Daniel Fee, Music Education
M.M.E., B.M.; Music Education; retired from the Fond du Lac Schools where he was an elementary general music specialist since 1985. He currently teaches Music Theory for the General Student and Music Methods for Elementary Educators at UW Oshkosh. Mr. Fee also teaches courses in World Music and American Music at Marian University in Fond du Lac, and Secondary Choral Music Methods at Lakeland College in Sheboygan. He has previously taught music methods and applied voice at UW-Fond du Lac, UW-Sheboygan, Lakeland College, Marian University, and Silver Lake College. Two days per week, Dan gives voice lessons to students at Fond du Lac High School.
Mr. Fee was a co-founder and former director of the Fond du Lac Area Children's Chorale, and for ten years he directed the Children's Choir for the annual Fond du Lac Summer Sing-a-Long festival. He has served as choir and handbell director in several churches in Fond du Lac, he sings and solos with the South Shore Chorale and plays trumpet with the Fond du Lac Symphonic Band. He has adjudicated Wisconsin school music festivals since 1981.
Mr. Fee regularly serves as a clinician and guest presenter. His session Moving to Music Makes Me Smile! was presented at the 2010 Wisconsin State Music Conference and the 2011 Iowa State Music Conference. Additionally, he has presented workshops in Greenville, SC, Nashville, TN and Las Vegas, NV. His workshops feature effective use of recorded music, movement, and instruments with children’s literature, including a movement session using Carnival of the Animals and a folk dance session called Culture Rock! His resource book, Listening Fun with Scarves and Tennis Balls, was published in 2010. His second resource book, MORE Listening Fun with Parachutes and Paper Plates, will be published in 2013. Dan lives in Fond du Lac, his hometown, with his wife Kathy. Their three children live, work or attend college in nearby states!