About the Author
Sharon Burch A music teacher, clinician, and author, Sharon Burch developed an effective method using fiction and fantasy to teach musical concepts to her preschool through third grade students. Freddie the Frog puppet was the star and quickly became the students favorite musical friend and best teacher. Sharon designs and creates Freddie the Frog resources for the music classroom. In growing demand as a clinician, Sharon and Freddie share their interactive teaching methods in elementary music with educational groups across the country. Energized teachers realize the "magic of Freddie" and fun in the sessions. As an author/presenter, Sharon advocates the multiple benefits of music education in a child¹s brain development. Sharon holds a Bachelor of Music Education Degree from Truman University in Kirksville, Missouri, and a Masters' Degree as a Professional Educator from Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa. She also holds a certification in piano instruction from the International Piano Teaching Foundation.