About Us

Roberta Dorgan – Director/Instructor

Roberta DorganRoberta Dorgan has over twenty years of experience as an Early Childhood Music Specialist, teaching classes at Carroll University, Lawrence Arts Academy, and the Children’s Learning Center on the UW Oshkosh campus. In 1998 and 1999 Roberta worked with Dr Francis Rauscher, UW Oshkosh Department of Psychology, on an internationally known research project studying the effects of music in early childhood. In 2001 Roberta founded the Adventures In Music program here in Oshkosh. Roberta holds a bachelors degree in both Music and Psychology from Indiana University.

Kathy Schumacher – Instructor

Kathy Schumacher is a board certified music therapist, a mom to three children, and a lifelong learner with a pile to read in every room. She has worked in private practice the majority of her 21 year career and has developed a specialty area of literacy and math tutoring through music.  Kathy holds a bachelors degree in music therapy from UW-Eau Claire and has additional training in Literacy Link, Brain Gym and sign language. Kathy lives near Oshkosh, Wisconsin where she tends a large garden every summer and enjoys camping with her family—usually in the backyard. In her spare time, Kathy blogs at www.TunefulTeaching.com.