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Lishka DeVoss - Founder of Kranky Kids®

Education

Houston Museum of Fine Arts - Studio Arts Course (sculpture)
Houston Conservatory of Music (theory)
Parsons School of Design (environmental design)
Manhattan School of Music (composition and voice)
University of New Hampshire (music theory, Italian)
University of Minnesota (creative writing, music theory, graduate courses for teaching musicology, Italian)
Harvard University (certified teacher training for Italian, K-12)
Wellesley College (certified teacher training for Italian, K-12)
Ivor Spencer International School for Butler Administrators/Personal Assistants

Personal Studies

– Private instruction in piano, trumpet, violin, voice and composition
– Three years apprenticing in piano tuning and repair at University of Minnesota
– Mason & Hamlin Piano Factory (apprentice in piano design and construction)
– Private and class instruction in sewing (Singer, Bernina), fabrics and their care, costume design/construction and set design/construction

Teaching

Piano and music theory since 1993
Elementary School Enrichment Programs since 1993
Italian (1-8) 1997 - 2000
Kranky Kids After School Programs since 1995

Author of

How To Be A Professional Waiter or Waitress
   St. Martin's Press
   ©1985 Lishka DeVoss
The TakeOut Book
   The Art Asylum Press
   ©1987 Lishka DeVoss and Arthur K. Miller
Ptime Flies Like A Pterodactyl
   ©1999 Lishka DeVoss/Kranky Kids®
Kranky Kids - Digital Video in the Classroom
   Learning & Technology Magazine
   © April 2004
My Daily Cow App
    ©2012 Lishka DeVoss/Kranky Kids®
Grimmly Speaking: Rumpelstiltskin
   a Kranky Kids eScript for mobile devices
   Toad & Fox Publishers
   ©2014 Lishka DeVoss/Kranky Kids®
Grimmly Speaking: How Six Men Got On In The World
   a Kranky Kids eScript for mobile devices
   Toad & Fox Publishers
   ©2014 Lishka DeVoss/Kranky Kids®
Grimmly Speaking: Little Red-Cap (Little Red Riding Hood)
   a Kranky Kids eScript for mobile devices
   Toad & Fox Publishers
   ©2014 Lishka DeVoss/Kranky Kids®
Grimmly Speaking: Show White
   a Kranky Kids eScript for mobile devices
   Toad & Fox Publishers
   ©2014 Lishka DeVoss/Kranky Kids®
Grimmly Speaking: Rapunzel
   a Kranky Kids eScript for mobile devices
   Toad & Fox Publishers
   ©2014 Lishka DeVoss/Kranky Kids®
Grimmly Speaking: Cinderella
   a Kranky Kids eScript for mobile devices
   Toad & Fox Publishers
   ©2014 Lishka DeVoss/Kranky Kids®
Grimmly Speaking: Hänsel and Gretel
   a Kranky Kids eScript for mobile devices
   Toad & Fox Publishers
   ©2014 Lishka DeVoss/Kranky Kids®
Grimmly Speaking: The Golden Goose
   a Kranky Kids eScript for mobile devices
   Toad & Fox Publishers
   ©2014 Lishka DeVoss/Kranky Kids®

Adaptation

An adaptation of the Rumpelstiltskin script by Lishka DeVoss was included in:
Oxford Pathways - An Interactive Course in English
©2012 Oxford University Press

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