Lynn Godfriaux Maloy,

1231 Cumberland St., Colorado Springs, CO 80907 (719) 452-9592

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Lynn Godfriaux Maloy received her undergraduate and Masters degrees from the University of Oklahoma, studying applied piano under Dr. Digby Bell and pedagogy under Dr. Jane Magrath, Dr. E.L. Lancaster, and Dr. Gayle Kowalchyk. Other teachers include Dr. Keith Wallingford, Alvin Chow, and Dr. Edward Gates. She performs regularly in joint and solo recitals, conducts college theory classes through her studio, and teaches overviews of current method books using pedagogical concepts pioneered at the University of Oklahoma. Her piano students have been accepted into music programs nationally and in Canada and have majored Piano Performance, Piano Pedagogy, Voice, and Music Education. In addition, Lynn plays trumpet and French horn in a number of local wind ensembles and is the current Principal horn of the Little London Winds.

Lynn is a nationally certified teacher of music through Music Teachers National Association and Colorado State Music Teachers Association. She is a member of the Pikes Peak Music Teachers Association and The American Music Society. She is a charter member of the Colorado Springs Alumni Chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon, an international professional music fraternity. She is also a Board member of the Amateur Pianist International Competition through the Colorado Springs Conservatory.

In 2011 Lynn presented Dyslexia and the Keyboard: When Students Can’t Read at the Colorado State Music Teachers Convention in Denver, Colorado. It was so well-received that she has since given it to several music teacher organizations around the state. She has appeared as a guest presenter during the 2013 MTNA National Convention (Dyslexia and the Keyboard: When Students Can’t Read during Pedagogy Saturday, and Dyslexia in the Music World: Recognizing the Invisible and How Teachers Can Help); the 2013 CSMTA Conference (Memorization: Playing Without Music VS Playing By Rote); the 2015 National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy (Dyslexia and the Keyboard: When Students Can’t Read). In July of 2014 she participated not only as a speaker but also appeared as one of several performers during the 2014 Mu Phi Epsilon International Convention in Sacramento, California. Her artical, Dyslexia: When Keyboard Students Can’t Read, appeared in the 2014 September issue of Clavier Companion. She is one of four national resources on the subject of teaching piano to students with special needs. Her background as a former Registered Nurse, and herself a dyslexic who constantly struggles with music reading, gives her unique insight into the physical and neurological problems associated with dyslexic issues in the music field. Her book, The Well-Tempered Poet: 24 Pictures and Poems (view sample), depicting the life and struggles of a musician through verse and imagery, received 4-star reviews and is available through Author House Publishing (a division of Penguin Publishers), and Amazon.

Joseph M. Maloy

Joseph was a scholarship student and teaching assistant at the University of Oklahoma. He holds a Bachelors and Masters in Music from OU, where he studied with Dr. Digby Bell, Dr. E.L. Lancaster, Dr. Gayle Kowalchyk, and Dr. Jane Magrath. He also holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and works as a software developent manager with a multi-national semiconductor company.