Dr. Marla A. Butke 

President of AES                                                                

   Otterbein University



Adjunct Faculty - Otterbein University

Director of Women's Chorale


Doctor of Philosophy, The Ohio State University, 2003

            Major: Music Education

Dissertation: Reflection on Practice: A Study of Five Choral Educators’ Reflective Journeys

 Master of Music Education, Wright State University, 1992

                        Major: Music Education

Bachelor of Music Education, Miami University, 1978

                        Major: Vocal Music Education

                        Graduated cum laude

Orff Schulwerk, Level I, The Ohio State University (2004)

Dalcroze Eurhythmics, Certificate, Carnegie Mellon University (2008)

The mission of the American Eurhythmics Society (AES) is to promote the use of eurhythmics among music and other arts educators. The AES provides education, outreach, and engagement on a national level. 

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