerie Ann was born on February 13, 1961 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Edward Joseph and Maryann (nee Adams) Lynch.

Education

Bachelor in violin performance, Philadelphia College of Perfoming Arts, 1983. Master of Arts in education, La Salle University, Philadelphia, 1990.

Career

Section violinist New York Harlem Opera Company, 1985—1986. Social rehabilitation counselor Charles Drew Mental Health, Philadelphia, 1986—1987. Assistant principal, 2d violinist Reading Symphony Orchestra, since 1986.

Music educator School District of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1987. Concert mistress Warminster Symphony, since 1996. Adjunct professor music Arcadia University, Glenside, since 2003.

Judge, adjudicator Warminster Symphony, Pennsylvania, since 1997, Reading Youth Symphony, Pennsylvania, since 2001. Validator, benchmark National Board Professional Teaching Standards, Philadelphia and San Antonio, 2003.

Achievements

  • Certified music education K-12 Pennsylvania Department Education.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributing author (curriculum material) Sounds of Learning, Philadelphia Opera Company, 2005, 2006. Editor: String Quartet Arranging, since 2001. Facilitator Reading Symphony Orchestra, since 2001.

      Musician (violinist): (television commercial) Reading Symphony, since 1999. Musician: (first violinist) Strings Fantastique, 1990.

Membership

Member of Music Educators National Conference, Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, American Seed Trade Association, Reading Musician's Union, Philadelphia Federation Musicians.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, knitting, reading, music, art.

Connections

Married Jerold Stephen Levicoff, August 11, 1990. Children: Alexander William, Edward Justin.

father:
Edward Joseph Lynch

mother:
Maryann (nee Adams) Lynch

spouse:
Jerold Stephen Levicoff

child:
Edward Justin Levicoff

child:
Alexander William Levicoff