American Eurhythmics Society

Dr. Kathy Thomsen

Secretary/Treasurer of AES

Hamline University


Doctor of Musical Arts 2000 University of Minnesota, Piano Performance

Master of Music 1980 University of Michigan, Piano Performance

Bachelor of Arts 1976 Hamline University, Summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Dalcroze Eurhythmics License 2003 Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA

Dalcroze Eurhythmics Certificate 1998 Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA


Hamline University, St. Paul, MN   

            Professor                         2015 - present

             Associate Professor      2003 – 2015

            Assistant Professor       1997 – 2003

            Adjunct Instructor        1988 – 1997   

 University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN

            Graduate Program in Music Education, Instructor, Summers 2006 – present

            COURSES TAUGHT

                        GMUS 651 – Dalcroze Musicianship

                        GMUS 781 – Dalcroze Eurhythmics and Solfège

                        GMUS 782 – Dalcroze Improvisation

                        GMUS 783 – Dalcroze Materials and Methods

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. 

Please consider joining us and learning skills that can enhance your teaching.