Lucic, Caitlin

Sing Play Learn with MacPhail®

Caitlin Lucic has taught at MacPhail since 2013. She is a Sing, Play, Learn with MacPhail®, School Partnerships, and Online School Partnerships instructor. She has taught elementary music, choir, band and strings in Hastings, Woodbury, and Bloomington, Minnesota, and has also been a drumline, frontline and private percussion instructor in the Twin Cities.

She uses the Kodaly Method and the Orff-Schulwerk in her teaching to help children experience the joy, beauty and power of music. Caitlin also enjoys integrating music with history, social studies, science, art, literature, poetry and drama to offer students an enriching and fulfilling experience.

Caitlin designed and implemented a K-6 music curriculum with interim assessments that integrates elements of The Kodaly Method, the Orff-Schulwerk, the Core Knowledge sequence, and the Paideia approach to Classical Education. She is a freelance percussionist/marimbist and has performed with several area churches, theatre organizations and orchestras including the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra, the Rochester Symphony, and the Mankato Symphony Orchestra. Her current work includes recording a solo marimba album and creating a children’s program centered on the marimba and its development.

Caitlin holds a Master of Music in Percussion from The Hartt School of Music, and a Bachelors of Music in Percussion from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. She completed Kodaly Levels 1 & 2 and Orff Level 1 at the University of St. Thomas.