Lauren Hodgson, lecturer in Dalcroze Eurhythmics at Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music and BW Community Art School faculty member, is a pianist, teacher, and clinician with an interest in joyful, holistic, and experiential music learning.
She teaches pre-college students at the BW Conservatory Summer Institute and future Dalcroze educators at the Dalcroze School of the Rockies Dalcroze Academy during the summer, and she has taught courses in eurhythmics, pedagogy, solfège, and piano improvisation. Lauren has recently presented at the NAfME National Conference, the Ohio Music Educators Association National Conference, and the International Conference of Dalcroze Studies, in addition to teaching. She is the Secretary of the Dalcroze Society of America and chairs the DSA’s National Events Committee. She also co-hosts the podcast “The New Dalcrozian,” which has listeners in over 43 countries.
She received a B.M. in Piano from Baldwin Wallace University and an M.A. in Music Education from Case Western Reserve University, where she was a recipient of the Eva L. Pancoast Fellowship. She is also a Dalcroze License holder from the Dalcroze School of the Rockies.