Karen Marshall is a classroom, peripatetic and private music teacher working with students from 4 to 72 years of age. Her writing is steeped in her ongoing music teaching practice. Specialising in multi-sensory music teaching, Karen is a training associate for the British Dyslexia Association and trains teachers country wide on the topic running their annual Music and Dyslexia qualification course. A speaker at the ABRSM 2011 conference, MU teacher conference 2014 and regular workshop presenter for EPTA and Music Services across the UK on a whole range of topics, she also runs a school choir, orchestra and regularly supports community music voluntarily. Karen is Kodály trained (via the British Kodály Academy), a mother of three, former student of the late Christine Brown, who is passionate about bringing the joy of music to all her students. She is published by Collins Music, Faber Music and ABRSM Publishing and also regularly contributing to Music Teacher Magazine. She has co-authored with Heather Hammond, Penny Stirling and is currently working with David Blackwell on publications due to be published in 2018.