Marcelline Moody has recently retired from teaching Music in a French Immersion elementary school in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She is an Orff graduate of the University of Manitoba, Canada, and has obtained her Diploma in Advanced Studies in Music and Dance Education at the Special Course at the Orff Institute, Salzburg.
She has been teaching the Orff Levels Summer Courses for 20 years at the University of Manitoba and has also taught Orff Summer courses at Waterloo and Toronto in Canada, Adelaide and Perth in Australia, and Salzburg, Austria. She has given workshops across Canada, in China, and in France. Her students have performed at National Orff conferences, and with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra for which they have composed works. She continues her association with both these performing organizations connecting children with the Arts.
Marcelline is also following a life-long interest in composing and arranging, especially choral and Orff pieces for children. Her great love is the recorder and she has performed with the Winnipeg Recorder Consort
"The Spitunes" for several years.
In June of 1986, she was awarded the Bronze Medal of the town of Ouistreham in Normandy for her services to music in the community there during her family's 12 month stay in France. She is a recipient of the Morna-June Morrow Award for Teaching Excellence in Manitoba and in June of 2004 she received the Arts in Education Award from the Manitoba Foundation for the Arts.