Dr. Joani Brandon

Professor of Music, Emeritus

Joani Somppi Brandon is a K-5 music educator at Red Rocks Elementary and Leawood Elementary in JeffCo Schools in the metro Denver area. She was a Professor of Music at Anderson University for 22 years, where she taught choral and general methods courses and served as the director of the summer graduate program. Joani is a member of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association History Committee and a past president of the Feierabend Association for Music Education. She is a co-author on First Steps in Music and Orff Schulwerk (GIA).