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Biography

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Eve Kodiak

(formerly Deborah Eve Polikoff)

DEGREES AND LICENSES
A.B., general studies, Harvard University 1977
M.M., piano performance, New England Conservatory of Music 1982
License, the Educational Kinesiology Foundation, Ventura, CA, 2000

SOUND INTELLIGENCE PRACTICE (Music and Kinesiology)
Office at The Lydian Center for Innovative Medicine, Cambridge, MA

SOUND INTELLIGENCE PUBLICATIONS
Rappin’ on the Reflexes: A Practical Guide to Infant Reflexes (CD/Book set)
Feelin’ Free: Sensory Integration through Song and Story (CD/Book Set)
You Are the Master! Class (2 CD set, live workshop)
PIANO RECORDINGS:
The Return of Desire: Improvisations with David Darling, cello
Meditations for a New Year’s Day

SOLO CONCERTS
Monadnock Music Festival, 2009
Inside Out Concert Series, 2008
NH Venues, 2006 and 2007

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS and WORKSHOPS
Early Childhood Movement and Music Association, 2004-2009
Brain Gym Gatherings, 2002 – 2007
School inservices and teacher trainings:
Public schools in Burlington, MA, St. Alban’s, VT, East Lansing, MI
Private school in Manchester, NH
Lemberg Children’s Center at Brandeis University
Hope Center in Gardner, MA

ARTICLES
In Brain Gym Journal, Lilipoh, Connections, et al

GRANTS and AWARDS
1971 Youth Auditions winner (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)
1977 Radcliffe Poetry Prize
Grant recipient: New Mexico State Arts Council 1992, Title 1 Funding, 2006,
New Hampshire State Arts Council, 2006 and 2007, Burlington Educational Foundation, 2009
Honorable Mention from Yo Yo Ma for an original composition, Dona Nobis Pacem: The “Scrapbook” Variations, 2009

ORIGINAL SCORES AND ARRANGEMENTS FOR THEATRE
The Beggar’s Opera, 1991, The Martian Chronicles, 1990, The Tempest, 1995, original musicals created with children, 1989-1991

TEACHING and ACCOMPANYING
Universities: Harvard University, Longy School of Music, Western New Mexico University
Community Music Schools: Powers Music School (Belmont, MA), Community School of Music and Art (Ithaca, NY), Broken Oak Center for Music and the Arts (Silver City, NM), The New School of Music (Cambridge, MA)
Vocal accompanist: Western New Mexico University 1989-1993
Eurhythmy accompanist: Waldorf School of the Fingerlakes, Pine Hill Waldorf School, Antioch Teacher Training Program

ARTS ADMINISTRATION
Co-founder and director of The Broken Oak Center for Music and the Arts, Silver City, NM, 1988-1992
Graduate, Arts Management in Community Institutions (AMICI), The National Guild of Community Music Schools of the Arts, 1992

MENTORS, MODELS, AND MODALITIES

Music
Dalcroze Eurhythmics, with Anne Farber and Lisa Parker
Music Together, with Ken Guilmartin and Lili Levinowitz
Orff-Schulwerk, with Lotte Flach and Heldur Parente-Passoa
Improvisation with David Darling, Paul Winter
Suzuki Piano Teacher Training
Piano performance with Mary Sauer, Jacob Maxin, Emilio Del Rosario
Composition with Herbert Zipper, Ivan Tcherepnin, Robert Cogan
Chamber Music and Vocal Accompaniment with Benjamin Zander, Gait Sirguey
MusicHistory with Luise Vosgerchian and John Heiss

Kinesiology, Listening, and Bodywork
Educational Kinesiology with Carla Hannaford, Paul Dennison, Cecilia (Freeman) Koester, Eliza Bergeson, Bonnie Hershey
Infant Reflexes and Rhythmic Movement Training with Svetlana Masgutova, Carol Ann Erickson, Renata Wennekes, Harald Blomberg, Moira Dempsey
Craniosacral Therapy with Upledger Institute instructors
Sound Healing (tuning forks) with Arden and Jack Wilken
Listening Fitness Training with Paul Madaule

Human Development
Studies at the Harvard Graduate School of Education with Robert Kegan
Dreamwork with Robbie Bosnak

Poetry
Denise Levertov, Lisel Mueller, Robert Fitzgerald

Nature
Tom Brown

Metaphysics
Tim Smith
Women’s Cooperative Monday night class at Wisdom’s Goldenrod Center for Philosophic Studies


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