New York GIML

Supporting the study, support, and growth of Music Learning Theory throughout the state of New York

The newly-forming California chapter is having their first chapter share on Saturday, April 24th at 10:00 am PDT. This event will feature none other than Cindy Taggart who will introduce MLT to California at large.  This event is free. You may register here:

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On Saturday, April 10th, Ohio GIML will be hosting Amy Sierzega as their annual Spring clinician! Amy will be presenting “Culturally Responsive Teaching: Practical Considerations for Music Educators.” This workshop will be held virtually through zoom from 9am-11am. Registration for non-GIML members is $20, and is free for GIML members of any chapter as well as students. …continue reading

Teaching Music to Students with Autism Spectrum DisorderDr. Alice Hammel, presenterSaturday, March 20, 20211:00pm-4:00pm EST$15GIML Members – Use promo code GIML10 at checkout for $5 off!  Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often have difficulty in the areas of cognition, communication, and socialization. During this workshop we will explore these three areas and discuss how to …continue reading

New York Resources

MLT style Early Childhood Classes in New York

MusicPlay at University at Buffalo

Past NY-GIML  Events

Archived Livestream of A Midnight Bicycle Ride: A closer look at discrimination and inference learning with Kim Kane at Buffalo State College, Fall 2019

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New York Officers

Portrait of Linse Sullivan smiling and wearing a shirt saying "lift every voice"

Linse is an elementary music teacher in Buffalo, NY. As a child, she wanted to be a singer-geologist. In addition to NY President, she serves on the Race and Social Justice Committee for GIML. 

Linse Sullivan


Portrait of Linse Sullivan smiling and wearing a shirt saying "lift every voice"


Ashley Moss Fox

President elect


Lynn Grossman



Marcy Bacon



Holley Haines



Meaghan Bell

Representative member

Terry Bacon smiling in a school photo with a gray background. He is wearing a blue and white checkered button-up shirt.

Terry is an elementary general and instrumental music teacher in Chili, NY. He is the founding president of NY-GIML and has continued to serve the chapter as an advisor. He is also GIML Faculty and a member of the GIML Media and Communications Commission.

Terry Bacon

Chapter advisor